Mike Browne, Founder and Managing Partner of Browne Innovation Group, is a recognized entrepreneur and marketing professional and has served on the Boards of public and privately held corporations as well as not-for-profits. In 1989, Mr. Browne founded Consortia Ltd., a database marketing communications agency. Under Mr. Browne’s leadership, Consortia became the largest direct marketing agency specializing in the retail bank sector. Mr. Browne has spoken at trade conferences and conventions, including the Direct Marketing Association, as well as publishing numerous articles. In 2002, Browne founded Browne Innovation Group (BIG) as an online e-learning and consultancy to nonprofit fundraisers. Working with nonprofit organizations, the focus of BIG’s programs is transforming fundraising to growth and sustainable fundraising. Mr. Browne is a graduate of the University of Kansas and he and his wife are the parents of four children.