About Us

Over 30 Years of Nonprofit Experience

Knowledge, skills, abilities, resources, and passion for the nonprofit field.

Event Management

Executive Producer of the largest Blues Festival on eastern seaboard~winner of "Keeping the Blues Alive Award".

Raised over $15 Million

Helped organizations and clients raise over $15 million dollars in grants and services and overseeing multi million dollar budgets.



Extensive experience in fundraising, grant writing, project development, multi-level collaborations, event management and promotions. Over 30 years experience managing cultural arts facility and programs with emphasis on the arts, historic preservation and restoration.



Holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a concentration in Media Journalism from North Carolina Central University; Certificate from Business Management/Entrepreneurial Development Univ of Texas at Austin School of Business; Paralegal Certificate, Lawton College, Oakland, CA. Member Association of Fundraising Professionals

Non-Profit Boards/Volunteer Service


Nonprofit service as a board member with Historic Stagville Foundation, Durham Jazz Renaissance Foundation, Black Women In Business (Advisory Board),Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People Foundation, and NCCU Alumni Association-Orange Co. Chapter.

The Pledger Group

Bettie Murchinson

 Nurturing Parenting Programs

  National Trainer and Consultant   

As a nationally recognized trainer and consultant with the Nurturing Parenting Programs, I train facilitators who work with parents in establishing practices that enrich family life. The curriculum-based programs improve family dynamics and establish guidelines for healthy interactions between parents and children.


Kerry Raquel

Principal, The Raquel Group

Philanthropy Strategist & Development Consultant

Lucera Parker

Principal, Move Marketing LLC


MOVE Marketing LLC offers clients the powerful combination of my 25 years' experience in crafting effective and cost-efficient solutions to a wide range of marketing challenges, as well as the aggregate skill of our broad network of creative thinkers. MOVE is not just another consulting firm, or a vendor trying to sell you "stuff" with your name on it, we're your strategic marketing partner.

Specialties: Strategy development
Brand Clarity
Marketing Communications
Public relations
Advertising and Promotions