Experts in Fundraising Top 7 experts

Lori Jacobwith

Lori Jacobwith

Eden Prairie, MN | Speaker, Fundraising Coach & Communications Strategist

I founded my coaching and training company, Ignited Fundraising, in 2006 to help social profit organizations find ease around the issues of money and fundraising. With more than thirty years of speaking, training and coaching experience I have worked with thousands of people and organizations across North America. I believe that there can be ease and joy when raising money for powerful work. My training sessions, blog posts, webinars and Ignited Online Fundraising Community help staff and board members of nonprofits to identify, understand and overcome their fears around asking for or... Read more

George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero

George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero

New York, NY | Healthcare Diversity Leader

George A. Zeppenfeldt-Cestero. With over 30 years experience in marketing, public affairs, strategic partnerships and community/government relations, Mr. Zeppenfeldt is a national diversity leader within the health care and small business community. In 1995, Hispanic Business magazine selected him as one of their “100 Influential Leaders.” Mr. Zeppenfeldt has served on numerous boards of directors where his role has focused on marketing, fundraising, leadership development and strategic partnerships. In 1998, he founded the Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives and in 2001, he... Read more

Erin Fuller

Erin Fuller

Mc Lean, VA | Leading creative solutions for nonprofit growth & success

Non-profit strategist and executive with 20 years experience, including CEO of and spokesperson for national and local associations. Consulting work based on brand advancement, governance, business planning, advocacy, marketing, community-building and fundraising strategy, as well as the creation and development of innovative membership models. Lead an award-winning association management company, with a team of 85 colleagues. Specialties: - non-profit strategy, branding and structure - serving as national spokesperson in print and visual media; presentations, facilitation and... Read more

Steven Zimmerman

Steven Zimmerman

Milwaukee, WI | Principal, Spectrum Nonprofit Services

Steven D. Zimmerman, CPA, MBA is the Principal of Spectrum Nonprofit Services where he provides training and consulting in the areas of finance and strategy for community-based organizations, foundations and government agencies throughout the country. Steve is co-author of the book- Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability published by Jossey-Bass with Jeanne Bell of CompassPoint and Jan Masaoka of Blue Avocado. The book highlights Spectrum’s integrated approach to nonprofits which balances mission impact and financial viability. Steve also writes... Read more

Sandra Comas

Sandra Comas

Redding, CT | Global Leadership Coach and Consultant

Excellence in coaching, leadership training, and emotional intelligence. Leadership coach, professor and consultant with expertise in talent and performance development. Skills include teamwork, leading through change, cross-cultural relations, strategic planning and implementation, presentation, and public speaking. Academic credentials combine an International Executive M.B.A. from IE Business School, a Ph.D. from Yale in History and Literature, MSCEIT training in emotional intelligence, Master’s Degrees from Stanford in French and Spanish, and a B.A. from Yale. I have mentored and... Read more

Akira Hirai

Akira Hirai

Anaheim, CA | Startup Advisor

Management consultant with 20+ years of experience in entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, general management, software engineering, finance, sales, advertising, marketing, and other areas. Since early 2001, I have focused on preparing business plans, financial forecasts, and investor presentations for high-tech companies in the life science, Internet, software, green energy, and related industries. I have grown my consulting practice to include roughly twenty specialists, so we can probably serve just about any need you may have. What makes us different? In a world where... Read more

Ron Flavin

Ron Flavin

San Francisco, CA | Growth and Funding Strategist, Grant Writer, Author, Consultant and Speaker

I am a growth and funding strategist who helps entrepreneurs to secure the funds they need to grow and prosper. Using my proprietary methodology, I work with clients to develop a step-by-step growth and funding action plan that builds a bridge between vision and financial goals. Using this model, I have obtained more than $160 million for my clients. I am also a lifelong entrepreneur who knows first-hand that success is possible regardless of background or situation. I started my first business at 21, opening a chain of retail stores. Later, I started another company with the goal of... Read more