I found Rich online at http://www.ruffalocody.com/our-team/rich-van-antwerp/.  I’ll have to reach out to him to see how he links back to the family.  

Senior Vice President
Fundraising Management Division
Cedar Rapids, IA

Rich is now in his 18th year in the development profession. For the last 14 years, Rich has applied his telephone fundraising expertise in a sales and consulting capacity. He has assisted over 75 non-profit organizations with their telephone fundraising and membership programs. In addition to his sales and consulting responsibilities, Rich also manages RuffaloCODY’s non-profit services sales staff.

Rich began his development career as a student at Gettysburg College, managing the student phonathon program and organizing his senior class gift program, which secured Annual Fund pledges from 97% of his class. After graduation, he spent a year with the Eastman Kodak Company before returning to the development field. Philanthropy Management Inc. (PMI) hired Rich as Director of Rutgers University Foundation?s $350 million Campaign for Rutgers Telefund program. After guiding the program to record productivity levels, Rich then took on responsibilities as Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Rutgers.

Rich then returned to his alma mater where he first served as Associate Director of Annual Giving before rising to Director of Annual Giving. While at Gettysburg College, Rich was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the College’s Annual Fund program. At Gettysburg College, he was also responsible for managing the Reunion Giving and Class Agent programs in addition to the Parents Fund and Orange and Blue Fund (athletics).

Rich started with RuffaloCODY in 1997. Since moving to Cedar Rapids, Rich has become active in the community. He is a member of the Eastern Iowa Chapter of AFP, the Cedar Rapids Rotary, and has served on the Board of Directors of the IMAX/Science Station, the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra and Iowan Council of Camp Fire USA.

 

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