Eva E. Aldrich, Ph.D., CAE, (CFRE, 2001-2016)

President and CEO

Eva E. Aldrich is President and CEO of CFRE International, the first globally recognized fundraising credential. Prior to joining CFRE International, Aldrich was Associate Director of Public Service and The Fund Raising School at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Before that, she was a member of the consulting team at Johnson Grossnickle & Associates and was Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center at Franklin College. Aldrich has been widely published in fundraising journals and is one of the editors of Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 3rd Edition, from Jossey-Bass. She holds a Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Email Eva

Paul Cavazos

Certification Manager

Paul Cavazos joined CFRE International in 2012. He answers candidate queries and makes sure the daily operations of certification processing flow smoothly. Prior to joining CFRE International, Cavazos was a Team Member at the Human Rights Campaign. He graduated from George Mason University with a B.A. in International Studies. Email Paul

Tony Colarusso

Senior Director of Operations and Governance

Tony Colarusso joined CFRE International in 2012. He provides assistance on special projects and previously coordinated the CFRE Continuing Education Approved Provider Program on an interim basis. Colarusso earned a master’s in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Email Tony

Ashley Gatewood

Communications and Marketing Manager

Ashley Gatewood joined CFRE International in 2018. Her professional background is concentrated in nonprofits and industry trade associations, including previous experience as the Communications and Events Manager at the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand. She earned her B.A. in English from Towson University and M.A. in advertising from the University of Texas at Austin. Email Ashley

Jeff Stanger

Education Resources Director

Jeff Stanger has served CFRE International in several roles since 2012, including Continuing Education Coordinator, since January 2014. In January 2017 Stanger was named Education Resources Manager. He reviews and manages the course submissions for over 500 approved providers of CFRE Continuing Education Points throughout the world. In addition, Stanger serves on the faculty of The Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. He is a frequent speaker and workshop facilitator on a variety of fundraising topics including social media, annual campaigns, marketing, crisis communications, and grant writing. He is also an author and has contributed chapters to Achieving Excellence in Fundraising Volumes III and IV. Prior to joining CFRE International, Stanger served as Development Director for The Salvation Army of Indiana for six years. He has over 18 years of fundraising experience. Email Jeff

Tiara Dungy

Education Resources Coordinator

Tiara Dungy joined CFRE International in June 2019. She assists the Education team with reviewing course submissions for CFRE Continuing Education Points. She earned her B.A. in Sociology from Spelman College, M.A. in International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand and is pursuing her Certificate in Fund Raising Management and Ph. D. in Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Her professional and academic experience has followed the full cycle of charitable giving including volunteering, nonprofit management, fund raising, corporate social responsibility, and donor advising in South Africa and the United States. Email Tiara