what we do
Non-profit Strategic Planning * Management Consulting
Mary "Sue" McEntee
, BA, MPA has nearly 25 years of management and fundraising experience. Sue worked for nearly 25 years in various capacities including Director of Food and Nutrition, Administrator for the Human Gene Therapy Institute and Director of Development. Beyond that she has served as Director of Development for a church and school and as Assistant to the President at a major university. She has successfully conducted donor development plans, served as construction manager, assisted with board recruitment and retention, strategic annual fundraising programs and assisted in the start up of volunteer organizations.
Sue serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Charitable Giving Resource Center
. Sue has experience in securing major gifts, annual giving, on-line giving initiatives, managing donor prospect pools and overseeing donor recognition activities.
Sue has applied her extensive skills in a variety of venues including Iowa Health System, Sacred Heart Parish and Drake University. Sue's affiliations include AFP (Associations of Fundraising Professionals); MIPGC (Mid Iowa Planned Giving Council); CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education); as well as serving as a board member to philanthropic nonprofit organizations. Most recently, Sue was quoted in the dsmMagazine Holiday 2011/2012 issue speaking about Family Foundations.