NewportOne

About Us

The NEWPORT ONE team is your team and your champion. We are senior-level professionals with years of valuable fundraising experience and supportive client partnership.

Craig DePole

President

Craig has been raising funds for great causes for more than 20 years. He gets a lot of joy out of bringing together his right brain creativity and his left brain scientific analysis to help nonprofit organizations create a better world. He has raised millions upon millions of dollars and helped foster long term relationships with donors through multi-channel, donor-centric, integrated fundraising strategies.

Craig is an active contributor to the direct marketing and fundraising community. He’s a frequent speaker at industry conferences and he has authored articles for industry publications. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Direct Response Fundraising Counsel (ADFRCO). Over the years, his work has earned dozens of awards for nonprofit direct marketing excellence from the Direct Marketing Association of Washington and the New England Direct Marketing Association. In his free time, when he is not cheering from the sideline of a soccer, lacrosse or field hockey field, he is raising funds for his kids’ school as chair of the Advancement Committee. Craig is a native Californian and lives in Maryland with his wife, three kids, and adopted dog, Vinny.

Chris Barry

Partner/Senior Vice President

Chris has provided award-winning direct marketing expertise to The ALS Association, Rosie’s Place, Father Bill’s & MainSpring, Perkins School for the Blind, Crossroads Rhode Island, Lahey Clinic and The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

Chris focuses on delivering exceptional client service, proven direct marketing skills and strong analytical background to each of his assignments.

Prior to joining Newport ONE, Chris was the direct marketing director at the National Easter Seal Society. In twelve years of service, Chris was responsible for the production of over 250 million direct mail packages and the generation of over $150 million in donations while managing a sophisticated database of over 5 million donors for 100 chapters.

He has spoken at many regional and national non-profit marketing conferences.

Lisa M. Smith

Senior Vice President

Lisa is a highly experienced and driven professional who’s spent over 30 years helping nonprofits, people and agencies grow. Lisa helps organizations better understand their donors by analyzing behavior, demographic and psychographic data. Her expertise lies in developing offers, messaging and treatments, mapping strategies and investment to unique donor segments.

Lisa has been fortunate to work with many nonprofits across market sectors including American Cancer Society, Bright Focus, CARE USA, Covenant House, Doctors Without Borders, Environmental Defense Fund, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Smithsonian Institution, Special Olympics and Washington National Cathedral. Before joining Newport ONE, Lisa served as strategist and team leader at Russ Reid and SCA Direct both subsidiaries of Omnicom.

Through the years, Lisa has won multiple industry awards for excellence in strategy and creative. She’s spoken at many industry and agency conferences and has been a long-time member of DMA, DMAW, DMFA and New England Direct Marketing Association.

Lisa is a true Bostonian, a lover of history, genealogy, food, well-written books, the arts, travel and of course the local sports scene. Most especially Lisa loves her family and friends, both two- and four-legged kinds. A true Piscean, Lisa finds the beach at dawn, dusk and anytime in between beautiful and restorative.

Collin Ward

Senior Vice President

Collin Ward is a proven strategist with nearly 15 years of experience leveraging data and research into innovative marketing and fundraising campaigns. Over the course of his career, Collin has helped nonprofits, advocacy groups, and political campaigns develop innovative and effective fundraising strategies across multiple channels. An expert in leveraging data and research to inform strategy, Collin has thrived in the fast-paced world of direct response fundraising – in both online and offline channels.

Before joining Newport ONE, Collin was the Director of Integrated Marketing for Women for Women International, an international NGO that works with the most marginalized women in war-torn countries. While there, he aligned both the offline and online fundraising strategies, rebuilt a digital program, and exceeded small donor revenue projections. Prior to that, Collin was the Director of Marketing for the Democratic National Committee. While at the DNC, he integrated messaging across channels and turned the marketing department into a data-driven marketing machine that increased grassroots financial support, and mobilized millions of supporters across the U.S.

This is Collin’s second tour with Newport ONE, and over the course of his career he has worked with a variety of clients like the Human Rights Campaign, National Organization for Women, National Parks Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, Best Friends Animal Society and others. Collin started his career working at a boutique advertising agency in his native home of Southern California.

