Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Data & Analytics at Blackbaud, the leading provider of technology and services to the nonprofit sector. Steve has spent 20+ years driving innovation with a broad range of companies, government institutions, and nonprofit organizations.
MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in many mainstream publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, USA Today, Bloomberg, and has appeared on NPR.
He is a frequent speaker at nonprofit events including the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), American Marketing Association (AMA), American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA), Giving Institute Summer Symposium, National Association of Independent School (NAIS), Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), Institute of Fundraising National Convention, Civil Society Conference, and the Resource Alliance’s Fundraising Online event.
Steve serves on the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Board of Directors and supports its focus on both the growth and professionalism of the nonprofit technology field as well as building knowledge and information sharing capacity throughout the sector.
Steve is a published author of a chapter in the book People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities (Wiley, 2007), and a contributing co-editor of the book Internet Management for Nonprofits: Strategies, Tools & Trade Secrets (Wiley, 2010).
He has had original articles featured in many publications, including Advancing Philanthropy, Philanthropy Journal, Fundraising Success Magazine, The NonProfit Times, and Civil Society. He has also written the “Charitable Giving Report” for several years and it has become one of the most downloaded and cited reports on both overall and online fundraising trends.
MacLaughlin earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.