DSC and DSC Foundation are pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Fienhold as Director of Development.
A forward-thinking organizational design and operations expert with a management consulting foundation, Fienhold is adept at increasing revenues, reducing costs and achieving strategic business goals. Fienhold has extensive experience reengineering and delivering results to organizations across several industries, including the shooting, hunting and outdoor industries. His work has helped ensure the future of wildlife conservation and industry sustainability for future generations.
“With his proven record of development and fundraising, Brian is an excellent choice to fill this new role that will enable DSC and DSC Foundation to enact greater change in the conservation community,” said Corey Mason, CEO of DSC and DSC Foundation.
Fienhold recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this position, he was instrumental in leading an organizational transformation that resulted in improved financial performance. He developed a sustainable financial and operating model that drove greater financial stability, increased fundraising results and enhanced operating efficiency.
Fienhold holds a BS in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA in managerial finance from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
An avid sportsman and conservationist, Fienhold is a DSC life member and DSC 100 volunteer. He’s also a life member of the Wild Sheep Foundation and the Mule Deer Foundation. Additional memberships and affiliations include the National Wild Turkey Federation, Houston Safari Club, Safari Club International, Boone & Crockett Club, Sportsmen’s Alliance, Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Ruffed Grouse Society and USA Shooting.
“We are thrilled with Brian joining DSC and DSC Foundation and know that both organizations will greatly benefit from his addition to our staff,” said Mason.
A member of IUCN, DSC is a mission-focused conservation organization, funded by hunters from around the world. With a small administrative staff and a volunteer army of 500, DSC hosts its annual Convention that raises funds for grants in conservation, education, and advocacy. In the past three years, more than $5 million has been channeled to qualified projects, organizations, and programs in support of our mission. Get involved with DSC at www.biggame.org.
DSC Foundation is a non-profit corporation organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. DSC Foundation serves the mission of DSC to conserve wildlife and wilderness lands, to educate youth and the general public and to promote and protect the rights and interests of hunters worldwide. Learn more about DSC Foundation at www.dscf.org.