Gerald R. Jindra has been a fund development and institutional marketing consultant for four decades. During his professional career he has been executive director of the Kiwanis International Foundation, development officer for Chicago's prestigious Field Museum of Natural History, and Vice President for Institutional Advancement of the second largest private secondary school in northeast Ohio, receiving more than thirty national and local marketing awards for his work.
Specializing in new and emerging development programs, Mr. Jindra's expertise includes annual giving programs, capital and endowment campaigns, board development, institutional marketing/ branding, and direct mail programs. His client list has included agencies, hospitals and medical associations, foundations, schools, churches, public television, and cultural institutions. In addition, he also provides copywriting and marketing services to corporate clients ranging from the medical to steel industries.
A frequent speaker at workshops and conferences on the subject, Mr. Jindra has thirty-six years of experience in the field of institutional development. His extensive background in copy writing, direct mail and institutional marketing enables his firm to position clients for successful promotional and fund raising campaigns. He is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Cleveland Chapter (and former board member).