Sabrina Walker Hernandez is the President & CEO of Supporting World Hope. She has over 25 years of experience in nonprofit management, fundraising and leadership. One of Sabrina’s greatest successes is that she increased operation revenue from $750,000 to 2.5 million over an 8-year period as well being responsible for the planning and operations of a $12 million comprehensive capital campaign. She has facilitated numerous workshops with hundreds of nonprofit professionals. Sabrina is certified in Nonprofit Management by Harvard Business School.
How Not to Suck at Virtual Events
Speaker bio. Patrick Kirby is the Founder of Do Good Better Consulting, author of the Amazon bestseller Fundraise Awesomer! A Practical Guide to Staying Sane While Doing Good, host of The Official Do Good Better Podcast, and a believer that “we’ve always done it this way” is the most dangerous phrase in the English language.
Patrick has spent nearly fifteen years working as a fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, for organizations of all shapes and sizes, and strives to ‘Do Good Better’ every day. From organizing $10,000 cure walks to $1 million galas, Patrick’s passion lies in creating creative solutions to make fundraising less boring.
Before you Say Yes to Board Service
Speaker bio. Jaemellah Kemp is a mother, nonprofit founder, youth advocate, philanthropist, and all things nonprofit management.
Jaemellah is the founder of IT TAKES TWO, INC in 2012, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that awards scholarships to students living in single-parent homes and supports youth and education.
Jaemellah also owns and operates Jaemellah Kemp Consulting (JKC). JKC is an educationally-based nonprofit start-up consulting firm that assists aspiring entrepreneurs in successfully building a nonprofit founded on sound principles, actionable strategies, and relevant information. Ms. Kemp has launched, in partnership with visionaries, over 30 nonprofit organizations with a 100% 501c(3) approval rate.
Engaged Board, Effective Fundraising
Speaker bio. Gregory Nielsen is a sought after speaker and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations translate vision into reality. He is an accomplished nonprofit CEO, having previously led the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. His leadership was recognized locally and nationally and honored with awards from the Better Business Bureau for Ethics and the Louisville Urban League for championing diversity.
Gregory is a military veteran, having previously served as an officer and attorney in the United States Army. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.
Board Member Magic: six steps to up level your influence and finally engage your board
Speaker bio. Maryanne Dersch specializes in helping nonprofit organizations increase their influence and easily connect with new donors so they can raise more money without feeling rejected, ineffective or pushy.
She has spent almost thirty years working in the nonprofit world helping organizations understand and articulate their value so they can ask for and receive what they want, need, and deserve.
She is the author of Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What to Do About It and the founder of Superstar Fundraising Academy. She is leading a movement to change "nonprofit" to "human investment company" to accurately reflect the contributions of the sector.
Dr. Sonia Daniels
Simplify the Grant Prospecting Process
Speaker bio. Dr. Sonia Daniels is the founder and CEO of S. Daniels Consulting. She is a certified facilitator and trainer on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and has facilitated over 10 trainings on childhood trauma.
After working over 10 years in the public sector, Sonia grew frustrated with seeing the same issues over and over plaguing nonprofits and limiting their success and reach to the community. In 2017, Dr. Daniels started S. Daniels Consulting, LLC to provide nonprofit organizations and small businesses with guidance on how to efficiently work through roadblocks and impact positive change.
Rocio Mata, MSW
Grant Writing Basics for Nonprofits
Speaker bio. Rocio Mata is a veteran grant writer and the President & CEO of Faith Sparked Passion, a business dedicated to equipping non-profits and other organizations for competitive grant proposals through capacity building and development.
She has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience and has helped nonprofits secure millions of dollars in grants. She has taught grant writing classes to hundreds of nonprofit professionals. Rocio has a Master's degree in Social Work with a concentration in administration and community practice, from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
India Andrews Hartman
Board Development: How to Solicit, Keep, and Communicate with your Board
Speaker bio. India Andrews Hartman, age 31, is a wife, mother, entrepreneur, nonprofit founder, and astounding leader within her community. She is the founder of Love Speaks Inc and Mother's of Angels Inc out of Mobile, Alabama. She is co-owner of Hartman Consulting which focuses on nonprofit and LLC development. Before becoming a consultant, India Hartman worked in customer service and sales for years. She attended Faulkner University where she obtained a BA in Criminal Justice which allowed her to social work part within her community and organization. In addition to being a consultant, India enjoys traveling, finding new places to dine, networking, and working within her community. Her expertise and experience come from the 8 years of being a founder with Love Speaks Inc.
