Meet Our Team

We value the relationships we forge with our partners. Our team of professionals brings more than 100 years of fund development experience to our projects. To learn more about our team, click on a name.

For questions or more information, please email or call us at 800-505-2753.

David F. Hoeksema president

RGI was founded 21 years ago by David who continues to provide comprehensive resource development services to a wide-variety of not-for-profit organizations throughout the Midwest. Primary services include pre-campaign process/feasibility studies, capital campaign counsel and annual fund development. Additional RGI services include board and leadership development, development office/program audits, materials development, grant writing and gift planning.

David has nearly 30 years of experience helping clients meet their objectives in projects ranging from $1,000,000 to $130 million. Past partners include hospitals and healthcare institutions, retirement communities, private education, social service agencies, arts & cultural institutions, religious organizations and community projects. David is a graduate of William Penn College.

Josh Faber senior consultant

Josh brings more than 14 years of fund development and non-profit marketing and communication management experience to RGI clients. Josh has served public and private school systems in Iowa and Texas as a communication and marketing professional and as a development director coordinating appeals and events generating more than $4 million annually while consulting on numerous capital campaigns securing more than $50 million in support of projects.

Josh’s broad areas of emphasis include pre-campaign process/feasibility studies and capital campaigns, annual funds, strategic planning, marketing & communication planning and systems integration including Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge. Josh is a graduate of the University of Houston.

Nancy L. Stefani CFRE, planned giving consultant

Nancy has more than 40 years of professional gift planning experience serving Drake University and the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines/Catholic Charities as a development professional. With a national reputation as a leading authority on planned giving, she has conducted more than 400 programs on the subject of planned giving for diverse organizations. Nancy was responsible for helping Drake University raise over $320 million in their last two capital campaigns and serves RGI clients in the areas of board education, staff training, gift planning program development, cultivation and solicitation support.

Ardeth Hoeksema office manager

RGI operations rely on Ardeth's organization and management skills. As an experienced office manager with a national disability insurance company, Ardeth has coordinated client relations pertaining to billings & receivables for more than 20 years, ensuring that billing is efficient, convenient and accurately communicated from the beginning of any RGI contract through fulfillment. Clients may work through one of our consultants or directly with Ardeth to discuss any billing and/or expense question they may have.