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Vice President, Development & Marketing

Tiny Hands International

Lincoln, Nebraska(work virtually in Atlanta, Georgia) Vice President, Development & Marketing Recruited to envision, design, and install all fundraising best practices and systems for a ministry fighting human trafficking in 4 countries. Develop and execute vision, mission, strategy, and tactics for all fundraising activities through a 6-member team tasked with raising $2.2M a year. Set strategic concepts/themes and manage the creative process and output for all marketing and communication. Personally nurture a caseload of top 10% donors. Accurately forecast and execute $500K annual operating budget. Member of senior leadership team. Speak and write on behalf of the organization. Consulting Atlanta, Georgia


Principal 2013-Current
Principal Consult with non-profit organizations and provide solutions in the areas of strategic and operational planning, fundraising, organizational development, and program management. Network and negotiate with C-suite and business unit leaders at Fortune 1000 companies to develop corporate sponsorships. Christian Union Princeton, New Jersey(worked virtually in Lincoln, Nebraska)

Director of Annual Giving

Christian Union

Director of Annual Giving Envisioned, researched, and created a new alumni giving program for an Ivy League based student leadership organization which followed the best practices employed by Princeton University. Set baselines and long-term goals for participation, revenue, and renewals. Recruited and led alumni volunteers to serve as program ambassadors. Created and managed annual program communications plan. Led creation of programs on new campuses. Stewarded a caseload of mid-level donors. Back to the Bible Ministries Lincoln, Nebraska


Chief Development Officer

Back to the Bible

Chief Development Officer Developed and executed strategies and tactics to expand current giving and eliminate dependence on the use of planned gift revenue for a Christian media broadcaster. Entrusted with expanded role to lead 19 team members across three business units to realign communications, enhance information sharing, and increase donor centricity. Developed and executed vision, mission, strategy, and tactics for all fundraising activities to raise $7.5M a year. Personally nurtured a caseload of major donors. Accurately forecasted and executed $1M annual operating budget. Member of executive leadership team. Spoke and wrote on behalf of organization. Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Atlanta, Georgia


Senior Vice President

Walk Thru the Bible
Senior Vice President for Advancement Recruited to join executive leadership team and drive fundraising to achieve a new vision for a Christian media broadcasting and training organization. Developed and executed vision, mission, strategy, and tactics for all major, mid-level, and annual donor fundraising activities through a 7-member team tasked with raising $4.2M a year. Nurtured a personal caseload of major donors. Accurately forecasted and executed $1.7M annual budget. Member of executive leadership team. Spoke and wrote on behalf of the organization. In Touch Foundation Atlanta, Georgia


In Touch Foundation

Director Realigned the development and marketing model and staff of a $20M private foundation from a deferred/planned giving only approach to a more diversified approach. Developed strategy and tactics for identifying, cultivating, and closing five and six figure gifts from major, foundation, and planned giving donors. Motivated and led a 13-member team and accurately forecasted and executed $500K annual budget. Began employment as Regional Representative for Estate Planning and ended employment as the organization's Director.


Regional Director

Grimaud Enterprises
Atlanta, Georgia Regional Director Directed all operations in a 5 state, 92 unit region for an area sub-franchisor of Precision Tune Auto Care. Built and nurtured a collaborative work team of 5 operations managers. Partnered with individual franchisees on problem-solving and decision-making regarding sales, financial performance, and labor challenges while ensuring their compliance with all legal agreements and best practice operating standards. Recruited and developed new franchisees and center locations., P.C. Savannah, Georgia


Donaldson & Phillips
Friedman, Savannah, Georgia Attorney Represented clients in business, employment, and worker's compensation litigation. Persuaded both the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court to overturn existing law and create new precedent in Lackey v. McDowell(262 Ga. 185, 415 S. E.2. d 902(1992)).



Proven non-profit leader who can see what needs to be done, set the right goals, and coordinate the activities of others to achieve desired results.

My natural passions for leadership, best practices, and communication are complimented by excellent skills in systems thinking and relationship building.