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GI Board of Directors

Each member of the Giving Institute has a voting member on the Board of Directors. The primary role of the Board of Directors is to provide strategic guidance, direction and advice for the Institute and to provide fiduciary oversight to protect the business property of the Institute.


Officers

Chair
Mr. Jeffrey D. Byrne
Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc.

1st Vice Chair
Ms. Rachel Hutchisson
Blackbaud
2nd Vice Chair
Ms. Sarah J. Howard, CFRE
Compton Fundraising Consultants

Secretary
Mr. Derek Alley
Arthur Alley Associated
Treasurer
Mr. Peter J. Fissinger, CFRE
Campbell & Company

Immediate Past Chair
Mr. David H. King, CFRE
Alexander Haas


Directors

Ms. Erin Shy
Abila

Mr. Ben Golding
Advancement Resources

Ms. Brenda B. Asare
The Alford Group, Inc.

Ms. Aly Sterling
Aly Sterling Philanthropy

Mr. Leo P. Arnoult, CFRE
Arnoult & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Daniel McDiarmid, CFRE
AskRIGHT

Ms. Laura MacDonald, CFRE
Benefactor Group

Mr. Joshua Birkholz
Bentz Whaley Flessner

Mr. L. Gregg Carlson
Carlson Fund Raising

Mr. William L. Carlton, ACFRE
Carlton & Company

Mr. Christopher K. Looney
CCS Fundraising

Ms. June Bradham, CFRE
Corporate DevelopMint

Ms. Michelle D. Cramer, CFRE
Cramer & Associates

Ms. Wendy McGrady
The Curtis Group

Ms. Angela Hodson
Dini Spheris
Mr. Todd Levy
DonorDrive

Mr. Jon Biedermann
DonorPerfect

Mr. Bill Tedesco
DonorSearch

Mr. Richard J. Dunham
Dunham+Company

Mr. Robert Evans
Evans Consulting Group

Mr. Robert K. Lewis, CFRE
Global Advancement, LLC

Mr. Craig Leach
Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc.

Mr. William C. McMorran
Green Oak Consulting Group

Mr. John Glier
Grenzebach Glier and Associates

Mr. Dave Smith
Heaton Smith Group

Mr. Russell Hodge
The Hodge Group

Mr. Ted Grossnickle
Johnson, Grossnickle & Associate

Ms. Marnie Spears
KCI-Ketchum Canada, Inc

Mr. Avrum Lapin
The Lapin Group, LLC.

Mr. Phillippe G. Hills
Marts & Lundy, Inc.
Mr. Alan R. Hutson, Jr., MPA, CFRE
The Monument Group

Mr. Jeff Gordy
NeonCRM

Mr. Richard Tollefson
The Phoenix Philanthropy Group

Mr. Jeff Shuck
Plenty Consulting

Ms. Poonam Prasad
Prasad Consulting & Research

Mr. Cedric A. Richner, CFRE
Richner & Richner

Mr. George C. Ruotolo, Jr. CFRE
Ruotolo Associates, Inc

Mr. Steve Birnbaum
SofTrek

Ms. Barbara Bushong
Sterling Associates

Mr. Dean Rein
Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt, LLC

Mr. Kurt Worrell
TrueSense Marketing

Mr. Bob Westfall
Westfall Group

Ms. Jennifer Richard
Winkler Group

Mr. James D. Yunker, Ed.D
The Yunker Group, Inc

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