(Photo by Alissa Moore. Pictured: Rich Mintz)
The following video was taken at the Audience (R)Evolution Learning Convening from February 20-22 in Philadelphia.
Executive Vice President, Blue State Digital
Rich manages major account development in BSD’s strategy practice, and provides executive sponsorship and senior program support to several of BSD’s large engagements in the nonprofit, academic, cultural, and healthcare markets, including institutional change management, annual fund, membership development, and stewardship programs. Over his professional career in direct response fundraising and engagement programs, Rich has provided strategic direction and support to direct mail and Internet programs at a long list of nonprofit, political, and commercial organizations, including the DSCC and three Democratic Presidential campaigns; more than 100 nonprofits and issue advocacy organizations; and corporate programs. Rich began his work in the field as a direct mail account executive at National Direct Marketing in Los Angeles 20 years ago. He was a co-founder of NetResponse, the Washington, DC-based Internet professional services firm that was acquired by iXL, Inc. in 1998; and of BusyTonight, a search engine technology company in New York. A decade ago, he owned and operated Peachtree Highway Books, a neighborhood bookstore with a national direct response program in Atlanta’s historic Candler Park neighborhood. He holds an A.B. degree from Harvard College and lives in lower Manhattan, in a former commercial building two blocks from the World Trade Center site.