Eric Chast is the Vice President of Fundraising & Development at Liberty Square Group and a veteran of political campaigns and nonprofit issue-advocacy organizations. His experience includes working in field, fundraising, database management, digital strategy, communications, and compliance on campaigns across the Eastern United States since 2008.
Eric has a proven track record of stewarding first-time candidates and young nonprofits through growing pains, establishing relationships with new donors. He has helped established candidates to increase donor retention rates and donation levels. Eric has done so through events, digital inbound marketing, emails, traditional mail, and call time management. Most recently in 2016, Eric has served as Campaign Manager for local candidates across Massachusetts.
Eric earned his MBA from Hult International Business School and his B.S. from Appalachian State University. Outside of work, Eric is the founder of the Greater Boston Policy Initiative, a civic engagement nonprofit focused on bringing millennials into community activism, and a Core Team Member of Roosevelt Institute | Boston, a progressive think tank.