Julie Ordoñez is one of the world's leading major gifts strategists and in-demand executive fundraising coach on a mission to equip leaders with the courage to ask for more and raise multi-billions to solve the world's most pressing issues.
With 14 years of experience in major gifts, Julie was the top 1% performer at United Way of Greater Los Angeles, and at LIFT as well as New Story raising $2.5M in her first 12 months in the role in 2022. She has coached and trained over 200 nonprofit executives and major gifts teams since 2018 guiding them to raise tens of millions from individuals.
She's the founder of CourageLab, a 6-week major gifts training for leaders to get the courage and strategy to ask for more and raise major gifts, and host of the top-rated podcast Nonprofit CourageLab which hit #3 on the nonprofit charts in Sept 2022.
She lives in Pasadena, CA with her husband of 12 years Trey.