What Our Clients Say

Habitat for Humanity of Wake County

"While at Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, Armstrong McGuire helped us to clearly define a realistic vision for our future and has positioned us for a successful major gifts effort. We are truly grateful for their thoughtful approach in helping us move our organizational vision from dream to reality."

- Nancy Jones, Ronald McDonald House of Durham

Alliance Medical Ministry

"Armstrong McGuire helped our organization transition away from a period of inconsistent fundraising and outreach. They took the time to get to know our organization and culture. Their guidance was based on thoughtful evaluation and key building blocks. When our contract ended, they left us with a foundation and plan to start moving forward. I would recommend them to any organization that is looking for an honest and strategic approach to fundraising based on meaningful relationships."

-Mendi Nieters, Director of Development, Alliance Medical Ministry

Appalachian Family Innovations

"Your group's work with AFI was excellent. I have heard...only positives. But, more telling is the work rate and commitment that folks have shown to the committee work. Thanks for a job well done."

- Gary Timbers, Director, Appalachian Family Innovations

Ashe Outreach Ministries

"Thank you for working so diligently as well as effectively in getting to know us! Your hearts, minds and wills are evident in the observations and recommendations presented to the AOM board."

- Rob Webb, Executive Director, Ashe Outreach Ministries

Burning Coal Theatre Company

"Armstrong McGuire's professionalism, experience and eloquent 'courage under fire' are the primary reasons why Burning Coal's first capital campaign is poised to succeed....and on schedule!"

- Jerry Davis, Managing Director, Burning Coal Theatre Company

Caring Community Foundation

You have done a masterful job of working with Caring Community Foundation.  I appreciate your candor, integrity, and ability to clearly and succinctly articulate the opportunities in front of our organization. 

-Lisa Grimes, Board Chair, Caring Community Foundation

Covenant Day School

"I wanted to let you know what a great addition Mike has been to the CDS staff. It is so great to hear people who have begun to work with him express their enthusiasm for both what he is doing and what a pleasure it is to be working with him. You can take real pride in this match."

- Stelle Snyder, Development Director search committee, Covenant Day School

North Carolina Housing Coalition

"Armstrong McGuire was the firm that we hired to do our strategic plan and executive search. It was a great process, we had fun, and got some of the most qualified candidates due to their efforts. I would recommend this firm. We are extremely pleased with our executive director at the NC Housing Coalition."

-Tharesa Lee, Board Chair, North Carolina Housing Coalition

Raleigh Little Theatre

"I would highly recommend Armstrong McGuire for anyone seeking professional guidance through an executive transition. I was chair of the Board of Directors of Raleigh Little Theatre when our Executive Director retired and we needed to find a replacement. Armstrong McGuire provided us with interim executive leadership, ensuring a smooth continuance of day-to-day operations, as well as strategic guidance on the search. We were very pleased with the result of the search."

-Scott Sutton, Former Board Chair, Raleigh Little Theatre


"Armstrong McGuire consultants are well versed in all aspects of the non profit world...from fundraising to succession planning. They are professional, dependable and goal oriented. It is a delight to work with them."

-Marjorie Menestres, Executive Director, SAFEchild