Kirk is a fundraiser and a mathematician, specializing in fundraising data and analytics.
Currently he is the Director, Foundation Analytics, Systems and Operations for STARS, a helicopter EMS nonprofit based in Calgary, Alberta.
Kirk has been working in the sector since 2007, starting as a database analyst and then moving into fundraising data consulting for 8 years. He has personally worked on databases of over 75 charities throughout Canada and the United States.
Kirk has spoken at:
-Assoc. of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Conference (2020)
-NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference (2020, 2019)
-Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) (2019)
-AFP Banff Compass (2017)
-AFP Calgary Compass (2016)
-Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) Conference (2016)
-Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)