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Instructors

Amanda Adams
Job Title: 
Tax Manager
Organization: 
Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Degree(s): 
Master's of Accountancy
Certifications: 
CPA
Melissa Bank Stepno
Job Title: 
Consulting Manager
Organization: 
Target Analytics
Degree(s): 
B.A.; masters’ degrees in arts administration and higher education administration
Taryn Baranowski
Job Title: 
Director of Communications
Organization: 
YMCA of Greater Houston
Degree(s): 
BA (Communications); MA (Communication Studies)
Leslie A. Berardo, CPA
Job Title: 
Partner
Organization: 
Carr Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI)
Certifications: 
CPA
Joshua M. Birkholz
Job Title: 
Principal
Organization: 
Bentz Whaley Flessner
Degree(s): 
BA; MA (Nonprofits Arts & Cultural Management)
Jody Blazek, CPA
Job Title: 
Partner
Organization: 
Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Degree(s): 
BBA
Certifications: 
CPA
Christopher M. Cannon, CFRE
Job Title: 
President of Strategic Services
Organization: 
Zuri Group
Degree(s): 
BA; MA
Certifications: 
CFRE
Lisa M. Chmiola
Organization: 
St. Agnes Academy
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's degree, Master's in Public Relations
Certifications: 
CFRE
Muffin Clark
Michael Delzotti, CFRE, CSPG
Organization: 
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Degree(s): 
BA (Philosophy & Sociology), MA (Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy)
Certifications: 
CFRE, CSPG
Sherrie Dodson
Job Title: 
Director of Prospect Development
Organization: 
Baylor University
Degree(s): 
BS (Mathematics); MA (Mathematics); MA (Statistics)
Ryan Dolibois
Job Title: 
Executive Director of Advancement
Organization: 
Episcopal High School
Mary Donnelly Jackson
Job Title: 
Program Director for the Department of Volunteer Services
Organization: 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Degree(s): 
B.A., journalism
Mary Doorley
Job Title: 
Vice President for Development
Organization: 
Archdiocese of Boston
Degree(s): 
B.A. ;M.A. (Management)
Certifications: 
Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE)
Scott Fortnum
Job Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
The Living City Foundation
Degree(s): 
MA in Philanthropy and Development
Certifications: 
CFRE, ACFRE
Kathy Fountain, CPA
Job Title: 
CFO
Organization: 
SER-Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast, Inc.
Degree(s): 
BBA (Accounting)
Certifications: 
CPA, CGMA
Melissa Garlington, CFRE
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Advancement for Major & Capital Gifts
Organization: 
St. Francis Episcopal School
Degree(s): 
BS (Human Development and Family Studies)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Terri Golas
Job Title: 
Strategic Planning, Marketing and Business Development Consultant
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's degree; MBA
Kate Goldberg
Job Title: 
Director of Advancement Services
Organization: 
Washington College
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's (Mathematical Biology); Master's (Data Analytics, in progress)
Laurie Gutierrez
Organization: 
Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Degree(s): 
B.B.A.
Certifications: 
CPA
Ronnie Hagerty, Ph.D.,CFRE
Job Title: 
Assistant Vice President, Community Relations
Organization: 
United Way of Greater Houston
Degree(s): 
B.A., MBA, Ph.D.
Certifications: 
CFRE
Jan Hewitt, PhD
Job Title: 
Senior Lecturer in Professional Communication
Organization: 
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)
Degree(s): 
MA (English); MA (History); PhD (English)
Emily Hilber
Job Title: 
Director of the Annual Fund
Organization: 
Rice University
Degree(s): 
B.A.
Certifications: 
CFRE
Alyssa Hill, CPA
Job Title: 
Partner
Organization: 
Carr Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI)
Mimi Holt
Organization: 
Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Degree(s): 
B.A.
