Brian Hurd

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Executive Positions

Principal Consultant,
Olympia Consulting, LLC

Founder/President
The Alliance Group (TAG)

Vice-President of Advancement
Houston Baptist University

Senior Advancement Officer
Dallas Theological Seminary

Partner/Insurance Agent

Insurance Management Services

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration
LeTourneau University

John Maxwell Certified Coach

Style of Influence Certified Facilitator/Presenter

Leadership Network Certified Facilitator

Contact Information

Brian Hurd

Specialties

  • Organizational, project, and people management
  • Customer service training
  • Team building and communication
  • Revenue and operational strategy
  • Facilitation of key meetings/trainings
  • Thesoi.com consulting
  • Leadership coaching

Where Brian Can Help Your Business

  • Train teams in effective customer experience and customer service programs
  • Providing a clear strategy and roadmap for the future through comprehensive understanding
  • Help bring a better understanding of strengths and blind spots to the business and within a team
  • Forming new departments and restructuring current ones to create cost savings
  • Create and implement long- and short-term plans, including developing strategic initiatives, messaging, and goals
  • Budget management and maximization
  • Assisting in creating messaging and building culture within an organization

Success Stories

  • Founded Houston Baptist University’s (HBU) first Government Relations Agency, which was critical to securing federal funding
  • Turned around an underperforming advancement department at HBU
  • Leveraged organizational and project management skills to assist more than 100 nonprofit organizations
  • Boosted HBU’s first-year giving by $1 million, with total annual giving rising to $7.7 million
  • Designed a long-term (10 year) plan for HBU that included strategic initiatives and core values
  • Helped raise $60MM in 3 years for the Dallas theological Seminary
  • Launched new initiatives to raise $2.5MM in gifts for the Seminary