David S. Baker, Principal

David is a licensed attorney and graduate of the University of Akron, School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Bob Jones University in South Carolina. His legal practice includes advising individuals and families on the options for their charitable giving—both gift vehicle and choice of entity.

His legal and fundraising consulting practice for nonprofits includes advising on start-ups, affiliate structures, conducting charitable interest assessments, coaching development directors and their staff, and providing direction for capital, endowment and planned giving campaigns.

The strength of his practice is his experience advising high net worth individuals and families on how best to accomplish their charitable objectives.

Previously, David served as a Planned Giving Officer at the Columbus Foundation, the seventh largest community foundation in the country. He has assisted with the start-up of a rural, regional community foundation as its Director of Advancement and have also served as the launch director for National Christian Foundation Ohio (fka the Columbus Stewardship Foundation). His past professional career has included employment with the global legal publisher LEXIS-NEXIS as well as a Dayton, Ohio law firm.

David and his family call Los Angeles home.

Dave Stephens – Consultant

Dave is a problem solver at his core. His experience implementing Salesforce for nonprofits and building online, mobile responsive donation forms is truly unmatched. Dave is also a gifted development professional in his own right with extensive Annual Fund and direct mail fundraising experience. He has also lead the on-air fundraiser effort for a major Christian radio station in the midwest for several years.

Dave and his family call Columbus home.

Laura Gabbert – Creative Director

Laura is more than a talented graphic designer. She has launched brands, developed numerous marketing campaigns and coordinated a variety of web and print strategies for our clients as well as her own. Laura possesses a rare mix of both high artistic ability and strategic business savvy.

Be sure to check out Laura’s portfolio.