Denis Greene began working in the nonprofit fund development field in 1981. He founded Church Development in 1992 after a near-death experience motivated him to integrate his faith, education, and skills in work that served the church and the virtue of stewardship. His undergraduate and graduate studies are in organizational development and he was awarded the CFRE professional designation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He has helped over 200 nonprofits across the USA raise more than $200,000,000. Greene is the author of The Stewardship System, Stewardship-Based Capital Campaigns, and How To Ask For Donations as well as numerous articles on stewardship.