DickersonBakker Executive Search is excited to announce that Robert Duffett (Bob) is the new Chief Advancement Officer and CORE Team Leader for World Renew based in Grand Rapids, MI.

Bob most recently served as the President of Eastern University & Palmer Theological Seminary. Prior to that, Bob served as President of Dakota Wesleyan University for 13 years. In his various leadership roles, Bob has raised over $80 million dollars; excelled at planning and execution; and is deeply committed to collaboration, partnerships, and diversity. Bob was recognized twice as a top fundraiser among South Dakota universities in the Almanac Issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.