Bobie joined the Richner + Richner Aging Services Group in 2019 as an associate consultant, bringing over 16 years of nonprofit management and fund development experience. Prior to joining the firm, Bobie spent nine years as a development professional with Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM) Foundation, helping to raise nearly $31 million for older adults in that time. As a Certified Fund Raising Executive, her broad range of expertise includes annual giving, stewardship, campaign management, donor communications, major gifts, strategic planning and more.
Bobie’s previous experience includes work as an education and program coordinator at SmithBucklin Corporation, where she partnered with client associations to deliver educational content to members. She also held project management roles at Loyola University Chicago’s former Center for Information Management & Technology.
Bobie is actively involved with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter and has served on the Board of Directors since 2017. She is currently serving on the Giving USA Editorial Review Board 2020. Bobie holds two bachelor’s degrees from Loyola University Chicago and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Bobie resides in Livonia, Michigan with her husband Matt, son Colten, daughter Mackenzie and cocker spaniel/beagle Jack Bauer. She enjoys spending time with her family and loves trying her husband’s new homemade bacon recipes and other foods.