Martha H. Schumacher (USA)

President, Hazen Inc. and HILT

Martha is President of Hazen Inc., which provides comprehensive fundraising counsel for nonprofit organisations around the world, specialising in campaign strategy, major gifts coaching and training, and board and staff development. Martha has worked with and within nonprofit organisations for 25 years.

Her current and recent clients include the American Red Cross, National Geographic Society, Epilepsy Foundation, and Best Buddies International. Before launching Hazen, she led the Defenders of Wildlife fundraising team as Vice President for Development. The Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington DC Chapter (AFP/DC) recently named Martha Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Year. She serves on the AFP International Executive Committee and is a past AFP/DC president.