Joe Golding Portrait

Joe K. Golding

Founder and Senior Facilitator

Joe is Founder and Senior Facilitator of Advancement Resources and also led the team that conducted the initial research that forms the basis of Advancement Resources’ work in major-gift fundraising. That research continues as Advancement Resources continually adapts its curriculum to changes in the economic environment and the field of philanthropy.

In addition to his ongoing leadership in research, over 40,000 academic and healthcare leaders, clinicians, and development professionals have participated in Joe’s highly interactive workshops and seminars throughout the United States, in Canada, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand.

Joe has been honored to serve as a keynote and plenary speaker for many philanthropic conferences. He also provides individualized outcome-based coaching for academic and healthcare leaders.

Joe is passionate about helping organizations build comprehensive programs that engage all associates in driving meaningful, transformational philanthropy.

Joe and his wife, Cindy, are entrepreneurs who have founded a number of successful companies. They are also committed philanthropists with wide interests and philanthropic experiences, including being million-dollar donors, board members, board chairs, and key volunteers for campaigns.