User Profile for Becki Donatelli (Becki Donatelli)
Bio: R. Rebecca Donatelli is the Chairman of Campaign Solutions, Donatelli Avella and a partner in Connell Donatelli, Inc.
Becki Donatelli was the lead Internet consultant to the McCain for President campaign in 2000, and as such directed the successful fundraising campaign that brought the Internet into the forefront of political consulting. The first political consulting firm to raise political donations online, the firm has represented clients from all levels of government, including John McCain 2008: The Exploratory Committee, Bush Cheney '04, the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and a host of Senate, House and gubernatorial campaigns. Campaign Solutions also represents dozens of non-profit clients, including the Pentagon Memorial Fund, Vets for Freedom and the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation.
Mrs. Donatelli brings three decades of successful business experience as one of the founding partners of the fifteenth largest real estate and property management firm in the Washington metropolitan region before its sale in 1996. She was also a founding director of The George Washington National Bank, later serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors and also Chairman of the bank holding company. She served as a regional director of BB& T Bank. In 1996 she was honored by the Chamber of Commerce as the Business Leader of the Year.
Mrs. Donatelli began her political career with the national staff of the original Citizens for Reagan in 1976. She has worked on the staff of numerous campaigns, and Republican Committees. She established an Executive Secretariat for the Dole For President campaign and has raised money for every race from local city council to the presidency. Becki Donatelli was appointed to the board of advisors for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority by then Governor George Allen and the President's Advisory Committee on the Arts by President George Bush.
Mrs. Donatelli's not for profit fundraising skills were honed during her three year tenure as the Chairman of the Golden Circle Board for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as a director of Capital City Opera and President of the Mt. Vernon Children's Theatre. Her fundraising background was essential to the planning and execution of the software development process that brought Edonation.com to the market. She was recently named one of the top 12 most powerful women in direct response marketing by The Non Profit Times.
Becki Donatelli, a native of California, is a 1975 graduate of the University of Southern California with a BA in LAS/International Relations. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband Frank Donatelli.
Joined: Mar 02 '07
Last login: Apr 03 '07