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Senior Leadership

The following are a sample of senior leadership roles: 


  • Executive Director at the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), a global association with thousands of members (academics and researchers, scientists, students, practitioners, coaches, and more) in over 70 countries.

  • Senior Advisor and Consultant to Under Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the largest integrated health care system, with over 300,000 employees, nearly 1,700 locations, and a budget of $68+ billion.

  • Chief Development & Marketing Officer at Paralyzed Veterans of America, one of the largest charities in the country.

  • Head of Marketing and Acting CRO at ZH Healthcare, a global Health IT company with 30K+ clients in 100+ countries.

  • Interim Head (Sr. Director) of Marketing, Membership, Field Services & Training at National PTA (4MM members).

  • Strategic Advisor and Marketing Lead at Global Genes, a world-leading rare disease patient advocacy organization.

  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), representing a global membership.

  • Director of Strategic Marketing and Corporate Development at Remington Outdoor / Remington 1816, a CSR effort.

  • Consultant to the CEO and Board of Directors at Carousel30 Interactive, an award winning digital marketing agency.

  • Strategic Advisor and Consultant to the CEO at ResidentLinks, a venture funded social community platform company.

  • Strategic Advisor to the CEO of Wide Open Spaces/Wide Open Media, a venture backed social commerce company.


Here are senior leadership roles I held at companies that were acquired:


  • Vice President of Marketing & Business Development at Furniture Find – multichannel marketer, now part of Wayfair.

  • Founder and President at Mango Services, an internet services provider and VOIP company – acquired by Vericon.

  • Director of Channel Marketing and Business Development at Intandem – voice and data firm, acquired by Cognigen.

  • Director of Global Business Development at Pivotal Veracity – top rated email deliverability company, now part of IBM.

  • Director of Sales and Marketing at Unixpros – global software development company, acquired by Eclipse Networks.

Public Speaking

The following are a sample of recent public speaking engagements: 


"Building an Effective Rare Disease Patient Advocacy Program"

Opening Speaker at Rare KC Town Hall to promote the Rare Disease Center of Excellence (Kansas City, MO.)

"What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like"

Expert Panelist at the ASAE Membership, Marketing and Communications Conference (Washington, D.C.)

"The Evolving State of Fundraising: How Mobile Giving Fits"

Keynote Speaker at BBB Mobile Giving Forum (Washington, D.C.) 


"Does Social Media Make Cents?" An Expert Panel in Social Media Fundraising

Expert Panelist in Session at the International Conference on Fundraising (San Diego, CA)


"Evaluating and Assessing Brand and Position within Canada"

Speaker and Educational Session Leader at the Canadian Leadership Retreat (Calgary, AB)


"Usability and Loyalty - Elements of a Successful Member Retention Program"

Speaker at the Chapter Presidents Council Meeting, AFP International (San Antonio, TX)


Fun stuff: Here are some random photos taken (at events) with celebrities, industry leaders, and renowned speakers:

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Online Fundraising: Using Online Fundraising as a Component in your Digital Strategy

npEXPERTS: Fundraising Ideas & Marketing Insights for Nonprofits - Nonprofit experts share their practical fundraising ideas and online marketing tips. (published by blackbaud)


“Scott Pearl is a “Game Changer.”  His expertise in branding and marketing…, operations, and knowledge management coupled with his leadership skills made an immediate and exponential difference... Within 100 days, he 'listened' to needs … and devised plans to engage more than 4 million [members]. With Scott, there is no shortage of ideas and solutions.”

-Lt. Col. (Ret.), U.S. Army; listed on Ebony Power 100; and the former President of the Board at National PTA.

"He's helped a ... global organization evolve and take advantage of refined positioning, new technologies, and exciting new strategies, not to mention bringing in some of his talented team with him." - Co-Founder at BetterWorld Wireless


"Scott Pearl is one of the most exceptional individuals that I have had the good fortune to meet."  - CEO at EquityLancer, former CEO at Sonoma Vineyards, and former VP Corporate Affairs, Acquisitions and Legal at Norton Simon


"Scott is bottom line focused but mission oriented."  - Nonprofit Professional, former Chief Strategy and Program Officer at AFP, and former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Volunteers of America


"Scott has a knack for quickly building trust with potential business partners."  - Marketing Director, Eastern Division at The Nature Conservancy, and former Co-Founder at Treehouse


"He's truly gifted at seeing the bigger picture and translating it into an actionable plan..."  - Founder at Carousel30 


" and digital technology skills put him at the "super valuable" category."  - Director of Communications at Bass Pro Shops, Chairwoman at Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), and the former Senior Vice President of Communications at National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF)


"Scott Pearl is efficient and effective in developing, implementing and incorporating business and marketing strategies that have a significant positive impact on the business progression."  - Consultant at Investors Group Financial

This is a sample of highlights. To discuss speaking engagements or opportunities >>
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