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David C Cook Announces Tim MacDonald
Chief Advancement Officer

Lisa Beech, Senior Publicity Manager
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Colorado Springs, CO (February 23, 2015) – After an extensive search utilizing an outside firm, David C Cook is pleased to announce that Tim MacDonald has agreed to become the Chief Advancement Officer, a newly created position, beginning on March 2, 2015. Tim will report directly to Cris Doornbos, Chief Executive Officer and will serve as a member of the David C Cook Leadership Team.

Tim is an accomplished senior leader with more than twenty years of experience with non-profit and for-profit organizations including Focus on the Family, The Jenkins Companies, Woodmen Valley Chapel, and most recently, the Dexter Group. Notably, in 1999 he served as Chief of Advancement for Gary Bauer in his run for President.

 “I am thrilled to have someone with Tim’s experience and giftedness joining the Leadership Team at David C Cook,” says Doornbos. “His passion for our global mission, combined with his heart for relationships and his business acumen make him a perfect fit for this role.”

 Tim’s primary responsibilities will be the creation, documentation, and execution of a five year Donor Development Plan, which will be designed to “message the mission” and increase the size of the donor base and their contributions to the ministry. 

 Tim will also be responsible for building a cross-departmental team of marketing experts from each department to lead Corporate Communication Strategies and campaigns to the ministry’s key stakeholders. Accordingly, he will also act as ‘Chief Public Relations Officer’ for the entire organization.

 “It is exciting to see the team that the Lord has put together under Cris’s leadership, and it is even more exciting to be a part of that team,” said Tim.  “I’m honored at the opportunity to expand the relationships with investors/donors for this ministry, across the country and around the world. With God, nothing is impossible when He directs our path.”

Tim and his wife Lainie, live in Colorado Springs with their three teenage boys. He enjoys hiking, reading, riding his Harley and going to the beach – when he can. Please join me in welcoming Tim to David C Cook. 

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David C Cook is a leading nonprofit resource provider serving the global Church with life-transforming, Christ-centered materials. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with offices in Illinois, Canada and the United Kingdom, David C Cook’s resources are published in over 150 languages and distributed in more than 160 countries. Originally founded in 1875 as a curriculum publisher, today David C Cook publishes numerous bestselling fiction and non-fiction books from a variety of award-winning authors. It is also a leading provider of worship music through its Integrity Music label, which produces over one-third of the top 100 praise and worship songs sung around the world. Additional information can be found at