Dan Busby, President
Dan Busby, President of ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), has been involved in the work of the churches and nonprofit organizations for his entire career.
On staff with ECFA since 1998, he was named ECFA’s Acting President in March 2008 and later was selected as President. He served as a member of the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, a national legislative advisory commission convened to address legislative proposals for the nonprofit sector in response to a request by Senator Charles Grassley, a member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.
Dan served 110 man-years on nonprofit boards and is a past national board member of the Christian Management Association. He is a prolific author on nonprofit issues and is a frequent speaker at nonprofit conferences.
His two tax and finances books for ministers and churches have been annually revised and published since 1991: the Zondervan Minister’s Tax & Financial Guide and the Zondervan Church and Nonprofit Tax & Financial Guide. The Guides have been co-authored by Michael Martin and John Van Drunen in recent years. He co-authored A Christian’s Guide to Worry-free Money Management. He authored Donor-Restricted Gifts Simplified and TRUST, The Firm Foundation for Kingdom Fruitfulness. Messrs. Busby, Martin and Van Drunen’s most recent book is The Guide to Charitable Giving for Churches and Ministries.
For each of the years 2010 through 2015, the NonProfit Times presented Dan with the NPT Power and Influence Top 50 Award, recognizing him as one of the 50 most influential nonprofit executives in the sector.
Mr. Busby is a graduate of Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, with a Master’s degree. He and his wife, Claudette, have two children and two grandchildren.