Shari Kolding

Shari KoldingShari Kolding, CAP® – Director of Gift Planning, National Audubon Society

Shari is a veteran fundraiser of 25 years specializing in planned gifts since 2011. She has raised more than $14 million in outright gifts and $150 million in planned gifts while building training programs for board members and other development staff to hone their skills. Shari has a certificate in fundraising management from the University of Texas, and is certified as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy by the American College of Financial Services. In her free time she’ll talk your ear off about YA fiction, quilting, Star Trek, and competitive dog sports. Shari also serves as a board member and building fund chairperson for Austin Playhouse.