Alice L. Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE, is the founder of GoalBusters, providing hands-on, comprehensive fundraising leadership for small to medium-sized charitable organizations. Alice has 30 years of experience in the philanthropic sector, focusing on strategic and development planning, board development, annual giving, nonprofit operations, and small shops. She thrives in finding creative solutions for challenges and teaching and training about practical and realistic tactics. Alice is a three-time honoree as Outstanding Fundraising Professional from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northern Arizona Chapter and was the 21st worldwide recipient of the AFP Founders' Medallion, recognizing exemplary service to AFP Global, local chapters, and the sector as a whole. Alice is an experienced international speaker and AFP master trainer.