Meet Chase Whitmire, ABN's New Director of Membership Development


Our new Director of Membership Development, Chase Whitmire, is responsible for managing and recruiting membership for the Alliance for Better Nonprofits. He will be communicating and engaging with members to ensure that they are receiving the highest levels of support and customer service.

Chase has been in the nonprofit world for 17 years, working both locally and internationally. He is passionate about collaboration and unifying organizations to make their communities the best they can be. Chase grew up in Chattanooga, TN and later attended college at Furman University in South Carolina. Before joining the team at ABN, Chase worked for Young Life in Maryville, TN; Madrid, Spain; and most recently in New York City. He currently lives with his wife and four daughters in Maryville, and he and his family are very happy to be back home in Tennessee!

Open enrollment and renewals for 2017 membership begin on October 1st. In the meantime, Chase is meeting with East Tennessee nonprofits to learn more about your organizations and how ABN can serve you. You can contact him at or (865) 303-2077.

Meet the Alliance for Better Nonprofits Staff

386 Tiffani Mensch is the Director of Community Engagement for the Alliance for Better Nonprofits (ABN). With over a decade of experience in nonprofit fundraising and community outreach, Tiffani is passionate about helping nonprofits achieve greater mission impact. Before joining ABN, she worked for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, the University of Tennessee, and Girls Inc. of Santa Fe. Tiffani currently serves as vice president of the board of trustees for Girls Inc. of Knoxville, sits on the 91.9 Inc. WUOT advisory board, and is a peer reviewer and Standards Council member for the Standards for Excellence Institute. She also volunteers with several local nonprofits. She earned her MA from Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology.