We helped transform these organization’s boards – from fear of fundraising to excitement and enthusiasm.

Arts & Culture

  • Adrian Symphony Orchestra, Adrian, MI
  • The ArtsCenter, Carrboro NC
  • The Arts Council of Cumberland County, Fayetteville, NC
  • Artspace, Raleigh, NC
  • Central Ohio Symphony, Delaware, OH
  • The Fayetteville Symphony, Fayetteville NC
  • The Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts, Charlotte, NC
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Kalamazoo, MI
  • North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC
  • North Carolina Museum of Life & Science, Durham NC
  • Penland School of Crafts
  • Shady Shakespeare Theatre Company, Santa Clara, CA
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory – Boston, MA
  • Telluride Mountainfilm – Telluride, CO
  • United Arts Council of Catawba County, Hickory, NC
  • Victoria Symphony, Victoria, TX

Education – K-12

  • Cape Fear Academy – Wilmington, NC
  • Communities in Schools of North Carolina
  • CSAAC Foundation, Montgomery Village, MD
  • DePaul Cristo Rey High School – Cincinnati, OH
  • Jewish Education Leadership Institute, Chicago, IL
  • Literacy Council of Wake County, Raleigh NC
  • NC Association of Early Childhood Educators, Raleigh NC
  • NC Literacy Conference, Raleigh, NC
  • Rocky Mount Academy
  • Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh NC
  • Wake Education Partnership, Raleigh NC
  • Wake County Literacy Council, Raleigh, NC
  • Westchester Academy, High Point, NC
  • Wilson Education Partnership, Wilson, NC

Higher Education

  • The Actuarial Foundation – Schaumburg, IL
  • American Technion Society, New York, NY
  • Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC
  • Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation – Los Altos, CA
  • Georgia Military College Foundation, Milledgeville, GA
  • Haywood Community College Foundation – Clyde, NC
  • Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School – Baltimore, MD
  • Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC
  • NC State University Graduate School
  • NC State University Library
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
  • Ohio Association of Community Colleges, Nelsonville, OH
  • Tillamook Bay Community College, Tillamook, OR
  • Western Carolina College of Fine and Performing Arts – Cullowhee, NC
  • Wilson Education Partnership – Wilson, NC
  • Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC

Environment/Animal Safety

  • Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
  • Land Trust of North Alabama, Huntsville, AL
  • North Carolina Conservation Council
  • San Diego Zoo Global, San Diego CA
  • Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, Asheville, NC
  • SPCA of Wake County, Raleigh, NC
  • The Trust for Public Lands

Health & Well-being

  • Alzheimer’s Association, Chicago, IL
  • Baptist Hospitals, Beaumont, TX
  • Beebe Medical Foundation – Lewes, DE
  • Children’s Health Council, Palo Alto, CA
  • El Camino Hospital Foundation, CA
  • Four Seasons Hospice, Flat Rock, NC
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson MD
  • Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT
  • Griffin Hospital Development Fund – Derby, CT
  • Lakeland Regional Hospital Foundation – Lakeland, FL
  • Mercy Health Foundation, Dubuque, IA
  • Metro Health Hospital Foundation, Wyoming, MI
  • MS Society – Central NC Chapter, Greensboro, NC
  • National Parkinson Foundation, Miami, FL
  • Nurse-Family Partnership – Denver, CO
  • Ohio Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, Circleville, OH
  • Palmetto Health Foundation, Columbia, SC
  • Planned Parenthood Health Systems
  • Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic of NJ, Princeton NJ
  • Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, Montreal Canada
  • St. John Medical Center Foundation, Longview, WA
  • SIR Foundation, Fairfax, VA
  • UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Social Services

