Meet the Team
Change Agent for Inspired Philanthropy
An accomplished fundraising veteran, community advocate and change agent, Sandy Morckel has assisted not-for-profit organizations and public/private partnerships in raising over $50 million in philanthropic support across the country for a wide variety of causes. Beginning in 1987, Sandy has held leadership positions for respected regional and national not-for-profit organizations, including March of Dimes, Arthritis Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Historic Charleston Foundation, where she served as Director of Philanthropy.
Sandy launched Solutions for the Greater Good in 2014, a consulting firm targeting nonprofit organizations and public/private partnerships to crystallize bold goals and vision and bring them to fruition. She consults nonprofit organizations and community-led initiatives in identifying, approaching, engaging and inspiring individuals, corporations, foundations and government in capital and comprehensive campaigns.
Sandy has been a life-long model for civic engagement. A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) since 1991, Sandy is Past President of the AFP Central Ohio Chapter, and currently a member of the AFP Lowcountry Chapter. A Rotarian since 1993, Sandy is Past President of the Rotary Club of Dublin AM and served as President of the Historic Rotary Club of Charleston during their 100th anniversary year in 2019/2020. She is as a founding member of the TEDxCharleston Steering Committee, board member of Save More Kids, special advisor to The Sophia Institute and a founding member of the Leadership Team for Social Justice Racial Equity Collaborative, where she has dedicated the remainder of her life to the issues of race relations and economic parity. She was recognized as a Business First “Forty Under 40” Honoree in Columbus, Ohio in 1999 in recognition for her charitable and civic involvement and professional achievements. In 2020, she was selected as one of four finalists in the Remarkable Women series launched by News2 WCBD in Charleston and the Nexstar Network nationally.
She is married to Craig Gangloff and lives in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Sandy Morckel, President and Change Agent for Inspired Philanthropy , Solutions for the Greater Good
Frank L. Sonntag
An accomplished administrator and fundraiser, Frank Sonntag has been described as a “consummate professional who can lead any organization while creating a time of extraordinary opportunity.” Frank possesses a broad perspective honed over decades as a leader in the nonprofit arts and social services arenas. In addition to extensive experience as a presenter and producer as well as having served on the leaderships teams for major social service agencies, his managerial expertise provides a firm foundation for developing and implementing sustainable growth strategies along with the confidence of volunteer leadership and donors vital to building organizational capacity.
Sonntag has held leadership positions for respected arts and social service organizations across the country including New York Foundation for the Arts, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. During his tenure at Dance St. Louis, he was responsible for implementing a revitalization effort that repositioned the organization in the eyes of its community while simultaneously realizing a 75 percent reduction on in inherited operating debt. As Executive Director of the Parsons Dance Company, Frank was responsible for a 300 percent increase in contributed revenue and a 600 percent increase in organizational assets. Most recently he oversaw the final phase of fundraising, construction and operational plan development for the $42M Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts in Minneapolis.
Partner, Solutions for Greater Good
LinkedIn: @Frank Sonntag