Chuck Longfield became Blackbaud's Chief Scientist in January 2007 and is the founder of Target Software, Inc. and Target Analysis Group, Inc., both now Blackbaud companies. Longfield has extensive experience designing and implementing national as well as international constituency databases that address the fundraising information needs at many of the world's largest nonprofit organizations. In recognition of his accomplishments, Chuck is the recipient of the DMA 2012 Max Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award. Prior to founding the Target companies in 1992, Longfield taught math to middle and high school students. He was honored by FundRaising Success in 2007 with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the nonprofit sector. He holds a BA in mathematics and a MEd from Harvard University and has more than 30 years of experience helping nonprofits effectively use technology and information to improve their fundraising performance. Chuck turns his professional commitment to philanthropy into personal action through dedicated board service with the WGBH Educational Foundation, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Lesley University and the Longfield Family Foundation.
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