Mariah Hickey, CFRE

Senior Consultant, Director of Client Service
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“I am inspired by the difference nonprofits make in our world and I am honored to play even a small role in that. The impact we make today has a powerful rippling effect well into the future.”

Mariah Hickey, CFRE, joined Alford Group in 2018 as a client service associate. Prior to Alford Group, Mariah worked at The Pittsburgh Foundation where she supported philanthropic initiatives and propelled innovative tactics for maximizing donor cultivation and stewardship.

She has pursued advanced education and specialized training in project management, data visualization, writing and editing, strategic planning and donor-centric fundraising. She enjoys improving processes, maintaining data integrity and empowering teams to manage results and accomplish their goals.

Mariah engages with a variety of nonprofit organizations as board member, volunteer and donor. Currently, she serves on the board of an organization that provides grants for microfinance, public health and education projects in Uganda. Mariah enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and kitties, gardening, reading, hiking and skiing.

Fun Fact: Mariah has traveled to more than 20 countries on five different continents. She has temporarily lived in Sydney, Australia and Entebbe, Uganda.

Select Clients:

  • Evergreen Treatment Services
  • Forterra
  • Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank
  • Seattle Shakespeare Company

Education & Credentials:

  • MBA Finance & Strategy, University of Pittsburgh
  • MID, NGOs & Civil Society, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. Journalism, Boston University