F. Nicholas Sollog III
Nick Sollog, Founder & CEO, has been a development professional for over 15 years. In 2009 he formed The Sollog Group, a consulting firm dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations raise more money in less time. The group’s practice focuses on capital campaigns, annual giving, database administration, and prospect development. Prior to consulting, Nick worked in the University of Richmond and the University of Lynchburg development offices. Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Nick graduated from the University of Lynchburg with a BA in International Relations. His advanced education includes certificates from the University of Richmond's Institute of Philanthropy in Grant Writing & Management, Fundraising & Development, and Nonprofit Marketing. Nick is involved in the local community both personally and professionally. He is a former alumni board member of the University of Lynchburg and is an active communicant and former Vestryman at Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Nick’s professional memberships include the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association for Advancement Services Professionals, Apra International, Apra-Virginia, and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Richmond. Connect with Nick on LinkedIn.
Sarah Townsend Leach
Sarah Townsend Leach, Consultant, is passionate about using strategic thinking to craft messages that achieve your organization’s goals. Throughout her nearly fifteen years in the nonprofit sector, she has helped create and share sustainable strategies for leadership development, fund development, and communications with a wide variety of organizations all over the country. She brings to her work a friendly demeanor, a broad range of experience, and a deep understanding of how nonprofits and faith-based organizations work.
Before joining The Sollog Group, Sarah recently served as a capital campaign and leadership consultant with the Episcopal Church Foundation for five years. Sarah is a resident of Montgomery, AL, a native of Nashville, TN, and life-long Episcopalian. She holds a BA in English Literature from Rhodes College in Memphis and a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She is also trained in the Art of Hosting methodology. Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn.