PARTNER, CHIEF CONSULTING OFFICER
As a partner and Chief Consulting Officer at American Philanthropic, Chris Kuetemeyer oversees consulting groups and their efforts to partner in our clients’ missions. He and his division help our clients plan and execute proven strategies and methods to grow capacity, empowering them to reach their most ambitious and transformational mission goals.
Chris brings over twenty years of fundraising and leadership experience in the nonprofit world. During his tenure at FOCUS, he spearheaded the transformation of a small development team raising $1,000,000 annually into a fundraising powerhouse with over thirty full-time staff and annual commitments of $25,000,000. Additionally, Chris was responsible for training staff in mission-based fundraising, with a focus on developing close partnerships with philanthropists across the nation. Prior to joining FOCUS, Chris was commissioned as an officer in the Army National Guard and was deployed to Iraq, where he earned the Combat Action Badge and the Bronze Star Award Medal.
Chris resides in Denver, Colorado (Go Broncos!) with his wife, Elizabeth, and their four children. He serves as vice president of the governing board of a public charter school, and serves various nonprofit boards.
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