Individual Giving

Donor Development
* Design and carry out high-impact, and cost-effective strategies to increase donors
* Develop messaging and materials for annual and directed giving
* Schedule and execute cultivation and stewardship events
* Respond to requests for organizational materials and reports from donors
* Represent organizations at fairs including Combined Federal Campaign Fairs
* Provide information on current organizational activities, etc. as requested
* Resolve returned checks, declined credit card, and any other gift processing issues
* Maintain donor database to enhance accuracy, integrity, and security
* Processing and recording all gifts and pledges
* Create mail merge and personalized acknowledgment letters
* Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed

Professional Experience
* Director of Development, GALA Hispanic Theater
* Director of Development, DC Film Alliance
* Development Associate, Alexander Graham Bell Association
* Database Manager, Center for Public Integrity (Database: Raisers Edge)
* Database Manager, National Cathedral School (Database: Raisers Edge)
* Membership Associate, American Association for Clinical Chem. (Database: Aptify)
* Membership Associate, American Dental Education Assn (Database: Donor Perfect)
* Membership Associate, American Institute of Architects (Database: TMSS)
* Membership Associate, Friends of the Nat’l Arboretum (Database: Donor Perfect)
* Membership Associate, Urban Land Institute (Database: IMIS)

Board Giving
* Identify, cultivate, and steward new Board and Event Committee Members
* Schedules and sets-up Board meetings and manages logistics
* Oversee Board communications on behalf of the Board
* Periodically review bylaws, constitutions, and other SOPs as needed
* Sat on Board Committees providing information on development activities
* Sat on Advisory Committees providing information on development strategies
* Create and implement Board Give and/or Get policies
* Instruct and coach board members on fundraising strategies
* Identify opportunities where board members involvement would advance success

Professional Board Experience:
* Board Chair, The Cherry Fund
* Board Chair, One in Ten / Reel Affirmations
* Board Member, Habitat for Humanity, Sullivan County Chapter
* Board Member, Latino GLBT History Project
* Board Member, Metro DC Center
* Board Member, Youth Pride Alliance
* Chair, Development Committee, Alpha Chapter, Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity
* Chair, Development Committee, Latino GLBT History Project
* Chair, Development Committee, Sullivan County Habitat For Humanity
* Chair, Development Committee, Youth Pride Alliance
* Member, Advisory Board, Metro DC GLBT Center

Membership Programs
* Generated and mailed membership renewals, thank-you letters, and certificates
* Respond to retention and recruitment questions as well as complaints &  concerns
* Develop special events and promotions for members
* Represent various organizations at member recruitment events and conferences
* Manage all aspects of the membership databases
* Manage invoicing process for all members including applying dues
* Generated dues reports for corrections, processing final, and follow-up invoices
* Provide reports on membership income, counts, etc. as needed
* Create and execute all correspondence, including mailings, emails and reminders
* Generated and Mail or Email new member welcome packets and renewal packets

Professional Experience:
* Membership Associate, American Assn for Clinical Chemistry (Database: Aptify)
* Membership Associate, American Dental Education Assn (Database: Donor Perfect)
* Membership Associate, American Institute of Architects (Database: TMSS)
* Membership Associate, Friends of the National Arboretum (Database: Donor Perfect)
Membership Associate, Urban Land Institute (Database: IMIS)

Direct Mail
* Develop and write compelling content for annual appeals
* Maintain and manage production schedules
* Update and maintain direct mail lists
* Experience working with various printers and mailing houses

Professional Experience
* Membership Associate, American Dental Education Association
* Director of Development, GALA Hispanic Theater
* Direct Mail Associate, National Park Foundation

Workplace Giving
* Filed and submitted successful applications in several workplace giving programs
* Organize all aspects of workplace giving partnerships
* Provide representation at workplace giving events
* Print and pull gift reports for donor information from workplace partners
* Process gifts and produce/mail acknowledgements

Professional Experience
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance
* Director of Development, GALA Hispanic Theater
* Development Associate, Alexander Graham Bell Association