John A. Ciambrone, CFRE, Senior Vice President

John Ciambrone is a senior vice president with NGA’s Hawai`i region. John partners with nonprofit organizations throughout the State of Hawai`i to raise funds that increase their impact for the people and communities they serve. By embracing each organization’s unique mission, assets, and opportunities, John is able to customize a development plan that will achieve results.

John brings over 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and fund development, having served as both a CEO/executive director during a successful YMCA career and as a professional consultant for diverse nonprofits in the areas of healthcare, education, youth services like YMCAs and Boys & Girls Clubs, religion, environment, museums, and human services. In Hawai`i, John has worked with The Salvation Army, Island Pacific Academy, YMCA of Honolulu, Hawai`i Forest Institute, Christian Academy, Christ Church Episcopal and the YWCA of Hawaii Island.

John is a member of the Aloha Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Hawai`i Association of Nonprofit Organizations, and has conducted numerous trainings for both organizations. John also serves as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Chaminade University in Honolulu.

John earned his bachelor’s degree from Kutztown State College, Pennsylvania and a Master of Education in community leadership and development from Springfield College, Massachusetts.

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