Ian Adair has 19 years of fundraising, program management, strategic planning, training and communications experience in nonprofit, education, and the corporate sector. Over that time he has raised tens of millions of dollars, managed more than 200 employees, presented all over the United States, and authored curriculum for numerous education, board of directors and employee training programs.
Ian has been fortunate to have success leading corporate and nonprofit teams, volunteer boards, and front-line staff around the country to further program growth and impact. Ian’s understanding of volunteer and board dynamics, marketing and social media, training and professional development has allowed him the opportunity to impact organizational culture and program success at all levels.
Ian enjoys speaking to business and service groups about the importance of corporate philanthropy and how partnering with nonprofits and schools can play an important role with employee satisfaction and influencing consumer choice.
Ian’s experience and success leading nonprofit organizations around the country has helped him become a sought after speaker concerning: leadership, digital and social media, fundraising strategy, capital campaigns, social entrepreneurship, diversity and inclusion, volunteer and board development.
Ian Adair has presented to more than 10,000 conference attendees over the last three years and has quickly become a conference favorite in the nonprofit, education, and diversity & inclusion sectors because of his energy, humor, and straight talk he deploys in each session.