Principal, MP Consulting
Marianne is a nonprofit consultant focused on advancing philanthropy to enhancing organizational sustainability. Marianne has facilitated hundreds of strategic retreats and trainings focused on strategic planning, board development/engagement and private philanthropy, Marianne works with each individual organization to assess their current strengths and works with board and staff leadership to implement recommendations to ensure that each organization has sustainable resources it needs for its mission to thrive.
Marianne recently retired from a Pacific Region leadership role for Boys & Girls Clubs of America where she consulted with Boards, leadership, and staff at approximately 50 independent Boys & Girls Clubs guiding them in building and/or enhancing relationship-focused transformational philanthropy. Prior to joining Boys & Girls Clubs of America in 2013, Marianne raised millions of dollars in various philanthropy roles at Dignity Health, the American Red Cross and United Way. Prior to entering the non-profit field, Marianne owned and operated Landmark Business Services, an office management and support service company with four Phoenix area locations.
Marianne is a nationally Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a Boardsource Certified Board Training Consultant and Certified Grant Trainer. Marianne has served on several non-profit boards including the Pat Tillman Foundation, Gilbert Historical Museum and Gilbert Leadership Board. Marianne has served on numerous committees and, in addition to NCPC, has been a member of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the San Diego Planned Giving Partnership.
She is an avid sports fan and loves baseball, football, golf and walking the beaches of Southern California. Marianne and her husband Mike live in Temecula California and have two children and three grandchildren.