W. Combs & Associates
innovative solutions for philanthropy
Advancement & Campaign Consulting
We partner with you to extend existing resources and new opportunities for optimizing operations, assessing CRM
solutions, maximizing constituent engagement and launching campaigns.
We are experts in examining how data is shared while leveraging the use of technology and best practices to inform strategy. We help you promote innovation to support transforming organizations.
Wayne Combs, MBA, EdD is a leader in
advancement and campaign management
with 30 years of experience implementing
programs and technology solutions including both education and healthcare institutions supporting campaigns up to 6 billion dollars.
Dr. Combs teaches in the Organizational
Change and Leadership doctoral program at
USC Rossier School of Education on Creativity and Innovation, Strategic Communications, and Economics and Finance.
In support of philanthropy, Dr. Combs presents on emerging trends while serving on the board of the Association of Advancement Services Professionals, Faculty for the AHP Madison Institute, and as Chair/Faculty for CASE.
Extend Business Systems & Operations
Leveraging CRM Solutions
Achieve Full Resource Potential
Plan, Prepare & Reach Aspirations
Development Program Review
Capture Pivotal Opportunities
Training & Coaching
Target Strategic Talent Management
Campaign readiness assessment
Campaign messaging and communications strategy
Donor engagement model
Gift compliance and gift management evaluation
Business operations and information systems audit
Institutional constituents and volunteer positioning strategy
University-wide alumni survey to capture data and analytics
Training and mentoring programs
Financial planning and reporting
Management strategies for key performance indicators
Highland Fundraising Solutions, LLC
is a full-service consulting firm that specializes in database optimization to meet the development needs of non-profit organizations. Visit www.highlandfrs.com for further information.
Lynne D. Becker, Principal, consults and collaborates with organizations as well as individuals providing comprehensive services for fundraising specializing in change management and organizational behavior opportunities. Contact at 301-633-6992.
Dr. Wayne Combs, Principal
W. Combs & Associates
PO Box 2314
Pasadena, CA 91102