The Experts

  • Julia Campbell

    Julia Campbell is a digital marketing strategist and nonprofit technology evangelist, providing workshops, webinars and trainings to nonprofit professionals in organizations of all sizes. 

    Using social media, email, blogging and online fundraising platforms, Julia has a long history of helping nonprofits find success onl...

  • Pam Grow

    Pamela Grow is publisher of the popular "Grow Report," a weekly newsletter geared to providing small nonprofit organization with fast and easy fundraising tools, author of "Five Days to Foundation Grants" and creator of the Grants System, one of the first Internet-based programs for helping nonprofits build their grant funding.

  • Rachel Bearbower

    Rachel Bearbower is the founder and CEO of Small Shop Strategies, a nonprofit consultancy focused on teaching Executive Directors how to reclaim their time, so they can focus their time and energy on building relationships and raising more for the missions that mean the most to them.

  • Jamie Bearse

    Jamie is an 18-year veteran of the nonprofit industry with seven years of experience as CEO at an award-winning organization and Charity Navigator four-out-of-four-star nonprofit. He has executive education Masters in Nonprofit Management from Harvard University and has done some MPA work at the University of Southern California. Among Jamie’s accomplishments at ZERO, he created a one-of-a-kind model for an event se...

  • Nikki Bell

    Nikki Bell MinstF (Cert) is an award-winning relationship fundraiser, #SocialCEO Rising Star winner, and international speaker. Nikki has used and taught self-shot video techniques to hundreds of fundraisers and charity teams across the UK and Europe; resulting in multiple five-figure partnerships, supporter recruitment, and increased engagement.

    With a certificate in fundraising and over eight years’ experience...

  • Gregg Bossen

    Gregg S. Bossen, CPA is the owner of his own CPA firm in Atlanta, GA. Since 2000, Gregg has been teaching QuickBooks seminars around the country for various groups, conducting webinars, providing technical support to hundreds of clients, one-one-one consulting, and offering industry-specific streamable video training: "QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits: The Essentials" and "Beyond the Essentials".&n...

  • Drew Boyd

    Drew Boyd is a 30-year industry veteran. He spent 17 years at Johnson & Johnson in marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and international development. Today, he trains, consults, and speaks globally in both the private sector and nonprofit sector in the fields of marketing strategy, innovation, and persuasion.

  • Mike Brand

    Mike Brand is an advocacy and organizing professional with over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Mike helps nonprofits and coalitions develop strategic campaigns aimed at generating tangible results. Mike has trained hundreds of advocates through various speaking engagements and workshops and has been published in national and international media.


  • Jeff Brooks

    Jeff Brooks has served the nonprofit community for more than 25 years, working as a writer and creative director on behalf of large and small nonprofits, including CARE, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, World Vision, Feeding America, Project HOPE, and dozens of urban rescue missions and Salvation Army divisions.  He has planned and executed hundreds of campaigns in direct mail, print, radio, the internet, and...

  • Michael J Buckley

    A career fundraiser, Michael J. Buckley, CFRE is a nonprofit consultant, coach and speaker whose work focuses on small and medium-sized nonprofit organizations. He has assisted nonprofits across a broad spectrum of focus areas increase revenue, exposure, and capacity to support the work of their organization.  Mike's extensive experience...

  • Robin Cabral

    Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE and Principal of Development Consulting Solutions, is the one and only outsourced development professional with close to twenty-five years’ experience providing value-added interim development staffing and consulting services with razor-sharp monthly result objectives and benchmarked deliverables.

    With her over twenty years’ experience, she has raised millions of dollars for small to mid-sized organiza...

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    As a nonprofit, you know the importance – and challenges – of spreading the word. With our free Canva for Nonprofits program, you get access to premi...

  • Denisa Casement

     International Nonprofit Consultant and Coach, CFRE.

    Denisa has 21 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, strategy, multi-channel marketing, and donor-centered communications to drive retention and growth. She is founder and CEO of The C...

