Experience You Can Count On

 

SYNC Non-Profit Consulting Group is the most personalized,  customer-service oriented firm specializing in the Raiser’s Edge®.  Located in Dallas-Fort Worth, Amanda White-Brown and her team are ready  to help you start a personalized plan and strategy for your database,  development, and donor relations needs. They are ready to offer you the  breadth of expertise and experience you need to have a successful  project, the personalized solutions you need and the attention you  deserve.

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WHO WE SERVE

 

Our clients are the main priority of our company and we have had the  honor of serving and working with over 200 organizations nationwide from  every sector of the nonprofit community for over eighteen years. 


We  know our clients work each day to focus on relationships within their nonprofit and company; our purpose is to continue that relationship  focus with them to enhance and provide quality training and consulting elevating their organization to the next level. Our clients have brought us their needs, challenges and hopes to succeed with their database systems. We bring solutions immediately unique and necessary for your  organization to aspire to the goals they need to meet

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We serve multiple types of organizations including arts, medical, education (higher education/independent schools), community advocacy, foundations and grant-based agencies, and the social services sectors.  


From customized Raisers Edge® training and improvement of current Blackbaud technology to creating fundraising, donor and advancement services solutions, we help you realize the strategy and planning  success necessary to keep your office and staff motivated and satisfied.



Amanda White-Brown, bCRE

Founder & President

 Amanda White-Brown is a veteran trainer, well-recognized speaker and  leader in the non-profit community. She started Sync Results to provide  exemplary expertise in database management, implementation of  development business plan within the CRM environment, and a personal,  customizable consulting and training approach, which has made her a  leader in the industry. She has presented, taught, and implemented  hundreds of Raiser’s Edge training programs and facilitated numerous  independent Raiser’s Edge User’s groups. White-Brown is a bCRE certified  trainer and consultant, one of only 242 nonprofit RE users have  obtained this certification. She has the history and expertise you need  with Blackbaud’sNetCommunity, NetSolutions and Education Edge programs  to help enhance each client’s online systems and processes. 

Amanda’s unique experience

 

  • Eighteen years of fund development experience with special  emphasis in Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge Implementation,  Database Customization and Administration, Development Strategic  Database Implementation, Management and Logistic Planning for  Fundraising Strategies, Database Conversions, Fund Account Management,  Development Operations /Business Processes Management and Moves  Management Implementation.
  • Over ten years of extensive experience in Start-Up Process  Analysis and Business Plan, implementation of various Blackbaud  products, Database System/Usage Auditing, Operational Needs Assessments,  Advanced Database Management, and Customized Training and Consulting  for Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge software.
  • Well-recognized speaker on the subject of Database Management and  Moves Management at the AFP DFW Conference and Ask The Expert  Conferences for 5 years.  Amanda has also been a guest speaker at  numerous AFP luncheons across Texas and Florida. Her most recent  speaking engagement at Texas Tech University.
  • Member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and is  active in numerous non-profit related organizations and committees. She  is actively pursuing her CFRE certification.
  • Her warm, personable approach to training and consulting with  nonprofit teams is known for her unique partnership with each  organization as she strives to identify the right solution and best  approach for her individual client groups. Amanda and her family have a  legacy of involvement and tradition of giving back to the community. She  follows in the non-profit footsteps of her mother,who is the founder of  a non-profit organization that has just celebrated their 25th year. In addition, White-Brown’s daughter is a Director of Development for a  non-profit organization in Dallas-Fort Worth. She is active in the  nonprofit community and has provided specialized sport services to  under-served children and continues to support related missions.

Danielle Gantt, MBA

Sr. Fund Accounting/Financial Edge Consultant

Danielle Gantt serves SYNC-Results as a Sr. Financial Edge and Fund Accounting Consultant. Danielle is a

professional accountant with over 16 years of experience in fund accounting and over 11 years of

experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge & Raiser’s Edge, and PeopleSoft.


As a former instructor, withBlackbaud she has worked alongside hundreds of nonprofits and government entities during

implementation, system revamps, training, and system clean-up. Danielle has a Master in Accounting

from Texas A&M Commerce, is Blackbaud Certified in Financial Edge & Raiser’s Edge.


With her unique experience at a CPA Firm, as a consultant, she is able to serve all accounting needs. This

includes audit readiness, creating chart of accounts, GAAP reporting, controller/CFO by the hour,

budget & forecasting, board/finance committee readiness, and all things accounting and finance.


Danielle serves each client with a deep passion for creating efficiency, system integration, best practices,

process improvements, and staff development. She works with clients to implement, train, system

clean-up, database audits, and month end close process improvements.


As an enthusiastic extrovert of all things numbers she is ready to help and build a unique partnership

along side your organization.

Fran Lobpries, CFRE

 

Fran Lobpries provides over twenty-one years of nonprofit  experience with wonderful organizations as United Way, Communities  Foundation of Texas, The Women’s Museum, Presbyterian Communities and  Services Foundation.  She is known among her clients for her creative  energy and support of organizations large and small.  


As a nonprofit  consultant,Lobpries works with nonprofit executives, gift officers, and  team members to produce strategic plans shifting the pyridine the model of fundraising. Spotlighting an organization’s resources and  opportunities through a series of development audits, interviews and  collaborative team sessions, Lobpries uses her coaching and mentoring of  teammates to produce greater efficiencies, accountability,  manageability, and fund raising results.


  • Member of the Greater Dallas Chapter of AFP
  • Graduate of the CFRE International Leadership Course
  • Co-chair of the DFW CFRE Review Course 2004-2011
  • National Philanthropy Day committee member 2005-2011

*CFRE is the accreditation awarded practicing fundraisers who have  met the experience and results requirements and have passed the exam  administered by CFRE International. The CFRE credential demonstrates  mastery of fundraising principles and techniques based on accepted best  practices.

Adam Colwell

Donor Communications/GhostWriter Consultant

 

Adam Colwell is President of Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks LLC in  Tucson, AZ. Adam has over 25 years experience and has been privileged to  ghostwrite or edit hundreds of fundraising letters and emails for three  major non-profit organizations, including full project management of a  monthly direct mail donor communication program.


WriteWorks partners with organizations to remove much of the  disorganization and confusion that can come with trying to manage a  fundraising effort that is not strategically planned with your donor’s  needs and motivations in mind.

Fundraising services offered by Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks include:


  • Strategizing of your complete fundraising donor communication  program – including segmentation, new donor acquisition, monthly and  major donor relationship building and retention, special and high-dollar  gift asks, seasonal and year-end contribution campaigns, management of  donors who give annually, and donor exit and reengagement programs.
  • Ghostwriting of direct mail and/or email donor letters, including receipts and welcome letters.
  • Complete direct mail package development, including graphic design, printing and mailing.
  • Writing and production of donor-supportive newsletters, magazines or specialty publications (for print or online).
  • Creation of donor-supportive premium products or services (for print or online).
  • Grant writing and major donor or capital campaign proposal writing.
  • Complete estate planning program writing and development.
  • Implementation and training for donor communications software from Blackbaud and Raiser’s Edge.

 

WriteWorks can fully oversee your programs or supplement the efforts of your existing constituent services staff.

Adam and his wife Ginger have two daughters and one grandson.