With a background in data management and donor communications, Eliza Slone brings a unique combination of data-driven analytical and creative skills to MKDM clients. In addition to having extensive experience in fundraising strategy and integrated program development, Eliza is highly skilled in donor messaging, digital strategy and direct response copywriting.
Eliza served as Co-Chair of the 2016/2017 DMA Nonprofit Federation‘s Washington and New York conferences. In addition to being a leader in advancing education in the direct response fundraising industry, Eliza is an award-winning fundraising strategist. She has developed campaigns that have been recognized by the DMAW MAXI Awards, the DMFA’s Package of the Year competition, and Fundraising Success Magazine for their outstanding performance in renewing donors and raising funds.
In 2017, Eliza she received the DMA Nonprofit Federation’s first annual Rising Leader Award, recognizing achievement, innovation, and leadership in young professionals. She was recognized in 2011 by Fundraising Success as a Rising Star in its annual Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards. She is also a co-author of The Art & Science of Multichannel Fundraising.
Eliza graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College, where she received her B.A. in English.