The Lancer Group places Jerry Needel as President and General Manager of everyday hero, a Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB; LTM Rev: $684M) company and innovative crowd fundraising solution

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Lancer Group places Jerry Needel as President and General Manager of everydayhero, a Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB; LTM Rev: $684M) company andinnovative crowd fundraising solution. Blackbaud is the world’s leading cloud softwarecompany powering social good.

In this new role, Jerry will be primarily responsible for growing the everydayhero brand in the United States while accelerating adoption globally.

Most recently, Jerry served as SVP of Revenue & Corporate Partnerships at Indiegogo, an international crowdfunding website, where he led the firm’s corporate partnerships, globalsales, and marketing efforts. He previously served as SVP and General Manager for Nielsen(NYSE: NLSN’ LMT Rev: $6.2B), global performance management company, where he established a social-media focused joint venture between Nielsen and McKinsey & Company where he held the role of COO.

He holds a B.A. degree in PR and Marketing from Pennsylvania State University.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence.

The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and relationship
management, digital, accounting, payments, analytics, school management, grant management, corporate social responsibility, and volunteerism. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
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Michael Misiaszek
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Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874