Vice President & Head to Data Intelligence, Blackbaud, Inc.
Andy Reeher is the former Founder and CEO of Reeher LLC, a SaaS solution used by colleges and universities to improve fundraising performance. In May of 2018, the company was acquired by Blackbaud, the global leader in technology to advance social good. Now, as Head of Data Intelligence, Andy is responsible for the data science and data strategy for Blackbaud. With more than two decades of experience in consumer marketing, executive leadership and entrepreneurship, Andy has made a career out of the application of data to improve organization performance. Andy served in a variety of management roles, including vice president of marketing at Deluxe Corporation.
Andy left Deluxe in 2001 to join Connie Cervilla in her consulting firm, Core Group. Through that work Andy was introduced to the fundraising practices and donor behavior for many of the nation’s great universities. In 2002, Andy started Reeher LLC to provide a shared management system that provides insight and frontline focus to improve management practices within university fundraising.
Through the adoption of this cooperative approach, the Reeher Community grew to more than 130 higher education institutions. Reeher subscribers reached new highs in performance and productivity in all aspects of college and university advancement. Andy has a B.A. in history from Grove City College and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago.