Michele Rebeor with Michele M Rebeor Consulting Dawn Hocking with The Centers for Habilitation and Anne Gill with Tempe Chamber of Commerce E8
During this episode of Collaborative Connections Radio Show and Podcast, a few common themes were echoed throughout the show. One important thing for people to understand is that building and sustaining relationships is the key to success for businesses and non-profits alike. We also all agreed that collaboration and communication will help pull us through these unprecedented times.
If you are a Tempe resident, business owner, leader in the community or have a passion for non-profits, check out this episode of Collaborative Connections Radio Show and Podcast hosted by Kelly Lorenzen, with KLM Consulting. Featured guests included Anne Gill, President of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Dawn Hocking, Development Director for The Center for Habilitation and Michele Rebeor, Fundraising and Philanthropy consultant.
Michele M Rebeor Consulting (MMRC) specializes in supporting nonprofits of all sizes, budgets and resources through the evaluation, identification and implementation of innovative practices that maximize their current and prospective donor relationships using meaningful and intentional philanthropic opportunities. Our guidance enhances a nonprofits current resources to build more deliberate practices that will garner increases in contributions, donor loyalty and sustainable giving. Additionally,
MMRC offers a unique and rare insight into the transformative role of women in philanthropy. Applying a decade of hands-on expertise we prepare, educate, and advance organizations to effectively establish and incorporate practices that recognize the significant role and substantial impact women have on the future of philanthropy.
Michele Rebeor has enthusiastically served the nonprofit sector for more than 28 yrs. as a development professional & consultant specializing in innovative practices to maximize donor relationships, with meaningful, intentional, realistic, efficient & sustainable strategies. She has also developed a rare, niche expertise in women focused philanthropy drawn from the passion, skill & success she discovered through a decade of leading female investors as the director of ASU Foundation’s Women & Philanthropy program.
Since 2016, through her own consulting firm and as the Arizona-based consultant for CCS Fundraising, Michele been coached clients of all sizes with customized services that encompass women-focused philanthropy, creating sustainable development and donor engagement strategies, as well as testing and advisement for capital campaigns; all resulting in new heights of engagement and contributions for non-profits.
Committed to her profession – she has been an active member in the Greater AZ Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) since 1998 and is currently serving on the Board and as the Chair of the AFP Professional Mentor Program. Additionally, she participates as a volunteer for the AZ Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing Copperheads Care Family Support Program, a variety of animal programs and for the the annual Ironman Arizona.
Originally from Upstate New York, Michele has lived in Arizona since 1988. She is an Ironman triathlete, competitive rower, and avid animal lover. Hoyt, her long-time significant other is a Commanding Officer and refueling pilot for the Arizona Air National Guard. They enjoy international and local traveling whenever possible – especially taking their camper and dogs for off the grid excursions to simply enjoy the outdoors.
TCH is nonprofit which provides support for individuals with disabilities. Our mission is finding creative and innovative ways to provide hope and purpose for individuals with disabilities.
Dawn Hocking has been changing the lives of people with disabilities for 29 years.
As Director of Development she is responsible for community outreach, writes grants, and oversees volunteers to ensure individuals with disabilities live a full meaningful life.
She is a Relationship Builder, Advocate, Instigator of fun, Creative thinker, Resource connector, Mentor and graduate of Tempe Leadership Class XXVII.
The Tempe Chamber serves as the voice of business, a catalyst for economic growth, and a champion for a strong community.
Anne Gill, IOM, is the President & CEO of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. Anne is an innovative nonprofit leader recognized for her work in business advocacy, organizational excellence, development and community outreach.
Anne serves on the boards of the Western Association of Chamber Executives, Arizona Chamber Executives (Past Chair), Tempe Tourism Office, Tempe Leadership Council, Rio Salado Foundation, Friends of Public Radio Arizona, and Rio Salado College President’s Community Advisory Council.
Anne is a graduate of the US Chamber Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management, and recently completed their Business Leads Fellowship. She holds a B.A. in International Business.
About the Show
Kelly Lorenzen started the “Collaborative Connections” show to bring her clients and favorite charities together to meet each other, connect and collaborate in life and business. She hopes to build a stronger community one show at a time.
About Our Sponsor
KLM Consulting is a business concierge and project management firm. They help small business owners and non-profits build, brand and brag about their businesses.
About Your Host
Kelly Lorenzen, CEO of KLM Consulting, is an award-winning entrepreneur with over 15 years of business-ownership experience. She is also a certified project management professional.
Kelly’s expertise is in business development, customer service, marketing, and sales.