Lisa Fay Wellek is a Solutions Engineer at Blackbaud where she provides client facing consultation for Blackbaud’s suite of solutions. Previously, she worked in the NPO sector for 20 years with a focus on fundraising, strategic planning, change management, operations and technology implementation.  During her NPO career – she was with JDRF headquarters for the longest – serving in various roles including Chief of Staff and National Director of CRM Strategy where she was a business sponsor and advocate for a large CRM investment and implementation.  She has directly managed operations and training teams and believes that with the right solutions and approach, non-profits can excel at serving their constituents and impacting their mission.

Previous roles include: Stevens Institute of Technology, KPMG Consulting and University of Connecticut Foundation.  She has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Connecticut and a Technology Management Graduate Certificate from Stevens Institute of Technology.


Heather LeVan is a Solutions Engineer for Blackbaud; she is primarily focused on Blackbaud’s Financial Edge NXT and Raiser’s Edge NXT products. Heather spent 16 years working as a nonprofit professional; her main roles were director of development and chief financial officer within higher education, public education and cancer research organizations. During her tenure in nonprofit she utilized Blackbaud products for 11 years, and because of this she is very passionate about Blackbaud’s solutions and the impact they create in the social good sector.

Heather has a bachelor’s degree in business management (University of Phoenix) and a master’s degree in community leadership and nonprofit management (Westminster College). Her graduate work focused on using digital storytelling to raise awareness of child hunger in Utah, working directly with families struggling with food insecurity. She is based in Utah with her husband, two kids, and two Labrador retrievers.