Cheri has been working for and with non-profits since 1984. As a fundraiser in charge of Special Gifts at Planned Parenthood/Chicago from 1984 to 1987, Cheri researched, selected and implemented the first fundraising software product used by the organization.
From 1987 to 1993, Cheri worked as an account manager for a national software company. Working... (continued)
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
Linda is one of just one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her twenty-plus years as a philanthropic consultant, she has managed capital campaigns; helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than... (continued)
Third Rail Repertory Theatre was born in 2003 of a desire to deliver artistic excellence to Portland audiences on a consistent basis. Like the Group Theatre of the 1930s and Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, Third Rail's permanent ensemble shares an esthetic, a vocabulary, and an understanding of each other's working styles. This means that great risks... (continued)
WVDO is a service organization whose mission is to empower its members to develop resources and fundraising excellence. We learn together. We support one another. We imporve non-profits and the communities they serve. WVDO was founded in 1977 and is the oldest and largest professional organization for... (continued)