Hermine Mahmouzian is a Special Events Coordinator, convention/meeting planner and fundraiser with over 20 years of experience. As Jewish National Fund’s Southern California Regional Director, she planned numerous galas, parlor meetings, fundraising breakfasts, golf tournaments, conferences and conventions. As part of her work with numerous non profits through out the years, Hermine supervised and trained staff in not only event based fundraising but one-on -one solicitations. She simultaneously worked with various community leaders throughout the country to create successful annual campaigns.
Hermine brings a unique skill set to her work, handling all aspects of a project with professional ease and a driving passion for producing the best results and reaching her client’s goals, putting together an experience that leaves guests with meaningful and lasting memories. Her extensive network of vendors in the special event industry enable her to maximize success when planning the perfect event.
Upon completing an MBA in 1987, Johanna Rose spent the next fifteen years in advertising and international sales. Then, in 2002, she I took her for-profit marketing and sales savvy and put it to work in the non-profit sector. As a Southern California Area Director for an influential lobbying organization, Johanna successfully raised millions of dollars (in non-tax deductible donations) and developed lay leader infrastructure. Working closely with the nascent organization, she empowered her board members to become “force multipliers” by training them to be effective fundraising solicitors and political activists.
Since 2009, Johanna has served as an independent national development consultant and event “architect”. She has worked with a variety of organizations on capital campaigns, annual fundraising efforts, and both large- and small-scale fundraising events. The range of clients includes a D.C.-based think tank, religious institutions, medical and legal organizations, as well as public and private schools. She is adept at strategic planning, board training and development, formulating communications plans and implementing profitable fundraising strategies. Johanna incorporates a holistic approach to fundraising and corporate events that encompasses the overarching long-term goals of the organization.