Kestrel A. Linder

Kestrel A. Linder

CEO, GiveCampus

Kestrel is the co-founder and CEO of GiveCampus, a digital fundraising and volunteer management platform that is used by more than 750 colleges, universities, and K-12 schools including Ivy League universities, top-ranked liberal arts colleges, large public institutions, and hundreds of independent schools (www.givecampus.com). Kestrel is a regular speaker on the future of philanthropy and the engagement of Millennials and post-Millennials (aka “Generation Z”). He advises advancement leaders across the United States on strategies for successfully identifying and reaching the next generation of major donors, and his work at GiveCampus has been featured by media outlets including The Washington Post, Forbes, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The NonProfit Times, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Kestrel graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 2005 and he holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Hilary, who is a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker.

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