  • Simon Choy

    Simon Choy is the founder of ConnectAd, a company that helps nonprofits get and manage Google Grants campaigns.

    His story begins in 2010, in his graduating year at the Richard Ivey School of Business. He had just finished a summer internship in internet marketing where he learned all about Google AdWords advertising. Through...

  • Claudia Cometa

    Dr. Claudia Cometa is a clinical pharmacist by profession, private patient advocate by passion, and certified meditation teacher.

    She has seen and experienced first-hand what burnout looks like as overworked healthcare professional. After over a decade of attempting to give of herself to her work and her pat...

  • Haley Cooper

    Haley Cooper is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and has over 12 years of nonprofit leadership experience. From founding a nonprofit in Malawi, Africa at 24 to building her own nonprofit consulting and coaching business, The Savvy Fundraiser,  Haley’s mission is to empower, elevate and engage nonprofit leaders to build healthy, thriving organizations.

  • Stephanie Cory

    Stephanie Cory, CAP, CFRE is committed to strengthening the nonprofit sector through education. She has dedicated her career to the sector since 2003. Stephanie has served as an executive director for a health advocacy organization as well as held development and program management roles for organizations serving seniors and people with disabilities. In these roles she expanded programming, strengthened infrastructure, an...

  • John Curtis

    John Curtis, Ph.D.

    Dr. Curtis has a proven track record of over 25 years bringing sound organizational principles and leadership practices to hundreds of nonprofits nationwide. As an experienced leader of numerous nonprofit capacity building projects, he is able to create a positive learning environment base...

  • Raffi DerSimonian

    Raffi DerSimonian specializes in helping nonprofit organizations and institutions drive measurable engagement. Having served in various leadership positions in marketing, communications and advancement at academic institutions around New England, his approach is rooted in conducting immersive research, extrapolating key themes from stakeholder dialogue, and aligning goals, objectives, and strategy.

  • Shanon Doolittle

     Shanon Doolittle is an internationally recognized fundraising coach and donor relations expert. Her unique, mission-driven fundraising campaigns and stewardship programs have raised tens of millions for nonprofits of all sizes. An energetic and inspirational fundraiser with over ten years of experience, she loves sharing the know-how nonprofits need to help them build donor-centered, high-margin fundraising programs. Shanon ca...

  • John Duffy


    John Duffy has over 30 years of experience assisting organizations and communities achieve their goals. He provides professional and organizational development training in the nonprofit and public sectors, both domestically and internationally. John specializes in the areas of strategic planning, organizational development, program evaluation, capital improvement planning and leadership. He blends theory...

  • Allison Ehrich Bernstein

    Allison Ehrich Bernstein is a communications strategist, speechwriter, and editor through her consulting firm, Allative Communications. Since 2017, she has worked with nonprofits and mission-driven organizations to turn good work into great communications. Current and past clients include the Agricultural Viability Alliance, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, MIT Solve,

  • Shereese Floyd

    Shereese Floyd is an executive coach and marketing consultant who specializes in personal and professional development. Her experience includes a range of programs and initiatives for team building, culture, organization design, and facilitation. Prior to starting Witness My Life, she spent over 20 years in nonprofit marketing as the director of marketing and development where she helped organizations in...

  • Caroline Fothergill

    Caroline Fothergill lives in an RV and travels the U.S. while helping nonprofits bring in new fans and funds with strategic marketing and communications. As a consultant and freelancer, she supports organizations across a range of cause areas with marketing and campaign strategies, rebrands, website redesigns, copywriting,...

  • Brian Frankel

    Brian Frankel is a multinational organizational development consultant who works with senior management on strategies to generate revenue, automate marketing, tackle process challenges and train teams. 

    His global client roster includes Coca Cola, MySpace, Creative Artists Agency, Spin Media and Bahrain Development Bank, as well as management consulting firms, family offices, and celebrities. R...

