Alanna Linden

Executive Board Member

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 the 33 Relationship Management teams that serve nationally and in 28 local markets around 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 MA in Organizational and Interpersonal Communication from the University of Memphis and her BA in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication at the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo. With over twenty years of experience in non-profits, churches, and ministries – as well as a private business owner, 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.