About Deborah King, PhD

Dr. King is a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship recipient trained in organization development.  Her experience in structuring and conducting program evaluations, facilitating strategic planning, expanding fundraising activities and staff and board development is utilized by diverse segments of the public and private sectors. Dr. King has built a solid reputation by working diligently to provide clients with sustainable solutions to practical challenges faced by organizations. She takes a collaborative approach to understanding organizations’ needs to keep them fully operational.

Dr. King has taught college courses in research methods and has expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods, process and impact evaluation, instrument development, survey research, program planning, logic models, and facilitation of focus groups. A wide range of local, state, and federal projects funded by a variety of federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA Lewis, Sandia Laboratories, the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and Health and Human Services have utilized Dr. King’s evaluation expertise. She has presented at regional, national, and international environmental and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) conferences.

Dr. King’s evaluation experience extends to fund development. She is a fundraising coach and trainer for board members, executive directors, and fundraising managers throughout the nation.   Dr. King has been responsible for capital campaigns, major gift solicitations, annual giving programs, proposal development, research and stewardship at non-profits and universities.  Dr. King has successfully raised over $65 million from private and public foundations, corporations, governments, and individuals and assisted organizations in developing systems that garnered over $150 million.