Brent Assink, Executive Director
Brent is the Executive Director of The Fuller Foundation and Chief of Philanthropy of Fuller Seminary. He oversees all fundraising programs in support of the mission of Fuller Seminary and ensures a stable and growing philanthropic base for the Seminary’s global ministry. Brent is responsible for growing the Seminary’s assets through planned gifts, new gifts to the Fuller Endowment and effective investment management. Prior to joining Fuller Seminary and The Fuller Foundation, he served for 18 years as Executive Director of the San Francisco Symphony, recognized as one of the world’s most innovative and successful orchestras. As a top leader in the classical music field, his long tenure at the San Francisco Symphony included managing a budget of nearly $75 million while working closely with the institution’s 80-member Board of Governors, 107 full-time musicians and an administrative staff of 140. A hallmark of Brent’s tenure was the Symphony’s Second Century Campaign, which raised over $140 million in new endowment and program support, well exceeding its original goal of $100 million.
Brent began his career in the non-profit sector at The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, where he helped turn the SPCO’s budget deficit around through artistic and educational initiatives, expanded marketing efforts and the largest fundraising campaign in the organization’s history up to that point. He holds dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Music from Dordt College and a Master of Arts in Musicology from the University of Minnesota.
Dan Cooper, CPA, Chief Operating Officer
Dan is the Chief Operating Officer of The Fuller Foundation and oversees the accounting, finance and tax responsibilities that the Foundation performs for charitable trusts and other charitable giving vehicles. He manages the finance and accounting for the Foundation’s investment funds. Dan joins The Fuller Foundation with more than 30 years of non-profit management and accounting experience. Prior to joining the Foundation, Dan was Chief Financial Officer for the YMCA. As CFO, he provided leadership for the financial turnarounds of two YMCA associations. He also held senior management positions at KPMG and Ernst & Young. Dan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas State University and a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Todd B. Derrick, Investment Management Services
Todd oversees The Fuller Foundation’s Investment Management and Charitable Giving services for individuals, families and non-profit clients. Since 1998, he has specialized in using advanced Gift Planning techniques to help clients reach their financial and giving goals. Prior to joining the Foundation, Todd spent seven years in public accounting specializing in complex tax matters relating to individuals, partnerships, charitable trusts and estates. He worked in commercial real estate investment sales and leasing for five years with an international commercial real estate brokerage firm. Todd holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Westmont College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Todd is committed to empowering clients to make wise financial decisions that best fit their current needs and long-term charitable giving goals. To learn more about Todd, click here.
Toni Krabill, Director of Charitable Impact
Toni leads the marketing, communications and engagement strategy for The Fuller Foundation’s Gift Planning, Estate Planning and Endowment Management services, and develops resources to empower individuals and families to make an impact through their philanthropy. She brings more than 18 years of experience in the non-profit sector to her position at the Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Toni was Associate Dean of the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Seminary where she provided leadership for the School of Intercultural Studies’ faculty, Dean’s Advisory Council, accreditation and educational effectiveness, resource and personnel management, academic programs serving over 700 certificate, masters and doctoral degree students, budget management and fundraising. Toni earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Edwards University and a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Seminary. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy at Fuller Seminary focused on leadership and Christian institutions.