The Donor Detectives team is comprised of savvy entrepreneurs and industry experts, bringing decades of experience to a young company. We cultivate a strong work culture and work tirelessly to help our clients scale, grow and succeed.
Finding donors for your cause is like hunting for the proverbial needle in the haystack, maybe tougher. And when you throw in the expectation of a healthy donor life time value relationship into the mix, it’s a lot more complicated. Madlen’s 15 + years of NonProfit and 20+ years of Direct Marketing experience improves the odds in your favor significantly… a lot more significantly....Read More
Moving from the rough and tumble of New York life to rough and tumble of direct marketing at TCI Direct in California, Madlen learnt the ropes doing everything from management of client relationships, marketing strategy, execution of direct marketing campaigns based on client goals, generating income for clients. From there, she moved to Grizzard Communications with a focus on nonprofits. She headed Grizzard Media for close to a decade and was responsible for creating, developing and implementing strategic, integrated, multi-channel marketing campaigns for many highly recognized nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada. Looking to find her niche, Madlen founded Donor Detectives that’s solely focused on donor acquisitions. “Larger agencies have one or 2 specialties and they dabble in other areas just to have seemingly a more complete approach. I established Donor Detectives to provide a truly complete prospecting package focused only on new donor acquisition.” ...Read Less
The devil is in the details when you create detailed designs for the execution of any donor acquisition strategy. After all, this is where the relationship with the donor starts and defines whether a campaign is a success, on budget, and on time. “I’m good at taking care of those things so nonprofits can take care of everything else”, says Keghan, Founding Partner at Donor Detectives....Read More Being detail oriented and focused on the end product comes as second nature to Keghan who has more than 15+ years of concurrent experience in nonprofits and direct marketing.Keghan enables nonprofits doing good, to be better! Starting as an account executive at Russ Reid, she moved to Grizzard Communications a few years later. As a direct mail manager, Keghan successfully drove campaign executions for different non-profits for a little over 13 years before she joined Madlen to establish Donor Detectives. ...Read Less
Elizabeth Hamilton has a creed of “Once a donors trust is earned, everything falls into place”. This has guided her work with nonprofits in a variety of roles ranging from managing annual fund and major donor development to general operational management. She has over 15 years of multi-channel marketing strategy experience that specializes in integrated marketing, direct response fundraising, and leveraging data analysis to achieve results...Read More Moving through different roles – account director, promotions & events director, annual fund & development director, marketing strategist, and creative & digital team lead – has provided her the requisite skills and tools for clients to repose their trust in her capabilities. Are you looking to tee up a conversation on multi-channel marketing? Conversational side benefits include golfing stories and how to improve your swing from this Augusta native. ...Read Less
Hinda (Belitsky) Sittnick
Who better to ride shotgun with than Hinda in the fast paced life of campaign execution? She was responsible for client service, process execution, strategy and production for over seventy Red Cross chapters throughout the United States. Also the go to person for defining “Best in Class” processes, she managed a dedicated company-wide SWAT team responsible for evaluating processes for each of the account teams to reduce errors and credits and increase campaign execution time while maintaining quality....Read More Hinda has close to a decade of experience in direct marketing and non-profits and makes herself an extension of the marketing/development department of any non-profit she has worked with....Read Less