DSAGT is very excited to welcome Denise Dahl, MPA to the team! Denise will be serving as DSAGT's Development Director and overseeing the organization's fundraising efforts. Denise is the owner of Epiphany Planning & Development consulting to businesses and governments in strategic planning, economic development, and workforce engagement/training. She also works within the nonprofit world and has over twenty- five years of proven experience. She has been a past certified consultant for Standards
for Excellence Institute promoting excellence in nonprofits, a past member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and member of the Grant Professionals Association. She has also run nonprofits, as well as sat on numerous nonprofit boards and fundraising committees. In addition to working for and with nonprofits Denise has taught Nonprofit Leadership for Bluffton University.
Occasionally Denise also teaches (and has taught) at BGSU, Trine University, and the previously mentioned Bluffton University, as an adjunct professor utilizing her Master’s degree. Denise has various continuing education certifications from the University of Michigan, Northwestern, Stanford, and has participated in strategic, economic, nonprofit, and workforce development through numerous entities ranging from
appointment by the Governor of Iowa to the Vision Iowa Board, writing U.S. Senate Sub Committee testimony, to various local boards such as Northwest Ohio Human Resource Association, Great Lakes Economic Development Advisory Board, and the University of Toledo’s College of Business’s Advisory Board.