At Nonprofit DNA, we are dedicated to helping Schools, Churches and nonprofit organizations reach their full potential by providing them with the necessary tools to generate revenue.

Our team is composed of experts who understand the unique needs of nonprofits and have a passion for helping them succeed. We offer innovative solutions to help churches and nonprofits maximize revenue and accomplish their goals more quickly and efficiently. With our comprehensive suite of services, you can rest assured that your organization will be in good hands. Let us help you take control of your future and make the most of your resources.


Tim Smith

Managing Partner

Tim Smith has over 30 years of experience in Non Profit Administration, Management and Fund Development.  Having served as a Chief Development Officer in Non-Profit Organizations providing a wide range of expertise and resource in Non Profit leadership and management.

Tim has served a variety of roles in executive non-profit leadership for mega size organizations.

Tim serves as Founder and CEO for Non-Profit DNA, a boutique firm committed to helping non-profits build their capacity through fundraising, leadership, team building, staff recruiting and coaching.

Mike Meyers


Mike believes that leadership and fundraising capacity are vital competencies where nonprofits need to invest.

Previously, Mike served in the roles of Chief Development Officer for two large nonprofits and most recently as the CEO of Food for the Hungry.  During his time at Food for the Hungry, Mike led global strategic planning and helped to more than double the private income resulting in more support going to some of the worlds most vulnerable.  He has over 20 years of nonprofit experience in fundraising and leadership within organizations and as a consultant.  During the last 20+ years Mike has been involved in nonprofit work in over 60 countries and raised funds on 6 continents.

Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Life Science from Kansas State University in 1996 and a Master of Arts in Theology and a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Nazarene Theological Seminary.

Lisen Tammeus Mann


Lisen Tammeus Mann has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit marketing and fundraising. She has a passion for developing volunteer engagement models to grow advocacy and financial support for an organization’s mission.

The majority of Lisen’s career has been in alumni relations and development in higher education. She served more than 10 years as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, managing a staff of 17 and directing annual giving programs, alumni and volunteer communications and programs, signature events, strategic marketing, database management, and nearly 60 alumni, constituent and volunteer boards.

Jeremy Reis

Jeremy Reis


Jeremy Reis is the Vice President of Marketing for CRISTA Ministries, a family of five ministries. At CRISTA Ministries, he manages the team responsible for marketing, artist partners, direct mail and digital fundraising. Jeremy is on the Advisory Council for Christian Leadership Alliance where he serves as a member of the strategy leadership.

Jeremy’s worked in a variety of corporate, consulting, and nonprofit roles. He started his career on the tech side and after finishing his MBA at The Ohio State University, jumped over to marketing with nonprofits. He understands and speaks fluent geek, while being able to translate real business needs into actionable plans. Jeremy blogs at

Jeremy is the author of Raise More Money with Email and the upcoming book Magnetic Nonprofit.

Jeremy lives near Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Jennica and nine children.

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Book cover of "What Have I Gotten Myself Into?" by Timothy L. Smith

What Have I Gotten Myself Into?

What Have I Gotten Myself Into? is a guidebook to building a successful nonprofit organization. The nonprofit sector is full of twists and turns, this book will help you understand how to navigate the nonprofit world, by using principles that create a pathway for a lifetime of success.

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Donors Are People Too

Beautifully practical, straightforward wisdom for dealing personally with your ministry’s highest-potential donors … from a man who has spent his life there! This extraordinary book offers a refreshing new way of thinking and interacting with major contributors and potential major contributors to your ministry – not simply in terms of “fundraising” but as a ministry to them.

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