Patrick Naswell, Consulting Analyst at Richner & Richner, has nearly twenty-five years’ experience in higher education and non-profit administration including fundraising. He has served as an executive director, vice president, development professional, community volunteer, and board member. Prior to Richner + Richner, Patrick was the Manager and Grant Writer of the Hurley Foundation, which supports the work of Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. During his tenure at Hurley, he quadrupled the annual funds received in its grant program. Additionally, he was responsible for many of the operational activities of the Hurley Foundation including management of its financial audit process, production of its annual report, and supervision of administrative staff.
Patrick received his B.A. in Political Science from Swarthmore College and M.P.P. in Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He has worked with donors and volunteers throughout Michigan including at the University of Michigan Office of the President, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, and the Hurley Foundation.
Patrick has been a member of a number of civic organizations and has served on the boards of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Alumni Council, the Downtown Flint Rotary Club, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, State Street Area Association, and the Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau as well as in an advisory role with the Flint University Avenue Corridor Committee. He has also presented workshops on grant writing for the United Way of Genesee County and on the importance of understanding diversity for Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine.