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Michelle Cramer, CFRE
President & CEO
Michelle’s sincere passion for the non-profit community, coupled with more than two decades of fundraising consulting leadership, makes her one of the most respected consultants in the industry. Of Hispanic descent, Michelle is particularly committed to serving organizations positively impacting women, children and minorities. Michelle has served as Dean for the AFP/Giving Institute Consultants School held at the AFP International Fund Raising Conference since its inception in 2003. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Giving Institute, an association comprised of 38 fundraising consulting firms in the country. Read More ...
Michelle@CramerFundraising.com


Mike Schmidt, CFRE
Executive Vice President & Partner
“Libraries and community colleges? I love ‘em,” says Mike. With nearly fifteen years of championing philanthropic campaigns and feasibility studies around the country, passion for your cause is what makes Mike Schmidt one of your most valued team players. Read More ...
Mike@CramerFundraising.com

Dawn Robinson

Senior Consultant
Clients benefit from Dawn’s ten years of immersion in the world of philanthropy. Dawn tracks critical trends in philanthropy, participates in strategic visioning, and sifts through and compiles meaningful observations and facts. Our clients’ success is directly linked to Dawn’s knowledge, involvement, and passion. Read More ... 
Dawn@CramerFundraising.com


Sarah Moore
Senior Consultant
Sarah brings a commitment to education and faith-based institutions that has spanned her 19 year career in development. Her passion for helping the institutions that educate and enrich people both intellectually and spiritually has been recognized within the community with her innovative programs being used in schools and churches throughout Ohio. Her philosophy is that she has been extremely blessed to find a profession that allows her to form long-term relationships and find a way to further the organization while fulfilling the dreams and wishes of an individual or family. Read More ... 

Sarah@CramerFundraising.com


William Russell
Senior Consultant
Bill has spent over thirty years as a higher education administrator for both 2-year and 4-year institutions.  During this time he has worked in admission, enrollment management, and student services / development.  Most recently Bill served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Adult Education and Institutional Collaboration at the Ohio Board of Regents.  In this role he coordinated the areas of adult workforce education, adult basic and literacy education, college tech prep, college access programs and the Ohio Skills Bank.  Read More . . .

Bill@CramerFundraising.com