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As Nonprofit Megaphone grows, we search the country for professionals who live our core values of Honorable, Gets Results, Go-Getter, and Vision. We are privileged to have a growing team of some of the best Google Ad Grant managers in the business.

GRANT HENSEL

CEO

Where I’m from: Chicago, Illinois.

Things I enjoy: Reading, krav maga, sports of all types.

Something interesting about me: I once wrote letters to all of the Fortune 500 CEOs asking for book recommendations…and 150 of them wrote back!

Why I love working with NPM: I get to work with very talented people to help organizations doing incredible work tell their stories online. What more could you want?

Nonprofits I support: Preemptive Love Coalition, Wheaton College, National School Project, TRP.

AMBER SNOW

GRANT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Where I’m from: Hartland, Maine. I’ve lived in Clarks Summit, PA, Chattanooga, TN, Fremont, NE, and now I live in Sedalia, CO.

Things I enjoy: Playing disc golf, practicing and teaching canine massage therapy, being outside, hiking with the dogs, encountering wildlife, playing piano and cooking.

Something interesting about me: I’m a certified Canine Massage Therapist who also has a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance, and I’m a member of the Professional Disc Golf Association.

Why I love working with NPM: Nonprofit organizations have someone else’s best interest at heart, and I love being a part of making the world a better place.

Nonprofits I support: The Rescue Ranch, FurEver Home, Boston Terrier Rescue of East Tennessee and Zuma’s Rescue Ranch.

KATHI GROSS

SALES DIRECTOR

Where I’m from: Lynnville, Iowa.

Things I enjoy: Reading, teaching, learning new stuff, and spending time outside, especially hiking mountains (have to leave my state to do that!).

Something interesting about me: I homeschooled three kids from K-12!

Why I love working with NPM: Because their cause is my cause; helping nonprofits to grow and thrive which in turn helps my fellow humans. Love having the freedom to use my gifts and talents in my job – so fun!

Nonprofits I support: Christian Jew Foundation, World Magazine, Water at Work.

ASHLEY ROBINSON

SR. GRANT MANAGER & ANALYTICS DIRECTOR

Where I’m from: Southern California.

Things I enjoy: I love spending time with my husband and daughter, reading, cleaning/organizing, and being crafty.

Something interesting about me: I love to sing and was in a madrigal ensemble in high school.

Why I love working with NPM: I am passionate about nonprofit organizations and the work they do to serve local, national, and global communities, and I feel so grateful to be able to help them reach their goals.

Nonprofits I support: Orange County Ronald McDonald House, Mercy for Animals, and Planned Parenthood.

LAURA COX

GRANT ACQUISITION DIRECTOR

Where I’m from: I grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and later lived in southern Illinois.  I currently live in Saint Augustine, Florida.

Things I enjoy: Studying historical pictures, reading biographies, watching classic Britcoms, and collecting good quotes.

Something interesting about me: I worked at a nonprofit rape crisis center for 5 years as a Medical/Legal Advocate.  I also worked in higher education as a Title IX Investigator and a Clery Act Compliance Coordinator.

Why I love working with NPM: It’s so fulfilling to help nonprofits gain more exposure for their amazing work and caring hearts.  Also, NPM has a team of individuals who are passionate, fun, and love their jobs.

Nonprofits I support: The Women’s Center, Inc., Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, St. Francis Care Animal Shelter, and the Saint Augustine Historical Society.

RACHEAL YOUNG

ASSISTANT GRANT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Where I’m from: Independence, Missouri…but I now call Kirksville, Missouri home.

Things I enjoy: Crossword puzzles, volunteering, community theatre, reading, crochet, road trips, trivia, Mid-Century Modern design, and cheesy jokes.

Something interesting about me: I interned at a conservation lab in college and had the opportunity to clean and repair Charles Lindbergh’s military enlistment document.

Why I love working with NPM: I get to work with amazing people while helping nonprofits share their work, grow their resources, and meet their missions!

Nonprofits I support: Kiwanis International, Habitat for Humanity, United Way, Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, Fairy Godmother.

MO BURCH

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: I was raised in Roseville, CA. I moved to Santa Rosa, CA for school. I lived in Portland, OR, then back to California. My husband and I currently live in Magnolia, TX, just outside of Houston.

