Marcy Stengel has more than 17 years of experience working for mission-driven organizations as a fundraiser, event planner and communications professional. She has worked for organizations and causes within education, media, environmental policy and public health. She is one of the few people out there who likes asking people for money, and wants others to find comfort and confidence in asking as well. She believes that philanthropy makes our communities stronger and our world a better place. She lives in upstate NY with her husband, son and their spry rescue dog.