The Eight Principles Fellows
ROBERT COSTA, JR.
Founder and Executive Director, Dodgeballin’ For Kids
Robert also serves as a Risk Advisor for FBInsure where he helps businesses with their risk management and commercial insurance. Robert brings his sales experience to make a direct, positive impact that leads to sustainable growth.
Executive Director, Idaho Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation
Jay has served as executive director of Idaho Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation and the Idaho Lions Eye Bank for over two decades. Jay is passionate about philanthropy which is built upon bilateral relationships between giver and receiver. He’s committed to fundraising which builds sustainable revenue.
Founder & CEO, CanigliaWorks
Jason is a passionate leader committed to transforming society through the advancement of nonprofit organizations, building meaningful relationships and sharing knowledge that inspires philanthropy. CanigliaWorks is an innovative consulting and service organization committed to the triple bottom line of working collaboratively to advance people, the planet and prosperity for a common good.
CEO, NonProfit Easy
With over 25 years of experience in financial services, relational sales and technology, Lomesh knows a successful nonprofit must have not only the right tools, but must also possess the knowledge to use those tools effectively.
SALLY BRYANT DECHENNE
President, Bryant Group
Sally serves as president for the nation’s leading talent enrichment and executive search firm for fund development. She is an experienced recruiter, trainer and coach. She began her advancement career in 1989 working in both healthcare and higher education before moving to fund development in 2001.
CAO, Mind Springs Health
Roger brings over 30 years of service as a fundraising development professional. Roger’s passion lays in connecting with the donor on a personal level. His experience with philanthropy leaves his donors and nonprofits in better places.
President, Lighthouse Counsel
Jeff knows that building strong investor relationships benefits nonprofits in increasing mission awareness, organizational effectiveness and philanthropic support. Lighthouse Counsel is a full-service consulting firm serving the greater Southeastern United States with offices in Nashville and Atlanta.
Partner, Imwalle and Wier Strategic Consulting
After more than two decades serving nonprofit organizations, Dana began working with individual clients in 2016. Dana’s unique counsel combines her marketing, communications, and community outreach background with her experience in nonprofit board governance, needs assessment, and organizational development.