Founder and President of The Goehner Group
Don has specialized in providing consultation services to client organizations in the areas of management, capital campaigns, major donor fundraising, marketing studies, long range and strategic planning, executive search and training for boards of directors.
He has conducted numerous workshops and retreats for organizational boards and has been a regular presenter at national and regional conferences and conventions on a variety of topics. Don served as a faculty member of the Meyer Institute for Stewardship Leadership of the Christian Stewardship Association and had a regular column on boardsmanship in the Christian Camp and Conference Association Journal.
Prior to starting The Goehner Group, Don served for eight years as a college administrator and director of development at two Southern California private colleges. He was responsible for major development projects, including the first capital campaign in the history of Westmont College in Santa Barbara. His professional career of 48 years includes youth ministry, adjunct faculty in higher education, lay leadership, administration, fund development and consultation, all with ministry related organizations.