Tim Oleary is CEO and co-owner of Next Generation Fundraising. Tim has more than 20 years of experience in communications and fundraising and has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars from donors and prospects. Whether it’s advocating for the planet and its inhabitants, providing basic human services to people of all backgrounds, educating our youth, preserving history and culture, or helping us all discover and better understand the complex world in which we live, Tim has a passion for the unique missions and stories that nonprofits deliver.

Tim’s background and education in communications and business help him offer a rare blend of left and right-brain thinking that helps nonprofits shape their fundraising strategy, develop impactful creative, and analyze the results. He is a brand ambassador for the organizations he works with, driven by a desire to see nonprofits deliver on their promise to their supporters and constituents.

Tim is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served eight years of active duty service onboard ships and duty stations in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. He holds a B.S. in Communications from The University of Maryland University College and a graduate certificate in Strategic Marketing from Cornell University. He is also a graduate of the U.S. military’s joint Defense Information School.