Alicia Daly brings over 15 years of professional experience in fundraising, senior level fiscal oversight, infrastructure development, and non-profit management expertise to bear for a variety of national non-profit organizations. Prior to her consulting work, Ms. Daly served as the Finance and Development Director at American Rights at Work and was an integral part of the senior leadership team that assessed, planned, and executed its merger with Jobs with Justice in 2012.
Previously Ms. Daly served as the Associate Publisher for Ms. Magazine where she led the publication’s transition from a struggling for-profit enterprise to a more sustainable non-profit model. She led and oversaw the magazine’s switch from virgin paper, making Ms. Magazine the first women’s magazine printed on recycled paper. During her tenure at Ms. Magazine, Ms. Daly managed the 2004 March for Women’s Lives 1.2 million piece coalition fundraising mailing.
Ms. Daly began her career as an organizer for the Feminist Majority Foundation, focusing on the 1996 affirmative action initiative in California. Other earlier work included development roles with San Francisco Bay Area affiliates of the Alzheimer’s Association, Girls Incorporated, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Ms. Daly was appointed to the City of Alexandria (VA) Commission for Women in July 2013 and served as Second Vice Chair from 2016-2017. Ms. Daly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing from Purdue University.