Alice L. Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE, Partner, is the founder of GoalBusters, providing hands-on, comprehensive leadership for small to medium-sized charitable organizations. For more than 30 years, Alice has worked extensively in fundraising for small nonprofits in many charitable areas, including public media, rural healthcare, education, and science. Alice thrives in finding creative solutions for the fundraising challenges of small organizations, as well as teaching and training about practical and realistic tactics. As counsel, Alice is in the trenches, serving as Director of Development for KAWC Colorado River Public Media and Border Radio in Yuma, Arizona, since 2007. Alice is also recognized for her on-air presence on public television and radio and on national PBS fundraisers such as Downton Abbey and The Civil War. She was the 90th professional to receive the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) credential, was the 21st recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Founders’ Medallion, recognizing extraordinary service to the sector, and is a three-time honoree as AFP-Northern Arizona Fundraising Professional of the Year. In addition, Alice teaches for the Masters in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Denver, serves on the University of Wisconsin Communication Arts Partners Board as the Internships Co-chair, is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Ambassador, and represents GoalBusters as an Associate Member of Rogare, the international fundraising think tank. When not fundraising, Alice hosts epic Chinese New Year parties, is a slow runner, and is a retired competition ballroom dancer.