Brian Dhaniram

Chief Engagement Officer

Brian Dhaniram

Brian manages LAPA’s high-level donor research, regularly identifying thousands of new value-aligned donor prospects for our clients. His goal is to deliver actionable data that generates revenue for our clients. To this end, Brian works directly with LAPA major gift officers to develop action plans that connect insights in wealth data with our clients’ strategic and revenue goals. In addition, he has developed LAPA’s prospect research training curriculum, which offers clear and practical steps that nonprofits can take to implement wealth data and increase donor giving.

In 2016, Brian cofounded Mission Flint, a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to distributing clean water to residents of Flint, Michigan, amid the ongoing water crisis. He has spoken at the United Nations regarding accessibility, universal design, and the applications of big data. Brian holds a B.A. in English and B.A. in Sociology from Binghamton University.