Robert Glavin held senior positions at the California Academy of Sciences, University of San Francisco, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, American Hospital Association, and Georgetown University. In addition to serving as an executive director, he held positions heading development, marketing, public affairs, government relations, and various program functions.
He then served as Senior Consultant to the San Francisco-based management consulting firm of Fitzgerald & Graves, where he and his colleagues provided capital campaign, fundraising, and other counsel to numerous organizations including the University of California, Berkeley, KQED, Zeum, Golden Gate National Park Conservancy, Montalvo Arts Center, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, San Francisco SPCA, and Larkin Street Youth Services. The clients he has served through Robert Glavin, Inc. are listed here.
Robert Glavin is an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco, where he teaches nonprofit management, governance, strategic planning, and fundraising at the graduate level. He holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from the University of San Francisco.
He serves on the Advisory Board of the Horizons Foundation. He has previously served as a member of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Selection Board; Dean’s Advisory Board, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of California, Riverside; San Francisco Recreation and Park Department Advisory Board; the Board of the USF Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management; Dean’s Council of the USF School of Education; New Leaf Services Advisory Board, and Kairos House Community Board. He was President and Chairman of the Board of the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival and he was the founder and Chair of Advancement Leaders Fighting AIDS.
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