Joanne is the creator of The Sustainable High ROI Fundraising System and co-creator of the Nonprofit Quick Guide series. She helps executive directors create vibrant fundraising cultures, adopt simple financial techniques, and find hidden resources to grow their agencies and advance their missions. During her twenty-five-plus years working in the nonprofit arena, she has helped numerous organizations build fundraising programs with high returns on investment, reducing their fundraising costs while raising more money.
Joanne works with local, regional, national, and international nonprofits, helping them increase their revenues and realize continuous net surpluses. She has held positions from volunteer to executive director, working in both small and large organizations. She has experience in a variety of fields including the arts, at-risk youth, child welfare, disabilities, early childhood education, maternal and child health, mental health, parent education, public health, rape prevention, suicide prevention, supportive housing, and youth development. Her extensive background with various agencies in a variety of roles enables her to understand the challenges nonprofit leaders face–both internally and externally.
Joanne is the author of five books and coauthor of fourteen. She has taught at Kean University as an Adjunct Professor in its graduate program. She is also a highly sought-after speaker and presenter.