Collin holds a degree in Marketing from Azusa Pacific University and a Masters in Communications from The Johns Hopkins University. He has been invited to speak regularly on industry trends and best practices at conferences for the Direct Marketing Association and the Nonprofit Technology Network. He lives in the historic Shaw District of Washington, D.C. with his husband and two dogs and can often be seen running the National Mall in preparation for his next triathlon.

David Gregory

Senior Vice President

David joined Newport ONE to bring excellence in fundraising to non-profit clients. With more than 15 years of non-profit experience and 11 years in animal welfare, David is driven by focusing on strategically building successful programs.

Prior to joining Newport ONE, David served as an executive for a large animal welfare organization, where he was integral in the fundraising and development for the $18 million budget. In this strategic role, David built a plan that invested in the future, growing the donor file and total giving. This strategic plan included integrated media, digital elements, increased acquisition using new channels, and enhancing the content of the mail. A core belief for David is that data drives our decisions and analytics will provide significant insight.

David is passionate about excellence in organizational leadership and actively serves on several non-profit boards. He is a member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) and served on two committees for five years. David is a native of Michigan and currently resides in Canton, MI, with his wife Jill, their four kids, and two adopted dogs, Samson and Pudge.

Mary MacDougall

Accounting/Office Manager

As Newport ONE’s Office Manager, Mary handles the day-to-day internal operations for Newport ONE. She helps coordinate accounting on behalf of our staff, partners, and clients.

Outside of work, Mary spends time with her daughter Lily who is a senior at Providence College and her pooch Finn. Mary has a passion for the elderly and enjoys volunteering with people struggling from dementia. In addition, she is a certified hospice volunteer.

Ashley Moore

Vice President, Account Management

With over 10 years of direct response fundraising experience, Ashley’s aptitude for identifying and solving clients’ toughest problems coupled with her passion for creating positive change in the world has translated to maximizing results and exceeding goals for an array of leading nonprofits. Ashley’s extensive expertise includes leading both English and Hispanic fundraising and brand resonant direct marketing programs (acquisition, cultivation, child sponsorship and monthly sustainer) for clients across DRTV, direct mail, digital, print, radio, and outdoor channels.

Over the years Ashley has served a variety of noteworthy nonprofits, including CARE, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Feed the Children, World Vision, Compassion International, American Cancer Society, Operation Smile, Focus on the Family, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Ashley enjoys traveling and splits her time between sunny San Diego and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Wherever you find her, she’ll usually be spending time outdoors or with a good book in hand, curling up with a cup of coffee and her cat or favorite travel buddy, Quinn.

Doreen Brannigan

Creative Services Director

Doreen has been serving as Graphic Artist and Account Manager for Newport ONE’s animal welfare consortium since 2002. With an eye toward each client’s unique needs, specific styles and fundraising goals, Doreen manages all phases of print production—from initial concept and design through final output.

She coordinates the work of Newport ONE’s art department, copywriters and production vendors to ensure accurate and timely delivery of each client’s direct-mail packages and digital components.

Doreen has more than 20 years of experience in print production, publishing and business communications. Prior to joining Newport ONE’s art department in 1999, she handled corporate communications for a Los Angeles-based computer products distributor and later served as Editor of Macintosh Publications and as a print production manager.

A native of New York, Doreen graduated from the University of Southern California with dual degrees in Journalism (Public Relations) and Psychology and received a Certificate in Graphic Design from Clark University. She resides in Kingston, MA, with her family and pets, where she spends down time dabbling in all things creative and planning travel adventures.

Alison Ingram-Pearson

Art Director

With more than 30 years of experience as an art director and designer, Alison Ingram-Pearson has extensive background designing direct mail, especially for non-profit organizations.

Alison’s creative and responsive designs can be seen on Perkins School for the Blind, International Eye Foundation, Hope Hospice, Home For Little Wanderers, US Olympic Shooting Team, and several hospitals, along with numerous humane societies, food banks and homeless shelters.

Prior to joining Newport ONE, Alison worked for DMW Worldwide (formerly DIMAC Direct), where she developed the direct mail package designs for numerous public television stations, several museums, zoos, and animal rights organizations.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art. Additionally, she has extensive training in web-based design from Clark University. She resides in Marshfield, MA, with her husband.

