- Ph.D., CFRE | Founding Partner
Dr. Hueston has served the nonprofit sector since 1984. 2016 marks his thirty-second year as a professional fundraising executive. He is a Hueston Eilers Partners founding partner, specializing in planned giving.
Fred holds a doctorate in Educational Management and Development, and initially began his career as Assistant Vice President, followed by Executive Director of Development, at New Mexico State University. During that tenure, NMSU completed a highly successful $20,000,000 comprehensive capital campaign in celebration of its centennial in 1988.
Dr. Hueston has taught in the graduate school at the University of Arkansas/Little Rock as an Adjunct Professor in the Nonprofit Management Program. He has served as President of the National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG) for Arkansas and on numerous committees for the Arkansas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). He has also served as the Founding State Program Chair for Leave A Legacy-Arkansas, a statewide planned giving education program to benefit all nonprofit organizations and churches in Arkansas.
In 2001, Fred’s peers recognized him as the Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year for the Arkansas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
Dr. Hueston is a graduate of Grove City College in western Pennsylvania, and holds advanced degrees from the graduate school at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He is married to the former Pamela Ann Schlater and they have two sons, Cameron and Devin. The Hueston’s live in Conway.