Derrick Feldmann

As CEO of Achieve, Derrick provides overall strategic direction for the work of the firm, clients,
and partners. He is a regular contributor to nonprofit trade publications and speaker on
fundraising, nonprofit management, and strategy for organizations. Prior to founding Achieve,
Derrick was responsible for all major development programs at The LEAGUE and Learning to
Give organization. His responsibilities beyond fundraising included program expansion, external
partnerships, and sponsorship programs where he led efforts to expand the program offerings in
4 new markets, negotiated in-kind TV campaigns at a value of more than $1 million, and
increased fundraising by 200%. Derrick is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and
holds a Master’s Degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University’s Center on
Philanthropy. Derrick currently serves on the Association of Fundraising Professionals
International Youth Philanthropy Task Force and the Indiana Achievement Awards Advisory
Board as well as the Editorial Council for The Nonprofit Board Report.