Tracy Vanderneck has over twenty-five years of experience in fundraising, business
development, and sales. She has worked on leadership teams for organizations like the
American Red Cross, a private college preparatory school, and a large healthcare
organization with budgets from under $1 million to $15 million, in fundraising, public
relations, and volunteer recruitment.
As the President of Phil-Com, Tracy helps nonprofit organizations across the globe
improve their fundraising and board governance. The highest concentration of her work is
in facilitating strategic planning, training boards of directors on their role in fundraising,
creating Cases for Support for major gift and capital campaign fundraising, and conducting
development infrastructure evaluations.
Her clients include social services agencies, educational nonprofits, community organizing
coalitions, food banks, urban farms, LGBTQ+ membership organizations, faith-based
organizations, social justice nonprofits, abuse and human trafficking response and
prevention organizations, and foundations.
Tracy holds a Master of Science in Management (MSM) with a concentration in Non-Profit
Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CTL), and is a Certified Fund
Raising Executive (CFRE). She is a certified Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Master Trainer and earned a certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the Workplace
from the University of South Florida. Tracy also holds a Certificate of Nonprofit Board
Consulting from BoardSource.
Tracy is a Personal Fundraising Coach for Network for Good/Bonterra and is a regular
conference presenter both virtually and in-person. Tracy is a contributor to Nonprofit Pro
and has been published in Advancing Philanthropy magazine and the Stanford Social
Innovation Review (SSIR).