I live on a farmette in Central Maine, where my wife and I grow berries, fruit, veggies and flowers. When I’m not outside, I develop tools and tech for higher ed. At Colby, I oversee the Prospect Research team and develop new approaches to modeling and visualizing fundraising data. I also serve on the campaign leadership and principal gifts teams and have developed proposals for 8-figure charitable contributions.
Here are a few other things of note:
Open this post for a link to a public version of my APRA 2017 presentation…
Developing an Interactive Reporting and Prospect Research Tool using R/Shiny
Too many custom report requests? Disappointed with one-size fits all reporting solutions? Learn how to develop your own customized and interactive reporting solution for free using R and Shiny. Attendees will see a live demo of Colby College’s custom built web-based advancement reporting system and will learn how to get started with R and Shiny. Colby’s Prospect Finder system has automated the Advancement Division’s reporting and provides an intuitive and user-friendly...
Director Advancement Strategy & Analysis
Data Visualization Technologist
Third Coast Analytics,
Assistant Dean of Admissions
University of Notre Dame,
Grad School - Sociology, Center for Research on Educational Opportunity
Undergrad - Sociology & Anthropology, Summa Cum Laude
All works of art on this page are the creations of Brooke Vertin.
Drop me an email if you are interested in either me coding for you or teaching you R/Shiny!