Clarissa Reis, CFRE
Reis & Shine, LLC

As fundraising professionals, every day, we’re called to serve and lead those around us – from team members to board members, volunteers, donors, those served by our organizations, and even our own families and friends – but all of that begins with leading ourselves.

Come “Level Up” with this jam-packed session, filled with everything you need, from helpful tools to tested strategies, to grow your “resource kit” and not only improve your life, but also the lives of those with whom you associate personally and professionally.
It is often said, “A rising tide lifts all boats.” Are you ready to show up as your best self and take your leadership, and as a result, nonprofit to the next level?

Suite Level Lounge
Parkview Field

1301 Ewing Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Level Up

October 28, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Speaker Bio:

Clarissa Reis, CFRE

Owner & Founder, Reis & Shine, LLC

With a background in psychology, Clarissa seeks to positively influence and elevate other mission-focused fundraising professionals, acting as a connector, sharing innovative strategies, adaptive, forward-thinking leadership, coupled with an ever-growing resource library, and offering necessary tools to achieve both short- and long-term goals.

Ever the lifelong learner, Clarissa is a graduate of the YLNI Leadership Institute, Foellinger Rising Leaders, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Certificate in Current Affair Fundraising: Crisis Management and Certificate in Fund Raising Management, achieving her CFRE initials in less than five years, and AFP Chamberlain Scholar.

Clarissa currently serves as AFP Northeast Indiana’s Chapter President and Chief Development Officer of Fort Wayne Ballet. Outside her career, she enjoys downtown Fort Wayne’s vibrant food scene, pajama dance parties with TT & Kenna, and Northeast Indiana’s thriving arts and culture community.


“My joy grows as I share it with others. It is like a contagion of laughter – when one person feels joyful, others catch that spirit and the joy spreads.” Connect with me on social media: @singngrl2005