Rob Silbaugh, National Business Development Manager at Messenger Eagle Communications
Rob Silbaugh, National Business Development Manager at Messenger Eagle Communications


Organization’s New National Business Development Manager to Lead Development and Growth Strategies for Catholic Client

Hunt Valley, Md. – Messenger Eagle Communications, the faith-based division of the strategic marketing, advertising communications company Renegade Communications, today announced that it has expanded its leadership team with the addition of a new National Business Development Manager, nonprofit & industry veteran Rob Silbaugh. In this role, Silbaugh will be responsible for helping the Catholic market grow and succeed while promoting the mission of Messenger Eagle’s various clients.

As the National Business Development Manager for Messenger Eagle Communications, Silbaugh will lead the development and growth of national and corporate partnerships within the Catholic market; this will include sponsorship and cause-related marketing as well as management of donors in relation to fundraising.

“Messenger Eagle Communications is excited to welcome Rob Silbaugh to the team and we look forward to growing our efforts in the marketplace from his extensive experience and knowledge of marketing and development for nonprofit and Catholic organizations” said Timothy Watkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Renegade Communications. “Messenger Eagles Communications works to serve as a multimedia tool for evangelization and development. We know Rob will expand our reach and services while focusing on the growth and development of our clients’ brands.”

Prior to joining Messenger Eagle, Silbaugh spent over four years as President, CEO, and owner of R&S Consulting, a consulting company that provides guidance to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. While with R&S Consulting, Silbaugh advised and assisted small businesses and nonprofits with budget reviews, direct mail and capital campaigns, fundraising and gift solicitation, volunteer engagement, board development, and other services.

Silbaugh’s career in the nonprofit and business development industry has spanned over 25 years.  He has extensive experience providing guidance to Catholic and secular organizations in the topics of branding, campaigns, communications, administration and fundraising. Silbaugh also has a proven track record of financial success, raising millions of dollars for the nonprofits he serves to ensure that the charities are able to carry out their mission and their donors feel a connection to the organization. Nonprofit organizations Silbaugh served include: the Archdiocese of Baltimore, The Central Association of the Miraculous Medal in Philadelphia, the Vincentians, the Wounded Warrior Project, Harvest for the Hungry, Our Daily Bread, St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, Niagara University, and the National Ski Patrol.

“I look forward to bringing the expertise of Renegade Communications to the Catholic market, an industry so large and diverse with many needs. Catholic organizations need experienced guidance and advice in order to grow their brand and build support for the faithful apostolates,” said Silbaugh. “I welcome the opportunity to work with such a well-renowned firm that works to serve Catholic organizations, and look forward to sharing this expertise in the new evangelization .”

Additionally, Silbaugh is a frequent speaker for the National Catholic Development Conference on all topics that relate to fundraising and serves as the head of the Fundraising Committee. Silbaugh received a Bachelor of Science in Economics/Commerce from Niagara University, and currently resides with his family in Mt. Airy, Maryland.

Messenger Eagle Profile

Messenger Eagle Communications is the premier source for all of the cutting edge marketing solutions every Catholic organization needs to effectively promote its goods, services and ministries in the highly-competitive Christian and non-profit marketplaces. A division of Renegade Communications; backed by more than 25 years of experience representing some of the world’s most recognizable brands, our team of faithful Catholics are passionately committed to helping a growing list of Catholic clients build the Kingdom of Christ. Become one today. Messenger Eagle Communications: DEVOTED. DEDICATED. DETERMINED.

About Renegade Communications

Renegade Communications is a 25 year old strategic marketing, advertising, and communications firm based in Hunt Valley, MD with $85 million in estimated capitalized billing and a staff of nearly 50 professionals. Among Renegade’s clients are Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Stanley Black and Decker, T.Rowe Price, Motorola, Towson University, Mount St. Mary’s University, and Under Armour.  Renegade offers its clients a 360° approach in providing a wide variety of services, including Research, Branding and Strategic Planning, Advertising, Film and Video Production, Direct Response Marketing & Fulfillment, Collateral Design & Development, Promotions & Events, Product Launches, Digital Products, Social Marketing, Sales Support and Training, and more. In its 25,000 square foot facility, Renegade houses a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art studio that features a 3,000 square foot sound stage and six HD edit suites. Visit http://renegadecommunications.com/.

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