Erin Bemis, IOM

Erin Bemis, IOM Senior Project Director My career has been spent working for and with nonprofit organizations in a variety of roles, and I’ve recognized that success for one brings achievement for many. A nonprofit with a strong mission, support for initiatives, and a team dedicated to success can achieve much more than its primary […]

Jackeline Alers

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Jackeline Alers Senior Project Director Jackeline has 22 years of business development and donor relations experience within corporate, chambers of commerce, government, and national nonprofit organizations. She has a proven track record of successfully leading the research, planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of innovative groundbreaking strategic advocacy programs, specializing in diversity outreach and stewardship. An […]

Katherine Ortwerth

Katherine Ortwerth General Manager I have been working with nonprofits since I was a child helping my mother with her water therapy class for people with multiple sclerosis. Week after week, I watched hundreds of people increase their range of motion, feel better, move with greater ease, and smile! The work we did was recognized […]

Brian Abernathy

Capital Campaign Consultant at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Brian Abernathy General Manager I entered into the nonprofit field immediately after college driven mostly by a passion for outreach with teens. After launching a program in a local high school, I realized the importance and critical value of operations. I could invest my time in relationships with a handful of students, or I could […]

Robert Dalton

Robert Dalton Director of Campaign Services I was a fundraising professional before I was aware there was such a profession or that I was in it.  In high school, I took a 1,500-mile bicycle trip to Yellowstone Park and that made the papers in Sandwich, Illinois.  A local non-profit (The Open Door, a vocational rehabilitation […]

Pam Reid

Pam Reid Senior Project Director After military service and 20 years in the financial services industry, I was “plucked” from the world of for-profit and placed gracefully in the role of Owner and CEO of my own nonprofit.  The foundation I created was designed to help other nonprofits with the resources they needed to grow […]