Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, Cedric Richner counsels nonprofit organizations to reach their fund development programming and overall strategic goals. He has deep expertise in managing organizational change, prospective major donor strategy and building sustainable fundraising cultures.
Richner was Co-founder and President of Richner + Richner, a national fundraising consulting firm. During his 22 years with the firm, he consulted with hundreds of non-profit organizations representing many different kinds of missions.
In 2019, Richner sold his firm to Marts & Lundy, one of the nation's largest and oldest fundraising consulting firms.
Cedric is actively involved with The Giving Institute, where he served as an at-large member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. He previously served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors, Vice-chair of the Program & Education Committee and Co-chair of the 2017 Summer Symposium which convened in Detroit, Michigan.
Among other volunteer leadership roles, Cedric is Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Little Traverse Conservancy. He is also on the Board of Advisors for Simply Fundraising CRM.
A frequent conference presenter at LeadingAge, the international association of non-profit aging services organizations, Cedric is on the Board of Convivial Life, an organization that support seniors. Cedric is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).