  • AFP Congress, Toronto, Canada
  • AFP International (multiple years)
  • America’s Second Harvest Food Bank, San Diego, CA
  • American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter, Phoenix AZ
  • Baptist Children’s Homes of NC
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont – Greensboro, NC
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Kansas City
  • Boys and Girls Club of Maury County, Columbia, TN
  • Boys and Girls Club of America, Midwest Region, Schaumburg, IL
  • Boys and Girls Club of America, Southeast VA
  • Brevard Family Partnership – Melbourne, FL
  • CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County – Conroe, TX
  • Community Foundation of Abilene, TX
  • Community Memorial Foundation, Hinsdale, IL
  • CSAAC Foundation, Montgomery, MD
  • Democracy North Carolina
  • DuPage Pads, Wheaton, IL
  • Interfaith Prison Ministry, Raleigh, NC
  • Lighthouse Youth and Family Services, Cincinnati OH
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Wilmington, NC
  • The NIC Foundation – Indianapolis, IN
  • Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay – Tampa, FL
  • Nonprofit Network, Jackson, MI
  • North Carolina Community Development Initiative, Raleigh, NC
  • North Carolina Trial Lawyers, Raleigh NC
  • Ronald McDonald House of the Rio Grande Valley
  • Savannah Hospice, Savannah, GA
  • Siskins Children’s Institute, Chattanooga, TN
  • Texas CASA
  • Triangle Family Services, Raleigh NC
  • United Way of Greater Houston, Houston, TX
  • Utah Society of Fundraisers, Salt Lake City, UT
  • VAFRE, Richmond, VA

International Boards

  • Alliance for Peacebuilding, Washington DC
  • ANERA, Washington, DC
  • Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Fundraising Institute of New Zealand
  • Kids4Peace International, Durham, NC
  • Mennonite Economic Development Association, Toronto, Canada
  • Pan American Development Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Pearl S. Buck International

