Sandy’s Professional Biography

Specialties

Organizational Structure: Internal assessment, volunteer recruitment, training, board development

Fundraising: Campaign preparation, donor assessment studies, solicitor training, major gift solicitation, corporate sponsorships, special event planning, capital and endowment campaigns

Messaging: Board visioning, case statement development, social media and public relations guidance

 

Professional Career Timeline

Solutions for the Greater Good / President 2014 - Present

Historic Charleston Foundation / Director of Philanthropy 2012 - 2014

Premiere Consulting / President 2000 - 2012

Hodge Cramer & Associates / Vice President 1996 - 2000

Mid-Ohio FoodBank / Director of Development 1993 - 1996

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central Ohio Chapter / Executive Director 1992 - 1993

Arthritis Foundation - Central Ohio Chapter / Director of Development 1990 - 1992

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation / Firelands Division Director 1987 - 1990

 

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 1991 – Present
Central Ohio Chapter, Columbus, OH – Chapter President, 1999-2000
Cape Fear Chapter, Wilmington, NC – Member, Board of Directors, 2011-2012
Lowcountry Chapter, Charleston, SC – Member, 2012 - Present

Rotary International 1993 – Present
Rotary Club of Dublin AM, Dublin, OH: 1993 – 2009 (President, 2000-2001)
Rotary Club of South Brunswick Islands, Ocean Isle Beach, NC: 2009 – 2012
Historic Rotary Club of Charleston, Charleston, SC: 2012 – Present

Save More Kids 2015 – Present
Member, Board of Directors

Social Justice and Racial Equity Collaborative: Transforming from the Inside Out 2016 – Present
Racial Justice Leadership Team and Development Chair

The Sophia Institute 2014 – Present
Special Advisor and Development Committee Member

TEDxCharleston 2013 – Present
Steering Committee – Production Chair

 

Recognition

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification - 1997; Recertified: 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012

Business First “Forty Under 40” Award Recipient – Business First, Columbus, OH - 1999

Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Sustaining Fellow, Rotary Benefactor and Four Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarians – Rotary International

 

Social Media

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/SandyMorckel / Twitter: @sandymorckel / Facebook: Sandy Morckel