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Founder and President, Dr. John R. Frank, is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), who speaks and consults extensively on the ministry of development and stewardship as a lifestyle. His experience in senior development positions has given him a broad view of the world of non-profit organizations, allowing him to help them set their sails for success. He has worked in social service organizations, higher education, primary and secondary education and international organizations. He is a sought after speaker and teacher and is on the faculty of a number of training conferences, web-based college, and educational institutions.

Dr. John R Frank was recognized by LinkedIn as in the Top 1% of Endorsements for Nonprofits Expertise on their site.

John's professional involvement and education includes:

  • Doctor of Ministry, Leadership in the Emerging Culture (Dissertation Focus: Stewardship Education). Awarded from George Fox Evangelical Seminary.
  • Master of Arts in Philanthropy and Development, Saint Mary's University
  • Bachelor of Music, University of Wisconsin
  • Best of the Best Faculty Award, CSA, 1997
  • Received Excellence in Integrity Award Campbell Research, 2003
  • Board of Directors Award, CSA, 2005

Speaker at national and regional training events for:

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Christian Leadership Alliance
  • Christian Stewardship Association
  • Christian Management Association
  • Association of Gospel Rescue Missions
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Faculty - Rescue College On-Line Course in Fund Raising
  • Faculty - Christian Stewardship Institute/Engstrom Institute Stewardship Summit

Authored or contributed to:

  • John R. Frank, The Ministry of Development, Steward Publishing, 2010.
  • The Monthly Partner, Steward Publishing.
  • From Soup to Sermon, Financing Rescue Missions, CSA Publishing.
  • Revolution in Generosity, Moody Press.
  • In The Trenches: YOU and Your Nonprofit Chapters, CharityChannel Press, 2011
    Chapters: Creating a Monthly Partner Program; Creating a Development Strategic Plan by Relationships


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