Keynote Speeches, Presentations and Workshops

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, National Leadership Conference – Nashville, TN
  • AFP Alaska National Philanthropy Day – Anchorage, AK
  • AFP Aloha National Philanthropy Day Conference – Honolulu, HI
  • AFP Cape Fear, Wilmington, NC (multiple years)
  • AFP Charlotte, NC
  • AFP Down East, Greenville, NC
  • AFP First Coast – Jacksonville, FL
  • AFP Golden Horseshoe – Toronto, Canada
  • AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter
  • AFT Greater Detroit Chapter
  • AFP Hampton Roads National Philanthropy Day – Norfolk, VA
  • AFP Hawaii National Philanthropy Day
  • AFP Houston Jones Lecture Series
  • AFP International Conference (multiple years)
  • AFP Kansas – Wichita, KS
  • AFP Lynchburg, VA
  • AFP Mexico City, Plenary Speaker, National Philanthropy Day
  • AFP Mid-America Chapter – Kansas City, MO
  • AFP NE Pennsylvania
  • AFP Nebraska
  • AFP North Carolina State Conference (multiple years)
  • AFP Northwest PA
  • AFP Ottowa
  • AFP Permian Basin – Midland, TX
  • AFP Phoenix, AZ
  • AFP Planet Philanthropy – Tampa, FL
  • AFP Roanoke, VA
  • AFP San Antonio, TX
  • AFP Santa Barbara, CA
  • AFP Silicon Valley
  • AFP Southern Colorado
  • AFP Southern Minnesota National Philanthropy Day
  • AFP South Sound – Tacoma, WA
  • AFP of the Treasure Coast, FL
  • AFP Toronto Congress
  • AFP Triangle – Research Triangle Park, NC
  • AFP Triad – Greensboro, NC
  • AFP of Western NC – Asheville, NC
  • AFP Western PA – Boardman, OH
  • The ALS Association National Conference – Tampa, FL
  • Alzheimer’s Association – Chicago, FL
  • Arts and Sciences Foundation of Charlotte, NC
  • ANERA- Washington, DC
  • bbcon Conference – Washington, DC
  • Big XII Development Conference – Morgantown, WV
  • Bloomerang
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America Mississippi & Louisiana Area Council Conference – New Orleans, LA
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America of the Pee Dee Area – Spartanburg, SC
  • Bridge Conference, Washington DC (multiple years)
  • Capitol YMCA – Raleigh, NC
  • Central Ohio Symphony – Delaware, OH
  • Center for a Vital Community – Sheridan, WY
  • Corpus Christi Symphony – Corpus Christi, TX
  • Community Foundation of Abilene – Abilene, TX
  • Communities in Schools of Georgia – Savannah, GA
  • Communities in Schools of North Carolina State Conference
  • Communities in Schools of NC – Wayne County – Goldsboro, NC
  • Community Memorial Foundation – Hinsdale, IL
  • The Conservation Fund of North Carolina
  • CSAAC Foundation – Montgomery Village, MD
  • Council for Alabama Resource Development Conference, AL
  • Cultural Council of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Democratic Women of NC – Greensboro, NC
  • Durham Create Good Conference – Durham, NC
  • Easter Seals National Conference – Orlando, FL
  • EHC Lifebuilders – Milpitas, CA
  • Episcopal Community Services Board Retreat
  • Fayetteville State University – Fayetteville, NC
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness – Annapolis, MD
  • Foundation for LA Community & Technical Colleges – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Four Seasons Hospice – Flat Rock, NC
  • Fundraising Day Wisconsin – Pewaukee, WI
  • Georgia Military College – Milledgeville, GA
  • Girls on the Run – Charlotte, NC
  • Girls on the Run – Austin, TX
  • Henry Hammond Cobb Jr. Foundation – Birmingham, AL
  • Joan Garry Consulting
  • Junior Achievement National Conference – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, National Conference – Cincinnati, OH
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra – Kalamazoo, MI
  • Kansas City Head Start Board Retreat
  • La Grange College – La Grange, GA
  • Mercy Health Foundation – Dubuque, IA
  • Meritus Health Foundation Board Retreat
  • Metro Health Hospital – Wyoming, MI
  • Mobile Cause
  • National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives
  • National MS Society – Central NC Chapter
  • National Parkinson Foundation
  • NC Central University – Durham, NC
  • Network for Good
  • Nonprofit Center at Pensacola State College – Pensacola, FL
  • Nonprofit Network – Jackson, MI
  • Nonprofit Storytelling Conference – Chicago, IL
  • The North American Interfraternity Conference – Indianapolis, IN
  • North Carolina Community Development Initiative
  • NC Community Foundation – Rocky Mount, NC
  • North Carolina Land Trust Assembly
  • NC Literacy Conference – Raleigh, NC
  • NC Partnership for Children – Raleigh, NC
  • Ohio Association of Community Colleges – Columbus, OH
  • Orange County’s Third Sector Alliance – Carrboro, NC
  • Palmetto Health Foundation – Columbia, SC
  • Philanthropic Service for Institutions National Conference – Baltimore, MD
  • Philanthropy Journal Lunch & Learn Series
  • Philanthropy Journal National Webinars (multiple years)
  • Philanthropy Midwest Conference (multiple years)
  • Practical Planned Giving Conference
  • Preservation North Carolina State Conference
  • PSI Philanthropy Conference, FL
  • Ronald McDonald Internationals Charities – Chicago, IL
  • Shady Shakespeare Theatre Company – Santa Clara, CA
  • SIR Foundation – Fairfax, VA
  • Smart Start National Leadership Conference (multiple years)
  • South Carolina Association of Nonprofits (SCANPO) – Charleston, SC
  • St. John Medical Center – Longview, WA
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society – San Rafael, CA
  • Tallahassee Community College – Institute for Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence
  • Texas Council on Family Violence – Austin, TX
  • The Generosity Freakshow Podcast
  • UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center – Chapel Hill, NC
  • United Way of El Paso, TX
  • United Way of Greater Houston, TX
  • United Way of North Carolina
  • United Way of Tanana Valley – Fairbanks, AK
  • Utah Society of Fundraisers – Salt Lake City, UT
  • VA Association of Fundraising Professionals – Richmond, VA
  • Volunteer Hampton Roads, VA
  • Winston-Salem State University – Winston-Salem, NC
  • Wiregrass Foundation – Dothan, AL
  • The Winston-Salem Women’s Fund – Winston-Salem, NC
  • YMCA Executive Conference – Asheville, NC
  • YMCA of San Francisco – San Francisco, CA

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