Paul Fleming is a partner and CMO in the Philadelphia-based digital marketing agency Dinkum Interactive. Originally from Australia, Paul began his professional career in Elementary Education and Special Education with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Technology in Sydney and an Associate Diploma in Recreation. After adding certifications in workplace training and assessment, it was while teaching adult education computer and technology classes that he moved to an information, communications and marketing position and quickly embraced the role that digital technology played Read more
Roslyn H. Schaffer is a human resources executive who has spent two decades providing HR guidance to some of the region’s most preeminent nonprofit organizations, including the Barnes Foundation and the Renfrew Center. She is currently director of benefits for Resources for Human Development, which has more than 5,000 employees in 14 states. Her expertise covers such areas as performance management, leadership development, HR policies, employee relations, diversity, staff coaching and mentoring, consensus building, change management and organizational development. She earned a BS at Cornell, Read more
Michael Matthews is the founder and principal member of Panache 5 consulting, specializing in development, training, and project management for nonprofits public health initiatives actively engaging youth, families and community residents and start-up businesses. He previously was associate director of the Neighborhood League Institute in Cleveland, which develops grassroots resident leadership that strengthens communities by improving the quality of life for urban underserved residents. He was also director of MyCom, a youth development network that brings together over 750 partners in 17 neighborhoods in Ohio.
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Meredith Sossman, CFRE, JD is an accomplished development professional and attorney, who has helped non-profits achieve better results through insight and experience in all aspects of giving and non-profit management. In her ten years with the West Chester University Foundation, she served as a campaign director, associate executive director, in-house counsel and chief development officer. She successfully led the foundation’s $50 million capital campaign. Meredith is a principal at MM&C Consulting and works with plannedgiving.com to help non-profits exceed their goals by providing experience, insight and Read more
Rachel Dukeman is founder and lead strategist for R&R Creative, a consulting and outsourcing firm helping nonprofits and mission-driven businesses with creative marketing and business strategy. Rachel enjoys creating marketing and strategic plans to provide customized framework that empowers staff to do what they do best: fulfilling their mission. She applies her experience and education in traditional marketing and publicity to the integration of social networking, digital media, and “Next Gen Nonprofit” theory for a diverse range of clients. When not drafting planning documents, she’s writing articles on arts, culture and social impact or leading a Read more
Tina M. Barber, MPA, has a varied and robust fundraising background that includes leadership positions at some of the Delaware Valley’s most well known nonprofit organizations such as Livengrin Foundation for Addiction Recovery, Habitat for Humanity, The United Way, and Philabundance. She is currently vice president of development at Esperanza, Inc. As a highly skilled individual giving strategist, Tina has been a key part of multi-million dollar capital campaign projects as well as boutique fundraising initiatives. Her training experience includes development and communications planning, board Read more
Christine Armstrong is a Professor of Communication at Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus. In addition to a wide variety of communication courses, Chris also teaches Research Methods at the college in which she supervises research projects and walks students through the process of careful data collection and interpretation. She has a long history of working with, and within nonprofit organizations at a variety of levels both locally and internationally. She holds a M.A. in Communication Arts and Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and a Read more
David W. Brown, assistant professor of instruction, Department of Strategic Communication, Temple University, has helped guide the strategic marketing direction for nonprofit and other mission-focused organizations throughout his 30+ year career.
He founded BrownPartners, which became one of the most decorated minority-owned ad agencies in the history of Philadelphia’s advertising industry.
His career also includes serving as General Manager for 900 AM WURD – Pennsylvania’s only black-owned talk radio station. Brown was also named a “Champion of Change” by the Obama Administration and was invited to the Read more
Jean Dolan has worked as a communication professional for more than 30 years in a career that spans journalism, public relations, marketing and teaching. For more than 15 years she’s directed public relations at a nonprofit community college that serves more than 10,000 students, a position that includes media relations outreach and internal communication to more than 500 employees. She has also served on the board of directors of the Newtown Library Company, a nonprofit subscription library that is among the oldest in the state Read more
Patrick J. Feeley, MBA, CFRE, has been fundraising in the nonprofit sector since 1993. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Caron Treatment Centers where he oversees a team of 18, which raises funds for Caron’s “Open the Door” $65 million campaign aimed at helping patients and families impacted by addiction and substance abuse.
Prior to Caron, Pat worked in development at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in several management positions overseeing a wide range of areas from major gifts Read more