  • Amy Freshman

    Now in her 25th year with a leading global organization, Amy Freshman has had the fortunate opportunity to hold multiple roles within the same organization and continuously grow her career. Starting directly out of Bryant University in 1995, she spent nearly 15 years in the Sales organization with roles in direct sales, leadership, training, operations and leadership d...

  • Caliopy Glaros

    Caliopy Glaros helps organizations transform their donor engagement strategies into catalysts for positive social change. As a consultant for Philanthropy without Borders, she works with organizations to create impactful virtual and in-person opportunities for donors to connect directly to the programs they support.

  • Erin Goodier

    Erin Goodier has worked with nonprofit organizations both large and small across the nation. She worked in-house for the United Nations Foundation and the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and has created hundreds of videos for organizations across all issue areas for their websites, events, and social media accounts.

  • Ephraim Gopin

    Ephraim Gopin spent almost two decades in the nonprofit sector wearing all the hats: CEO, fundraiser, alumni director, grant writer, event organizer, marketing and communications director. This included three years as communications director for a global family foundation, transforming them into a thought leader and positioning them as the leading voice in the g...

  • Chris Hammond

    Chris is the CEO and Founder of Corporate Giving Connection (CGC). CGC is a full service development, marketing, and corporate social responsibility consulting firm that focuses on strategic planning and implementation for nonprofit organizations and corporations. Chris has 11+ years of event management and 9+ years of nonprofit fundraising consulting & leadership experience. He holds a BA in Political Science and an MA in Public Policy and Administration from...

  • Anj Handa

    Anj has 17 years experience of working with charities on their equality practices and processes. A charity Chair herself, she is also the lead Independent Governor for equality at Leeds Arts University, where she has served on the Board for seven years. Anj was recently recognized in Forbes as one of the ‘10 Diversity & Inclusion Trailblazers You Need to Get...

  • Amy Harrison

    Amy Harrison is a copywriter and content-trainer based in Brighton, UK. She specializes in writing sales copy and also in training employees of businesses to write better online content, faster.

    Since the recession and as the Internet becomes faster, bigger and more accessible, companies want employees to know how to write en...

  • Jeremy Haselwood

    Jeremy Haselwood is a marketing and business expert with over 20 years of experience. With a degree in Marketing and a MBA, Jeremy has held leadership positions at multiple marketing agencies, leading digital strategy for brands like Coca-Cola and The Salvation Army. The digital and social media strategies he orchestrated helped nonprofits generate over $100 million in online revenue.

  • Brian Honigman

    Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant helping NGOs, media brands, and tech companies succeed with their strategy around digital marketing, content marketing, and social media. Brian is an adjunct professor at New York University's School of Professional Studies, an instructor at CharityHowTo and LinkedIn Learning, and a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and...

  • Tobi Johnson

    Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA is an internationally recognized author, speaker, thought leader in the field of volunteer engagement. She is the President of Tobi Johnson & Associates, a consultancy that helps nonprofits of all sizes strengthen their volunteer strategy, and Chief Engagement Officer of VolunteerPro, an online learning and networking community for leaders of volunteers.

  • Floyd Jones

    Floyd Jones serves as the Community & Partnerships Lead at Givebutter, the world’s first completely free end-to-end fundraising platform powering $300M+ in donations per year for over 35k good causes.

  • Beth Kanter

    Beth Kanter ( is a well-established international leader in nonprofits' use of social media. Her first book "The Networked Nonprofit," ( introduced the sector to a new way of thinking and operating in a connected world. Her second book, "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,&...

  • Ilia Khairetdinov

    Ilia is a Growth Specialist at ConnectAd, spends his days discussing strategy and growth with nonprofits. His extensive experience in the nonprofit and start-up space allows him to deeply understand the challenges organizations face, particularly when it comes to digital marketing and strategy.

  • Ilia Khairetdinov

    Ilia Khairetdinov, Growth Specialist at ConnectAd, spends his days discussing strategy and growth with nonprofits. His extensive experience in the nonprofit and start-up space allows him to deeply understand the challenges organizations face, particularly when it comes to digital marketing and strategy.

