The content you see on NetWits Think Tank is written by Blackbaud employees and occasionally guest bloggers. When you love the Internet and technology as much as we do, it’s hard not to share that with the world – and that’s how the Blackbaud staff uses NetWits. Here are some of the key contributors to NetWits Think Tank:

Frank Barry

Frank Barry, internet marketing and strategy at Blackbaud, blogger at NetWits ThinkTank and guest blogger at, helps non-profits use the Internet for fundraising, marketing, communications and community building so they can focus on making an impact and achieving their missions. With more than eight years of experience in the nonprofit arena, he has worked with a diverse group of organizations including LIVESTRONG, United Methodist Church, American Heart Association, Family Life, Darkness to Light, University of Richmond, Big Brother Big Sisters, ChildFund Int’l and more. Frank received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from San Diego State University. Follow Frank on Twitter or connect with Frank on LinkedIn.

Naomi Hamilton

Naomi Hamilton is Blackbaud Pacific’s first Digital Marketing Consultant, having joined the Blackbaud Internet Services Division (ISD) in 2009. Naomi has a passion for web-based marketing strategies, and has consulted with a variety of Blackbaud clients on the optimisation of online giving practices, online health checks, search marketing, email marketing and online writing. Naomi has worked in a variety of business to business (B2) and business to consumer (B2C) marketing positions, and has coordinated the online marketing activities for the Australian arm of the world’s largest IT publisher. Her previous roles have been focused on lead generation, email marketing, content management and social media. She has presented workshops at the Association of Development and Alumni Professionals in Education (ADAPE), and the NSW Chapter of the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA). Follow Naomi on Twitter.

Chad Norman

Chad Norman is the Internet marketing manager for Blackbaud, where he wrangles website content, develops social media strategy, and manages email marketing, communities, and SEO. He’s the editor-in-chief of the Blackbaud blogging program, and hosts and produces The Baudcast, a biweekly nonprofit technology podcast featuring industry experts from around the sector. In 2007, he founded Go Green Charleston, a technology-focused nonprofit helping Charleston-area residents connect, stay informed, and mobilize around the local sustainability community. Chad also serves on the board of directors for Fields to Families, a Charleston nonprofit helping to end hunger. When he’s not dogooding, you’ll find Chad outside with his kids, surfing, skateboarding, playing music, and shooting photos. Follow Chad on Twitter.

Chris Tuttle

Chris Tuttle is a Senior Internet Solutions Consultant where he works with nonprofits implementing Blackbaud’s Internet offerings, such as NetCommunity and Sphere, as well as delivering strategy services for online marketing, email strategy, social media, SEO, advocacy and integrated fundraising campaigns. Chris brings to his work over a decade of experience working with nonprofits with a wealth of initiatives and proven successes, including having developed a national annual anti-bullying campaign involving over half a million students in over 5,000 K-12 schools; developed an online networking community of over 40,000 student organizers; and trained over 5,000 individuals at local, state and national sessions and conferences.  Chris is also a self-diagnosed geek, jigsaw puzzle and Kermit The Frog lover. Follow Chris on Twitter.

Allison Van Diest

Allison has been a marketing professional for more than a decade. Over the course of her career, she has made the transition from marketing “artist” to marketing “scientist” by uncovering ways to measure the impact of marketing in the organizations she has served. Recently, Allison has been involved in marketing Blackbaud Internet Solutions division, which provides Internet solutions and marketing strategy and creative assistance to a wide variety of nonprofit customers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Florida State University and a master’s degree in business from The Citadel. Follow Allison on Twitter.

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