Trecarcia Lisa Yancey is an Organizational Development consultant who specializes in development/fundraising planning, strategic organizational planning, program evaluation and assessments, business planning, and senior project management for nonprofit institutions. She is the President of Yancey Consulting, LLC, which raised over $6 million in funding for nonprofit arts organizations last year, and plays an instrumental role in building capacity and developing programming for organizations that serve marginalized communities. The scope of her companys work includes long-term institutional planning, business planning, infrastructure building and capacity assessments, developing marketing strategies, strategic development, funder prospecting, overall development of fundraising strategies, project management, corporate sponsorship, program evaluation and assessment, capital campaign planning/management, producing arts events, and contract negotiation and development. Since 2005, Lisa has been an official technical consultant for the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone in New York City, and works closely with funders in identifying, planning, and evaluating targeted goals and outcomes. Lisa matriculated from both Boston College Law School and Emory University, respectively earning her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of the Arts degrees. She is a current member of the New York State Bar Association and has been doing consulting work with nonprofit organizations and emerging businesses for the past 12 years.