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Michael Blow

Michael Blow

Client Services & Marketing Specialist

Columbia Partners LLC Investment Management

Washington, DC

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Columbia Partners, L.L.C. Investment Management

Client Services & Marketing Specialist

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Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering

Development & Alumni Relations Coordinator

- Coordinated with the Associate Director of Alumni Relations to execute 25-30 annual events and board meetings for development, alumni outreach, and stewardship
- Aided in the planning and execution of 11 large-scale events (over 200 people) including a deanship dedication, building dedication, a faculty memorial service, and several other Homecoming events
- Co-managed the Society of Engineering Alumni, its six committees, and 80 alumni donors and volunteers
- Developed and coordinated all email marketing and campaign tracking to alumni based on the needs of development, faculty, and the Dean
- Organized the recruitment of alumni as volunteers, speakers, and event participants for all departments based on faculty and student group need; over 15 annual engagements
- Coordinated with major gift officers in identifying and cultivating donors through events and volunteer opportunities
- Assisted the Associate Dean and Director of Development with campaign planning operations where needed
- Administered the recruitment of new alumni committee members by collaborating with committee chairs and staff
- Hired, trained, and supervised eight part-time undergraduate employees to function as office assistants
- Led the development of a new “alumni & friends” website for the Whiting School aimed at driving interest, involvement, and donations
- Managed the creation of new marketing materials for the Society of Engineering Alumni including two new brochures
- Established the Whiting School’s presence in multiple online social media environments to increase constituent awareness and engagement

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Lambda Chi Alpha

Educational Leadership Consultant

- Served 2 years on the professional staff of an international non-profit organization that manages subsidiaries at over 200 different college campuses in the United States and Canada
- Traveled 60,000+ miles—primarily by car—for over 110 visits at 68 university chapters
- Conducted an average of 16 interviews per 2-3 day campus visit with alumni, university administrators, and undergraduates; engaged over 1,500 undergraduates and alumni in two years
- Worked as part of a team of 15 specializing in services for undergraduate leadership development, alumni relations, organizational management, recruitment, accounting, PR, risk management, philanthropy, and academic performance
- Delivered over 200 presentations and workshops at leadership conferences and local campuses on topics including goal setting, ethical leadership, recruitment, marketing, membership standards, and experiential learning
- Recruited alumni volunteers for chapters to provide continued leadership and guidance
- Collaborated with established regional alumni associations, house corporations, and alumni advisory boards
- Contributed to the creation and implementation of the organization’s new all-encompassing member development initiative that is shaping the advancement of all chapters, 11,000+ undergraduate members, and 160,000 alumni

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University of Pittsburgh

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Legal Studies