Delivered 40% increased funding from small businesses and corporate partnerships within a single year.
Spearheaded a rebranding effort to drive increased regional and national online awareness by 18% , repositioning the organization from a locally-branded entity to a more prestigious nationally recognized event.
Created and implemented media and advertising campaigns in local and national markets attracting 2% increase in engagement from national audience in single year.
Realized over $15 million in private and corporate giving through the development and implementation of a single creative procurement campaign and innovative fundraising challenge program, which continued to raise additional funds over subsequent years.
Successfully led the merger integration of three competing organizations while building consensus and team efforts among stakeholders.
Increased fundraising revenues by 47% and donor participation by 34% in single year.
Grew fundraising from $750,000 to $13 million over seven years by leading collaborative efforts across departmental groups.
Consistently maintain 82% retention rate on donor engagement for special events.
Managed and executed 13 events across 7 days while managing team of five staff and over 200 volunteers.
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