Bull Moose Group is comprised of a team of independent consultants who bring expertise and experience in virtually all aspects of fundraising, prospect research, marketing and organizational development.
Ronnie Weston, Founder and Managing Member
Ronnie Weston brings a unique combination of skills to the not for profit landscape. She is an attorney (“fully recovered”), an accomplished entrepreneur, public speaker, author, fundraiser, and results-oriented team leader.
In 2007 Ronnie founded Bull Moose Group, a collaborative group of independent consultants, to counsel small to medium sized nonprofits in fulfilling their missions and realizing their visions. Specializing in grassroots fundraising and board governance, Ronnie places special emphasis on the role of the nonprofit in enriching the community. She is particularly adept at working with staff and lay leadership and knows how to navigate the challenges of those relationships. Other areas of expertise include campaign feasibility studies, capital and annual campaign counsel and management, development audits, board recruitment and training, database management, marketing, special events, and corporate sponsorship.
Recent clients include Tree Street Youth, The Gathering Place, Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, Tedford Housing, Maine Community Health Options, ArtVan, Snow Pond Center for the Arts, Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation, Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine, Harpswell Neck Fire and Rescue Department, Portland Masonic Temple Foundation, Tutors for All, Harpswell Coastal Academy, Maine Association for Charter Schools, Woodard & Curran Foundation, Kora Shrine Center Foundation, Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, and Kennebec Montessori School.
Ronnie serves on the Community Health Options Board of Directors and chairs its Governance Committee.
A graduate of Washington University cum laude, Ronnie holds a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law. She is a proud member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maine Association of Nonprofits, Maine Philanthropy Center, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. Ronnie lives in Harpswell with her husband Evan and two rescue dogs, Gibbs and Kiki. Her passions include cooking, gardening, hiking, and spending time with her 9 grandchildren.