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H. Daniels Duncan has extensive professional management experience in the nonprofit and for-profit professional service sectors. He has used this experience to provide training and consultation both nationally and internationally to help communities, nonprofits and governmental organizations enhance their community work through the use of the principles of Asset-Based Community Development and Results-Based Accountability™.
In addition to his role as an ABCD Institute faculty member he is currently a Senior Consultant at the Results Leadership Group. "The Nation's Leading Results-Based Accountability™ Resource.
Prior to joining the Results Leadership Group, he had his own consulting practice. He also served as an adjunct faculty member for the New College at St. Edward´s University and the University of Texas, School of Social Work, both in Austin, Texas. He has also served as adjunct faculty member for the School of Social Work at Arizona State University.
Dan´s areas of expertise include asset-based community development, results-based accountability™, collective impact and organizational and board development.
Prior to establishing his consulting firm he was Vice President, Impact Strategies at Community TechKnowledge, Inc., a company that provides web-based software for nonprofit organizations to help drive their impact and results. He previously served as Senior Vice President for the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona in Tucson where he was responsible for the organization´s community building, public policy and grant-making, marketing, information technology, and constituent relationship management activities.
Before returning to Tucson he was the Vice President for Community Building and the Executive Director of the Community Services Council for the United Way of Central Indiana in Indianapolis. He also served for eight years as President of the Mesa United Way in Mesa, Arizona. He started his United Way career in the late 70s, at the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona as the Director of Planning and Allocations and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
After receiving a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Arizona State University, he started his professional career as the Founder and Executive Director of the Community Food Bank and the Executive Director of Information and Referral Services, both in Tucson, Arizona.
He has authored sections on “Community Development and Organizations” and “Advocacy and Nonprofit Organizations” in Philanthropy in America, A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia and “Redefining the Role of United Ways with Results Based Accountability and Asset Based Community Development,” for the Results Leadership Group®.