His valuable fund development experience will help us connect donors to their passion for MADD’s mission and will be critical to MADD’s continued success in preventing the needless deaths and injuries associated with drunk driving and underage drinking.
Dallas (PRWEB) June 25, 2013
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announces Guy Fischer as Chief Development Officer for the national organization, effective today. In this role, Fischer will be an integral part of MADD’s senior leadership team and will lead fund development at both the national and local levels. The announcement was made by MADD Chief Executive Officer Debbie Weir.
“We are excited to welcome Guy into the MADD organization,” said Weir. “His valuable fund development experience will help us connect donors to their passion for MADD’s mission and will be critical to MADD’s continued success in preventing the needless deaths and injuries associated with drunk driving and underage drinking.”
Fischer brings more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership success to MADD. Most recently, he spent six years as National Chief Development Officer for the American Cancer Society. In that role, Fischer led the organization’s national fundraising efforts, including ensuring that the corporate culture supported fund development and leading the organization’s achievement of $1 billion in annual revenue for the first time in its history.
“I am thrilled to be joining an organization with such a rich history of saving lives and serving people,” said Fischer. “I look forward to helping grow the culture of philanthropy across MADD’s affiliates nationwide, while also building upon the organization’s processes for donor cultivation and overall fundraising.”
During his time with American Cancer Society, Fischer also served as National Vice President for Income Development and Division Chief Development Officer for the California Division.
Fischer holds a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University. He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
For more information about MADD’s leadership, visit http://www.madd.org/about-us/leadership/.
About Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America’s roads. PowerTalk 21® is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents® to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every eight minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. Learn more at http://www.madd.org or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.