REFERENCES

Confident, empowered, and productive volunteer leaders are the key to successful campaigns; however, the right support is absolutely critical to develop these individuals. That is where Crescendo comes in. We help ensure all campaign elements are developed and the process is clear, enjoyable and rewarding.

References and recommendations from our previous clients offer Crescendo’s best advertising. Contact our past volunteer leaders to understand our planning, process, management, training, and the administrative styles of our consultants. Our references will share the commitment we bring to all fundraising projects.

Managed a $1.2M capital campaign for a multi-state recreational trail.

Leighton Wilke
Flyway Trail Treasurer
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Flyway Trail
Alma, Wisconsin
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Managing a $7M capital campaign for library expansion.

Kimberly Hennings
Deputy Director
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LE Phillips Memorial
Public Library
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
City of Chippewa Falls 
Wisconsin

Managed a public-private partnership with the $2M Chippewa Riverfront Campaign (the final private funding phase of a 20-year river revitalization project).

Jayson Smith 
Former Director | 715-864-5766 
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Mayor Greg Hoffman 
715-579-0820
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Hired to fundraise $3.25M for a renovated and expanded Welcome Center, Small Animal building and Aviary. Raised $4M.

Dick Hebert 
Parks and Recreation Director
 712-723-0051
Beth Arenberg 
Park Board President
715-726-1728
Chippewa Falls Parks
and Recreation
 
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Hired to manage a $2M capital campaign for expansion and renovation.

Anne Snow
Executive Director | 608-784-2652
Children's Museum
of La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Hired to fundraise $2.5M campaign
to triple the library.

Kay Walsh
Library Board of Trustees President 715-247-3423
Somerset Public
Library
Somerset, Wisconsin
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Hired to fundraise $2.1M to triple the Faribault Area Senior Center.

Mona Kaiser
Executive Director | 507-332-7357
Faribault Area Senior Citizen Center
Faribault, Minnesota
City of Nevada, Iowa

Hired to raise $1.9M for total $4.2M School/Community Auditorium ($2M challenge grant).

This $4.5M campaign for an aquatic center, ball fields, park, pavilion and soccer fields was part of a total $8.8M project.

S.C.O.R.E. Park
Tim Hansen 
515-382-4352 
Tope Community Auditorium
Greg Madsen 
Co-Chair | 515-382-5239

Please inquire for full list of references at ellen@crescendollp.com.