Building long-term, meaningful relationships is the goal of events and fundraising. So too, our team of experienced professionals builds partnerships with our clients. And it works. Year after year, the clients who return to us and the donors who return looking for new funding opportunities demonstrate this.
Julie Wadler founded epiphany productions, inc. in 1996, growing it into a highly acclaimed fundraising and event planning company. Julie has more than 20 years of fundraising and event planning experience for a wide range of political, corporate and nonprofit clients. Hailing from New York, Julie started her career working for Senator Alfonse D’Amato and then truly settled into Washington, DC after graduating from American University. She also served as the deputy finance director for the NRCC during the 1996 election cycle, raising a record $100 million.
Julie also has three other successful enterprises that are recognized for their superior products and service: Comitatus Consulting, a firm dedicated to using new technology to connect clients with donors and constituents; 3 Dog Consulting LTD; and KRM Executive Livery, an event transportation company. Active in the community, she sits on the board of directors of AHOPE For Children.
Vice President of Development
With more 20 years experience, Rosemary Hoffmann is a seasoned fundraiser, event planner, and leader, having managed major gifts, corporate sponsorship and event management for several nonprofits. Joining the epiphany team in January 2010, she runs the firm?s fundraising, marketing, and communication efforts to secure new funding opportunities and increase support among individual, corporate, and foundation donors. Prior to epiphany, Rosemary served in senior development positions for Anderson Center for Autism, Special Olympics New York, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. A graduate of Rutgers, she also studied abroad in Spain and later did post graduate work in Ireland.
Senior Vice President, Political Affairs
Amanda manages the fundraising efforts for a variety of epiphany’s congressional and PAC clients, with a focus on members of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Prior to epiphany, she served as TIAA-CREF’s assistant PAC director, managing its day-to-day PAC activities. A New York native, Amanda began her career as the director of scheduling and DC office operations for former Rep. John Sweeney. Amanda is an American University Graduate.
Director, Business Development
Hetaf Al-Kraydi joined epiphany, after running Aventum, an event management firm she founded in 2003. Prior to Aventum, she served as director of Corporate & PAC Programs at the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2002 Election Cycle. As director of business development for epiphany, Hetaf is responsible for managing the fundraising needs for a variety of clients and generating new business. Hetaf graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Communications.