"Deanna played a crucial role in leading our fundraising efforts during the pandemic. She raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in a short time. Her ability to reach new donors, and renew our donors, was highly beneficial to our organization." 


Rikki Ricker

Executive Director

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada


"Deanna is a professional fundraiser in every sense of the word. Deanna is honest and straightforward, professional and respectful, which are the qualities every organization should look for when they are considering bringing someone into their fold.

Stephanie Kirby

Executive Director

Eye Care 4 Kids 


"Our professional partnership with Deanna Ackerman has been instrumental to the success of RMHC of Greater Las Vegas' fundraising."

Alyson McCarthy


Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas


"You gave us great bits of information and your help took us to the next level with our annual fund. We had a really awesome season and doubled our goal."

Morgan Steel

Executive Director 

Tahoe Trail Rim Association


"We loved working with Deanna. She took the time to understand our organization that personalized our conversations and developed a plan that can actually be used and fits our needs." 


Heidi Anderson

Executive Director

Truckee Meadows 

Parks Foundation


"Deanna has offered me incredible insights into the fundraising world geared towards our community and my personal growth within the profession. I have received helpful feedback on processes and fundraising campaign ideas that have made a real difference in my work."

Samantha Wilson

Neon Museum


"It's always great to come to a training that leaves me with action items to implement as soon as I get back to the office."

Shalimar Cabrera

Executive Director

US Vets


"You are a treasure trove of information, talent, and enthusiasm. Thank you for your inspiration."

Fayth Ross

Executive Director 

Urban Roots