ANN ROECKER, CFRE, PRESIDENT

Ann Roecker is President and founder of Roecker Consulting Group, LLC. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive, and has more than 25 years of experience in managing multi-million-dollar capital, capacity-building, and endowment campaigns for local, regional, and national clients. She is highly respected as a regional leader in the fundraising profession and as an innovator of national best practices, corroborated by her significant track record of fundraising and organizational development success. Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has named Ann as one of Colorado’s “Fundraising Deans” and asked her to help develop the Emerging Leaders program. The Gates Family Foundation showcases her capital campaign grants as a best practice and role model for other Colorado not-for-profits.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri
  • Graduate, Nonprofit Management Institute, Stanford University
  • Graduate, Institute for International Training (IIT), Field Work in
        East Los Angeles, rural Mexico, Philippines, Kenya, and Ivory Coast
  • Advanced Professional Certification Program: Certified Fundraising Executive
        (CFRE), 1995; Recertified 1999, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016
  • Graduate Studies, International Christian Graduate University

 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • President of the Board for the Association of Fundraising Professionals /
        Colorado Chapter
  • Regional Board of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
  • Named one of Colorado’s “Fundraising Deans” by the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
  • Founding advisor to the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Emerging Leaders initiative
  • Grants showcased as role model of excellence by Gates Family Foundation
  • Featured on Fox News 31 and in the Denver Business Journal as a
        recognized fundraising expert
  • Delegate to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ International Assembly
  • Colorado Secretary of State Advisory Committee on Philanthropy
  • U.S. Bank’s Nonprofit Partnership Committee
  • Winner of design awards from the Advertising Federation, Native American Press
        Association, and Mountain States Printing & Imaging Association
  • Frequently asked to be the featured speaker at professional conferences
        and seminars
  • Articles frequently featured in trade publications
  • Author of “A Workshop on Time Management” (Zondervan – sold in the U.S.
        and China)

 

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

Ann is an avid reader and the author of the book, “A Workshop on Time Management” (Zondervan). She was a Selector for the 2008 Colorado Book Awards in the Mystery category and the 2009 Colorado Book Awards Selector in the History category. Other interests include fiction writing, independent films, gourmet cooking, distance walking (she walked 103 miles across England), cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, biking, and tennis. She has a literary agent and is currently writing a novel.

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