Cambridge, MA, April 13, 2016
FrontStream, Inc., a leading provider of fund raising and community engagement solutions for nonprofits and companies, announced today that William C. Wood has been named its President. In this role Wood will have overall responsibility for the company’s strategy, products, marketing & sales, professional services, operations and customer service activities.
Bill brings over 25 years of experience creating innovative, trusted solutions for the not-for-profit and corporate philanthropy communities. Prior to joining FrontStream, Bill was a founding member of Blackbaud, developing and leading the company’s brand, marketing and sales activities through its high growth years. He then turned his entrepreneurial and leadership prowess to Access International where he served as President & CEO and guided the company through the reengineering and launch of its highly regarded CRM and donor engagement solution for large, complex charities and local United Ways. Bill was also Founder & CEO of DonateTo.com, one of the industry’s first online giving platforms.
“Bill’s background, leadership, vision and deep understanding of the nonprofit and corporate CSR landscapes make him the ideal person to lead FrontStream going forward,” said Shawn Abrams, Operating Partner of Arsenal Capital Partners, FrontStream’s parent company.
“FrontStream has assembled a remarkable family of products that support the myriad fund raising activities and touch points that thousands of charities and companies rely on,” said Bill Wood, President of FrontStream.
“I’m also excited about introducing a fully integrated, strategic engagement platform that’s unlike anything available today. A new solution for small and large charities alike that provides cross-discipline metrics & analysis stemming from a single constituent ID, best practice workflows and an intelligent engagement engine to increase participation, giving, impact and retention.”
FrontStream is revolutionizing philanthropy by offering software solutions that connect donors, supporters and employees to causes and community. The company has over 10,000 nonprofit and corporate customers using their solutions for Donor Relationship Management (GiftWorks), Auctions & Events (BiddingForGood), Peer-to-Peer & Online Fundraising (FirstGiving & Artez), Employee Giving, Volunteering & Matching (Truist). It employs over 200 professionals with offices in Cambridge, MA, Reston, VA, Lancaster, PA, Toronto, CAN and Melbourne, AUS.
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