Rex Otey Promoted to Senior Managing Consultant

Leadership Team Expands

Rex Otey, Winkler Group Senior Managing Consultant
Rex Otey, Senior Managing Consultant

Charleston—The Winkler Group, a national nonprofit consulting firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, announces an expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Rex Otey to Senior Managing Consultant.  Mr. Otey is based in the Winkler Group’s Charlotte, North Carolina, office. 

The firm continues to experience record growth; expanding the leadership team ensures Winkler Group clients continue to experience exceptional service.  “Our growth is a direct result of our talented team,” explains Winkler Group founder and CEO Tim Winkler.  “Rex embodies our firm’s servant leadership approach.”

Mr. Otey has raised more than $70 million for universities, independent schools, churches, and nonprofits.  He is the former Vice President of Development for Catawba College, where he led the college’s $46 million campaign.  In Mr. Otey’s new role, he will continue to serve as lead counsel while also working directly with Winkler Group consultants to implement best practices across all projects.

Mr. Otey has an M.A. from West Virginia University and a B.S. from Alderson-Broaddus University.  He is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and serves on the AFP US Government Relations Committee and the AFP Charlotte Board of Directors. 


The Winkler Group, a national nonprofit consulting firm specializing in capital campaigns and strategic planning, is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices in Florida, Georgia, New York, and North Carolina.  

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