Our Team

Alford Group’s nonprofit consultants have many years of experience in the sector. We have served as Board members, CEOs, Executive Directors, and Directors of Development, and understand the many challenges faced by nonprofits today.

Our long-tenured staff bring a wealth of nonprofit consulting experience to each project. Our locations around the U.S. allow us to serve each client with a combination of local knowledge and nation-wide resources. We understand how to spot trends and implement innovations and best practices in a way that makes sense for your community.

Leadership

Brenda B. Asare

President & CEO

Mae Bys Taylor, CPA

Controller

Alexis Cooke

Vice President, Client Service and Innovation

Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE

Chief Business Enterprise Officer

Sharon Tiknis

Chief Client Experience Officer

LuCinda Vacura

Senior Director, Business Development & Marketing

Staff

Lilya Berkovich

Finance & Business Operations Manager

Jaron Bernstein

Senior Client Service Associate

Michelle Bibbs

Senior Consultant

Cheryl Blanchette

Vice President

Maree G. Bullock

Vice President

 

Donald A. Cooke

Vice President

Araceli Duran

Business Development Associate

Laura Edman, CFRE

Vice President

Madisyn Fairchild, MBA

Client Service Associate

Mariah Fosnight, CFRE

Consultant

Mary Hackett

Vice President

Molly Hansen

Vice President

Wendy Hatch, CFRE

Vice President

 

Lieve Hendren, CFRE

Consultant

Amy Hines

Senior Counsel

Michelle Hunter

Consultant

 

Rachel Krinsky

Vice President

Dan Kowitz

Strategic Partner

Emily Lohse-Busch

Vice President

Thomas W. Mesaros, CFRE

Senior Counsel

Jamie Phillippe, CFRE

Vice President

 

Shay Upadhyay

Client Service Associate

Doug Wallack

Client Service Associate

Greg Whitney

Vice President

JoAnn Yoshimoto

Senior Consultant