Phil Gerard | Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Vancouver Chapter

Phil Gerard

Member at Large: Volunteer Recruitment & Engagement

President & CEO, Gerard Search Inc.

Phil Gerard was a fundraiser for over 15 years, working in the community service, education and university advancement sectors with a focus on major gifts. A Master of Business Administration degree with a Human Resource Management specialization set him on a new path within the fundraising profession: Fundraising Talent Management.

Phil started Gerard Search in 2012. His firm specializes in recruitment services for the non-profit sector with a focus on major gift fundraising roles. Phil raised close to $20 million in his career. He understands fundraising best practices, speaks the language, and knows the challenges that professionals in the field face and what they are looking for in a rewarding career.