Debbie Young

Senior Digital Strategist

Debbie is driven by her desire to help every nonprofit client progress to a higher level of digital fundraising and online reach. Her specialty is in helping nonprofits use technology tools to achieve fundraising, marketing, and advocacy success.

At Newport ONE, Debbie has been a team leader providing online consultation and strategic implementation across a wide variety of clients, including animal welfare organizations, sanctuaries, and humane societies, as well as food banks, health organizations, and historical associations. Debbie’s involvement with our clients is tailored to each client’s needs and ranges from website audits and system evaluations to campaign implementation, email list growth, and digital advertising. Being part of the effort to help the Treasure Coast Food Bank and the Houston SPCA fundraise through times of disaster relief has been a valuable experience.

Prior to Newport ONE, Debbie worked with a variety of nonprofits and agency clients including Save the Chimps, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, SOS Children’s Villages, Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, The Senior Citizen’s League, USA for UNHCR, World Wildlife Fund and others. Among her many achievements, Debbie started the digital program at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, developing a comprehensive program that included email marketing, online fundraising, and e-commerce.

When Debbie isn’t helping clients, she can be found running or helping coach local high school track & field athletes. Debbie lives in Maryland with her husband, two boys and their adopted lab.

Stacey Rubenstein

Account Director

Stacey Rubenstein began her career in fundraising because she wanted to help worthy non-profit organizations achieve positive change in the world. Today, with more than two decades of experience, that’s still the passion that drives her every day — and puts a smile on her face.

Stacey’s broad professional experience includes account and project management, development, analytic and leadership roles at Craver, Mathews, Smith & Company; GSB Associates; the American Red Cross; OMP Direct, and Mythic, a Charlotte-based advertising agency with national commercial and nonprofit clients.

Of course, as Stacey would be the first to tell you, achieving positive change in the world starts at home. So she enjoys community volunteering and using her fundraising experience to support local arts and education organizations in her adopted hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. Stacey’s myriad other interests include photography and painting …and travel (every chance she gets).

Victoria Mannoia

Account Director

Victoria is an award-winning marketer with a heart for helping organizations transform the way they tell their story to create powerful change. Her career has taken her to both the for-profit and non-profit spheres where she has led rebranding initiatives, launched national campaigns and pioneered innovative and comprehensive marketing strategies. Her creative and unique way of thinking means she’s not afraid to ask the question, “what if…” Coupled with her espoused belief in the positive growth change brings, Victoria has winsomely navigated uncharted waters and pushed organizations into seasons where they thrive, rather than just exist.

Over the years, Victoria has worked with a myriad of organizations that emanate a heart for empowering the common good in people and their surrounding communities, including Focus on the Family, the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, Indiana Wesleyan University, America’s Christian Credit Union and Our Neighborhood Homework House (where she currently serves on the Board of Directors).

Victoria and her husband Christopher live in the wine country of Southern California. As a creative outlet, Victoria spends her weekends trying out new recipes, searching for the perfect antique to add to her collection or planning new travel excursions.

Courtney Humphries

Account Director

Courtney Humphries has spent her career leveraging direct response fundraising to grow and further the missions of a wide-range of nonprofit organizations. She is passionate about providing help to those who have been neglected or forgotten, both humans and animals alike. Her passion, wealth of experience, and love of analytics help her clients reach their goals.

She has experience raising funds for a variety of causes, including: human services, healthcare, and science/research. She has worked on behalf of such esteemed organizations as Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, The Jackie Robinson Foundation, The Bowery Mission, and rescue missions across the United States.

Originally from Atlanta, Courtney now resides in Brooklyn with her husband, Josh, and their rescue dog, Bob Dylan. The three of them can usually be found in a park, on a road trip, or sitting at a local coffee shop. In her spare time, she enjoys refurbishing vintage furniture to its original glory.

Caitlyn Hale

Account Director

Caitlyn Hale comes to Newport ONE with almost ten years of marketing experience in both the commercial and nonprofit sectors. Her passion for helping organizations grow and making a positive impact in the world keeps her excited to work alongside nonprofits. Caitlyn has a very diverse portfolio of experience, having served a variety of organizations including low-income housing, rescue missions, hospitals, and world relief. She has led multi-channel; integrated marketing plans generating millions of dollars for her clients. She has worked on award winning projects earning a Gold Echo from the DMA. She takes a relational approach to partnering with organizations in order to help identify opportunities for advancement.

