William E. Sawin, Sr.
Bill is the Senior Consultant for the TFG Philanthropic Group. Bill specializes in fund development, fund raising and comprehensive philanthropic strategies working with not-for-profit groups, their Management along with the board, their donors and the TFG Advisors to support the organizations.
In the three years at TFG several major campaigns were directed for 10 not-for-profit organizations raising over $25 Million. At the present time two major campaigns are in process of Endowment of $80 Million. A Capital Campaign of $40 Million is also underway.
Prior to joining TFG, Bill raised over $250 Million for many major not-for-profits throughout Southern California. These included the Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation, Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Catholic Big Brothers-Big Sisters of LA, disability organizations, children’s educational organizations, and healthcare organizations. He also was a bankruptcy trustee and managed the termination of the $400 Million Western Airlines Pilots Pension Fund with over 1,200 Pilots.
Bill has an Executive MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, and a Bachelors Degree from California State University of Los Angeles. Bill has been involved with mentoring many business managers in marketing and communications over the years. He has been married for 53 years and has 2 sons and 3 grandchildren he adores.
Bill brings over 40 years of executive management experience, great ethics and passion to the TFG Community, the Not-for-Profit Community, and would like to help bring solutions to help you thrive.