Mark J. Marshall is the president of philanthropic counsel at Bentz Whaley Flessner serving clients across the philanthropic landscape—including great academic and healthcare institutions. With 30 years of fundraising and nonprofit leadership experience, he brings a wealth of experience in capital campaigns and strategic planning to clients. He has particular interests in major and principal gift strategies, and strengthening development teams through coaching of leadership.
Prior to joining the firm he served as vice president for development and alumni relations at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to that, he served for over ten years at the University of Minnesota’s Medical Foundation as director of development for special programs and as director of alumni relations and special projects. During that time he was part of the university’s $1.5 billion campaign.
Mr. Marshall holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and has completed his MBA. He has been a presenter and has served in volunteer capacities for CASE, Apra, AFP, AAMC, and the Planned Giving Council. He also serves on the International Advisory Board for AHP.