Miranda has more than 20 years of experience securing transformational campaign gifts, building strong revenue programs, and coaching outstanding teams.
Before establishing her own consulting practice, Miranda was most recently Director of Advancement & Strategic Initiatives at the Catlin Gabel School for over a decade, where she oversaw fundraising, brand management, alumni programs, and the school’s strategic plan. During her tenure, the school secured the largest gift in its history and overall fundraising reached record levels under her leadership. Additionally, she led a branding initiative that contributed to a significant increase in admission demand, and she oversaw the school’s implementation of its strategic plan.
Miranda is trained in Facilitative Leadership with a focus on effective and inclusive decision-making. Miranda has led strategic planning processes from design concept to implementation by senior teams with outcome accountability.
In March 2018, Miranda left her position at the Catlin Gabel School to launch her own consulting practice providing counsel to nonprofits in the areas of campaign planning and execution, volunteer leadership coaching, strategic planning, and talent management.
Prior to Catlin Gabel, Miranda worked in advancement at Scripps College in California, and in corporate finance in San Francisco.
She is a native Oregonian, and lives in Portland with her family. When she is not working with clients, Miranda is riding horses with her daughter, trying to understand the teenage mind, reading lots of books, and spending time with family outdoors.
- Scripps College, B.A.