Andrea Proulx Buinicki, CFRE
Founder and President, Giving Focus
Andrea is a seasoned nonprofit development consultant offering two decades of fundraising, marketing, strategic planning, and volunteer management experience. She's a speaker, writer, and facilitator.
As a practicing Catholic, Andrea believes that cultivating
communities of stewardship and generosity is a vital part of our great commission, to help people follow Christ.
Andrea holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
credential, and she completed her Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) through the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (IUPUI). She earned a master’s degree from The University of Iowa and a bachelor’s degree from The University of New Hampshire.
Currently she serves on the Parish Leadership Team for Queen of All Saints Catholic Parish and as Past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Indiana Northwest Chapter.
Andrea is a proud mother of two teen-aged young men, and she feels overwhelming gratitude for the love and support of her husband, Martin.