Things I enjoy: Playing with my three dogs, interior decorating, gardening, playing tennis, antiquing, crafting, swimming, board games, and so much more!

Something interesting about me: In elementary school, I used to jump rope on a team called “The Pepper Steppers”. We would perform at schools and events for people!

Why I love working with NPM: I love that I am part of a great team of people helping nonprofits throughout the country find funding and support. My dogs like that I don’t have to leave our house to do it!

Nonprofits I support: SPCA and excited to support more…

LISA FARINA-LOPEZ

SALES MANAGER

Where I’m from: Originally from PA, I live in Costa Mesa, CA.

Things I enjoy: Road trips, artisan markets, food markets and flea markets, music concerts, reading and cooking.

Something interesting about me: I founded a neighborhood association with a church, synagogue, hospital and residents that grew into a city’s improvement district.

Why I love working with NPM: I love NPM’s one core value in particular, HONORABLE! Working with the NPM team and our nonprofits in a state of honesty and doing the right thing makes me happy.

Nonprofits I support: WHW, Youth Employment Services, The Resource Exchange, Best Friends Sanctuary.

KIA FLUELLEN

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: Born in East Texas – raised everywhere (Army Brat).

Things I enjoy: Reading, basketball, a good belly laugh, health and fitness, coaching others!

Something interesting about me: I come from a musical family and have close personal ties to Beyonce and her musical back up band, the Suga Mama’s – oh, I also play the Alto Saxophone!

Why I love working with NPM: Culture is so important in all aspects of life – so finding a “home” of collective empaths like myself, that want to make a difference in the world, is such a gift. I also enjoy helping others reach their potential – what better place is there to do so?

Nonprofits I support: March of Dimes, NAACP, and Urban Play.

MACKENZIE GRIFFIN

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: I’m from a small rural town about 45 minutes east of Columbus, Ohio. I currently live in Chagrin Falls, which is about 40 minutes east of Cleveland.

Things I enjoy: Reading, working out, being outdoors, all furry animals, cooking, and Cleveland sports.

Something interesting about me: I’ve torn my left ACL 3 times, effectively ending my collegiate soccer career. I still love to train and believe everything happens for a reason.

Why I love working with NPM: I love working with people who are passionate about helping others and making the world a better place one day at a time.

Nonprofits I support: Compassion International, Marilyn’s Voice, Rescue Village, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Viva Los Gatos, Wags 4 Warriors, and The Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

GRACE HEATH

GM TEAM LEAD

Where I’m from: San Antonio, Texas.

Things I enjoy: Playing video games, going to the park with my son, movie nights with friends.

Something interesting about me: My first job was at Walt Disney World Resorts in EPCOT. While there, I worked as a volunteer and went to local schools to help the students prepare for cultural festivals.

Why I love working with NPM: Helping nonprofits make a difference in someone’s life is the most rewarding job I could imagine. If my efforts could help even one person, it’s worth it!

Nonprofits I support: Children’s Miracle Network, American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Make-A-Wish Foundation.

ANGELA HEBERT

GRANT MANAGER & ANALYTICS SPECIALIST

Where I’m from: I’m originally from Chauvin, Louisiana (down the bayou in Cajun country). I’ve lived in Tennessee, Missouri, & Kentucky but currently reside in Houma, Louisiana.

Things I enjoy: Family get-togethers, hiking, traveling, listening to audiobooks, listening to music of all genres, and cooking new recipes.

Something interesting about me: As a single mom, it took me eight years to finish my associate’s degree. I was actually enrolled in my bachelor’s program prior to completing my A.A.S. and worked on them simultaneously for a short time. It was challenging working on two degrees from two different colleges, but worth the struggle.

Why I love working with NPM: I think as human beings we all have an innate desire to be a part of making the world a better place. Every day, I have the privilege of working with these amazing nonprofits that are shaping the world we live in by making it healthier, cleaner, safer, happier, and more equitable. It’s rewarding to help them achieve their goals.

Nonprofits I support: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, American Red Cross, National Park Foundation, World Wildlife Fund.

DONNA-MARIE KING

WRITER

Where I’m from: Wilmington, Delaware.

Things I enjoy: Reading, music, writing, Scrabble® and swimming.

