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
Ted Grossnickle, CFRE
Johnson, Grossnickle + Associates

1st Vice Chair
Peter J. Fissinger, CFRE
Campbell & Company

2nd Vice Chair
Brenda Asare
The Alford Group Inc. 

Treasurer
Paul Koreen
KCI

Secretary
Ryan Woroniecki
DonorSearch

Immediate Past Chair
Rachel Hutchisson
Blackbaud

 

Directors

Ben Golding
Advancement Resources

David H. King, CFRE
Alexander Haas

Aly Sterling
Aly Sterling Philanthropy

Derek Alley
Arthur Alley Associated

Daniel McDiarmid
AskRIGHT

Laura MacDonald, CFRE
Benefactor Group

Jon Biedermann
The Biedermann Group

Michael Tomlinson
Brewer Direct

Joshua Birkholz
BWF

Jeffrey D. Byrne
Byrne Pelofsky + Associates LLC

L. Gregg Carlson
Carlson Fund Raising

Christopher K. Looney
CCS Fundraising

Tucker Branham, Ed.D., CFRE
CDM: Change Develop Move

Erin Shy
Community Brands

Michelle D. Cramer, CFRE
Cramer & Associates

Keith Curtis
The Curtis Group

Angela Hodson
Dini Spheris
Kasey Cuppoletti
DonorDrive

Richard J. Dunham
Dunham+Company

Robert K. Lewis, CFRE
Global Advancement, LLC

Elizabeth Zeigler
Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc.

Lauren Steiner
Grants Plus

William C. McMorran
Green Oak Consulting Group

John Glier
Grenzebach Glier and Associates

Dave Smith
Heaton Smith Group

Kim Horton, MA, CFRE
The Hodge Group

Trent Beattie
iWave

Avrum Lapin
The Lapin Group, LLC.

Jeff Jowdy
Lighthouse Counsel

Deb Taft
Lindauer

Missy Gale, CFRE
M. Gale & Associates

Greg Warner
MarketSmart

Cedric Richner
Marts & Lundy

Alan R. Hutson, Jr., MPA, CFRE
The Monument Group
Tim Sarrantonio
Neon One 

Steve Johns
OneCause

Poonam Prasad
Prasad Consulting & Research

Richard Tollefson
The Phoenix Philanthropy Group

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

Lori Freeman
Salesforce.org

Nathan Stelter
The Stelter Company

Don Souhrada
Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt, LLC

Gabe Cooper
Virtuous Software

Andrea McManus, CFRE
ViTreo

Kurt Worrell
TrueSense Marketing

PV Boccasam
WealthEngine

Robert Yi
Westfall Gold

Jim Bush
The Winkler Group

James D. Yunker, Ed.D
The Yunker Group
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