Marcie Maxwell

Marcie Maxwell is the Managing Director of the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. Marcie joined the P2PPF team in 2021 after 15+ years as a front-line fundraiser, national events & campaign director, and fundraising consultant. In her role, Marcie serves as a primary thought leader and community builder for the peer-to-peer fundraising industry and the host of “The P2P Soapbox” podcast. She started her career in fundraising with 10+ years at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she ran local fundraising events, managed national volunteer partnerships, and launched their national walk program. She then spent 5+ years as the Director of Chapter Fundraising Events with Make-A-Wish America, where she provided strategy, support & training to 60 chapters on the full event portfolio – walks, school fundraising, an endurance hiking program, and galas & social events. In her most recent role at Charity Dynamics, she partnered with clients to provide strategic guidance and analysis to help them optimize and grow their peer-to-peer fundraising events & campaigns. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University and a master’s in Ethical Leadership from Christian Brothers University. She resides in Memphis, TN. Marcie is the host of the P2P Soapbox on TruStory FM.

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Creating A New Blueprint For DIY Fundraising with Ovarian Cancer Canada’s Becky Mitts

February 13, 2024

Becky Mitts, of Ovarian Cancer Canada, provides an insider’s perspective on her team’s innovative approach to DIY and third-party fundraising, highlighting its significance as a top priority for the organization.

Unlocking Growth Through A Strong Partnership With Marketing With National MS Society’s Marisa Hull & Peter Fryer

January 30, 2024

P2P veteran, Marisa Hull of the National MS Society, and her marketing counterpart, Peter Fryer, join the podcast to talk about how they have built a strong partnership based on trust – and how that relationship has helped grow the Bike MS program.

Raising The Bar For Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers with Pan-Mass Challenge’s Jarrett Collins

January 16, 2024

In our Season 2 premiere, Jarrett Collins, CEO of the Pan-Mass Challenge talks about how his team sets a high fundraising bar for their riders and how they rise to meet and exceed it.

Harnessing The Power Of Community Ambassadors with Movember’s Brittany Veneris

November 7, 2023

In our Season 1 finale, Movember’s Brittany Veneris stops by “The P2P Soapbox” to talk about how Movember empowers its community and university ambassadors to drive program growth.

Building Deep Relationships With Fundraisers with Make-A-Wish America’s Katie Wood & Make-A-Wish Alabama’s Valerie Cunningham-Trainer

October 24, 2023

Katie Wood & Valerie Cunningham-Trainer of Make-A-Wish join the podcast to share their strategies for building deeper relationships with peer-to-peer fundraisers.

Leveraging Your Unique Personal Experience In Leadership with Pelotonia’s Joe Apgar

October 10, 2023

Joe Apgar, President of Pelotonia, joins this week’s podcast to discuss the personal & professional journey that led him to his current role and how it informs his approach to leadership.

Bringing JEDI Principles To Life In Peer-to-Peer Events with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s Deb Barge

September 26, 2023

Deb Barge of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America drops by the podcast to share her insights on how peer-to-peer events can better embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion.

Uniting Corporate Social Impact & Peer-to-Peer Fundraising with Sport Clips’ Amanda Palm & St. Baldrick’s Foundations Robyn Raphael

September 12, 2023

St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s Robyn Raphael and Sport Clips’ Amanda Palm stop by for a special P2P Soapbox & Engage For Good crossover podcast episode to discuss the value of finding the right corporate partner for your peer-to-peer program.

Understanding & Learning From Your P2P Customers with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Mike Kinney

August 29, 2023

Mike Kinney from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals joins this week’s podcast to share how his team is using “customer intimacy” to evolve their peer-to-peer fundraising programs.

Fostering An Authentic & Inclusive Event Experience with AIDS/LifeCycle’s Tracy Evans

August 15, 2023

AIDS/LifeCycle’s Tracy Evans drops by to share the behind-the-scenes magic of their cyclist community and how her fosters it year-round