Todd Wurschmidt: Fundraising Experience

Todd Wurschmidt is the President and CEO of PARADOX Associations LLC. He brings more than twenty-five plus years of public service and fundraising experience to the job.

Todd Wurschmidt’s talents include his instincts to identify and widely grow diverse non-dues revenues, including: a twenty-fold expansion in gross revenues; securing corporate, community, state and federal grants; developing lucrative product and consulting services; initiating of 4-6 on-going annual campaign fund drives; and securing of special needs and planned gifts.

As a professional fundraiser, Todd Wurschmidt has involved countless business leaders, including CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies, in the philanthropic mission. He secured $21 million in grant funding in the technology arena, permitting the architecting and operating of the country’s largest statewide information sharing network of over 750 public safety agencies and 45 private vendor companies.

Todd Wurschmidt has served leadership roles in establishing international exchange relationships involving traveling to and hosting delegations from Turkey, London in the U.K., Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bahrain, and Brazil’s State of Ceara and City of Fortaleza.

Todd Wurschmidt is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Society of Association Executives, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He earned his doctorate degree from The Ohio State University in Sociology, Diffusion of Innovations, and Social Action Processes. He holds an undergraduate degree in the biological sciences. Following earning his Ph.D., Todd Wurschmidt served as Adjunct Assistant Professor at OSU, where he designed and taught a graduate level course, Leadership for Non-Profit Associations.

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