Advocace Unites with Dickerson Bakker & Associates

Published On January 23, 2019 » 185 Views» Industry News, Uncategorized

Advocace and Dickerson-Bakker & Associates are joining forces to serve Christian ministries in an even greater capacity.

Now, with their 26 consultants in 12 different states the combined firm offers ministries expanded services including: Capital Campaigns, Major Gift Solutions, Donor Communications, Donor Research, Talent Development, Grant Services, Strategy Consulting, Training, Wealth Screening, Leadership Coaching, Board Development, Management Consulting, and Business Development. The company will maintain offices in both Dallas and Asheville NC.

Together, this team has partnered with numerous globally recognized ministries including Moody Global Ministries, Cru, Wycliffe, Compassion International, CURE International, Biblica, Awana, as well as an unprecedented number of Christian schools, radio stations, higher education institutions, camps, churches, and more.

Paul Martin, Advocace President/Co-Founder sees growth for nonprofits with the combination, “Advocace is known for our strengths in Donor Research, Donor Communications, and Business Development. Now, with the expertise of Dickerson-Bakker we’ll be able to deliver high response Capital Campaigns, larger scale Major Gift Solutions, and stronger assessment tools.”

“I have been really impressed with the quality of the Advocace team, and the exceptional work they do with clients. We are excited to bring these two great teams together to leverage our combined strengths in order to deliver even more value for our clients,” said Derric Bakker, Dickerson-Bakker’s President.

Advocace and Dickerson, Bakker & Associates officially united into a single firm as of January 1, 2019. Paul Martin, former Co-Founder and President of Advocace, will serve as Chief Marketing Officer of the combined firm, and Derric Bakker will serve as President. The name of the combined firm will be announced at a later date.

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