Principal, The Arora Collective
Vinney Arora is founder of The Arora Collective, where he and his team help organizations realize their growth opportunities by increasing efficiency, visibility, and supporter engagement. In 2014, Vinney co-founded PartyChild.org, an organization that hosts birthday parties for low-income children. In 2015, Vinney was awarded the “Young Innovator” award from Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for his work as a donor relations director of a local nonprofit. He currently serves on the Board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Silicon Valley Chapter.
CFRE & Fundraising Consultant, Meacham Communications, Inc.
Ann-Marie Meacham has 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, having raised more than $6.5M for various causes. Her extensive experience includes serving as development director for InnVision, as a budget analyst for the City of San José, and as executive director of the Fremont Union High Schools Foundation, where she doubled the size of the board. She was president of the AFP Silicon Valley Chapter in 2016 and is a CFRE.
Matthew Taylor Siegel
CFRE and Director of Development, College of Humanities & the Arts - San Jose State University
Matthew Taylor Siegel has over 17 years of experience in fundraising. He is the director of development for the College of Humanities and the Arts at San José State University. His prior experience includes positions at the San José Museum of Art and Sacred Heart Community Service. Additionally, he is vice president of development for the AFP Silicon Valley Chapter, a graduate of Santa Clara University, and a CFRE.