Nancy J. Ackerman, CFRE, Vice President
A vice president with Netzel Grigsby Associates, Nancy brings 30 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience to her work. Nancy learned the value of philanthropy as a child and realized she could make the most significant impact by working with nonprofit organizations.
With NGA, Nancy has served clients in the education, health and human service, and religious sectors, leading multi-million-dollar campaigns and providing strategic planning and guidance, executive coaching, interim department leadership, assessments and training. She brings specialized skills in donor relations, case development, research, and foundation/grant development.
Prior to joining NGA, Nancy held leadership positions in development and operations focusing on fiduciary stewardship, financial management, fund development, endowments, governance, board development, administration, personnel management, strategic planning as well as property management. Additionally, she has an extensive background in the performing arts.
Nancy is a Deacon in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She has been an instructor in programs at UCLA, CSULB, and California Lutheran University. Nancy volunteers on the boards of the Greater San Fernando Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, FirstServe Community Services of the South Bay, and California Lutheran Homes and Community Services.
Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University and earned a Certificate in Fundraising from UCLA Extension.