Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt, LLC announces the appointment of Jonathan R. Heintzelman as Chairman and Partner of the firm, and Dean A. Rein as President and Partner. They succeed Clyde P. Watkins and Gene S. Brandt, respectively, both of whom assume the title of Senior Partner.
Nora D. Kyger has also become a partner in the firm in addition to her appointment to the role of Executive Vice President.
Jon Heintzelman joined TW&B as Executive Vice President in 2013 from Loyola University Chicago. As Senior Vice President for Advancement at Loyola, he led a highly successful $500 million capital campaign.
Dean Rein also joined the firm in 2013, moving from his position as Executive Vice President of the ProHealth Care Foundation in Waukesha, Wisconsin, where in addition to his fundraising accomplishments, he designed and completed the merger of two separate foundations.
In their new administrative capacities, Jon will have general responsibility for TW&B’s visibility and positioning, while leading meetings of the firm’s five-member management committee. Dean will oversee all day-to-day business of the firm and will manage and coordinate staff activity. They will work together with the other members of the management committee to assure the firm’s continued growth.
Clyde Watkins and Gene Brandt will continue to consult and work on client development activities, as well as serving with Jon, Dean and Nora on the firm’s management committee.
Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt, LLC is one of the leading consulting firms in Chicago to the national not-for-profit community, offering a broad range of consulting in fundraising, development analytics, strategic planning, board development, and executive search.
Since its establishment in 2003, through the merger of two established local firms, TW&B has grown to a staff of twenty, and has established a regional office in California.