Ed Groves brings 20 years of experience in educational advancement to his role as Associate, based in the Washington, D.C. region. Beginning his advancement career at Butler University, he served in a wide range of roles across the university. As a member of the Advancement team, he led engagement strategy development and program delivery in support of alumni relations, capital campaigns and university milestone celebrations, as well as donor cultivation and stewardship.
After Butler, he began his nearly decade-long tenure at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). As a member of the senior leadership team, he partnered with hundred s of volunteers to create and deliver professional development and networking opportunities for practitioners across the disciplines of the field. In addition to his work with CASE’s educational programs, he served as staff liaison to eight regionally organized districts and three discipline-focused commissions. During his time in this role, he joined his colleagues and senior volunteers in leading an organization-wide volunteer leadership restructuring, the first in CASE’s forty-year history.
Ed is driven by a passion for creating educational opportunities and supporting the work of social service, arts, and cultural organizations. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism and received an M.B.A. from Butler University.