Certifications: 
CPA
Kathy Howrigan
Job Title: 
Consultant
Organization: 
Marts & Lundy
Sheridan Joslin
Job Title: 
Consultant
Organization: 
Dini Spheris
Degree(s): 
BA (Theatre Performance)
Kaiti Kling
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Principal Giving
Organization: 
Baylor College of Medicine
Degree(s): 
B.A., MBA
Diane Korb
Job Title: 
Metrics Analyst
Organization: 
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Degree(s): 
BS
Megan Kromer, PhD
Degree(s): 
BA (Mathematics); MS (Experimental Psychology); MBA; PhD (Education Psychology)
Rebecca Lamb
Job Title: 
Consultant
Organization: 
Dini Spheris
Degree(s): 
BA, English from Rice University
Certifications: 
CFRE
Bond T. Lammey
Organization: 
Bentz Whaley Flessner
Degree(s): 
BA (Sociology); Master's (Nonprofit Administration)
Amy S. Lampi
Job Title: 
Associate Director of Development
Organization: 
Alley Theatre
Angela Lane, CFRE
Job Title: 
Chief Development Officer
Organization: 
Houston Ballet
Degree(s): 
MA (Philanthropic Studies); MA (Public Communication)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Holly Lang
Job Title: 
Consultant
Organization: 
Dini Spheris
Michael Larson
Job Title: 
Director of Advancement
Organization: 
The FAY School
Degree(s): 
MA in Human Dimensions of Organizations
Certifications: 
IACP-S
Lori Hood Lawson
Job Title: 
Co-Founder & CEO
Organization: 
WorkingPhilanthropy.com
Degree(s): 
BA (English, Psychology); MS (Information Studies)
Jackie Martin
Job Title: 
Principal
Organization: 
J S Martin Associates, LP
Degree(s): 
Undergraduate & Graduate Degrees (Sociology)
Ali R. McLane
Job Title: 
Chief Consultant
Organization: 
McLane Consulting
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's & Master's Degrees (Communications Studies)
Nicole S. McWhorter, CFRE
Job Title: 
Consultant
Organization: 
Dini Spheris
Degree(s): 
Double Major (Advertising & Public Relations); Double Minor (Marketing & Communication Studies)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Debbie Moffett
Gina Murphy
Job Title: 
Volunteer Experience Director
Organization: 
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto
Anne Murphy
Job Title: 
Principal & Partner
Organization: 
Dini Spheris
Degree(s): 
Master's Degree (Fundraising Management)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Kelli Newman, APR
Job Title: 
President
Organization: 
Newman & Newman
Certifications: 
APR
Heather Patrick
Job Title: 
Chief Executive Officer
Organization: 
HSP Services, LLC
Degree(s): 
B.B.A.
Michael Pawson, PhD
Job Title: 
CFO
Organization: 
reater Houston Community Foundation
Degree(s): 
BS (Chemical Engineering & Economics); PhD (Chemical Engineering)
Certifications: 
CMA
Jill Pranger, ACFRE
Job Title: 
Founder and President
Organization: 
Pranger Philanthropic
Certifications: 
Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE)
Kelly Quin
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Constituent Strategy
Organization: 
Rice University
Degree(s): 
BA (History); MBA (Finance & Marketing)
Jennifer Reeves, CFRE
Job Title: 
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Organization: 
St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital/ALSAC
Degree(s): 
BA (English)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Ronald J. Schiller
Job Title: 
Founding Partner
Organization: 
Aspen Leadership Group
Kristen Schlatre
Job Title: 
Associate Director
Organization: 
Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
Degree(s): 
BBA (Marketing); MPA (Nonprofit Management); MA (Philanthropic Studies)
Clint Shipp
Job Title: 
Director of Advancement Services
Organization: 
Dallas Zoological Society
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's (Economics & Finance); Master's (Public Affairs); PhD (Public Affairs);
Melissa Simon
Job Title: 
Director of Development
Organization: 
Boys and Girls Country of Houston, Inc.
Degree(s): 
Bachelor of Science Degree (Criminal Justice); Master of Social Work
Marianita Snodgrass
Job Title: 
Nonprofit Management & Career Coach
Organization: 
Positively Your Coach!
Degree(s): 
BA (Journalism)
Joe Synan
Job Title: 
Founder and President
Organization: 
Leadingwell Associates
Degree(s): 
Ph.D.; M.A. (Theology)
Nicola Fuentes Toubia
Job Title: 
Founder
Organization: 
Fuentes Toubia, PLLC
Degree(s): 
BS; JD; LLM (Tax)
Ann Turnbach
Job Title: 
President
Organization: 
Ann Turnbach & Associates
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's (Education)
Certifications: 
Certification in Human Resource Management
David VanLone
Job Title: 
Director of Corporate/Foundation Relations
Organization: 
the University of Maryland
Degree(s): 
Bachelor's degree, MBA
Emily Walsh
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Development Research & Resources
Organization: 
University of Arizona Foundation
Degree(s): 
BS (Sociology); Master's (Social Sciences)
Kay Walther, CPA
Job Title: 
Partner
Organization: 
Blazek & Vetterling LLP
Degree(s): 
BBA
Certifications: 
CPA
Leslie C. Wang
Job Title: 
Founder
Organization: 
Honu Advisors
Degree(s): 
MBA with concentration in Nonprofit Management
Carme Williams, CFRE
Job Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Houston Community College Foundation
Degree(s): 
BA (Business Management & Finance)
Certifications: 
CFRE
Sarah W. Williams
Job Title: 
Team Leader for the Analytical Solutions Group
Organization: 
Marts & Lundy
Degree(s): 
BA; MPAff
Iska G. Wire, CFRE
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Talent Management & Organizational Development
Organization: 
Rice University
Degree(s): 
BA; MEd
Certifications: 
CFRE
Kelly Zúñiga, EdD, CFRE
Job Title: 
CEO
Organization: 
Holocaust Museum Houston
Degree(s): 
BS (Finance); EdD (Administration & Supervision); MBA
Certifications: 
CFRE