Mickey MacIntyre

Chief Strategy Officer

Mickey MacIntyre has served Compassion & Choices and the end-of-life choice and care movement since 2005. As aconsultant, development director, chief program officer or chief strategy officer, Mickey supported C&C’s trajectory to being the leader in its class as a national policy, advocacy, and education game changer.

Throughout his career, Mickey MacIntyre has charted the growth and future for well over a thousand nonprofit advocacy, service, and community organizations and served as an architect of social change movements as the President and CEO of realChange Partners, LLC. 

His unique brand of practical solutions for nonprofit leaders has built their capacity for social change and direct service at the local, state, national and international levels. Mickey has particular expertise in moving organizations from founders to mature institutions with leadership roles in movements. He has effectively engaged in strategic and campaign planning with hundreds of organizations and coalitions in difficult to charter political advocacy arenas and has also worked closely with more than 350 major donors, foundations, and funding networks to help them become more strategic and satisfied givers. He has authored over 20 curriculums and handbooks including Be A Board Star – A handbook for non-profit board members. 

As Co-Director of the Denver-based Gill Foundation, Mickey created The OutGiving Project in 1995, an $8 million national training and resource program to build better organizations and educate donors leading to many successes in the modern LGBT rights movement including same sex civil marriage. Prior to his groundbreaking work with Gill, Mickey was the Development Director for the AIDSAction Council and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, where he increased annual operating income four-fold, from $900,000 to $4.4 million, in two years. He served as the first Director of Major Gifts at the American Red Cross and was a consultant at the New York-based management consulting firm of Caesar & Washburn, where his non-profit client organizations had budgets ranging from $100,000 to $20 million. 

Mickey has appeared on CNN, CSPAN, CBN, BBC, The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, the AARP blog, The Huffington Post, The Hill, among others and given testimony before the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Transforming End-of-Life Care. 

MacIntyre has a strong background in the philanthropic sector through his work on-staff and as a consultant to private and community foundations as well as philanthropic affinity groups. Mickey has provided consulting services and training for Joint Affinity Groups of the Council of Foundations, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Disability Funders Network, The Arcus Foundation, The Scot Opler Foundation, The Walter & Evalyn Haas Jr. Fund, Third Wave Foundation, Community Foundation of South Eastern Michigan, The Hope Fund, The Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, the Peace Development Fund and the Stonewall Community Foundation. 

Mickey graduated from Pace University in New York City with a degree in communications and one of the first-ever in the country degrees in youth and human service agency administration.

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