Andrew Olsen, CFRE, is Vice President, Client Services at Russ Reid – an Omnicom ad agency serving the nonprofit sector. An award-winning fundraising advisor, Andrew has been the driving force behind growing brand awareness and increasing market share for dozens of charitable, advocacy, and political organizations. His energetic style and profound understanding of the marketplace have helped raise more than $100 million to change lives and shape the nation’s public policy and political landscapes.
Andrew’s experience includes work on behalf of Save the Children, Special Olympics, St. Joseph’s Indian School, Best Friends Animal Society, Boys Town, Catholic Charities agencies, numerous Food Banks and Rescue Missions, children’s hospitals, PBS stations, advocacy organizations, and political campaigns/committees.
Andrew Olsen is co-author of Rainmaking: The Fundraiser’s Guide to Landing Big Gifts, and is in demand as a speaker and writer on various topics impacting the nonprofit sector.