Alanna Linden

Executive Vice President, Network Relations

Alanna has been with NCF since 2005 and provides leadership and strategic direction to the 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, supporting hiring and training of all local team members, identifying new markets for expansion, and ensuring excellent giver experiences across the NCF network.

Alanna received her master of arts in organizational and interpersonal communication from the University of Memphis and her bachelor of arts in interpersonal and organizational communication from the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo. With over 20 years of experience as a private business owner and leader in nonprofits, churches, and ministries, Alanna is passionate about seeing people find and know the love and grace of God. She is also the former President of the NCF local office in Raleigh, NC.

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.