Nancy Rieves is an executive coach and consultant to charitable organizations. She is passionate in her role to assist the charity to maximize and sustain funding for their charitable purpose.
She has worked with nonprofits for more than 25 years. Before launching her own consulting and coaching business, she founded an education-related foundation that she guided for 10 years as executive director. During that time, she managed a staff of 12 overseeing fundraising, scholarships, and public relations. Her development team was responsible for raising more than $16 million. Nancy served in leadership roles in planning, accreditation, and advancement while also teaching leadership, marketing, and other business classes at a college in Arkansas.
Nancy has deep knowledge and experience in coaching executives, implementing fundraising processes, engaging board members, and building effective teams for nonprofit organizations. She specializes in establishing processes that allow organizations to create lifetime donors that result in sustained and increased funding. She focuses energy to strengthen leaders who are committed and passionate about maximizing their organization’s capacity as well as their own talents.
Nancy has an undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas in marketing. She has a master’s and doctorate degree from Arkansas State University. She was recognized by Southeastern Association of Community College Research for exemplary dissertation work focused on analyzing fundraising activities.
Nancy is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and The Women’s Network of Birmingham. She is on the boards of the Alabama Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Alabama Women in Business.
Nancy has two wonderful children and three wonderful grandchildren – a daughter who lives in Birmingham and a son who lives in Nashville. In her spare time, she leads a fun filled life where her favorite hobby is driving on a road racecourse and fly fishing. She is proud to have completed the Chicago marathon and over a dozen half marathons.
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