As APMG prepared for the retirement of their long-tenured development leader, they engaged Doran Leadership Partners in a nationwide search led by Heidi Westlind and project managed by Jared Quade. AMPG sought a seasoned and successful philanthropic leader who would capitalize on the momentum created during their previous capital campaign, embrace recent disruptions, and take the organization’s development program to its next level.
Heather Riddle is the successful candidate from Minneapolis, MN with extensive experience creating equitable, inclusive, diverse, and accessible organizational and team cultures. Heather has proven leadership experience at Augsburg University, Children’s Hospitals, and Macalester College. She is known for combining the best of the art and science of development work, using data to inspire her team and organizations for philanthropic growth and progress.
APMG is the largest station-based public radio and media organization in the United States. The operating divisions (APM, MPR, and SCPR*) offer FM broadcast channels, mobile and social media channels, events and content serving nearly 20 million listeners weekly.