Tanya founded Social Money Solutions in 2007 following a 15 year
career in strategic fundraising and marketing roles in the not-for-profit
sector. Her passion for delivering innovative, yet practical solutions to meet revenue development and social responsibility objectives has resulted in millions raised and objectives achieved for clients, donors and corporate partners.
Tanya’s professional philosophy is to work with clients to deliver solutions that are relevant, adoptable and sustainable, which consistently results in providing new opportunities and moving them towards transformational outcomes.
She believes in hard work, smart solutions and having fun in the process. Tanya has championed the fundraising industry and best practice as a presenter, State and National Committee member and Fellow of the Fundraising Institute of Australia, and as a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE).
Tarryn supports Social Money Solutions as a consultant, bringing an extensive background in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors.
Tarryn has held executive roles with large corporate businesses, involving corporate affairs, strategic planning, change management, and designing and implementing corporate social responsibility programs.
Tarryn has an MBA and has completed QUT’s postgraduate study in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies.
Leisa Sadler has over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive providing leadership within international media content and entertainment corporations and related board roles, including General Manager/VP for Walt Disney’s Branded Media Content business in ANZ, and COO with MTV Networks (ANZ) and Nickelodeon Australia. Leisa’s experience is aligned to developing business models with a consumer centric focus, identifying and cultivating ideas in innovative environments.
She has a keen interest in organisational culture and developing productive internal and external relationships. Leisa has held a number of not for profit Board roles and expertly applies her values, experience and skills to support the sector.
Leisa is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAIDC) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA), and holds an MBA from Macquarie School of Graduate Management and a BCom, with an Economics/Accounting major from the University of Wollongong.
Melanie is a consultant with Social Money specialising in strategy and
Melanie is a proven creative communications specialist and operations director, experienced in executing high-profile campaigns from project scoping through final delivery.
More than a decade of agency experience across public relations, internal communications, stakeholder engagement, fundraising and issues management working with international brands across Hong Kong, China and the Asia-Pacific region.
A fundraising, marketing and communications professional specialising in corporate social responsibility and business development, Tara is passionate about the community and has vast experience and contacts in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.
She has delivered successful fundraising programs for clients and managed the social responsibility programs of SMEs and multi-national corporations whilst privately conducting outstanding fundraising campaigns for not-for-profits that have achieved award winning acclaim.
Tara is in a general management role for the Queensland Community Foundation in addition to support for Social Money clients.
Tara has a Master of Business Administration majoring in Marketing from QUT.
Fiona loves fundraising. She’s been doing it for 20 years and is still smiling. Energetic and engaging she works with charity fundraisers, bosses and boards to help them raise more to do more.
With ‘sleeves rolled up’ and ‘hands dirty’ practical experience she is a most sought after strategic fundraising adviser, planner, mentor and consultant. Fiona brings to the party her love of data and the insights it provides to help drive the development of her speciality areas of fundraising strategy development, donor acquisition and retention, regular giving, bequests and integrated communications programs.
As a speaker and trainer Fi draws on best practice methodologies as well as her experience and insights from her time working with hundreds of charities from across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and North America. Fi has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Melbourne, Graduate Diploma in Marketing from SIBIT and Certificate in Relational Database Design, University of Sydney.
Nicky is the Operations Officer of Social Money Solutions and has 30 years administrative experience within small business and corporate organisations.
Nicky is accomplished in marketing, events and operations, with a strong focus on coordination and time management.
Her background encompasses a broad range of industries, including, media, health and agriculture. Nicky is extremely motivated by creative and challenging projects while developing new ideas and strategies.
An advisor and consultant with Social Money, Michael is a strategic leader and trusted advisor with over 35 years experience in corporate communications, reputation and crisis management, strategy and governance.
Part of the corporate affairs leadership at Telstra for 6 years, he has also provided strategic advisory services to organisations such as Cricket Australia, The Future Fund, The NZ Venture Investment Fund, ABN AMRO (NZ), University of Western Sydney.
Michael’s cross sector experience includes leadership roles for student focused university organisations, not-for-profit bodies, politics (as an adviser), sport (media/issues management), Commonwealth and State public services including a Premier’s advisor regarding the environment and resource management.
Tim is an advisor to Social Money contributing a depth of financial knowledge
as an experienced professional with a background in Corporate Advisory and
Tim brings experience as a Finance Director, COO, CFO & NED
serving on a number of boards including ASX & AIM (London) listed companies
and across a range of industries but generally focused on emerging
Tim has well established networks in multiple
sectors and industry groupings, including Equity Capital Markets and more
recently engaged with governance and ESG principles for relevant projects.