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Nathaniel Ward

Nathaniel Ward

Senior Marketing & Optimization Officer
Development | Donor Communications


Nathaniel Ward is responsible for strengthening the Leadership Institute’s fundraising program by expanding digital fundraising and applying robust experimentation and testing. A frequent speaker on online fundraising and optimization, Nat spent a decade at the Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America, where he grew their online fundraising more than 30-fold.

A graduate of Dartmouth College, where he worked as an editor at the Dartmouth Review, he holds an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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