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Ron Imbach, MBA
Ron Imbach joined Thompson & Associates in 2013.
brings a strong knowledge of investments, real estate, and tax planning.
Ron's experience with charities and assisting institutions is broad.
Ron began his work in the non-profit world as the Director of Planned Giving for the Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC in 1999.
served in that role for over five years and secured several million dollars in planned and major gifts for the seminary.
Ron was also the National Director of Gift Planning at Volunteers of America for nearly five years.
In that role, he
helped local offices across the country to launch gift planning programs and secure planned gifts.
also served for over two and one-half years at VOA as the director of development, raising significant amounts in major gifts, corporate gifts, and Board giving campaigns.
More recently, Ron served as the Director of Major Gifts for an advocacy and research charity, and he led two nonprofits, a foundation and a children's rare disease charity, as the executive director.
In both leadership roles, Ron
implemented innovative fundraising initiatives, including social/cause marketing partnerships, mobile giving, and extensive use of social media and various online tools to communicate with stakeholders and build strong relationships.
Ron began working with nonprofits as a marketing and communications consultant in 1996, focusing primarily on churches and faith-based charities.
He also has two years of experience as a licensed financial advisor with Legg Mason, where he focused on estate and retirement planning while raising and managing more than $4 million in assets.
Finally, Ron was an accountant for four years and spent another four years in business development and sales.
In those roles, he was a tax accountant for an international accounting firm and worked extensively with small businesses while helping to build a local management consulting firm.
Ron has an undergraduate degree in accounting and economics from Sherpherd University, and he completed his MBA with a concentration in marketing and public policy from George Washington University in 1995.
has specialized training in planned giving from William & Mary
, R&R Newkirk, NCPG, and the Sharpe Companies.
is a gift planning professional with a strong reputation nationally, having published work in Planned Giving Today
, and managed and drafted articles for two donor newsletters from 2000 - 2009.
Ron lives in Alexandria, VA with his
teenage son and is active in his
church and local charities.
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