  • Andrea Kihlstedt

    Andrea Kihlstedt is cofounder of Asking Matters. She is well known as a consultant, writer and trainer in fundraising. Over the past 28 years, she has worked with tiny start-up organizations and large national institutions. She has guided and goaded each of them to create the culture and context that will inspire people to ask. And in campaign after campaign, her clients have succeeded in raising more money than they had thought possible.

  • Cherian Koshy

    Cherian Koshy is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP), & AFP Master Trainer. Cherian is the Chief Development Officer and principal at Endowment Partners, an investment management firm that solely focuses on nonprofits, foundations, and endowments.

    He curre...

  • Lori L. Jacobwith

    Lori L. Jacobwith is a nationally-recognized master storyteller and culture change expert with a passion for the positive. With more than 25 years’ experience, her strategies and coaching have helped nonprofit organizations raise $250 million dollars from individual donors. And counting. Lori has been recognized as one of the top 40 most effective fundraising consultants in the U.S. Grounded in her experience as bo...

  • Brittany LaGanke

    Brittany serves as Vice President of Project Management at Corporate Giving Connection (CGC) after several years in the nonprofit sector. Initially starting her career in program management and later transitioning into development, Brittany has gained valuable insight into the common obstacles that organizations face while attempting to secure funding.

  • JD Lasica

    J.D. Lasica is a social media strategist, consultant and author who is considered one of the world's leading experts on the social Web. He is founder of, a learning hub & global consultancy that works exclusively with nonprofits. The site's Sharing Center provides hundreds of free tutorials and articles to help nonprofits learn how to use social media strategically.

  • Marcelle Lee

    Marcelle Lee is a cybersecurity researcher and adjunct professor and training consultant.  She specializes in cybercrime, digital forensics, and threat research and is passionate about educating end-users about security. She is involved with many industry organizations, working groups, and boards, including the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, Infragard Maryland, the NIST Cyber Competitions Working Grou...

  • Diane Leonard, GPC

    Diane H. Leonard, GPC, RST is a Grant Professional Certified (GPC), Approved Trainer of the Grant Professionals Association, and a Registered Scrum Trainer.

    Diane began her career as a Program Offi...

  • Kivi Leroux Miller

    Kivi Leroux Miller is the  president of Nonprofit Marketing and the author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause (July 2010) and Content Marketing for Nonprofits: A Communications Map for Engaging Your Community, Becoming a Favorite Cause, and Raising More Money (August 2013). Through training, coaching, and consulting, she helps small nonpro...

  • Janet Levine

    In 1988, after almost 15 years working in sales and marketing for the graphic arts and financial services sectors, Janet Levine fell into nonprofit work and found her passion. Starting as a Director of Development at USC’s (now) Viterbi School of Engineering, Janet spent the next 20 years working in Advancement at a variety of organizations in ever increasing rol...

  • Dalya Massachi

    Dalya Massachi, a writer since learning to hold a pencil, is founder of Writing for Community Success. For over 20 years, she has inspired and equipped social sector professionals to use their writing to make a difference in their communities.

    Dalya is the award-winning aut...

  • Keri McDonald

    Keri McDonald is a consultant for nonprofits and public sector organizations with over 15 years of experience. After graduating from college with a business degree, she spent a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA. This experience profoundly shaped her career path and she has since made it her personal mission to work with organizations that serve marginalized populations.

  • Colleen McKenna

    Colleen McKenna, principal of Intero Advisory helps individuals and organizations navigate LinkedIn to further their brand awareness, business development, and recruiting initiatives. Colleen has coached, trained, and consulted with more than 7,000 professionals since early 2011 and continues to speak and write at Intero Advisory. Intero Advisory is also a LinkedIn Alliance Partner for their Talent Solutions.

    As a sale...

  • Ken Miller

    A dynamic trainer, speaker, consultant and coach, Ken Miller, CFRE is the president of Denali Fundraising Consultants headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Ken first began his mentor/coach journey as a mentor in 1985 and has since mentored and coached numerous nonprofit professionals in development and leadership.

