Aisha Harris serves as Chief Development Officer at Agape where she provides leadership and strategic direction of the organization’s resource development, fundraising and marketing initiatives. She is an experienced nonprofit leader and fundraising professional having raised well over $21 million dollars for local nonprofit organizations in the past 5 years. Recent notable accomplishments include leading a team of 8 full time staff, and 20 corporate and community volunteers to secure more than $9 million dollars in 11 months toward a $13.3 million-dollar capital campaign goal, while meeting the annual fund budgeted goal. Aisha is skilled at structuring nonprofit administration and operation teams for fundraising effectiveness, with one of her department restructures resulting in a 10% increase in program funding. Aisha brings over seventeen years of experience developing and implementing development plans, managing annual campaigns, securing major gifts, writing award- winning grant proposals, casting vision, coaching staff and leveraging boards of directors to increase resources. Previously, Aisha has served as Chief Generosity Officer for DenMont Consulting & Events, LLC, a company she started to assist nonprofits with quality fundraising solutions; Chief Development Officer at Families First, Inc.; and Director of Development at Cool Girls, Inc. Aisha holds a Bachelor of Arts from Duquesne University and a Master of Arts, with a concentration in ministry administration, from Luther Rice University & Seminary.
Venetia Mott is the Operations and Database Manager at Agape. In this role, Venetia delivers day-to-day governance and performance management of the customer relationship management systems, and support to fundraising activities. She has years over 10 years experience leading a team in developing and implementing a comprehensive CRM strategy for donor stewardship. She is a native to Atlanta, Georgia, who describes herself as a creative person that uses logical, process-oriented thinking to find inspiration in even the most mundane things. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering at her church, visual arts and music. She received a Master of Science in management and organization effectiveness from Troy University. Prior to, she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from Mercer University.
Neka Harris is the Agape Youth and Family Center Event Coordinator. An effervescent spirit who is always smiling, Neka is the point of contact for all Agape fundraising and community outreach events. She has a passion for event planning and volunteerism, giving her time to help coordinate annual fundraising events for hospice and pediatric in-home care programs. Neka also serves on the anniversary planning committee of the International Christian Fellowship Ministries.
Prior to joining Agape, Neka worked in the retail sector as a Product Coordinator for a global home accessories importer and as an Event Coordinator and Bridal Consultant for a bridal retailer. Neka holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University and an Event Planning Certification from Emory University.