“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, “The Lorax”
Prior to joining Alford Group, Greg Whitney held leadership positions in the nonprofit sector for a variety of philanthropic organizations in the Seattle area. Greg has over 25 years of nonprofit management with hands-on experience in major gifts, planned giving, annual campaigns and events. He has deep knowledge of fundraising proven practices, relationship building and collaborative leadership.
A few of Greg’s accomplishments include: YMCA Branch Executive Director overseeing operations for 3 community YMCA’s, building major gift programs for Food Lifeline and Uplift Northwest – tripling their major gift support in 3 years; establishing a planned giving program for the YMCA securing over 250 new legacy society members with expectancies over $15 million; YMCA National Trainer of Trainers, and serving as the Board Chair for the Washington Planned Giving Council and his local Rotary Club.
Fun Fact: Greg loves his family time, travelling to new places, a glass of wine with friends, the great outdoors and being on the water. He enjoys all things sports, is an active soccer player, and in his youth threw a no-hitter in a Little League All Star game.
- Brady United
- Children’s Home Society of Washington
- Cornish College of the Arts
- Rancho Coastal Humane Society
- Save the Sound
- The Wilderness Society
- The YMCA of Greater Seattle
- The YMCA of Snohomish County
Education & Credentials:
- B.A. Parks and Recreation Administration, Western Washington University