Robert Lee Bull, Jr. has nearly 20 years of successful experience working for nonprofit organizations, both as an independent consultant and employee. He specializes in advancing the missions of nonprofit organizations, including major gift fundraising, board and staff leadership recruitment and development, and strategic planning.
In his 14th year as a nonprofit consultant, Mr. Bull began his career working six years with Ketchum, Inc. and currently works as an affiliate consultant with The Compass Group. Throughout his tenure, he has provided counsel to more than 100 nonprofit organizations.
A native of Baltimore, Mr. Bull is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts, holds a bachelor’s degree in theatre and arts administration from Goucher College, and completed a master of science in Organizational Leadership and Management at Antioch University New England. He is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and is recognized as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE). He is a frequent presenter and panelist at regional and national conferences sponsored by AFP and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
When Mr. Bull is not fundraising directly for clients, he volunteers at his alma mater and philanthropy of choice, Goucher College. Honored to serve the college as a trustee, he is actively involved on the board’s development committee, cultivating and soliciting fellow alumni for the advancement of the institution. He currently serves as the immediate past president of the Alumnae/i Association of Goucher College (AAGC), and prior to this appointment served for five years as chair of the college’s annual fund.
Mr. Bull is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), and aside from advancing nonprofit organizations, he enjoys extensive travel throughout the world, as well as outdoor exercise and physical fitness.