As the Director of Philanthropy, Major Gifts at APA!, Zeke leads the overall strategic direction of the Major Gifts program. He is dedicated to creating a VIP-level experience for our donors and is excited to help bring to life a vision of growth and stewardship of the APA! mission.
Prior to coming to APA!, Zeke served as a highly successful Regional Philanthropy Officer for the American Red Cross. Zeke managed a portfolio of top donors, created Disaster Action and Stewardship Plans, and raised over $5 million for humanitarian relief.
Zeke holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Kentucky, as well as a Master of Arts in Education. He is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), which displays he possesses the tenure, education, and high level of achievement necessary to perform fundraising duties in an effective and ethical
Zeke lives in Austin with his wife Kendra, his two daughters, their dog Chelsea and their two cats; Brother and Sister (who they adopted from APA!).