Fundraising Consultant & Executive Administrator
Rich Talmo is a founding partner of Ascend Partners Group. Rich is an experienced fundraising professional who provides clients with effective, field-proven, executable strategies in the areas of fundraising, organizational management, executive coaching and executive recruiting.
During his 35-year career, Rich held senior management and executive positions with the American Cancer Society, San Diego State University, Menlo College, Chabot College and most recently with Palomar College in San Diego, California.
Rich enjoyed a 10-year relationship with Palomar College and was recently honored by his colleagues and community members for his accomplishments and contribution to the region. He was credited with raising over $25 million during his tenure, while managing an endowment that grew by 28%.