  • Stephanie Minor

    Stephanie Minor is the Director of NPO Centric, an extensive online platform providing
    resources and training to more than 500 nonprofits. Stephanie works every day to
    advance the work of nonprofits through capacity building and technical assistance. She
    started her successful career as a social media strategist, and through her own firm,
    Premiere Designs, she planned, developed, and executed...

  • Mariah Monique

    Mariah Monique, CEO of The Sponsorship Catalyst, teaches nonprofit organizations how to position themselves to secure event sponsors. For the last 10 years, she has built strategic partnerships at the federal, local, and county levels. Mariah's expertise and perspective is a trifecta. She not only coaches nonprofits sponsorship strategies, but she has also secured sponsorship dollars from major corporations...

  • Jean O'Brien

    I’m Jean O’Brien, I’m a digital consultant and designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’ve specialized in working with nonprofits for 15 years, and have worked with a huge range of charities and causes. I’m also the founder of Dig...

  • Maria Ochoa

    Maria Ochoa has over 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector.  For the past five years, she has led the social media strategy team at Emprender Creative, supporting nonprofits in their advocacy and fundraising campaigns with bi-lingual, culturally relevant content and focused analytics.

  • Shawn Olds

    Shawn Olds is a technology and communications thought leader serving as the CEO for boodleAI. He is a military veteran and current Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. Shawn has found ample success in both private and government sectors and continues to dedicate his time to supporting nonprofit organizations and their missions.

  • Ligia Pena

    Ligia Peña, CFRE, MInstF is President of GlobetrottingFundraiser where she specializes in helping nonprofits with their fundraising and legacy strategy. She's also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kent, researching national legacy marketing campaigns as a tool to change society’s behavior towards gifts in wills. As an AFP Master Trainer, she’s trained countless fundraisers around the globe. She's a sought-after and seasoned internati...

  • Gail Perry

    Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE, is an international fundraising consultant and keynote speaker. Her Fired-Up Fundraising blog has an international following of over 10000 nonprofit leaders. She is the best-selling author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action (Wiley/AFP).

    Her Fired-Up Fundraising approach, dev...

  • Marc Pitman

    An international nonprofit organizational development consultant and fundraising trainer, Marc A. Pitman is the author of Ask Without Fear! and founder of, a website dedicated to practical ideas for fundraising more effectively.

    Because of his dynamic trainings, Marc is invited to speak to organizations l...

  • Angela Pitter

    Angela is the Founder and CEO of LiveWire Collaborative, a digital marketing consultancy. LiveWire Collaborative helps nonprofits and board members to tap into digital marketing solutions that unleash their brand's full potential. Over the years, they've worked with a variety of nonprofits from the Urban Farming Institute of Boston (UFI), Preservation of Affordable Housing(POAH), to the West Suburban YMC...

  • Ann Marie Ronsman

    Ann Marie Ronsman is a pioneer and evangelist for use of microlearning through text in nonprofit organizations of all sizes. She has served the nonprofit community through roles in leadership, curriculum development and training in healthcare, higher education and child welfare settings for over 20 years. She is known for her outside the box thinking on training within the nonprofit community. She has expertise in develop...

  • Kathie Kramer Ryan

    Kathie Kramer Ryan has excelled in development and leadership positions in the nonprofit sector for 16 years. Kathie raised over $40 million as a frontline staff development officer before launching Arroyo Fundraising in 2011. As a fundraising Coach and...

  • Brian Saber

    Brian is one of the field’s preeminent experts on the art and science of asking for charitable gifts face-to-face.  He has spent more than 30 years working in the non-profit world and has personally solicited thousands of donors as a director of development, executive director, board member, and consultant.

    Brian harnessed all that frontline experience to become a sought-after trainer, coach and consultant a...

