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Engaged and Excited: Supporter Engagement Beyond Donations

About this event

Win lifelong donors through engagement opportunities beyond donations! Our nonprofit experts will discuss the various ways to keep your supporters involved with your mission. Join us and be inspired to strengthen your donor relationships!

Meet the panelists

Rachel Kestner, VolunteerMatch

Rachel is the Vice President of Marketing at VolunteerMatch. She is an innovative Executive with over 16 years as a senior manager strategically moving organizations forward. A seasoned subject matter expert in marketing, forecasting, communications, and policies. Expertise in marketing, communications, branding, fundraising, and sales development with strong leadership skills.

Rebekah Josefy, NextAfter

Rebekah serves as the Vice President of Client Services at NextAfter and is passionate about empowering nonprofits to be innovative in their digital fundraising efforts. Before joining the NextAfter team, she worked in digital marketing and acquisition for a faith-based nonprofit ministry. Rebekah consistently utilized NextAfter’s free online resources to grow in her learning of fundraising as she worked as a practitioner in the digital space. Impressed by the excellent resources and attracted to the culture of generosity evident at NextAfter, she was inspired to join the team.

Yolanda Johnson, Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy

Yolanda is the President of YFJ Consulting, LLC. and the Founder of Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy (WOC)™. With a wealth of experience in the non-profit sector, Yolanda F. Johnson, a leader in fundraising, philanthropy and Inclusion, Equity and Diversity, has developed training methods for boards and leadership groups in effective fundraising strategy and in racial and gender equity, in addition to successfully launching fundraising and marketing initiatives; creating special streams of earned income and special events, including creative strategies for partnerships and sponsorships; securing foundation, corporation and government funding, and cultivating a diverse major gifts portfolio. Her philanthropic work includes counseling philanthropists on where to direct their resources, and through her own YFJ Philanthropies, she personally gives back to causes supporting racial and gender equity, those with disabilities and the arts.

Wes Goldstein, Mobilize Networks, Inc.

Wes Goldstein is the COO of Mobilize. He has over 20 years of Operations and Program Management experience, from team-sized process improvement to managing engagements between the United States and two African countries. Wes' career began with the United States Navy as a pilot, but he worked on two major staffs, deploying IT and communication technologies during his career. After the US Navy, he moved into Project Management and quickly accelerated Customer Success and Operations. He is currently the COO of Mobilize Networks, Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Redlands.

What will be discussed?

  • Tools to track and measure donor engagement
  • Relationship-building opportunities that get donors more involved
  • Tips on how to effectively execute engagement plans
  • Donor stewardship best practices
  • And more!

Earn 20 Cause Coins Today!

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Who should attend?

While we firmly believe that anyone in the nonprofit sector could benefit from learning different strategies to nurture donors, nonprofit leaders, nonprofit program directors, and donor relationship managers, will find this panel the most pertinent.

Interested in being a panelist? Let us know via this survey.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Rebekah Josefy Vice President of Client Services @ NextAfter

  • Guest speaker
    Yolanda Johnson Founder @ YFJ Consulting

  • Team member
    Team NXUnite NXUnite

    NXUnite is here to make introductions that lead to lasting relationships.

  • Guest speaker
    Rachel Kestner Vice President of Marketing & Advocacy @ VolunteerMatch

  • Team member
    Colleen Carroll NXUnite Lead @ Nexus Marketing

  • Guest speaker
    Wes Goldstein COO @ Mobilize


Making introductions that lead to lasting relationships.

NXUnite by Nexus Marketing is an online community resource for change-makers to learn, network, and grow.

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