Eugene Diamond

Eugene Diamond is Associate Consultant and Director of Client Engagement at American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations. He works closely with American Philanthropic’s partners and senior consultants in business development. His background includes years of experience as director of communications and development for a religious nonprofit and as an independent nonprofit consultant. Previously, he served as a congressional staff member in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives as an assistant in a rural legal practice. 

Eugene studied history at Saint Louis University. He lives in the Kansas City area with his family. 

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