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Executive Additions Signal Douglas Shaw and Associates' Commitment to Attracting Top, Proven Talent
Moves Translate into Superior Work in Strategy, Creative, Execution, Analytics and Client Services
 
Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710
 
NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Douglas Shaw and Associates (www.douglasshaw.com), an innovative, full-service fundraising and communications agency largely serving faith-based and other nonprofits, announces two new hires, which demonstrates the agency's continued commitment to providing its clients with top-notch talent and cutting-edge solutions.
 
Brianna Barrier Wetherbee takes the reins as Douglas Shaw and Associates' new creative director.
Curt Weigel joins the staff as senior vice president of client services. 
 
"Helping our clients achieve superior results has been the hallmark of Douglas Shaw and Associates since our founding nearly 20 years ago" said Douglas Shaw, chairman and chief executive officer of the agency and author of "The Rules of Fundraising." "Curt and Brie -- with their highly successful and solutions-oriented backgrounds -- demonstrate our unrivaled commitment to providing our clients with proven strategy, creative, execution, analytics and client services."
 
Wetherbee joins Douglas Shaw and Associates with 15 years of experience as a consultant, strategist, creative director and writer. She brings a well-rounded knowledge of multiple communications disciplines and platforms, including direct mail, mid- to major-donor strategies, digital space, innovative gaming and expert analytics.
 
Prior to joining Douglas Shaw and Associates, Wetherbee proved instrumental in helping nonprofit clients, including Insight for Living, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Moody Bible Institute, Dallas Theological Seminary and others, raise more than $500 million.
 
"I am deeply committed to share the mission of every client I serve, standing beside them to achieve the fundraising goals needed to do their important, life-changing work," said Wetherbee. "It is my great privilege to join Douglas Shaw and Associates in providing innovative and effective fundraising services. I look forward to continuing a wonderful legacy of partnership with the clients we serve, as well as an exciting future together."   
 
Weigel spent 13 years working for the direct marketing/customer relationship management firm Merkle, where he developed strategic fundraising plans for faith-based, social service and international humanitarian clients. Prior to Merkle, Weigel spent 15 years in marketing and client roles at Xerox. As senior vice president of client services at Douglas Shaw and Associates, Weigel will lead marketing and fundraising strategy.
 
"Douglas Shaw and Associates has an unparalleled commitment to helping their clients maximize their organizational goals," said Weigel. "I'm honored to join their team and offer my expertise in developing and building programs that help nonprofits and ministries garner the most net revenue and assist them in sustaining that growth over the long haul." 
 
Additional information about Wetherbee and Weigel, and about Douglas Shaw and Associates, can be obtained at www.douglasshaw.com.  
 
Founded in 1994 and celebrating its 20th anniversary this October, Douglas Shaw & Associates' (www.douglasshaw.com) proven, foundational Donor-Focused Strategic Marketing™ approach generates measurably higher levels of giving through offline and online channels, which include direct mail, newsletters, e-marketing, TV, radio, Internet and major donor strategies. DSA clients include: Wycliffe Associates, Revive Our Hearts, Precept Ministries International, The Gideons International, Far East Broadcasting Company, Eckerd Child Services, Moody Church Media, Atlanta Mission, Nashville Rescue Mission, Star of Hope Mission of Houston and Detroit Rescue Mission.
 
To schedule an interview with a leader with Douglas Shaw and Associates, contact Ty Mays at 770-256-8710 or tmays@inchristcommunications.com.