Vice President in Durham, North Carolina
Matt Kupec is the Executive Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fl. Previously, he worked as the Executive Vice President for Development and Marketing at HelpMeSee, a nonprofit focused on eradicating preventable blindness by creating resources for cataract treatments. At HelpMeSee, Matt is responsible for building and cultivating the organization's brand and for running successful fundraising campaigns, both locally and globally.
Prior to HelpMeSee, Matt founded and operated a company called Text2Give, Inc that facilitated mobile fundraising. The idea to harness the power of mobile communications for the purpose of facilitating donor engagement and fundraising for schools, nonprofits, and churches was incredibly important to Matt's beliefs and ideals. To start this company, he was successfully able to raise $1.8 million in venture capital and helped planted the seed to make Text2Give to be one of the leaders in mobile giving space. Much of this success of course attributed to this tenure as Vice Chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill, where Matt was able to raise nearly $5 billion during tenure.
At the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Matt was able to increase the school’s cash flow increased from $62 million to $285 million in 2012, earning UNC twelve CASE (Council for the Support and Advancement of Education) Outstanding Fund Raising Performance awards, the most any university has received in the United States. During his seventeen years tenure as UNC-Chapel Hill, Matt was able raise billions for the university and their students.
Today, Matt Kupechas applied his knowledge and skills with his new nonprofit organization, HelpMeSEE. For Matt, this is more than a job. It is an opportunity to create real and transformative change in the live of millions of under-resourced and under-privileged communities. That is why he is looking for your help to make a difference and change the course for the future of tomorrow. If you would like to learn more about the organization, please visit there site here: http://helpmesee.org
When Matt is not in the office, you can usually find him at home with his children. The greatest moments Matt has in the week is spending personal time with his children.