In Caitlyn’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and travelling around the world with her husband Matthew to explore different countries and cultures.

Amy Reynolds

Senior Account Manager

Amy comes to Newport ONE with seven years of direct response marketing experience. She is passionate about identifying and meeting the needs of clients and determining how to best deploy her team to ensure a strong client experience. Amy’s expertise in nonprofit marketing extends over cultivation and acquisition programs, focusing on strategic execution, relationships and the daily management of the account. She ensures that the client is meeting and exceeding their goals, and that the account is running seamlessly.

Amy has worked with notable organizations including Feed the Children, Open Doors USA, Focus on the Family, Jewish Voice Ministries International and Prison Fellowship.

Amy lives in Washington State with her husband, Ryan. She enjoys spending her spare time reading, cooking and finding new areas of this beautiful state to explore with her husband and their Cocker Spaniels, Reggie and Coco.

Rachel Isen

Account Manager

Rachel thrives right where strategy, data and creative meet. She is invigorated by untangling the intricacies of each element and by seeing the pieces come together to get the right message, to the right donors, at the right time. When you combine this with her dedication to protecting our world’s most vulnerable populations and natural resources, it is clear how she has become the unwavering partner to her clients that she is today.

Rachel spent the initial years of her career learning the nuts and bolts of what it takes to develop award-winning marketing strategies from several angles within an agency. This included time working in Client Services, Operations, Project Management, and Data Services with a varied portfolio of clients including American Red Cross, Operation Smile, Mercy Ships, Ducks Unlimited and over 30 Rescue Missions across the U.S. and Canada. Through this time, Rachel’s love for the data grew and led her to jump right in when called upon to trailblaze a new department entirely focused on donor data in combination with client service and coaching. It is this unique combination of skills that has now brought Rachel here to Newport ONE.

Rachel is a native of Southern California and studied in Spain during her college years. Her passions include coffee, hiking, camping, and travelling, though nothing makes her happier than being around animals. She has never met an animal that she doesn’t love (except for one run-in with a lama) and hopes to one day have the space to continue her family’s tradition of rescuing animals in need.

Vivian Angel

Account Manager

Vivian Angel is a homegrown Angelino, she studied Criminology at the University of California, Irvine. Instead of pursuing a career in criminology, Vivian found her passion in non-profit fundraising. Vivian launched her development career in database donor management. Fascinated with the intricate details of donor giving and driven by cause-related missions of nonprofits, Vivian has gained 10 years of solid direct response marketing experience working with The Salvation Army Southern California, the University of Southern California, and The Salvation Army Eastern Territory.

Vivian’s cool, calm and collected demeanor endears her as the go-to teammate to solve the most complex of problems. Coupled with her in-depth experience at regional and territory-wide levels as well as her experience in dual roles as both client and in account management, Vivian has proven to be invaluable. Vivian excels at managing all project elements including critical paths, timeline implementations, and troubleshooting errors. With Vivian’s 360-degree lens you can count on donor-centric approaches, data management wellness, and a commitment and determination to solve client needs.

Vivian is a foodie and enjoys exploring hidden spots in Long Beach, California where she resides. If she’s not discovering a new food venue, Vivian is attending local music events, hiking, or simply hanging out at the beach with her husband and chocolate Labrador, Kai.

Kristen Capodanno

Account Manager

Kristen comes to Newport ONE with over 7 years of experience working on both the agency and the non-profit side. She has driven strategy as well as direct mail and digital fundraising needs for organizations including the American Red Cross, Rescue Missions, and Food Banks. Kristen has also spent several years working inside a higher education non-profit organization learning the ins and outs of writing, receiving, and managing private grants. With her background in Client Services and Project Management, Kristen is a problem solver to her core and does not let obstacles get in the way of success. She has also been known as the “people person”on several of her teams and has a strong passion for relationship building.

