John C. Pruehs, Founder & President
As Founder and President of Pruehs & Associates, LLC, John Pruehs is responsible for the strategic vision and management of the firm. He enables nonprofit clients to achieve greater philanthropic outcomes through collaborations, partnerships and major gifts.
John brings 40 years of fund raising and marketing experience to the firm. He has led a wide range of significant philanthropic and creative efforts, involving clients across multiple geographic markets and industry types. John serves as the catalyst who connects clients with specific firm resources that will deliver the highest quality solutions.
Prior to founding Pruehs & Associates, John served as Vice President of a Chicago-based marketing and fund development consulting firm, Vice President of Development for George Williams College and Staff Director for the American Cancer Society. He began his career as a YMCA Program Director.
John is a graduate of George Williams College with advanced work in administration and organizational behavior.