Brenda Johnson is a nonprofit development leader with a passion for connecting donors at every level to the causes they are passionate about. Her areas of special expertise include capital campaigns, data-driven fundraising strategies, and donor database systems. Brenda has held senior development positions at several national organizations, including Year Up, the ACLU, and the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Throughout her nonprofit career, Brenda has seen nonprofits struggle to achieve the resource development capacity necessary to sustain and grow – and the resulting pressure experienced by fundraising staff. After working in the nonprofit sector for 10 years, Brenda began offering consulting services and training to help organizations improve their development efficiency using available human resources, systems and technology.
Brenda received a BS in Engineering from Purdue University, where she minored in Sociology and Political Science. She is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana and has resided in Atlanta for over 25 years.