Marc Hardy is the Director of Nonprofit Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame. He holds a PhD in Philanthropic Studies from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and has taught nonprofit leadership and management at IU and Butler University. He was also formerly the Associate Director of the Institute for Research and Scholarship at Butler University where, over a three-year period, he helped triple the grant revenues for research and programs. He has led several nonprofit organizations and was once the Executive Director of a private operating foundation, the Fourth Freedom Forum, in Goshen, Indiana.
Dr. Hardy has served as a board member of several nonprofit organizations, including a term as President of the National Speakers Association of Indiana. He is a co-author of two books, Only the Best on Customer Service and Only the Best on Leadership, as well as several articles on management and leadership. He is currently the producer of a pilot for a public radio show, Sharing Fire: Philanthropy for the 21st Century.