  • Joseph Scarano

    Joseph, is the CEO of Araize, a software company whose sole focus is to provide cost effective, comprehensive software management solutions to nonprofit organizations.  Joe has 10 years of experience as a CPA in a public accounting firm specializing in auditing and consulting nonprofits.  He earned his BS Degree in Accounting from Fairfield University and has spent the last 32 years providing nonprofit software...

  • Simon Scriver

    Simon Scriver is a professional fundraising consultant, coach, trainer and practitioner. Having worked in call centers and run his own Telephone Fundraising Agency, he has helped hundreds of small and big non-profits use the phone to raise more. Combined with experience as Head of Fundraising in a small...

  • Taylor Shanklin

    Taylor is a TEDx speaker, podcast host + producer, and marketing innovator in the social impact sector. She speaks regularly at global conferences such as AFP ICON and The Nonprofit Technology Conference, and she has helped hundreds of organizations tell their story in digital channels. Taylor is the Founder and CEO of Barlele, a brand and marketing strategy firm that helps mission-focused businesses and nonpro...

  • Steven Shattuck

    Steven Shattuck is Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang.

    A prolific writer and speaker, he curates Bloomerang’s sector-leading educational content, and hosts our weekly webinar series which features the top thought-leaders in the nonprofit sector.

  • Andy Smith

    Andy Smith is the  Co-author of the Dragonfly Effect. A career tech marketer, Andy Smith is a Principal of Vonavona Ventures where he advises and bootstraps technical and social ventures with guidance in marketing, customer strategy, and operations. Over the past 20 years, he has served as an executive in the high tech industry leading teams at Dolby Labs, BIGWORDS, LiquidWit, Intel, Analysis Group, Polaroid, Integral Inc. and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

  • Dana Snyder

    Dana Snyder is the founder and CEO of Positive Equation, a digital consultancy focused on empowering nonprofit marketers with the tools and resources to build impactful digital strategies. 

    Dana has worked with Movember, Dress for Success, USTA, American Idol, Empire, The Gary Sinise Foundation, Ha...

  • Eric Squair

    Eric Squair helps clients make smarter decisions about their online work. One of his favourite ways to do this is by teaching people how to use the powerful website measurement tool Google Analytics.

    He has over a decade of experience working at nonprofits and as an independent consultant with organizations such as Greenpeace...

  • Shelly St. John

    Shelly St John has over 30 years of experience developing and implementing marketing and fundraising plans for for-profit and nonprofit organizations and has served as a live charity auctioneer over the last 15 years.

    1. Conducted over 700 events as Auctioneer, Emcee, and Speaker<...

  • Michelle Stein

    Michelle Stein, founder of Handmade Fundraising, is a fundraising consultant who specializes in relationship fundraising.

    She has worked in charities spanning faith, international development and arts and heritage, most rece...

  • A.J. Steinberg

    A.J. Steinberg, founder of Queen Bee Fundraising, has been creating outstanding special events since 1999. 

    In 2015 A.J. created Queen Bee Fundraising which focuses on the art of nonprofit special event management.  Along with producing nonprofit events, A.J. teaches volunteers and professionals the strategies for producing successful fundraising events, along with guidance on how to successfully lead volunte...

  • Kurt Steiner

    Kurt Steiner is the founder and CEO of CharityHowTo, NonprofitLibrary, and Nonprofit Apps! CharityHowTo started in 2008 and is a community of several hundred thousand nonprofit professionals who attend the highest quality live and on-demand training available in the world.  

    Before founding these companies, Kurt hel...

  • Alli Stephens

    Alli Stephens is a non-profit communications specialist and has piloted the development of successful marketing strategies and organizational development plans. She has been an influencer in the non-profit arena for more than 17 years with a unique concentration on crisis communications. Although her primary role is driving development and volunteer recruitment through public relations and marketing campaigns, Alli has become distinctly involved in advancing...

  • Dannielle Stewart

    Dannielle Stewart supports & grows the mission of nonprofits and Corporate Social Responsibility programs through strategic, well-researched marketing communications and high-quality video productions. 

