Nathan Marticke

Chief Advancement Officer

Nathan Marticke, MACL ’10, is chief advancement officer for Park University. Marticke joined the University as associate vice president for development in 2012 and was appointed chief advancement officer in 2018. In his role, he leads efforts to maintain quality constituent data, increase donor development and strengthen alumni engagement. Marticke has successfully increased fundraising revenue in support of University students and faculty by maintaining a donor-centered culture. Marticke led the successful capital campaign for the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center, the first new construction of an academic structure at the University in more than 25 years (slated to open in Fall 2021).

Marticke has 18 years of experience in nonprofit development and leadership. Prior to joining Park, Marticke served in higher education development roles at Northwest Missouri State University, William Jewell College and the University of Missouri, Columbia. In the social service sector, Marticke was hired to launch Hillcrest Transitional Housing, a program supporting homeless individuals and families, in Kansas City, Kan.

Marticke, a first generation college graduate, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership from Park University. He currently serves on the leadership council for St. Michael’s Veteran Center.


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