HHYL has a history of delivering exceptional results. Incorporated in 2009, and now in our second decade, our highly experienced and talented team works together to ensure you have the expertise and forward-thinking solutions needed to guide your campaigns and fundraising success. Founded by experienced fundraisers, all of whom led the fundraising for institutions they served, Hansen Henley Yoder & Lamb carries on that important tradition.
The HHYL team is a highly regarded, effective team, with the flexibility to understand your specific needs and the knowledge to develop the creative solutions you require for fundraising success
Brighid has 38 years of professional fund raising experience for nonprofits in capital, endowment, comprehensive, and annual campaigns. She has served The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; National Park Foundation; Great Lakes Aquarium; Minnesota Diversified Industries; The Nature Conservancy; and Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. She has worked with regional, national and international nonprofits, and has helped to raise $300 million throughout her career for healthcare, education, conservation, arts and culture, and social service organizations.
Brighid has broad experience in campaigns, feasibility studies, development assessments, major and leadership giving, board/volunteer training, public relations and government affairs.
She is a certified fundraising professional and a former President/Board Chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Minnesota. She is a member of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and a frequent speaker and trainer on development topics.
She serves on the boards of Wayzata Sailing and Firefly Sisterhood (women’s healthcare). A former 30-year competitive yacht racer, in her free time she and her husband now enjoy skiing, hiking, golfing, boating and international travel.
Tim is passionate about helping organizations to realize their potential to achieve their strategic plans by developing a compelling case for support that will transform their service to the community. With more than 35 years of fundraising and nonprofit management, Tim has extensive knowledge of capital campaigns, leadership giving and management of high-level volunteer relationships.
Tim served the American Cancer Society for 18 years, leading campaign projects across the country to a total of more than $225 million. He personally closed several large gifts, including the largest gift in the 105-year history of the Society. Tim began his service to the community at the YMCA in management and annual fundraising positions at small and large Ys for 18 years.
Tim currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, The Greater White Bear Lake Area Community Foundation, and the Foundation of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church.
In addition to attending yoga classes regularly, Tim is an active cyclist and swimmer. Tim and Carol enjoy hiking, traveling and boating as well as spending time with their two adult children, their spouses and four grandchildren.
Francie has more than four decades of fundraising experience. Campaigns and development programs under her management have generated nearly $500 million over her career. Her experience includes service as Director of Development and/or Campaign Director for the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and the Bell Museum of Natural History. She has provided interim development leadership to the Ordway and the Hennepin Theatre Trust, and her consulting experience includes cultural, educational, environmental, and social service organizations. Her experience also includes management of public and media relations, publications management, and state/federal advocacy.
She has served on several non-profit boards and on operating support panels for the Minnesota State Arts Board.
Francie’s passion is English Springer Spaniels; she is a current officer of the charitable English Springer Foundation, and she has chaired both the Foundation and the national English Springer Association She is the first US citizen invited to judge English Springers at the championship level in England, the breed’s country of origin. Her current English Springer, Calvdale Absconder (“Arthur”) is imported from North Yorkshire, England.
Stuart G. Lang has more than four decades of experience as a college advancement executive, capital campaign director, and major gifts fundraiser. He has been the chief development officer for the College of Saint Benedict, Dunwoody College, and Lewis College, and he is the founding executive director of the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College.
Through direct solicitation and working with staff, boards and other volunteers, he has raised more than $175 million. His expertise includes assessing and repairing fundraising organizations; planning and developing new programs including writing business plans; and raising funds for new construction and renovation. He has also worked as a consultant with Native American tribes, arts organizations, and international programs.
He enjoys travel and has visited 70 countries and 48 states. Among Stuart’s and his wife Lynn’s favorite interests are gardening, spending time with their grandchildren (3), and going to movies.
Marcia Lamb has almost 40 years of senior leadership roles in the public, private and non-profit sectors. She is a Director of the Allworld Network, a company with offices in Boston, London and Riyadh. She recently completed a highly successful engagement in Saudi Arabia that resulted in the establishment of the Saudi Fast Growth 100, recognizing the fastest growing companies in this country. Previously she served as Executive Vice President of the National Park Foundation (NPF) reporting to the President and leading all development efforts.
Sarann Slattery has more than twenty years experience in the Minnesota philanthropic arena, providing leadership within the fundraising programs at Cretin-Derham Hall, a Catholic secondary school in St. Paul and most recently as Vice President of Membership for Minnesota Public Radio. She is particularly skilled in program and budgetary management, identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors, database and record format design and has extensive experience in both annual and capital campaign design and management. Sarann was named Outstanding Professional Fundraiser by the Minnesota Chapter of AFP in 2006.
Michael J. Henley
Michael has 50 years of development experience with nonprofit organizations such as Diocese of Lansing Refugee Resettlement Program, Ronald McDonald House of the Twin Cities, Little Brother – Friends of the Elderly, Junior Achievement, American Refugee Committee, Maricopa Tech Community College, Glendale Community Council, Carmen Pampa Fund, Catholic Eldercare, Peace Corps and VISTA. He co-authored and published the book Fund Raising & Marketing in the On-Person Shop-Achieving Success with Limited Resources. Michael was awarded the Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award by the International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and was named Outstanding Professional Fundraiser by the Minnesota Chapter of AFP.