Professional Awards

Milton Murray Fundraising Management Fellowship
-  Senior Level Development Officer (2013)

On top


John Huynh is currently the Director of Fundraising at Hope Channel located in Silver Spring, Maryland (World Headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church). He is responsible for all aspects of fundraising and marketing for the entire ministry which includes, designing, implementing and coordinating all proper projects that are necessary to engage donors at all levels.

He has a deep passion for development and marketing, particularly when used for the purpose of furthering ministry growth. Besides his work responsibilities at Breath of life, he is heavily involved AFP, ministry volunteer work, and helping other organizations develop stronger development programs.

On top

Professional Experience

Hope Channel, Silver Spring, MD
Director of Fundraising (Jan 2012-Present)

- Develop overall fundraising strategic plan and metrics for the organization
- Identify, cultivate, solicit, and acknowledge major gifts donors
- Create working moves management strategies for major gifts & planned giving
- Oversee all direct mail fundraising related items.
- Work with producers to create fundraising broadcast spots and premiums
- Segment organization’s database for strategic solicitation.
- Track and report key fundraising benchmarks

Adventist Media Center (Breath of Life TV), Simi Valley CA
Development and Marketing Coordinator (Oct 2011- Dec 2012)

- Identified, cultivated, solicited, & stewarded current & prospective major donors
- Managed prospect list and established solicitation priorities
- Created opportunities for involvement by board members and volunteers
- Developed annual giving program: gift club plan, direct mail, & online giving
- Increased average monthly donor giving through donor appreciation
- Designed and lead out phonathons and thankathons
- Formulated various email campaigns to increase donations
- Created strategies to expand website traffic and online donations
- Advanced all forms of social media outlets
- Personally created or coordinated all print and online marketing campaigns

SDA Promotions, Arcadia CA
Marketing Consultant (Part-time position while obtaining B.S. Degree, 2008-Present)

- Develop strategies for clients in print, digital & social media marketing channels
- Managed promotional such as  Generation of Youth for Christ & Naked Juice
- Designed custom websites, magazines, flyers, t-shirts, & signage displays.



On top


Raiser’s Edge
Database management,  Queries, Segmentation, interpret Data

Email Campaign
Developing e-news campaigns through Mail Chimp, iContact, Vertical Horizon

Adobe Creative Suite
Design graphics for print and web through Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Fireworks

Video Editing
Final Cut Pro,  Adobe Premiere,  After Effects,  iMovie

Process orders and manage product inventory

Microsoft Office
Proficient in Microsoft Word (70 WPM), Excel, Powerpoint, Page Maker

Mac Os X
Pages, Numbers, Keynote


On top

Professional Affiliation

Philanthropic Service for Institutions

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater LA Chapter, Communications Committee

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Gabriel Valley Chapter

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Fernando Valley Chapter


On top


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (2010)
B.S: Business Admin; Management Human Resource and Entrepreneurship