T. Clay Buck, MFA, CFRE, has been a professional fundraiser since 1990 and has worked at various institutions of higher education, social services and performing arts across the United States. Currently the Director of Membership and Annual Giving at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, he was the Vice President of Client Services for IDC, Ltd. (now part of TrueSense Marketing) and a Senior Consultant with WealthEngine, where he authored the workbook “The Data Driven Annual Fund.” He is the President-Elect of the AFP Las Vegas chapter and has presented on fundraising at several AFP chapters and the national APRA conference. He blogs on all things annual fund at Annual Fund Lab and holds degrees from the University of Georgia and Michigan State University. He makes his home in Las Vegas, NV, where he is owned by three Labrador Retrievers.
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- Fundraising profession