How to get your Nonprofit Stories Told and Read that will actually Convert into Donations
Speaker bio. Jess Campbell is a veteran fundraiser who is dedicated to helping small and midsize nonprofits raise more money online and in-person. During her 16+ year career, Jess has raised money at huge organizations like Human Rights Watch in NYC to tiny startups like There With Care in Boulder, CO. Before starting Out in the Boons, she was the in-house Director of Development at LIFT-LA, a nonprofit organization that lifts families out of poverty. When she's not working, Jess enjoys reading, going to the beach, walking her rescue pup Billy and hanging out with her husband and four-year-old in Southern California.
Giselle Mascarenhas Villarreal
The 4 C's to Social Media Success
Speaker bio. Born and raised on the border of South Texas, Giselle makes her living as an entrepreneur and personal branding coach. After making her debut as a public relations specialist in 2009, she spent many years perfecting her process, building brands for high and low profile clients alike. Founding Indigo PR firm in 2013, Giselle was looking for a more accessible, affordable, and effective way to help people brand themselves. Over the next 5 years, the vast boom of social media as well as her passion for small business inspired her to modernize her idea of what personal branding could be. With the immense untapped potential that social media presented, BOLD Insta-tute was born. Created for the everyday business person, the focus of BOLD is to teach entrepreneurs late in adopting social media how to adapt to social media. With a specialty in helping people have the courage to show themselves, Giselle teaches her students that you cannot “corporate” your way into people’s hearts. Her unique perspective and talents have been featured in Yahoo.Finance, Thrive Global, and Buzzfeed.
Great Things from Small Beginnings: A Guide to Retaining First-Time Donors
Speaker bio. Steven got start in the nonprofit sector producing fundraising videos and other digital content for organizations like Butler University, Girl Scouts, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the American Heart Association.
Steven volunteers his time on the Project Work Group of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project and the Study Fundraising Steering Group at the Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University. He is also an AFP Center for Fundraising Innovation (CFI) committee member and sits on the faculty of the Institute for Charitable Giving.
Steven has contributed content to the National Council of Nonprofits, AFP, NTEN, and Nonprofit Hub, and is a frequent conference speaker, having spoken at AFP International, NAYDO, Cause Camp, ADRP, the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference, and Planet Philanthropy to name a few. He is a co-author of Fundraising Principles and Practice: Second Edition and is the author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers – How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age, published by Bold and Bright Media (2020).
Understanding Peer to Peer Fundraising for Successful Fundraisers
Speaker bio. Michael Dozier is a former nonprofit CEO who is the Principal Founder & CEO of Carrington, Holland & Leigh, LLC, a nonprofit consulting service that provides comprehensive nonprofit services for community-based, faith-based, and other nonprofit organizations. Michael provides hands-on assistance, training, and consultative guidance for nonprofit organizations that are in need of organizational and fund development assistance.
Michael’s expertise consists of donor development, fundraising, major gift solicitation, legal nonprofit compliance assistance, executive director coaching & assistance, effective nonprofit internal controls assistance, developing strategic nonprofit boards, succession planning, and comprehensive training for nonprofit members, volunteers, and other key stakeholders.
Michael is committed to ensuring that your nonprofit is ready and able to take the next steps in being successful!
How to Build a Magnetic Professional Brand through LinkedIn
Speaker bio. My name is Paulette Piñero, I am on a mission to get Latinx professionals the job, business, and pay they want through transformational content, personalized coaching, and strategy consulting in order to create a world where leadership is diverse, purpose-driven, and joyful. I am also the owner of LEAD Media LLC, a boutique management and strategy consulting firm.
I have over 15 years of experience in leadership positions in the non-profit field. I am skilled in Strategic Planning, Strategic Partnership Development, Employee Management/Coaching (in-person and remote), DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), Professional Branding, Inter-generational Programming, and Technical Writing.
In addition to leadership coaching for Latinx professionals, I provide consulting services to companies looking to redesign their remote work systems and develop equitable and inclusive talent strategies.