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About Arthur Alley

Arthur Alley is a philanthropic consulting firm specialized in fundraising and mission development.  Since 2006 we’ve equipped and encouraged our clients to create a meaningful story and effectively secure the resources needed to fulfill their mission.  


Our purpose and passion is to empower our clients to make a better world for all.


Arthur Alley’s collaborative approach means our consultants — typically multiple on each project — work right alongside you and your team.


When we work together, here is Arthur Alley’s commitment to you.

Meet Our Team

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Derek Alley, CFRE

Co-founder & President

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Steve Waiksnoris

Partner & Vice President

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John Aren

Associate Consultant

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Susan Gies Conley

Associate Consultant

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Amy Giles

Client Services Manager

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Eddie Hobgood

Senior Consultant

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Christopher L. McGown, J.D.

Senior Consultant

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Charles Nutt

Senior Consultant

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Steve Oswald

Senior Consultant

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Juli Pattison, M.S., CFRE

Senior Consultant

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Rev. Dr. Marion Platt, III

Associate Consultant

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Chuck Rowe

Associate Consultant

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Ann J. Shackelford, CFRE

Senior Consultant

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Claire Waiksnoris

Senior Director of Search Solutions

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Client Testimonials

“Not only did Arthur Alley’s consulting services provide us with sound advice and best practices throughout the largest capital campaign in our organization’s 75-year history, Derek truly served as a coach for us all along the way. He was not only a trusted confidant, but also offered objective feedback, thoughtful counsel, and creative ideas. Through reflective conversations and insight, we were able to implement strategies that elevated us to ultimately achieve our campaign goal.”

Kay McRee, Chief Development Officer and Executive Director
St. Dominic Health Services Foundation
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Our Clients

Arthur Alley has been honored to serve a variety of clients across the United States.

The Salvation Army

Mobile, AL

Florence, AL
Hot Springs, AR

Little Rock, AR

Jonesboro, AR

Watsonville, CA

Pueblo, CO

Ft. Myers, FL

Leesburg, FL

Tampa, FL
St. Petersburg, FL

Stuart, FL
Atlanta, GA
Columbus, GA

Gainesville, GA

Macon, GA

Savannah, GA
Warner Robins, GA

Chicago, IL

Elkhart, IN

Evansville, IN

Hopkinsville, KY

Paducah, KY

New Orleans, LA

Lafayette, LA

Alexandria, LA

Annapolis, MD

Baltimore, MD

Salisbury, MD
Lansing, MI

Marquette, MI

Jefferson City, MO

McComb, MS

Greenville, MS

Tupelo, MS

Jackson, MS

Burlington, NC

Concord, NC

Elizabeth City, NC

Fayetteville, NC

High Point, NC

Morehead City, NC

Raleigh, NC

Wilmington, NC

Sanford, NC

Cambridge, OH

Mount Vernon, OH

Steubenville, OH

Toledo, OH

Tulsa, OK

Ardmore, OK

Philadelphia, PA

Providence, RI

Anderson, SC

Florence, SC

Spartanburg, SC

Cleveland, TN

Murfreesboro, TN

Kerrville, TX

New Braunfels, TX

Charlottesville, VA

Fairfax, VA

Fredericksburg, VA

Richmond, VA

Winchester, VA

Green Bay, WI

Kenosha, WI

Sheridan, WY

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