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Pence Consulting

Carole Pence is President of Pence Consulting, a privately held consulting firm

Licensed through the Michigan Attorney General's office. 

Carole is an expert in Fundraising, Philanthropy, Consulting and Training.                                                                                                                                          
Pence Consulting can assist in starting a nonprofit organization, raising

money and creating organization leadership.  As a member of faculty for the

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the Fund Raising School customized

trainings through Pence Consulting, she has trained over 3,000 students.

A Communications expert, Pence is a trained facilitator using the

DiSCBehavioral Profile to engage new donors, steward current and

prospective donors and effectively engage the community.

The firm specializing in providing assistance with forming a nonprofit

organization, leadership development, feasibility studies, board training and

annual and capital campaigns.  First consultation is free.

              Established in 1992

  • Pence Consulting in business for 27 years
  • Experience with NPO's for 35 years
  • Expert Consultant
  • Experienced trainer
  • Attentive to clients unique needs


Thomas J. Wright     
Senior Fundraising and Video Consultant

Tom Wight has lived In Ann Arbor for over 35 years. His work experience
includes fundraising and creative production for the University of Michigan,
NPR, PBS, ESPN, faith based organizations and The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor. This includes working with University of Michigan Athletics, as part of an award-winning video production team. He has a Certificate in Fundraising Management (CFRM) from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy  the Fundraising School. ​Tom is Licensed through the Michigan Attorney General's office.

As an Associate of Pence Consulting, Tom will provide focused identity, web, print, video, digital, content, and strategy for fundraising campaigns.

Satisfied Customers
  1. Terri Stangl
    Former Executive Director, Center For Civil Justice
  2. Judy Watson Olson
    Retired CEO and President of Great Lakes Center for Youth Development
  3. Kay Schwartz
    Director of Library Services, Flint Public Library
  4. Deb Dingwall
    Interim Senior Vice President, Education at Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes
  5. Pamela Evans
    Principal Consultant, NorthSky Nonprofit Network
  6. Nancy Surbrook
    Former Executive Director for the Sanilac County Kids' Connection
  7. Terry Pepper
    Executive Director, Great Lakes Lighthouse, Keepers Association