Benefactor Logo

Paul Yehgiayan, CFRE

Paul Yehgiayan, CFRE

With more than 20 years of nonprofit management, fundraising, and consulting experience, Paul supports clients in preparing for and operating campaigns. Along with previous experience as a senior consultant, Paul brings to clients the expertise and insights he has gained as a nonprofit leader: he was Vice President of Development for the American University of Armenia, affiliated with the University of California; President and CEO of The Foundation for the Public’s Health, the fundraising arm of the National Association of County and City Health Officials; and Associate Director of Philanthropy for Heifer International.

Paul is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serving as a board officer for the nation’s largest chapter in Washington, DC, and he is an AFP Master Trainer. Paul is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, a Fellow in Charitable Estate Planning, and is currently earning both the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy and the Certified Specialist in Planned Giving designations.

Paul earned a graduate degree from Harvard University and his undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA.

Fundraising Volunteers FAQ
Feasibility Study FAQ
Capital Campaign FAQ