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Julia B Reed

Executive Associate

With more than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Julia Beatrice “JB” Reed, Esq., MBA specializes in Interim Program Management. Throughout a career characterized by executive management and entrepreneurial experience she has translated the visions of community, business, faith-based, and government leaders into fully functioning non-profit agencies designed to meet the needs of underserved populations. Central to her success is a highly effective combination of skills, abilities, and knowledge in the areas of strategic planning, business development, partnership development, revenue generation/management, financial management, legal and contract compliance/interpretation, and written and oral presentations.

Special strengths include mentorship that empowers leaders of start-up organizations in such diverse arenas as social services, health profession education, community development, and religious organizations. In addition to her work with start-ups, she has extensive experience transforming programs and services within firmly established non-profit and government agencies. JB most recently participated in the restructuring and implementation of the grant making process for the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Additional experience includes Chief of National Programs and Chief Operating Officer, The Center for Leadership Innovation; Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, the Greater Richmond Area Higher Education Consortium, Inc; and Staff Attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.

JB Reed graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government from Ohio Wesleyan University; a Jurist Doctorate from the George Washington University Law School; and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association.

Area of Expertise: JB’s core expertise is in Interim Program Management.

Sector Experience: Education, Healthcare, Community Based Membership and Advocacy. JB has considerable expertise in the areas of primary and secondary education, healthcare education, community-based advocacy, and faith-based organizations.

Fundraising Must Have: Collaboration, creativity, mission- focused, and sustainability.

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Cory Sinclair

Junior Associate

With more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Cory Sinclair specializes in advancement services, project management, and donor and constituent engagement. Previous experience includes work with UCLA Performing Arts, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Habitat for Humanity, the Hollywood Food Coalition, and several Los Angeles based social service nonprofits. In the for-profit arena Cory spent several years in the film industry as a writer and in production.

Cory holds an interfield Ph.D. in music and nonprofit management from Claremont Graduate University. His research interests include cultural policy and the relationship between philanthropy and public-private partnerships.

Area of Expertise:
Cory’s core expertise is in Advancement Services. Project Management and Donor and Constituent Engagement

Experience:
Education, Arts & Culture, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Fundraising Must Have:
Innovative use of public funding, when possible, to stimulate community interest and lay the foundation for private financial support.

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Carley Houseman

Junior Associate

Currently serving as the Associate Director of Medical Annual Giving and Digital Strategy for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Carley brings seven+ years of experience including stints with the University of Northern Iowa Foundation and Gettysburg College. In addition to a BA in Youth and Human Services: Nonprofit Management, with a minor in Economics, an MA in Youth and Human Services: Nonprofit Management, Carley has achieved certification in Principles and Practices of Nonprofit Excellence, is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) and has completed Fundraising Management courses through the AHP Virtual Institute.

Area of Expertise:
Carley’s predominant area of expertise is in Direct Marketing and Annual Giving. She has additional experience with Alumni Relations & Giving, Development Program Review & Expansion Strategies, Board Training, Management and Governance, and Project Management

Experience:
Education, Healthcare, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Fundraising Must Have:
A clear understanding of where you want your program to go with data and history to help us see the best way to get there and where gaps can be filled to find the most success.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carleyhouseman/

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Tracye Williams

Associate

With over 15 years of experience in the philanthropic sector, Tracye Williams has developed comprehensive annual giving and grateful patient programs, major gifts pipeline development, and donor acquisition strategies with a broad understanding of moving clients, donors, and friends along an engagement continuum for healthcare and higher education institutions. Her extensive professional practice in constituent engagement and donor acquisition programing and implementation has been instrumental in the organizations she has served. Tracye held leadership roles at Medstar Health’s Washington Hospital Center, Christiana Care Health System, and Delaware State University.
Tracye is characterized as a visionary engagement strategist and tactician. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing, an MBA, and is currently pursuing an Education Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University in Delaware, USA.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Tracye’s core expertise is in Major and Principal Gifts. She also has extensive experience in Annual Giving, Pipeline Development, Moves Management, and Donor Engagement Strategy.

Sector Experience: Healthcare; Higher Education; Grass-roots Non-Profits

Tracye’s fundraising must have: Every organization should support and generate continual improvement in high quality organizational performance in the present, while at the same time promoting the innovation that will enable the organization to survive and flourish in the future.

Contact Tracye at: twilliams@ssutton-and-associates.com

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Mark Weintraub

Executive Associate

Mark Weintraub is a nonprofit turnaround expert and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience. He has successfully raised funds in 22 US states and Europe through innovative and creative thinking, focusing on organizational effectiveness, and engineering teamwork to support overarching goals.
Mark’s career path has been as a front-line development professional to the Chief Professional Officer of a major community center for the last 9 years. During this time, he created two strategic plans, increased revenues 75 percent, and founded “Capital Capabilities” – a coalition of nonprofit and government agencies in the developmental disabilities area which transformed his agency’s brand and community engagement.
Mark has raised significant funds for iconic national Jewish nonprofits, Hillel International, UJC, Technion, and Israel Institute of Technology in annual and planned giving, and rescue/relief campaigns. As Development Director for Orr Shalom Children’s Homes in Jerusalem, he created an international fundraising network.
Mark is a Rotarian and serves on his local town, school, and two nonprofit boards. He was past Co-Chair of the JCC Association Executive Seminar and graduate of the Capital Chamber of Commerce Leadership program. Mark earned his master’s degree in Public Administration from the State University of New York.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Mark’s core expertise is in Strategic and Campaign Planning. He also has extensive experience in Board Training, Corporate Social Responsibility, Donor and Constituent Engagement, Fiscal Management, Human Resources, International Fundraising, Management and Governance, Marketing and Community Engagement, Risk Management and Fundraising Governance.

Sector Experience: Community Based Membership and Advocacy, International Development, Jewish Community and Youth.

Mark’s fundraising must have: Great people at all levels committed and engaged in a nonprofit’s development goals that support the mission coupled with amazing volunteer leadership.

Contact Mark at: mweintraub@ssutton-and-associates.com

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Timothy Weaver

Junior Associate

Timothy Weaver has worked in a variety of prospect research and prospect management roles at MIT, Boston University, World Vision, and the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. He also Co-Founded and was the Executive Director of a successful nonprofit which helps provide education to approximately 1,500 children in rural communities in Guatemala. Timothy is eager to partner with organizations to provide capacity ratings, research briefs, or help segment prospects into robust gift officer portfolios and focus on prospects who warrant cultivation. He has also benefited from having gift conversations with major gift donors giving him a unique perspective in his prospect research and management work. Timothy earned a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Mechanics from the Pennsylvania State University.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Timothy’s core expertise is in Advancement Series. He likewise has extensive experience in Prospect Research, Prospect Management, Portfolio Development, Moves Management, Donor Engagement Strategy, Counsel and Support for Philanthropists, and International Fundraising

Sector Experience: Education, Healthcare, and International Development

Timothy’s fundraising must have: For everyone to have the desire to collaborate whenever possible so we can better understand the needs of the organization and provide targeted results.

Contact Timothy at: tweaver@ssutton-and-associates.com

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