Steve Trautman

Steve has been in fundraising for close to seven years focusing on major giving with experience in planned giving and annual fund development. He served as executive director of development for DePauw University and oversaw the major gifts team. During…

Sandy Fite

Sandy Fite serves DickersonBakker as the Director of Consulting Operations, working collaboratively with consultants and team members. Through her role, Sandy continuously seeks to improve the efficiency of how we deliver our services, providing a platform for our consultants to…

Amanda Day, GPC

Like most every grant professional, Amanda fell into the field through no fault of her own. She quickly discovered that grant work fit her personality and skills, and since 2001 she’s been writing, managing, and training with the best of…

Paul Virts, PhD

Dr. Virts helps ministries grow through his research and strategy insight. His keen eye for growing audiences and revenue for Christian ministries and nonprofits helps their vision become a reality. Dr. Virts has a Ph.D. in speech communication from the…

Todd Nichols, MBA

Todd Nichols brings over 25 years experience to the DickersonBakker Grant Services team. His career spans across the globe including assisting philanthropists with project due diligence and evaluation, and nonprofits with grant development and project funding. Todd’s primary focus is…

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