Excellence In Giving Welcomes New Board Member, Lawrence Ho


Excellence in Giving is excited to announce the addition of our newest board member, Lawrence Ho. Lawrence is a Chinese-Canadian attorney based in Vancouver. He has served on numerous boards, including the Chan Better World Foundation, the Abba Foundation, the Canadian National Christian Foundation and the Stewardship Foundation. He also has extensive experience in NGO and government relations work in both China and North Korea. We are very excited to have him join our team.

Find out more about Lawrence, here.  

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Excellence in Giving Welcomes Matt Aspegren to the Research Team

Excellence in Giving is pleased to announce that Matt Aspegren has joined the company as Evaluation Officer. 

In this role, he evaluates the health and performance of charities to inform effective grantmaking strategies for Excellence in Giving clients. He conducts all Nonprofit Levels of Due Diligence to issue data-backed donor advice. His work gives our clients confidence they are supporting high-impact organizations making the difference they want to fund. 

Mr. Aspegren has served as nonprofit founder, chief executive, board member, consultant, and evaluator. He brings analytical horsepower and strategic insight to his passionate pursuit of effective philanthropy. To learn more about Matt and how he will expand Excellence in Giving's research capabilities, read his bio.

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Excellence in Giving Announces Expansion

 Ron Ensminger, Regional Philanthropy Advisor for Mid-Atlantic Office & Nicole Chase-Dobiash, Executive Assistant to the president join our team.

Ron Ensminger, Regional Philanthropy Advisor for Mid-Atlantic Office & Nicole Chase-Dobiash, Executive Assistant to the president join our team.

Excellence in Giving is proud to announce changes to expand our national footprint, including: opening a Mid-Atlantic office and hiring an Executive Assistant. 

Our Mid-Atlantic office is led by Ron Ensminger and based in Baltimore. Ron brings decades of experience working with high-capacity families who have a heart to support efficient and effective nonprofits. Ron's addition to our team marks the sixth Excellence in Giving office around the country.  

Additionally, Nicole Chase-Dobiash joined Excellence in Giving in September as Executive Assistant to Al Mueller and Paul Penley. After nearly a decade at the Navigator's conference center, Glen Eyrie, Nicole is excited to join our team.

For more information, please contact Excellence in Giving at (719) 329-1515.