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Kate R. Schnittman, CFRE
Ardent is founded by Kate Schnittman - a Certified Fund Raising Executive with a professional career dedicated to helping nonprofits achieve strategic, operational, and fundraising goals. Kate is proud of her history of creating valuable collaborations between nonprofit organizations, philanthropic individuals, and the business community in order to achieve common objectives.
A fundraiser for over 12 years, he has raised over $10 million and specializes in grant writing, grant strategy, foundation relations, program development, and government writing. He has effectively researched, submitted, and been awarded dozens of proposals for program support, capital needs, organizational expansions, and operating funds
Grant Writer & Communications Specialist
Devon has worked for several nonprofit organizations. She values creating and maintaining relationships with other professionals across the sector. She enjoys being a part of local, regional, and national organizations that address issues of all kinds and aspires to be a dynamic philanthropist and development professional in the world of nonprofits. She is passionate about environmental issues and greatly appreciates organizations whose mission focuses on them.
Marketing & Social Media Specialist
With a passion for marketing, Colleen is an individual driven to help marketing strategies support organizations' expansion. Colleen is experienced with all social media platforms and creating compelling content utilizing photo and video editing skills.
Kathleen S. Smith
With four decades of writing, editing, and proofreading experience, Kathleen has worked with, among others, Partners and Napier, Flynn, Butler/Till, First American Equipment Finance, McQuaid Jesuit, RIT Press, MagnifiU, The Pinckney Hugo Group, Syneos Health, Born Collective, and Tupperware USA/Europe. She also spent many years as a writer, editor, and manager in the communications office at NTID/RIT.
Deb Howe Allen
Fundraising and Development Advisor
With almost 30 years of experience in development, Deb Howe Allen is well-versed in all aspects of fundraising: direct mail, newsletters, grant writing and reporting, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, donor relations and stewardship. She has raised many millions of dollars for a number of respected non-profits.
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