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2018 MAXI Webinar

You know you have a potential MAXI winner, but if you don’t properly complete the entry form, you could disqualify yourself! Don’t be one of those individuals! Learn how to complete the form accurately and improve your chances to win one of the coveted MAXI Awards!

Sign up for this FREE MAXI webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, February 28 from 12 Noon – 1:00 PM (Eastern). This webinar will answer any questions you may have about the MAXI application process.

Don’t know whether you should enter or not?

  • Do you have a campaign you are particularly proud of having worked on in the last year?
  • Want a competitive edge in today’s tough market?
  • Want to demonstrate that you produce award-winning, results oriented campaigns?

You can’t win a MAXI if you don’t enter! Get your team together and do it! The deadline to enter the MAXI Award Competition is Friday, March 9 and all entries are due by close of business.

More information about the MAXI application process, including application forms, rules and details can be found here.

Register online for the free webinar; once you have successfully registered for the webinar, a confirmation email with instructions will be sent to you.

But above all else, please don’t forget the 2018 MAXI submission deadline is “close of business” on Friday, March 9!


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Tracy Lea, CFRE, Vice President, The Harrington Agency

Tracy has worked as a senior consultant in the field of "For Purpose"​ direct response integrated fundraising specializing in telephone fundraising for 30+ years and most recently includes experience working in the digital side of "For Purpose"​ fundraising. She has worked with and for International, National, Regional and local "For Purpose"​ organizations supporting environmental causes, humanitarian, animal welfare, women's organizations, human services, human rights, museums, hospitals and universities. Prior to working in direct response marketing, I worked in university development. As a former Social Worker, social services remains important to her.

She is active in the direct response marketing community and has her CFRE certification. Tracy was named the 2012 Volunteer of the Year by the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW) and was the Co-Chair of the 2012 “Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference,” co-sponsored by the DMAW and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is currently on DMAW’s MAXI Awards Committee, Bridge Conference Steering & Leadership Committee; former President of DMAW. Member of Direct Marketing Fundraising Association, (DMFA), Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW) and AFP DC.


Brian Evangelista, Vice President, Lautman Maska Neill & Company

Bryan has a proven track record of successful fundraising and stellar client service for both large and small nonprofits, as well as an extensive knowledge in statistical reporting.

Bryan currently oversees the fundraising campaigns for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, United Spinal Association, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, The Actor’s Fund, and Masonic Home and School of Texas. He also works with analysts and data processors as head of the Analytics Department at Lautman Maska Neill and Company.

Prior to joining Lautman, Bryan worked with RTC Relationship Marketing where he focused on e-marketing development and strategy for AARP Membership and Services. Before that, he spent four years with Adams Hussey & Associates managing the direct marketing campaigns of various non-profit organizations – a broad range of fundraising experience that includes charitable, political and environmental work with groups like United Cerebral Palsy, AARP Foundation, AARP Advocacy and Defenders of Wildlife.

Bryan received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University, with a double major in Marketing and Management. He is an active member and volunteer with DMAW.


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