Outside of the office you will most likely see Kristen hiking in the beautiful foothills of Pasadena, exploring new coffee shops or restaurants, or creating a new recipe in her kitchen. You also may see her asking a complete stranger if she could pet their dog because Kristen has a slight obsession with animals, which makes her very excited to work with the Humane Group at Newport ONE.

Alexa Dysch

Account Manager

Alexa Dysch joined Newport ONE with over 5 years of experience working on both the agency and nonprofit side. Over the course of her career, she has overseen data management, donor relations, and development operations for organizations including the Atlanta Humane Society, the Center Charlottesville, as well as Meals on Wheels and YMCA of Alamance County. Alexa loves making the world a better place through her work, especially by connecting the passions of donors to the meaningful missions of her clients through the development and execution of fundraising campaigns.

Alexa studied English and Psychology at Elon University. Originally from South Florida, she now lives in Atlanta with her boyfriend, Michael, and their rescue pup, Daisy. They can usually be found cooking up a storm, hosting board game nights, or planning their next trip.

Jennifer Cooper

Account Manager

Returning to Newport ONE with more than 15 years of experience working in both the agency and the non-profit sectors, Jen has managed and led several non-profit direct response marketing accounts for a wide spectrum of categories, such as arts and culture, human services, health care, animal welfare and more. Jen has been a key player in strategic and creative planning, but digging deep into the data is where she thrives. Slicing and dicing the data, and considering current trends, Jen likes to examine different angles and opportunities that can be presented to her clients to optimize campaign performance.

Jen lives on the seacoast of NH with her husband and daughter, along with their several pets. Outside of the office, you will most likely find Jen on her yoga mat, at the barn alongside her daughter riding and caring for their horse or spending time as a hobby farmer in her vegetable garden and tending to her chickens.

Shelvy Huffman

Account Manager

Shelvy is driven to see our world become a better place. For over a decade he has directed that passion toward helping organizations both great and small achieve and expand their unique goals and efforts to do that very thing.

With a background in project management, Shelvy brings a keen eye for increasing his clients’ impact through the creative content, data processing and production of direct mail and digital marketing products. His work includes national campaigns, rebranding and structural reorganization efforts, and the acquiring and cultivation of donors for disaster relief organizations, food banks, religious organizations and animal welfare organizations.

Shelvy resides in Tennessee, just far enough outside of Nashville to enjoy the natural world. He spends his free time exploring and shaping his land with his wife and two boys.

Danielle Hart

Digital Strategist

Dani is a resourceful and adaptive “jack of all trades.” Having experience in both nonprofit and for-profit industries, she’s always finding ways to improve processes and test new ideas to make a bigger impact for her clients. While email marketing is her primary focus, her broad range of experience and skills in marketing, psychology, and sustainability help fill gaps and inspire new ideas.

Dani started her career in nonprofit online strategy and production working with a variety of high profile organizations including Defenders of Wildlife, The Wilderness Society, and The Senior Citizens League. She has lived in California where she led marketing automation, direct mail, and other cross-functional projects as the Director of Marketing at Payoff, a fintech startup. She was also the Head of Growth at GrowthHackers where she helped companies across the world scale growth, coached teams through adopting a growth process, and planned and hosted an annual international conference. Prior to traversing back into the nonprofit realm, Dani traveled the world while teaching yoga and writing for clients including FabFitFun, Eterneva, Kaiser Permanente, and psyML.

When Dani isn’t testing new ideas for her clients, she’s outside camping, hiking, teaching others how to make the best fire or finding new ways to support her local community.

Jeanne Coleman

Data Specialist, Account Manager

Jeanne comes to Newport ONE with over 10 years of direct response data management experience and a passion for all things data. With a core foundation in IT, web and database technologies, Jeanne discovered her love of data and analysis in corporate settings before happily transitioning to the non-profit sector.

Joining the world of fundraising has given Jeanne’s affinity for data a more meaningful application — a fact that gives her great pride in her work. Having previously served as a database manager on the client side, she understands the value data provides charitable organizations, especially by maximizing fundraising efforts.

Jeanne lives in New York’s Hudson River Valley with her husband John, two children Maisie and Tommy, and two rescue cats Fuli and Tasha. Outside of the office Jeanne likes to paint and sketch, filling multiple art pads a year. She and her family also share a love of live music and can often be seen at a concert or festival.

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