Shannon Whaples

Shannon Whaples Project Director Shannon’s experience in nonprofit work in the past 24 years includes a primary focus on organizational growth, multi-site expansion, leadership development, and fundraising. During that time, he developed an ability to generate support from individuals, community groups, local influencers, and government organizations. Shannon has held various levels of responsibility in multiple […]

Amy Sexton, CFRE

Amy Sexton, CFRE at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Amy Sexton, CFRE Senior Funding Strategist & Philanthropic Advisor Amy comes from a strong consulting background assisting nonprofit organizations of all sizes from different sectors and locations across North America in strategic planning, creating sustainable individual giving programs, board development, major and planned giving, as well as organizing, implementing, and managing major capital and endowment […]

Richard Trickel

Richard Trickel, Senior Project Director at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Richard Trickel Senior Project Director I’ve staked my adult career path on nonprofit organizations, so I deeply and clearly believe in the high value they bring to our communities. Whether they’re seeking to provide rescue and positive placements for animals, address crucial social needs, or bolster a community’s economic strength, I see nonprofits assisting every […]

Dinah Swain

Dinah Swain, Project Director at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Dinah Swain Project Director “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead From a very young age, I understood that service was a way of life.  Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, to missionary parents, I saw first-hand […]

Elissa Schneider

Elissa Schneider, Project Director at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Elissa Schneider Project Director I started my career lobbying for higher education funding for my alma mater. After catching the political bug, I jumped into the deep end as a political fundraiser and campaign staffer for campaigns and ballot initiatives in Ohio and Michigan. Then in 2005 I was recruited to transition into nonprofit fundraising, […]

Fredrick Mckinley

Capital Campaign Consultant at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Fredrick Mckinley Project Director What makes my heart break? This is a question that I continue to ask myself daily. For the past 10 years, I’ve worked in many places with a variety of experiences. Nonprofits make my heart break because there is much work to be done. I’ve encountered testimonies from investors/donors throughout my […]