Smith & Dale is a full‐service development consulting firm, with 30 years experience in the field and have helped raise funds in excess of $75 million. Our experience working in the nonprofit management and for-profit sectors provides us the ability to merge two fields of knowledge into a meaningful and effective service to organizations and companies looking to improve and expand their philanthropic reach, build nonprofit business plans with a thoughtful, strategic and customized approach.

As professionals with varied yet complementary backgrounds, the firm has developed substantive knowledge and expertise in services as diverse as community development, corporate philanthropy program development, campaign readiness and studies, political fundraising and strategy, strategic planning, and special events, for fields as diverse as human services, education, health care, the environment, the arts and many others.

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Meet Our Partners & Team

  • Angie Smith
    Angie Smith Partner

    Angie Johnson Smith is a founding partner of Smith & Dale. Specializing in pre-campaign planning studies and capital campaigns, Angie brings a depth of experience in management and fund development consulting and has worked with a large scope of nonprofit and for-profit organizations nationally.

    • Deborah Dale
      Deborah Dale CFRE, Partner

      Deborah Dale is a founding partner of Smith & Dale. In addition to holding her CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) credential, Deb is an Association of Fundraising Professionals Master Trainer, specializing in board facilitation, strategic planning, educational training and organizational performance audits. Deb has helped dozens of nonprofit organizations raise over $35 million in her fundraising career

      • Kadi Tierney
        Kadi Tierney Campaign Consultant & Strategist

        Kadi Tierney has more than 18 years of experience in building and leading national and local non-profit organizations. After serving as a City Year corps member, Kadi joined the staff of the White House Office of National Service and spent the next fifteen years leading events, fundraising, board development and community outreach initiatives on behalf of national service organizations around the country. Kadi specializes in the design and implementation of complex events, philanthropic writing and capital campaigns. Kadi is a trusted partner of Smith & Dale. She was born and raised in Tucson and is a proud alumnae of Salpointe Catholic High School and Columbia University.

        • Jenna Rutschman
          Jenna Rutschman Digital Strategy & Marketing Consultant

          Jenna Rutschman is a trusted consultant to Smith & Dale providing website, social media and marketing services. She is the owner and lead strategist of Left of West a digital agency and product development lab. She has worked for 12 years in fast-paced advertising agencies. Spending her time focused on leading large & small brands’ digital marketing strategy, social media and website projects from ideation through presentation, execution and data reporting. Over the years Jenna has thrived working on social media (she is a social butterfly online and off) and online marketing campaigns and creating unique solutions for her clients. Jenna is originally from Ithaca, New York and is a proud University of Arizona graduate and recently relocated to Tucson.

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