Margie DeVine

For 27 years, Margie DeVine has worked as an executive in development and nonprofit management. Her background includes vice president positions at Children’s Memorial Foundation and the Chicago Botanic Garden. She has been a consultant since 2006. As a development executive, Margie was involved with four comprehensive campaigns and annual fundraising programs that raised more than $500 million. DeVine Consulting has worked with 65 nonprofit organizations, assisting with various fundraising matters and conducting more than 90 professional level searches for 26 different organizations. Originally from San Diego, California, Margie attended Middlebury College, Vermont, graduating with a degree in English Literature. Margie is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, Certified Fund Raising Executives and Chicago Chapter of the Association of Consultants to Non-profits.

Meghann Beer, MPA

Meghann has over ten years of experience in the nonprofit sector as a nonprofit executive, teacher and consultant. Her expertise is in organizational start up assistance, strategic planning, fund development, organizational development, volunteer management, board training, program development and evaluation. Meghann earned a master’s degree in nonprofit management and international affairs from Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs in Bloomington, Indiana. Her passion is in international causes, including direct service learning programs in Africa.