Peter Hart started a company called Evrconnect in 2014 with the goal to provide small and medium-size nonprofits with powerful technology that was affordable and easy to use; including online fundraising pages, websites, donor management, and communication tools. Within a few years, Evrconnect and Network for Good teamed up to create our current integrated donor management system.
“There’s no group of people who are more mission and purpose minded than nonprofits. I’m drawn to them because of their passion. Feeling like you’re a small part of what they’re doing is rewarding.”
Q&A with Peter Hart, Product Manager
What do you do as product manager?
I make sure that our products provide meaningful value to our customers. We talk with our customers, get consistent feedback, and turn that feedback into a prioritized list of opportunities where we can add value to the donor management system and help small nonprofits fundraise easier.
What’s your experience with nonprofits?
My family owned and operated a golf course in Indiana, so I grew up helping all kinds of nonprofits in the community with their golf fundraisers. Seeing how hard the nonprofits worked to raise money for their cause gave me a unique perspective and appreciation. It also gave me my initial purpose of wanting to help nonprofits fundraise. I decided early in my career that I wanted to combine my passion for creating innovative software with my strong desire to help make fundraising easier for nonprofits.
What do you enjoy most about your work?
Getting to work with so many nonprofits and be part of what they’re doing is inspiring and motivating. Our nonprofit customers are passionate about their cause and the needs of their community. Our goal is to help them fulfill those needs. I like figuring out the challenge of how we can make fundraising easier for them and how we can create opportunities to help nonprofits.
What’s your favorite thing to do outside of work?
I love to spend time with my wife, Bethany, and four awesome kids, Hunter, Ben, Hallee, and Sadie, which keeps me plenty busy. I still love to play golf when time allows and spend time on the golf course I grew up on, which my parents still run.
Dream vacation? I’ll take a week in Disney with my family followed by a week in Hawaii with just my wife 😊
Most recent book read? The Little Ladybug 😊 My 1-year-old can’t get enough of this one…
Last movie seen in movie theater? Oh boy…well, the last movie I remember seeing in the theater was Mission: Impossible — Fallout
Your theme song? “I Hold On” by Dierks Bentley
Favorite color? Green