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Collaborative Connections E46

During Collaborative Connections E46 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, the leader in the community, or have a passion for non-profits, check out this episode 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.

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Collaborative Connections Special Guests…

Michele Rebeor

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.

Michele Rebeor on collaborative connections

Committed to her profession, Michele has been an active member of the Greater AZ Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) since 1998. She is currently serving on the Board and as the Chair of the AFP Professional Mentor Program. Additionally, Michele 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 annual Ironman Arizona.

Michele has enthusiastically served the nonprofit sector for more than 28 years as a development professional and consultant specializing in innovative practices. Her efforts have been in maximizing 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, and success. Michele has discovered through a decade of leading female investors as the director of ASU Foundation’s Women and Philanthropy program.

Michele M Rebeor Consulting, LLC

Michele M Rebeor Consulting, LLC on collaborative connections

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. The company using meaningful and intentional philanthropic opportunities. Their guidance enhances 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.

Dawn Hocking

Dawn 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 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.

Dawn Hocking on collaborative connections

The Centers for Habilitation

The Centers for Habilitation

TCH is a nonprofit which provides support for individuals with disabilities. Our mission is to find creative and innovative ways to provide hope and purpose for individuals with disabilities.

Anne Gill

Anne Gill, IOM, is the President & CEO of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. She is an innovative nonprofit leader recognized for her work in business advocacy, organizational excellence, development and community outreach.

Anne is also a graduate of the US Chamber Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management and recently completed its Business Leads Fellowship. She holds a B.A. in International Business.

Anne Gill on collaborative connections

In addition, 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.

Tempe Chamber of Commerce

Tempe Chamber of Commerce

Tempe Chamber of Commerce serves as the voice of business, a catalyst for economic growth, and a champion for a strong community.

Contact Information:

Kelly Lorenzen, CEO of KLM Consulting. Host, Collaborative Connections E46 – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram

Michele Rebeor, Nonprofit Fundraising Consultant with Michele M Rebeor Consulting, LLC., michelerebeor.comLinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter

Dawn Hocking, Director of Development, The Centers for Habilitation (TCH)., – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Anne Gill, CEO, and President of Tempe Chamber of Commerce., – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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