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Westfall Group Strengthens Team with Two Major Additions

Barry Durman and Ron Forseth bring new breadth and depth to major donor events company

Contact: Palmer Holt,
ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Westfall Group (www.westfallgroup.net), the nation's leading major donor events company, has made two significant additions to its leadership team that will strengthen its ability to serve nonprofit clients with fundraising services.

Photo: Barry Durman, senior consultant (right).  Ron Forseth, vice president for development (left).

Barry Durman, the Westfall Group's newest senior consultant, will provide the company's non-profit clients guidance and insight in deepening relationships with high-capacity supporters through the major donor event model. Ron Forseth has been named the Westfall Group's vice president for development and will work with the company's strategic partners and prospective clients.

"We're extremely honored to have Barry and Ron on our team," said Westfall CEO Bob Westfall. "Their talent and experience will undoubtedly result in exciting new developments for our business, as well as improving our clients' ability to impact lives and transform communities around the world."

Barry Durman's passion for transformative impact is reflected in a long career of leading fundraising efforts for nonprofit organizations. He was the executive over development at Insight for Living and SIM, as well as president of Atlantic City Rescue Mission and KMA, a donor relationship management software firm.

"Barry brings a heartfelt commitment as well as keen insights and expertise to all his work," said Lisa Wolf, the Westfall Group's vice president of consulting. "We are confident that our clients will be well served by Barry's deep background in and passion for major donor fundraising."

Ron Forseth has forged a network of relationships that will help expand the Westfall Group's reach and influence around the globe. Ron was previously the vice president of business development at Outreach, Inc. where he had executive oversight over the Outreach Media Group and Outreach Web Properties. 

"Ron has been successfully helping nonprofits with development for nearly three decades," said Westfall. "His broad experience and stellar reputation will bring added dynamism and growth to Westfall's marketing efforts. It's a privilege to have him onboard."
About Westfall Group
The Westfall Group is the nation's leading innovator and implementer of major donor events, with a track record acquired through more than 300 events that have generated over half a billion dollars for nonprofit clients.  Westfall's event weekends bond major donors to organizations' missions by condensing a year's worth of cultivation into one extraordinary, transformational experience. They are headquartered in the Atlanta, Ga., area.  For more information, visit

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For more information contact Palmer Holt at 704-663-3303 or pholt@paragoncommunications.net.