Alanna has been with NCF since 2005 and serves as Chief Network Relations Officer (CNRO). In this role, she provides leadership and strategic direction to NCF’s Network Relations group and giver-facing teams serving in local markets and regions across the country.
Alanna is responsible for guiding the giver experience of liquid and non-cash giving opportunities, supports hiring and training of all local team members, identifies new markets for expansion, and ensures excellent giver experiences across the NCF network.
Alanna received her M.A. in Organizational and Interpersonal Communication from the University of Memphis and her B.A. in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication at the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo. With over 20 years of experience as a private business owner and leader in non-profits, churches, and ministries, Alanna is passionate about seeing people find and know the love and grace of God. She is also former President of the NCF local office in Raleigh, North Carolina.
She counts Richard Foster’s Celebration of Disciplines as the inspiration for connecting spiritual disciplines with matters of biblical generosity. She and her husband John love to travel and live in North Carolina with their two dogs.