About the Founder/CEO


Mary L. Gimenez-Caulder possesses over 30 years of experience in organizing and leading nonprofit organizations. She has helped raise millions of dollars for nonprofits through Major Gifts, Grant Writing, Planned Giving, and Capital and Annual Giving campaigns.

Ms. Gimenez-Caulder’s professional experience includes President of the San Pedro Peninsula Hospital Foundation and Executive Director/CEO of Harbor Interfaith Services, both located in San Pedro, California. She has a background in Business Administration/Political Science from the University of Illinois in Chicago and has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals since 1989. Ms. Gimenez-Caulder is currently a registered Fundraising Counsel with the State of California, Attorney General’s Office, Registry of Charitable Trusts and was also a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) with CFRE International from 1993 to 2011.

Ms. Gimenez-Caulder’s expertise and leadership have been recognized by the California Association of Nonprofits, which honored her with the 2002 Excellence in Leadership Award. Her commitment and dedication have been widely recognized by her colleagues, receiving national awards for campaigns in Capital Development, Planning Giving and for vision in creating a successful city-wide mobile health service for low-income families. She continues to serve as counsel to all types of nonprofit organizations, both large and small. Additionally, in 2005, Harbor Interfaith Services in San Pedro, CA dedicated their childcare center in Ms. Gimenez-Caulder’s honor. The Center provides licensed childcare for infants to preschoolers for homeless and low-income families. For more information regarding the “Caulder Center” please visit http://www.harborinterfaith.org/services/find-childcare/

In 2009, Ms. Gimenez-Caulder created the Caulder Lamm Alliance for Children to help children in need, as well as a tribute to her son Manuel J. Lamm who passed away in 1998. To learn more about Mary Gimenez-Caulder, please visit Gimenez Caulder & Associates at www.AdvisorsToNonprofits.com.