Something interesting about me: I submitted a proposal to the Mayor of Wilmington, Delaware detailing why the city needed a new office to promote the city and why I should be the one to do it. It became the Office of Cultural Affairs, which I headed for eight years.

Why I love working with NPM: It provides a wonderful opportunity to use my skills to make a difference in world.

Nonprofits I support: Literacy Delaware, Habitat for Humanity, ACLU, Faithful Friends.

ASHLEY KLEIN

WRITER

Where I’m from: St. Louis, MO.

Things I enjoy: Writing, making soup, petting dogs, and arguing about which La Croix flavor is the best.

Something interesting about me: I collect used books.

Why I love working with NPM: I am honored to be part of a team that helps nonprofits to maximize their resources and create a greater impact.

MELANIE KOOP

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: Currently reside in Southern California.

Things I enjoy: Reading, cooking, traveling, day dreaming, and Netflix binging.

Something interesting about me: Born and raised in Canada and immigrated to the USA to be with my husband. Maple syrup runs through my veins and I miss my Tim Hortons coffee. It’s a-boot time they establish one in California, eh?

Why I love working with NPM: As someone with a Social Work degree, I love that I still can assist nonprofit organizations while working from home, alongside an amazing team!

Nonprofits I support: Assure Pregnancy Clinic, Compassion International, and more to come!

BETHANY LIN

GRANT MANAGER

Where I’m from: New Jersey.

Things I enjoy: Singing and playing the piano, handmade art, Southern food, and team sports.

Something interesting about me: I am studying to be an occupational therapist.

Why I love working with NPM: I enjoy empowering and serving people in need. The NPM team has also taught me about ways different people can work well together and support each other.

Nonprofits I support: Compassion International, Samaritan’s Purse, Solutions Pregnancy & Health Center.

HEIDI LONGUEUIL

GRANT MANAGER & ANALYTICS SPECIALIST

Where I’m from: Originally Roseville, Michigan, but I’ve lived in Florida, Mississippi, Virginia, Indiana, and I’m currently down in San Antonio, Texas.

Things I enjoy: Yoga, podcasts, romping around the woods with my husband and two dogs, cooking anything and everything, and video games.

Something interesting about me: My degree is in zoology and I absolutely love birds. I have no less than five bird feeders in my backyard at any given time and I could happily watch them all day.

Why I love working with NPM: I get to interact daily with people who genuinely want to make the world a better place in so many different ways. And as a military spouse, the job can come with me wherever we go!

Nonprofits I support: Dogs on Deployment, World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy.

SONYA MARTIN

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Where I’m from: Round Rock, TX, but I grew up in AZ. I’ve lived in many different states, including Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Oklahoma before moving to Texas.

Things I enjoy: Playing volleyball, hanging out with my family, being on the lake, reading great books, and anything music.

Something interesting about me: I have a degree in music education and I play the French Horn.

Why I love working with NPM: I love being part of a great team that has a great purpose for their work.

Nonprofits I support: World Team Missions, World Venture Missions, CRU, Barnabas Global Link, Inc., Compassion International.

BRITTANY ODOM

SALES OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Where I’m from: Augusta, Georgia.

Things I enjoy: Hanging out with my family and friends, cooking, watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.

Something interesting about me: My high school choral group won an actual Grammy, I am a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, and I got to be an audience member for Wheel of Fortune.

Why I love working with NPM: The people are amazing and I love that helping others is the primary purpose of the companies we work with.

Nonprofits I support: American Heart Association, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Children’s Miracle Network, Goodwill.

REBECCA REITZ

GRANT MANAGER

Where I’m from: I am from The Land of Lincoln, more commonly known as Illinois.

Things I enjoy: I love spending time with my children, volunteering, hiking, creative memory keeping, comedic endeavors and staying updated on the news. Sometimes the last two items on my list remarkably coincide with one another.

Something interesting about me: One of my past jobs was being a costume character and clown at children’s parties and events.

Why I love working with NPM: I love how NPM diligently works to make a difference for nonprofit organizations and does so in a quantifiable manner. It’s a beautiful blend of the heart and mind joining together for a meaningful purpose.

