Creative and highly motivated development professional with entrepreneurial passion, drive and vision! More than 10 years experience and expertise in generating revenue and increasing support base for nonprofit and for profit organizations. Skilled in building relationships and acknowledged as an impeccable networker ~ establishing vital contacts with community and corporate leaders, family foundations, individual donors and distinguished philanthropists, together with all media channels.
Experience: Annual Giving ~ Benchmarking ~ Capital Campaigns ~ Cause Marketing ~ Community Outreach ~ Corporate Sponsorships ~ Development ~ Direct Mail Fundraising ~ Donor Relations ~ Event Management ~ Fundraising ~ Grant Proposal Writing ~ Marketing/Communications ~ Meeting Planning ~ Membership and Member Retention ~ Networking ~ Nonprofit Collaborations ~ Planned Giving ~ Press Releases ~ Prospect Identification ~ Public Relations ~ Special Events (Auctions, Galas, Golf Outings, Trade Shows & Expos) ~ Stewardship ~ Strategic Planning ~ Vendor Negotiations & Relations ~ Volunteer Recruitment, Retention and Training.
Acquired Corporate Sponsorships
Awarded New Computer Lab
Created An Innovative Silent Auction Concept
Established Honorary and Memorial Giving
Expanded Expo To Include Class Demonstrations & Technology Exhibit
Increased & Improved Holiday Cause Fundraising Campaign
Initiated Alumni, Board, Faculty and Staff Giving
Instituted Year-End Appeal & Newsletter
Introduced Grant Reporting Launched Corporate Matching Gifts
Originated Student Hardship FundProficient on Foundation Center
Produced Inaugural Honorary Gala
Re-Engaged Lapsed Donors
Secured Auction Items