Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever has announced the addition of Joe Long as the organization’s newest Development Officer. Long will work to strengthen Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s strategic partnership and philanthropic fundraising efforts to benefit the organization’s mission of wildlife habitat conservation.
“Joe understands the grassroots nature of ‘The Habitat Organization’ and brings a shared passion for business development and our overall mission to this growing team,” stated David Bue, vice president of development for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. “His results-oriented mindset and track record of building effective relationships will help us achieve our fundraising objectives and strategic initiatives.”
Long will be responsible for working in collaboration with Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever team members, donors, volunteers, and partners to expand private, corporate, and public funding relationships. Additionally, building a stronger culture of philanthropy among Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever constituents is a top priority. This includes but is not limited to: major gift fundraising, planned giving, donor relations, and elite-level memberships.
"I'm extremely excited to be joining a very talented team and learning from their experiences, all with the greater goal of helping the organization accomplish our strategic priorities,” said Joe Long. “Being a lifelong hunter and outdoorsman, it is dream of mine to be working for an organization that has such an impact in the world of wildlife habitat conservation.”
Prior to joining Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever, Long worked in various sales management functions in the sports industry, most recently as the Director of Season Ticket Services for Minnesota United FC, as well as a similar role with the Minnesota Twins. Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Long is a graduate of St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Long, a current Pheasants Forever Life Member, works out of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s national headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, skiing, traveling and being outdoors with his friends, family and one-year-old red lab, Shay.
For more information about Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s elite membership programs or to learn more about fundraising efforts that are contributing to conservation efforts, please contact Joe Long, Development Officer at (815) 979-9004 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About Pheasants Forever
Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 140,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent; the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent $867 million on 540,000 habitat projects benefiting 18+ million acres nationwide.