Maryanne Dersch coaches and trains nonprofit leaders to master the art of influence, so they can raise more money without feeling rejected or pushy. Her “effervescent badassery” calls you to be more influential in your work and life.
She has spent almost thirty years working in the nonprofit world helping organizations communicate more effectively internally and externally. From those experiences she authored, Courageous Communication: Why codependence is making your nonprofit brand boring and what to do about it. She also produces and hosts The Influential Nonprofit podcast and the annual Donor Attraction Forum virtual event.
She is leading a movement to change “nonprofit” to “human investment company” to accurately reflect the contributions of the sector. She’s known for her love of ultrahigh heels, extra-large Diet Cokes, and short karaoke rotations.