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Lora Golke, CAP®

Senior Director, Development & Donor Engagement

As Senior Director of Development & Donor Engagement, Lora Golke stewards relationships with major donors and cultivates relationships with professional advisors and prospective donors. She created and currently leads new business development and strategic planning for the Jerry Colangelo Center for Sports Philanthropy. Lora joined ACF as Advancement Associate in 2007 and was named Senior Director of Philanthropic Services in October 2016. During her tenure, Lora secured ACF’s largest endowed gift to-date, expanded the portfolio of the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy to over 200 corporate clients, and grew the assets held by ACF supporting organizations to over $221 million. Lora also leads asset development activities for Athletes for Arizona, a focused initiative that unites the sports and philanthropy communities throughout the state.

Lora currently serves on the board of People Acting Now Discover Answers (PANDA), the Phoenix Heart Ball, and the planned giving committee of the Phoenix Zoo. She has a degree in Nonprofit Management from the American Humanics program at Arizona State University, a Non-Profit Management Certification, and earned a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) certification though the American College of Financial Services.