Anthony Petchel

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Director of philanthropy and communications




Anthony has over 20 years of nonprofit and business leadership experience in leading teams and developing sales strategies. At REACH, Anthony leads the fundraising, marketing, and PR team, where he is responsible for developing and implementing equitable fundraising and communications strategies to support REACH's ongoing programs and new capital projects.


Prior to joining REACH, Anthony served as vice president of development at OMSI, one of the nation's leading science museums. Before transitioning to fundraising, Anthony spent 16 years in commercial and retail banking. Anthony holds bachelor's degrees in psychology and sociology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). His community service is extensive, having served on a variety of nonprofit boards of directors ranging from homeless services to public radio stations. Currently, Anthony serves on the community advisory board for the public radio station KQAC, AllClassical Portland. 

Areas of interest

  • Public policy 

  • Racial equity  

  • Communications and public relations  

  • Psychology of philanthropy  

  • Fundraising strategy. 

Rogare involvement

  • Council Member 2020 to date

    • Communications, Engagement and Marketing Group

  • Member of International Advisory Panel 2016-2020