Barbara Maduell

Principal and Co-Founder, Breakthrough Fundraising Group

Barb Maduell JD CFRE has 30 years of achievement working inside and alongside nonprofits. A generalist at heart with deep expertise in annual, major gifts, and special campaigns, she has served as a consultant to more than 50 organizations in K-12 education, arts and culture, human services, and Jewish communal life. Along the way, Barb has served as a trusted advisor to key staff and board members, empowering them to raise more than $170 million for their communities. She is a frequent presenter, most recently speaking on the topics of endowment fundraising, campaign readiness, and donor retention.

Barb is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison and The University of Wisconsin Law School. She serves on the board of AFP/Advancement Northwest and is a member of the Association of Philanthropic Counsel.