Michael Warder has had a diverse record of achievement in higher education, public policy research corporations, and non-profit educational and charitable corporations. He has raised tens of millions of dollars in the United States and abroad and represented organizations and advocated for public issues in national print, television, and radio media with thousands of newspaper columns and electronic media appearances.
He has achieved these things while based in Washington,
DC; Chicago, IL; and Los Angeles, California. Most recently
he has been active in creating advancement success for a university graduate school of public policy as well as success in developing a university global advancement capability.
Advancement audit and recommendations for universities, public policy organizations, and non-profits in the United States to improve gift giving and revenue.
Global advancement audit and recommendations to improve participation and gifts from international sources.
International public affairs for positioning corporations and non-profits with a special emphasis on messaging
and outreach to improve relationships with governments and
Public and media relations audits and recommendations to improve branding and increase presence in given audiences.
Michael Warder established The Warder Consultancy LLC in August 2014 to serve in areas including advancement, public affairs, public issues, and media relations.
In April 2005 he was appointed Vice Chancellor of Pepperdine University and Senior Fellow of its graduate School of Public Policy. Pepperdine is a nationally and inter-nationally ranked university headquartered in Malibu, California with campuses in Europe, South America, and Asia. He created a highly successful series of seminars for donors with key professors in a variety of disciplines on vital topics. He located and developed relations with a donor who established a university-wide institute that will enrich the learning of students for years. Mr. Warder also developed a global advancement capability resulting in endowments that will serve faculty and students for years to come. He created and marketed highly successful donor tours to China and India and organized 28 trips to Asia and the Middle East where he identified key alums and donors, including several seven-figure donors.
Michael Y. Warder, Sr.
2172 Malati Circle
Upland, CA 91784