Nonprofits I support: There are so many phenomenal organizations I have been fortunate enough to have been involved with over time. Some of those near and dear to my heart include: The National Center for Exploited and Missing Children, Different Brains, The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Franciscan Outreach, Sandyhook Promise, Ballet 5:8, Share Your Soles, Scouts BSA, Girl Scouts of the USA, and District 135 Parents for Education

VANESSA ROHRER

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: I’m originally from Caracas, Venezuela! I currently live in Atlanta, GA with my husband, two kids, and dog.

Things I enjoy: Traveling, baking bread, reading, knitting, hiking, listening to podcasts, drinking tea, and picnics.

Something interesting about me: I’m trilingual! I fluently speak English, Spanish, and Italian.

Why I love working with NPM: I love being a part of the process that helps connect people with a cause. I love working with a passionate team and knowing that my job makes a positive impact in the world!

Nonprofits I support: Our Giving Garden, Atlanta Humane Society, Chattahoochee Riverkeepers, and March of Dimes.

JADE SCOTTON

SENIOR GRANT MANAGER & GM TEAM CULTURE LEAD

Where I’m from: Twin Falls, Idaho.

Things I enjoy: Reading, drawing, painting, hiking, kayaking, and traveling.

Something interesting about me: I foster special needs dogs and cats for Paws Rescue.

Why I love working with NPM: I love helping nonprofits help others and I also enjoy how well our team works together to ensure the best outcomes for all involved!

Nonprofits I support: World Wide Fund for Nature, GreenPeace, Planned Parenthood, OXFAM.

MELISSA SWANSON

CLIENT HAPPINESS MANAGER

Where I’m from: I’m from Indiana. I have also lived in Florida, South Carolina, Connecticut, Georgia, Tennessee, Hawaii, Virginia, Germany, and New York.

Things I enjoy: Traveling, snorkeling, reading, and Purdue basketball.

Something interesting about me: I have worked for nonprofits for the past 25 years. My most recent position was as Executive Director at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site.

Why I love working with NPM: I enjoy working with nonprofits and am excited to help them get additional exposure to fulfill their missions.

Nonprofits I support: The Turtle Hospital, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, Purdue University.

JOE WHIPPLE

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Where I’m from: Avon, Indiana

Things I enjoy: Golfing, skiing, hiking, story telling, and anything that can be turned into a friendly competition.

Something interesting about me: I self-converted my Sprinter van and now work remotely as I travel the US.

Why I love working with NPM:  I have the flexibility to travel anywhere in the country all while working with people who truly care about their impact on the world.

Nonprofits I support: Natural Resources Defense Council, Together Rising, True Colors Fund, Grand Central Atelier.

AMANDA WORTHEN

GM TEAM LEAD

Where I’m from:  I was born in Knoxville, TN, but I’ve lived most of my life in the metro-Atlanta area. I recently moved to Seminole, FL with my husband and our two sons.

Things I enjoy: Being active and outdoors, traveling, baking, hanging with my friends and family.

Something interesting about me: I have my own nonprofit organization supporting an orphanage in Jinja, Uganda.

Why I love working with NPM:  I love the freedom and flexibility. I’m always acquiring valuable knowledge, and I love the opportunity to support other nonprofit organizations and help them grow!

Nonprofits I support: Actions Speak Louder, Inc.

DONNA YEARYEAN

CLIENT COORDINATOR

Where I’m from: Southern California.

Things I enjoy: Baking, sunsets, funny memes/GIFs, “knee-slapper” jokes/puns.

Something interesting about me: I love training in mixed martial arts!

Why I love working with NPM: It’s easy to forget that the world is filled with caring people who devote themselves to making a difference. Working for NPM has reminded me of this! I also love the passionate, kind hearts of my NPM colleagues.

Nonprofits I support: Feed My Starving Children, LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs, To Write Love on Her Arms.

SLATER SNOW

CHIEF CUDDLES OFFICER

Slater Snow is a blind, 13+ year old rescued Boston Terrier adopted from Boston Terrier Rescue of East Tennessee. He has been a loved, valued and priceless member of Amber’s household since 2011. His favorite pastimes include eating steamed carrots, going for long walks, raising awareness for special needs dogs, smelling the roses and catching as many Z’s as he can. You can usually find him holding down a couch or exploring the great outdoors with his fabulous sense of smell.