Julia Emlen is is the author of Intentional Stewardship: Bringing Your Donors to Their Highest Level of Philanthropy (CASE Books). She is a frequent writer and presenter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP) and the Council for the Advancement of Secondary Education (CASE), and has chaired the CASE Annual Meeting for Donor Relations and Stewardship. She offers consulting through Julia Emlen and Associates and Marts & Lundy and holds the CASE Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence. She has served as adjunct faculty at Johnson & Wales University, teaching an undergraduate course on philanthropy and fundraising.
Anne Manner-McLarty is a serial entrepreneur and lead consultant of Heurista, a multi-disciplinary firm helping nonprofit organizations improve their donor relations and stewardship practices. This work draws upon Anne’s reputation as a thought leader in the field and combines the experience, creativity and project management skills of the Heurista team. Anne is a long-standing member and volunteer leader with the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP), contributing through board service, conference and educational content planning and frequent presentations.