The Aspire Group
Innovative solutions to business issues
Dana Goland, Associate
Dana is a seasoned management-level fundraising professional with over 17 years of experience targeting markets, acquiring assets and leading productive teams. Proven track-record of soliciting and closing major gifts (defined as $25,000 and above) and six- and seven-figure complex planned gifts. Strategic skill-set focused on managing and cultivating lasting relationships that are productive for both the institution and the benefactor. Proven abilities to target markets, identify qualified prospects, and make appropriate stretch solicitations to meet and/or exceed revenue goals. Implements successful donorcentric strategies that create meaningful relationships which result in increased giving. Proven success with managing fundraising and administrative staff- toward successful completion of annual campaigns across the development matrix of foundations, corporations, special events, individual major donors and planned gifts. Focused experience with overseeing an organization’s advancement on the regional level. From program and operational oversight, to strategic development to budget and revenue management.