Leadership

John Dalzell

EVP, Sales

As Vice President of Sales, John is responsible for driving growth for the company and creating customers for life. John’s team is focused on meeting the technology and services solutions that help enable Ministry Brands customers to grow their mission and impact. John has served the faith and non-profit markets for over fifteen years and he and his teams have worked with thousands of organizations, including many of the largest in the sector, to improve member management, fundraising, marketing/communications, mission delivery and management accountability through adoption of technology and data solutions.

Previously John served in a variety of senior leadership roles as a founding member of the global management team at Blackbaud and held national and regional leadership roles for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Lattice Semiconductor Corporation focused on software and silicon solutions for the telecommunications and mobile computing sectors.

John earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and completed post-graduate studies at Princeton Theological Seminary.

John is active with several local and national non-profit organizations focused on providing care for individuals and families in need, finding cures for pediatric cancers, educating youth and providing relief for national and international disasters.

Outside of work John enjoys playing golf, skiing, and distancing running. John and his wife of 24 years are parents of two adult children and call McDowell Mountain Church in Scottsdale, Arizona their church home.


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