Outcomes-focused professional, Carol Reiser has more than 27 years in resource development and strategic planning for nonprofits and higher education. Personally, securing more than $60 million from government, corporate and foundation sources as well as individuals through annual, leadership and major gifts to support collaborations, new initiatives, programs, facility upgrades and operating expenses. With considerable experience in the political, public-policy and advocacy realms as an appointee for both Democrat and Republican Governors – two in Ohio and two in New York – and as a writer for the Speaker of the New York Assembly, Carol is comfortable working among multi-cultural and community collaboratives, which fuels her passion for supporting social change, particularly through education and advocacy. Carol acquired a firm understanding of the impact that education and advocacy has on local and global communities through her professional and volunteer work and her undergraduate education in agricultural communications at The Ohio State University.