Calvin Blaylock serves as the Chief of Staff at Invictus Strategies, a fundraising consulting firm that exists to help conservatives take the philanthropic lead in America. Calvin previously spent four years on the Development leadership team at The Heritage Foundation. While there, he partnered with the Vice President of Development on strategy and operations for the 50-person department. His responsibilities included executive support, talent management, donor relations, and strategic communications to 500,000 donors.
Prior to his work at Heritage, Calvin served as a Donor Relations Officer at the Leadership Institute, where he managed relationships with donors in the Northeast to fund LI’s training programs. Calvin is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where he studied business and social work. The Omicron Delta Kappa leadership society named him as one of the top 14 students in the university’s class of 2018. He continues to participate in a multitude of fellowship programs with organizations like Alliance Defending Freedom, Conservative Partnership Institute, Forge Leadership Network, Passages Israel, The Fund for American Studies, and more.
In his personal time, Calvin is the Deacon of Children’s Ministry at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, a Board member with the DC Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and avid flag football and volleyball player.