Launch Cause is designed and led by fundraising experts and proven leaders from the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.
Co-Founder & Executive Director
A prolific and recognized thought-leader in the nonprofit sector, Steven serves as VP of Marketing at Bloomerang.
Co-Founder & Board Chair
A 30+ veteran of the nonprofit software industry, Jay Love co-founded several nonprofit technology firms and currently serves as the Chairman of the AFP Ethics Committee.
Dr. Eugene R. Tempel is President Emeritus of the IU Foundation and the Founding Dean of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University
Jen Wilfong brings more than 28 years of experience working with individuals and teams to improve profits, products/services, performance, processes, and people. She currently serves as VP & Coach at Merrill Lynch
Nathan Hand serves as Director of Advancement at The Oaks Academy in Indianapolis, Faculty at The Fund Raising School at Indiana University, is President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in Indiana, serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations.
Jessica White’s professional experience spans over 30 years in nonprofit management and fundraising. She served as director of development for The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum, for five years prior to establishing Jessica White Associates.
Bryan Orander is President of Charitable Advisors, which supports nonprofit board and staff leadership to increase the capacity of their organizations to respond to the needs of their constituencies and communities.
Advisory Committee Chair
Laura Dodds serves as Executive Director of the TechPoint Foundation for Youth, which connects youth-serving organizations, STEM industry, and experiential programs to inspire Indiana’s underserved K-12 students to explore science, technology, engineering, & mathematics.