Bryan Klopack

Sr. Vice President, Development

Bryan Klopack is a philanthropy strategist with over 15 years of experience working with institutional donors to create sustainable social change. Bryan currently serves as RIF’s Senior Vice President of Development and is responsible for leading all private fundraising strategy and engaging corporate partners in solving the national literacy crisis in America.

Prior to RIF, Bryan was Vice President of Corporate Alliances at Special Olympics International, working with the world’s largest brands in support of inclusion and acceptance of people of all abilities. Through growing national cause marketing campaign, brand platform partnerships, launching global integrated marketing campaigns and robust executive and employee engagement strategies, Bryan oversaw more than three dozen corporate partners generating millions of dollars in financial and in-kind resources. With a diverse portfolio of experience in health, education and economic opportunity, Bryan’s work has taken him around the world supporting humanitarian interventions and partner activations in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Before entering the non-profit world, Bryan spent five years at The Atlantic Media Company as Executive Director of Research and Analysis – creating a thought leadership platforms and executive elevation opportunities for innovative brand partners.

Bryan is a graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa with a B.S. in Business Administration and Management, and the Coro Fellowship Program in Public Affairs.



  • The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfield Martin

Why: I found this book when my first child was born and was taken by the gentle expression of unconditional love.