Wendy Hatch, CFRE

Vice President

“After more than three decades in the not-for-profit world, I continue to be amazed by the capacity of people with a shared vision to work together to improve lives and strengthen communities. I am honored and truly grateful that my life’s work supports them.”

Since joining The Alford Group, Wendy has enjoyed working with dozens of local and regional not-for-profits providing consulting in organizational development, strategic planning, board/staff development and all aspects of fundraising. Her work encompasses a variety of not-for-profit organizations in the human services, health care, education and faith-based sectors.

Wendy has more than 30 years of experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors as a program manager, fund development officer, executive director and consultant. Prior to joining the firm, Wendy served 16 years as the Executive Director of the Northwest Kidney Foundation. She has also worked as a planner with the Snohomish County Development Disabilities Board and a recreation specialist with Snohomish County Parks and Recreation.

Wendy is a former board member of the Northwest Development Officers Association and the Washington Chapter AFP, Advancement Northwest. One of the early female members of Rotary in 1988, Wendy remains a member of the Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club.

Wendy lives in Mukilteo, Washington with her husband Jon. She has a daughter, son and two step-sons. In the winter you can find Wendy on the ski slopes, and in the summer training for local sprint triathlons, hiking or in her garden. She is also an amateur fused glass devotee.

Joined The Alford Group:      1999

Select Clients:

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation for Philanthropy
  • Ryther (Child Center)
  • CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation, Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
  • YMCA of Greater Seattle
  • Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center
  • Agros International
  • Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County
  • Providence St. Mary Hospital Foundation
  • Senior Services of Snohomish County
  • Jubilee Women’s Center

Education & Credentials:

  • B.A. Parks & Recreation, Central Washington University
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) since 1985
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