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ABARIS Consulting
ABARIS Consulting is a progressive and innovative consulting firm dedicated to providing high-level consulting services to the non-profit sector – services based on the value system present within the non-profit environment.

Our approach is as unique as it is dynamic. Not only are we dedicated to delivering the right solution; we’re also committed to developing the right process to get there. Ultimately, we’re dedicated to growing great non-profits through applied knowledge, which leads to better decision making, improved stakeholder involvement and true success.

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Supportingadvancement.com Strategic Planning. Effective strategic planning is critical to your organization's success. Have a look at this paper and see if your strategic plan is what it needs to be.
Sara Iritz Abbott, Director of the Annual Fund, Cazenovia College
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Phonathon Representative Contract
Semere-ab Abiyo, Associate Director, Restricted Funds Accounting, University of Toronto
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Managing Donations - Presentation for institutional staff or business officers on the basics of managing donations.
Kristin M. Akervall, Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Willamette University
Email AddressKristin M. Akervall, Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Willamette University, graduated magna cum laude from Willamette with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology. She returned to work at her alma mater in 2005 and currently oversees the Class Agent Program at Willamette.

Supportingadvancement.com Class Agent Timeline
Alexandra Agostino, University of Toronto
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Reports - Annual Fund Comparison, Campus Engagement Summary, Restriction Counts
Steve Alb, Director of The Book Store at Western, Books Plus, Campus Computer Store and Graphic Services
Email AddressSteve Alb is the Director of The Book Store at Western, Books Plus, Campus Computer Store and Graphic Services and is responsible for administering the license and trademark at the University of Western Ontario. He started at The University in 2001 and previous to that was the District Manager at Chapters/Indigo. Steve has 22 years of experience in retail including sporting goods. In 2002, The Book Store at Western was recognized by publishers as Campus Bookstore of the Year.

Supportingadvancement.com Licensing 101
Laurel Alden, Manager, Gift Administration and Prospect Management, University of California Irvine
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Surveys - Benchmarking Gift/Bio-Demographic Data Entry Activities
Erin Allen, Director of Annual Giving, University of South Dakota
Email AddressErin Allen is the Director of Annual Giving at the University of South Dakota Foundation. She manages a 13 station automated Phone Center which calls 6 days a week. "Playing at work is important for our student employees. They have so much to worry about with school, that we want them to have fun at work."

Supportingadvancement.com Phone Center Games
Lindsay McCammon Allen, Development Specialist, David Eccles School of Business
Lindsay graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Communication.  Her primary responsibilities include phone-a-thon, mail and web-based solicitation development and coordination for the David Eccles School of Business.

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Kristal K. Amador, Director of the Annual Fund, Midwestern State University
Email AddressKristal K. Amador, director of the MSU Annual Fund, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Public Relations at Midwestern State University (MSU) in 1997. Ms. Amador began the MSU Annual Fund, the first mass fundraising program in the university's history, in 2003. Bring the alumni participation from 1.1% in 2002 to 8.1% in 2005.

Supportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts - Request, Reminder, Acknowledgement, Thank You
Sharon Ammons, Director Annual Giving, The University of Memphis
Email AddressI am the Director of Annual Giving for The University of Memphis. I run phonathon & direct mail programs. I am currently working on my MBA. My undergrad degree is in Public Relations from Middle Tenn. State Univ. I earned my CFRE last year.

Supportingadvancement.com Annual Fund Planning Calendar.
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Glenda L. Anderson, Director of Advancement Services, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Job Descriptions - Coordinator of Gift Processing, Director of Advancement Services.
Amber Asbjornsen, Phonathon Coordinator, Western Washington University Foundation
Email AddressAmber is the Phonathon Coordinator for Western Washington University. Once a phonathon caller and manager herself, she graduated from WWU with a degree in English in 2002 and has been working for the WWU Foundation for two years.

Supportingadvancement.com Hiring - Caller Evaluation of Telefund, Group Interview Questions

Supportingadvancement.com Training - Phonathon Survival Guide, Script Writing Workshop
Lisa Ashworth, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Earlham College
Email AddressHaving worked in Higher Education for 6 years, Lisa Ashworth has spent the past year and a half working for Earlham College as an assistant director of alumni relations and annual giving. Her passion in working with college students has continued since her days of working as a resident director. The phonathon program at Earlham provides her with yet another type of relationship with college students that she enjoys.

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Association Xpertise Inc.
Email AddressAssociation Xpertise Inc. (AXI) is a Calgary-based company serving the Canadian association community.

Launched by association expert Wayne Amundson, AXI delivers a wide range of services to meet
the needs of associations a non-profits across Canada.

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Cindy Avery, Cougar Pride Program Coordinator, University of Houston
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Samples - First Gift Postcard.
Françoise Aylmer, Associate Vice President for Development, California State University, San Bernardino
Email AddressFrançoise Aylmer, a successful fundraiser with extensive experience in the higher education and nonprofit sectors, is associate vice president for development at California State University San Bernardino. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.

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