Morgan O’Brien joined NARF as Director of Development in 2011. He leads a team engaged in a broad range of fundraising activities, including major gifts, direct mail, planned giving, special events and grants from tribes, foundations and corporations.
Before joining NARF, Morgan was most recently Founder and Principal of The Morgan Group, LLC, a fundraising and strategic consulting group to nonprofit organizations across the West and Midwest, leading development projects ranging from $2-35 million. TMG clients included organizations engaged in economic development, affordable housing, early childhood education, hospice and the arts.
Prior to TMG, Mr. O’Brien was President and CEO of Advance Direct, Inc., a national database management and direct mail services company. He has also held senior financial positions with MGM/UA Entertainment, and divisions of News America and World Color Press.
Morgan earned his MBA from Columbia University in New York. He studied journalism at the University of Minnesota, which he attended on an Evans Scholarship.