Aleksandr has five years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He earned a
Bachelor’s degree of Journalism and a Master’s degree (with honors) of
Strategic Management from the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok,
Russia. Currently, Aleksandr serves as Founder and Director of KOLO
consulting company, coordinator of the “School of Fundraising” educational
program, and president of the Vladivostok Rotary Club. Aleksandr is in charge
of strategic planning, communication policy, fundraising, and hands-on training for the Rotary
Club. He works with nonprofits on various issues, ranging from strategy to endowments

planning. Aleksandr is also a Founder and coordinator of The School of Fundraising, a one-
month educational program for Russian nonprofits that helps executives manage their

nonprofits effectively. Previously, Aleksandr worked as an entrepreneur and DJ, running youth
dancing festivals and a night-club in Vladivostok. Through these experiences, Aleksandr
developed strong project coordination and implementation skills. Aleksandr focuses on
community development and education, and has a strong passion for youth empowerment.

Host Organization: Roads to Success

Role at Host Organization: Aleksandr will be responsible for working with the
Executive Director, the Development Committee of the Board of Directors and other members of
the leadership team to develop and execute a fundraising strategy. His responsibilities will
include finding new funding sources, writing grant proposals, cultivating funding opportunities
and implementing a CRM system.