Joshua M. Birkholz is a principal at Bentz Whaley Flessner, where he oversees consulting in development operations, information systems, prospect development, interactive communications, and analytics. His contributions to the fundraising industry include founding the BWF analytics division, guiding several institutions through billion dollar campaigns, advocating for the integration of data science, and establishing more than 50 in-house analytics programs throughout North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim.
Josh has streamlined fundraising infrastructure, developed performance metrics strategies, and ushered organizational change for leading non-profits in higher education, healthcare, the arts, advocacy, and social service sectors. He is widely regarded as a leading innovator in 21st-century development strategies. And, he is the author of the sought-after book, Fundraising Analytics: Using Data to Guide Strategy.