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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.
Strategic Partnerships Consultant
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
Hillary Bobys brings nearly 20 years of fundraising experience to Ardent Group with expertise in corporate philanthropy, membership programs, sponsorships, individual giving, event planning, and foundation relations. She deeply values understanding the organizations she supports to best meet their strategic and philanthropic goals.
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.
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