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Meet the NFL Team

Diane Hardy | Managing Director | E-mail:

Diane HardyDiane Hardy joined National Fundraising Lists in 2004. More than a decade later, she is at the helm here at NFL in her position as managing director, leading the company to the forefront of the list industry. With over 16 years of direct marketing experience, Diane leads our all-star team of list brokers and managers and consults with them on strategy and analysis for their clients. Diane also directly brokers and manages for The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and provides list acquisition strategy, analysis, and client consultation for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Sheriffs Association, and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Prior to joining NFL, Diane managed a group of business-to-business list professionals. Her group provided a variety of services to the list community including analysis, list management and brokerage, and research. In her role as an active educator in the industry, she has spoken and served as co-chair at DMAW List Bazaars, conducted training seminars, and published articles, including “It’s Just One Big List” in The Nonprofit Times and “List Fatigue” in DMAW Marketing Advents. Diane is a member of Direct Marketing Association and Direct Marketing Association of Washington. She has a BBA in marketing and a Master of Science in management from the University of Maryland.


Jennifer O'Baker | Associate Director | E-mail:

Diane HardyJennifer has over 10 years of direct mail experience, with a wealth of knowledge in the nonprofit list business. She is a recognized broker and fundraising expert with extensive knowledge of database and co-op modeling. Her duel experience as broker and manager give invaluable knowledge of all aspects of the mailer’s program for their overall management, strategic planning and growth. She currently serves the Operation Homefront account.



Minyi Berlan | Senior List Strategist | E-mail:

Minyi BerlanMinyi, another shining star who recently joined National Fundraising Lists, is our senior lead strategist. Minyi has over 10 years of fundraising experience and specializes in optimizing acquisition programs for clients in environmental and wildlife advocacy, women’s rights, international relief, and cultural preservation. In her instrumental role at NFL, she is responsible for developing modeling strategies for all NFL clients, as well as conducting strategic list reviews. Minyi also serves the American Legion account. Prior to entering the nonprofit sector, she provided marketing and merchandising support to a jewelry manufacturer. Minyi holds a B.S.B.A. from Boston University’s School of Management.




Melissa Patterson | Senior Account Executive | E-mail:

Melissa PattersonMelissa has been with National Fundraising Lists longer than any other member on our team, and her experience and dedication have made her an expert in the field. She started with NFL in 2000 as a junior account executive, and, through many years of hard work and loyal service, has advanced to her current position of senior account executive. In that role, Melissa serves as the list broker and manager for National Humane Education Society, Mays Mission for the Handicapped, and Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation In addition to her direct client work, Melissa assists in the training of staff members and provides guidance on client campaigns. She has a B.S. in sociology from Frostburg State University.




Linda Phipps | Senior Account Executive | E-mail:

Linda PhippsLinda joined National Fundraising Lists over a decade ago as a production assistant. In her years of dedicated service, she’s gained invaluable experience working with health, environmental, and veterans clients. Linda now serves as one of NFL’s senior account executives, and she provides list brokerage and management services for Wounded Warrior Project. In addition to her client work, Linda reviews and approves list campaigns for other list account executives, assists in training new staff, and was the list contact person on our proprietary campaign management system, Agency Plus™— a role that involved creating reports and troubleshooting list issues.




Gaea Scott | Account Executive | E-mail:

Gaea ScottGaea came to CDR Fundraising Group in 2004, after graduating from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After working in an administrative support position initially, Gaea transitioned into her role with National Fundraising Lists in 2005. Today, as a seasoned account executive with nearly a decade of list experience under her belt, she provides list brokerage and list management services for Help Hospitalized Veterans, HHV-Disabled War Veterans, and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles.




Renee Washington | Account Executive | E-mail:

Renee WashingtonAfter several years of serving as HR administrator and executive assistant to the president of CDR Fundraising Group, Renee was enticed by allure of the exciting list world and joined National Fundraising Lists in 2009 as a junior account executive. In 2011, she was promoted to account executive. Today, Renee is an expert in the field, having amassed many years of experience working with health, environmental, humanitarian, and veterans clients. She currently provides list brokerage and management services for Help Hospitalized Veterans Sweepstakes and Shriners Hospitals for Children, and brokerage only for Sheriffs Association. Renee is responsible for list strategy and analysis for acquisition campaigns and managing the use of donor names by outside mailers. Also, Renee is our contact person on our proprietary campaign management system, Agency Plus™— a role that involves creating reports, developing new modules, and troubleshooting list issues.



Latasha Green | List Assistant | E-mail:

Latasha GreenOne of our fresh, new stars, Latasha joined National Fundraising Lists in 2014 as a list assistant. In her role, Latasha provides invaluable assistance to NFL’s account executive team, supporting each member with list brokerage and list management services. These responsibilities include filing list orders, updating counts on data cards, and checking for order delivery in our proprietary online reporting system. (In a nutshell, she keeps things at NFL running smoothly and efficiently. Latasha has a B.S. in Business from Bowie State University.





Client Trust Account

NFL Client TrustNFL, already known for its state-of-the-art software support and customer service, is the first list company to offer guaranteed protection of unsecured list rental income owed to nonprofits.

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