Tim Crum has more than 15-years experience in fundraising, public relations, and management in the animal welfare industry for both non-profit and municipally-run animal welfare organizations. He has directed a small humane society in rural Maryland, a mid-sized animal control in Virginia, as well as one of the country's largest animal shelters in urban Phoenix. As a fundraising professional, he has raised over $175,000,000 for local and national non-profit animal welfare organizations and under his direction, annual contribution revenue at PetSmart Charities grew from $10M to over $30M in just four years - representing the largest financial growth in the organization's history. Tim is also the founder and CEO of Animal Shelter Fundraising, the country's only fundraising company specializing in fundraising and capital campaigns for animal welfare groups. Since the company's inception in 2008, Tim has invested 10,000-hours consulting with 75 organizations; with more than 1,000 hours on-site as a management consulting observing, interviewing and advising executives, boards and managers in a wide variety of business functions from fundraising to operations to board governance. He is often called upon to speak at national and regional conferences. As founder and lead presenter for the School of Fundraising, Tim also travels the country and gives fundraising workshops, presentations and motivational speeches to thousands of professionals every year. He has visited more than 300 shelters in 49 states and six countries. Tim's household is filled with the love of a two dogs, a cat and two rabbits.