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Adam C. Bratton

  • Adjunct Faculty
    Master of Public Admin

Adam Bratton is a non-profit executive with a nearly 25 year track record of diverse experience in non-profit management. Adam began his career in Washington where he served a higher education membership organization as well as a public service advocacy group. Regionally, Adam has worked in the public affairs office at Allegheny College, served as Executive Director of the Robert H. Jackson Center out of Jamestown, NY, and has served in Erie in fundraising capacities with both the Barber National Institute and the Achievement Center. Adam currently serves as the Executive Director of The Nonprofit Partnership, a member-based organization with a mission to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations.

Adam is an expert in nonprofit governance, having received a Certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource and counseling nonprofit Boards daily through his work.. He has managed administrative functions in the non-profit realm including finance, facility and personnel. Adam has considerable experience developing communications and marketing initiatives including utilizing online and social media for fundraising and outreach. He has led a number of organizations in building fundraising programs from the ground up including developing annual fund programs, leadership giving programs, event fundraising and capital campaign efforts. Additionally, Adam has significant experience in managing local, regional and national events and programs.

Adam resides in Westfield, NY with his wife Carissa and their three children, Isabella, Daniel and John.

  • George Mason University, Master of Public Administration, Concentration: Non-profit Management, (1997 - 1998)
  • Allegheny College, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, (1992 - 1996)
  • The Nonprofit Partnership, Executive Director, Erie, PA, April 2016 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Community Foundation Association, Consultant, Pennsylvania, June 2021 - Present
  • Achievement Center, Director of Development, Erie, PA, August 2012 - March 2016
  • Barber National Institute, Director of Annual Giving, Erie, PA, May 2011 - May 2012
  • The Robert H. Jackson Center, Executive Director, Jamestown, NY, October 2007 - May 2011
  • Allegheny College, Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Meadville, PA, October 2005 - October 2007
  • Public Employees Roundtable, Chief Operating Officer and Communications Director, Washington, DC, January 1998 - October 2005
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