Former Executive Vice President, Council on Competitiveness; Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Finance Chairman, Republican National Convention; Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Tourism, US Department of Commerce Finance Director; and, Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Bush (41st President of the United States) brings contemporary US insights, executive leadership, business development and fundraising expertise to Canadian private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
Toronto— John Wright (CEO – Insight) and Victoria Ollers (CEO – Communications) of DART Insight and Communications Inc. are pleased to announce that United States Ambassador Hon. Frederick M. Bush has joined the DART team as a Senior Associate.
As a member of the DART Team, Ambassador Bush will provide Executive Leader & Political Insight/Business Development & Fundraising services for those in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
Hon. Frederick M. Bush is a widely-respected executive and the United States Ambassador with a unique combination of diplomatic, political, and business experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a world-class fundraiser with broad expertise, including extensive experience leading strategic planning, business development, public relations, and marketing endeavors for start-ups, nonprofits/NGOs, and corporate enterprises. Ambassador Bush has an exceptional ability to forge strategic partnerships and manage high-profile relationships, with a wide array of international contacts. Having completed many assignments in multiple countries (including Canada), he has an impressive track record of breakthrough problem-solving under challenging conditions and tight deadlines. Ambassador Bush is Fluent in French.
In addition to his insights into modern day politics in Washington, Ambassador Bush provides clients of DART Insight and Communications with advice and counsel for nonprofit development/fundraising, public relations/outreach, relationship management, strategic planning, international diplomacy, business development, executive management negotiation, budget management, and program development.
While Ambassador Bush was the Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, he helped grow the Canada Institute at the Center, raising over $4 Million in Canada through various elite fundraising events and engagements. Ambassador Bush is very familiar with Canada and has traveled across the country.
The following are some of the key positions held by Ambassador Bush over his career:
Senior Consultant, Keystone Center
Counselor, Friends of the American University of Afghanistan
President of Development, The BizWorld Foundation
Executive Vice President, United States Council on Competitiveness
Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Bush (41st President of the United States of America)
Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Tourism, United States Department of Commerce
Finance Chairman, Republican National Convention
United States Ambassador/Commissioner General EXPO 92
Vice President, Angus Reid Group
Illinois Republican Party – Finance Director
President Ford Committee – Deputy Finance Director
Finance Office of the Republican National Committee – Various Positions
United States House of Representatives – Legislative Aide
Republican Policy Committee, US Senate – Staff Assistant
Principal Advisor & Fundraiser, George & Barbara Bush Endowment for Innovative Cancer Research
Board of Trustees, Tower Center
Global Asset Management Corporation – Sun Trust
Advisory Board, Aichi EXPO 2005 – Aichi, Japan
Principal Consultant, Philadelphia Host Committee, Republican National Convention
Delegate, Presidential Delegation to Namibia, Africa
DART’s offer to the marketplace is simple: a portfolio of single, owner-operators at the top of their game who know each other thoroughly and who are brought together selectively to work on client assignments to provide insight and communications expertise. DART is the collective skin and an acknowledgment that the firms’ leadership and its associates work together as a team. DART is co-owned and operated by two well-known professionals who bring opinion research and communications practices together—John Wright who is CEO – Insight http://dartinc.xyz/john-wright, and Victoria (“Vicki”) Ollers who is CEO – Communications http://dartinc.xyz/victoria-ollers/ . There’s a lot of grey matter (and hair) here without the overhead that others bring to the table. That’s what our clients want so that’s exactly what we deliver. On Point – On Target. http://dartinc.xyz/