    She works as a producer and...

  • Heather Stombaugh

    Heather has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, programming, marketing, and fundraising. She is the founder and principal consultant of JustWrite Solutions, LLC a national nonprofit consulting firm based in Ohio. Heather practices and teaches integrated fundraising and nonprofit management by measurement. She provides technical assistance to nonprofits of all sizes across the country who seek to gai...

  • Sherry Truhlar

    It's not easy raising money in a recession, but a whopping 76% of Sherry Truhlar's clients have not only raised it, but danced a happy dance while achieved record-breaking results. As an award-winning charity auctioneer and mentor to thousands of Auction Chairs, she guides volunteer committees in how to properly plan a gala to achieve higher returns on donated merchandise. Her unique approach has led to recogniti...

  • Tracy Vanderneck

    Tracy Vanderneck is president of Phil-Com, a Florida-based training and consulting company. She helps nonprofit organizations with budgets as small as (under) $150,000 and as large as $15 million, on fundraising, board development, and strategic planning. Tracy has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, business development and sales. She holds a Master...

  • Zoot Velasco

    Zoot Velasco is a consultant building communities through organizational capacity building. After a 12-year career as an artist, dancer, and actor, he created an award-winning prison arts program producing work currently in museum collections at the Getty, Hammer, and Library of Congress. He produced STEAM arts education programs that won local, regional, and statewide awards and quadrupled the budget at a cultural cente...

  • Erica Waasdorp

    Erica lives and breathes direct response fundraising. She says she can even be considered a Philanthropyholic. Building partnerships and trying to find the best solution for donors and her clients are what Erica does best. Her multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience bring added value to those clients interested in raising money internationally. And her experience in monthly giving has given her an edge for tho...

  • Osamu Wakabayashi

    Osamu loves helping nonprofit organizations leverage the power of the internet to grow their business. He has over 15 years of experience as a marketing and communication manager in both the private and public sectors. 

    Osamu knows that each nonprofit has its own objectives, so he makes it a priority to...

  • Sabrina Walker Hernandez

    Sabrina is the President and CEO of Supporting World Hope, a nonprofit consultancy focused on helping small nonprofits Board and Staff build relationships that convert into more donations. 

    Sabrina increased her operation revenue from $750K to $2.5M over an 8-year period, completed a $12M comprehensive capital campaign, established a $500K endowment, and had a 180-day operating reserve in the 3...

  • Joe Waters

    Joe knows exactly what it's like to be raising money for a small nonprofit with cause marketing. He's been doing it successfully for over six years for Boston Medical Center that is vying for attention in a crowded market of top medical facilities. Nevertheless, Joe has worked with many local and national companies on cause marketing programs. One business partner just celebrated raising a million dollars for his...

  • Rachel Werner

    Rachel Werner, a Certified Project Management Professional since 2010. She began her career as a New York City public-school teacher which parlayed into a two-decade career of work in the public sector. She is the Owner and CEO of RBW Strategy, LLC and oversees a team of nonprofit consultants on grants, fundraising, and project management engagements with nonprofits across the country.  <...

  • Tim Whitney

    Tim has a dual background in marketing and policy development. His passion is helping nonprofits align all of the necessary communication tools and strategies to be effective at accomplishing their goals. These tools range from branding and communication strategy to print campaigns, web development, web applications, copywriting, legislation, policy and program development.

  • Rob Wu

    Rob is a founder and CEO of CauseVox. In 2011, he launched a crowdfunding campaign that raised over $125,000 in 10 days for disaster relief. His work has been recognized by the Mayor of Austin and featured in the NYTimes, CNN, Forbes, and WSJ.

  • Tammy Zonker

    Chief Philanthropy Officer

    As Chief Philanthropy Officer of The Children's Center, Tammy Zonker is accountable for leading The Children’s Center development strategy ensuring community philanthropy sustains programs and services to meet the growing mental health needs of children and families in Greater Detroit.