Chris Kuetemeyer

Partner & Chief Executive Officer


As a partner and Chief Executive Officer at AmPhil, Chris Kuetemeyer is responsible for ensuring that the firm successfully partners with each of its nonprofit clients to reach their growth goals. 

Chris brings over twenty years of fundraising and leadership experience in the nonprofit world. During his tenure at FOCUS, he spearheaded the transformation of a small development team raising $1,000,000 annually into a fundraising powerhouse with over thirty full-time staff and annual commitments of $25,000,000. Additionally, Chris was responsible for training staff in mission-based fundraising, with a focus on developing close partnerships with philanthropists across the nation. Prior to joining FOCUS, Chris was commissioned as an officer in the Army National Guard and was deployed to Iraq, where he earned the Combat Action Badge and the Bronze Star Award Medal.

Chris resides in Denver, Colorado (Go Broncos!) with his wife, Elizabeth, and their four children. When he’s not helping out with his wife’s Allergy Free Bakery he serves on various nonprofit boards and is always looking for opportunities to serve the community.

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