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Kevin Hager

Kevin Hager

Managing Director, Understood

Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, NCLD

Kevin Hager is the Managing Director of Understood, Vice President and Chief Digital Officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), where he oversees online strategy and engagement.

At NCLD, Kevin has led successful efforts to significantly increase fundraising for the organization, while at the same time diversifying funding streams and increasing unrestricted revenue. Working with several of the top website, social media, PR and strategic planning experts in the country, he led the process of creating a comprehensive, forward-thinking plan to scale the organization’s brand and more effectively engage key audiences. This resulted in the creation of a new, fully funded online strategy and engagement department overseen by Kevin.

Prior to his work at NCLD, Kevin managed the creation of the Center for Service Learning at the University of Kansas. He then moved into political campaigns, serving as the press secretary for a DCCC “Top 10 Race” and ultimately as campaign manager for a large municipal campaign before moving to New York to serve as the development director of DoSomething.org.

Kevin has presented on effective fundraising strategies at countless conferences and gatherings around the world, including at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He also serves as the secretary of the board of directors for the Dramatists Guild Fund.

From the blog

NCLD Statement on Trump’s Detailed FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities:President Trump’s FY 2018 Education Budget a Missed Opportunity The National Center for Learning Disabilities is deeply troubled by President Trump’s budget proposal. The President’s plan cuts billions from federal education funding and healthcare services, thwarting innovation and eliminating longstanding initiatives that students, families and educators … Continue reading NCLD Statement on Trump’s Detailed FY 2018 Budget Proposal

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