John Ranheim, Senior Consultant, has over 20 years of experience working with organizations, leaders, and teams to fulfill their missions through developing effective fundraising strategies. He has successfully developed and led programs for annual giving, major gifts, and planned giving. Most recently, John served as the Chief Development Officer and Vice President of Advancement at Covenant Theological Seminary, where he oversaw the institution’s fundraising, communications, alumni, enrollment teams and the Covenant Seminary Foundation. In this role, John led the school through three successful capital campaigns raising over $130 million in total for student scholarships, operations, and the seminary’s endowment.
John earned a B.A. in Communications from Whitworth University and an M.Div. in Theology from Covenant Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Chesterfield Missouri, have 4 amazing boys, and enjoy skiing, running, and hiking whenever they can. John serves as an elder at Chesterfield Presbyterian Church.Return to the blog page