Michael Mumper

Michael Mumper

Nonprofit Communications, Outreach and Programming Consultant

Greater Atlanta Area
Civic & Social Organization

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Michael Mumper's Overview

  • Nonprofit Program Coordinator at Sevananda Natural Foods Market
  • Executive Director, Founder at Creating Vibrant Communities
  • Publisher/Editor at Our West End Newsletter
  • Project Manager at Turner Broadcasting
  • Director, Sales Information at Random House
  • Business Manager at Simon & Schuster

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Michael Mumper's Summary

o Marketing and Community Outreach.
o Strategic Communications and Partnership Development..
o Programming and Fundraising Consulting.
Use my deep-seated “connecting” energy, strategic communication skills and broad business and nonprofit leadership experience to develop stronger organizations, communities and brands.

Michael Mumper's Experience

Communications, Consultancy & Outreach

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Philanthropy industry

June 2012Present (2 years 4 months) Atlanta, GA

o Create and execute STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION across website, email and social media platforms, for the Neighborhood Summit Atlanta, for the Neighborhood Nexus regional information system, and for One Region Atlanta.
o Provide TECHNICAL SUPPORT to community leaders, implementing asset-based capacity-building strategies and activities to strengthen community initiatives.
o Execute multi-county COMMUNITY OUTREACH to build partnership possibilities with community leaders, and drive attendance to the annual Neighborhood Summit Atlanta.

Project Consultant


December 2012Present (1 year 10 months) Fayetteville, GA

o Co-create and implement the strategic prevention framework of a multi-year, county-wide initiative to raise awareness on underage drinking prevention.
o Co-develop and lead AVPRIDE’s youth development programming related to underage drinking prevention.
o Lead AVPRIDE’s social media, email and texting communications efforts.


ATL Crossroads, LLC

February 2012Present (2 years 8 months) Greater Atlanta Area

Communications Consulting across all digital platforms - social media, website, newsletter and texting; Marketing Collateral and Services; Event Promotion, AND a website where discussions take place about matters of regional and state importance to Metro Atlanta and Georgia: educational, nonpartisan, solution-oriented.


Sevananda Natural Foods Market

June 2007December 2012 (5 years 7 months)

Managed editorial policy and monthly themes; nurtured current and prospective contributors; gathered and scheduled content; supervised proofreaders, photographers and layout editor. Sold and managed advertising content, billing and receivables.

Communications Consultant & Marketing Director

NonProfit, M.D.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry

November 2010August 2012 (1 year 10 months) Greater Atlanta Area

o Provided strategic communications consulting, including audience analysis, hub-and-spoke model, web, blog, social media and SEO.
o Created/executed a marketing strategy to identify nonprofits; gathered mission, contact & social media data for each; and connected!
o Developed partnerships with nonprofit organizations, toward collaboration and/or a client relationship with NonProfit, M.D.

Program & Outreach Coordinator

The Civic League for Regional Atlanta

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry

May 2011October 2011 (6 months) Greater Atlanta Area

o Led outreach efforts to cultivate relationships with key community leaders across the 10-county Atlanta region, including nonprofit, business, neighborhood and government leaders.
o Led and collaborated in organizational marketing efforts: web, video, e-blasts, community event participation & social media.
o Strategically expanded social media presence: Twitter & Facebook.
o Collaborated with partner organizations in programming, co-marketing and outreach.

Nonprofit Program Coordinator

Sevananda Natural Foods Market

March 2008February 2011 (3 years)

Managing Sevananda's support of nonprofits. We've been in it for 14 years with our "Be The Change" program - supporting 12 locally-based, smaller, 501c3's each year, providing financial contributions, professionally-facilitate nonprofit training, and exposure to our shopper base.

Executive Director, Founder

Creating Vibrant Communities

January 2005January 2010 (5 years 1 month)

Founder and Executive Director of this community development nonprofit based in West End, Atlanta. Inspired by Asset-Based Community Development principles in “Building Communities From the Inside Out”; (Kretzmann, McKnight). 1st program, community news: “Our West End Newsletter”; 2nd program, urban farming: “CVC Urban Farms”.


Our West End Newsletter

September 2005July 2008 (2 years 11 months)

Founded this volunteer-driven community newspaper in Atlanta's West End. Served as Publisher, Editor, and Distribution Coordinator. Funded by $40,000 in ad sales to local businesses, Community Foundation grants and local fundraising events. Stories written exclusively by and about local people and businesses.

Project Manager

Turner Broadcasting

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; TWX; Broadcast Media industry

19992005 (6 years)

I.T. Project Manager emphasizing “keeping people engaged and empowered” during software implementations, including a $2 million automated timesheet system with 9000 users. Maintained client focus by:
o Managing customer expectations and feedback
o Facilitating Advisory Councils, and Customer “Road Shows”
o Representing users in technical and executive discussions

Director, Sales Information

Random House

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Publishing industry

May 1993December 1998 (5 years 8 months)

Led a team designing a Point-of-Sale system to enable comprehensive analyses of retail sales/inventory data. Earlier:
o Managed $1 million budget and two analysts.
o Led design of a $250k client/server system that lowered sales data gathering costs 75%, and increased printing efficiency 11%.

Business Manager

Simon & Schuster

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Publishing industry

January 1989February 1993 (4 years 2 months)

Successive Business Manager positions in Financial Reporting, Inventory Management and Strategic Planning.
o Managed staff of four and $400k budget.
o Coordinated warehouse replenishment, distribution and scrapping.
o Lowered average inventory supply from 12.1 to 10.3 months.

Michael Mumper's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Board Treasurer

      Fayette FACTOR
      • Social Services
      January 2013 present (1 year 9 months)

      FACTOR collaborative is a 501 (C) (3) non profit organization comprised of community leaders that include families, local business and civic leaders, faith-based and school-based organizations, and public/private human services providers. FACTOR collaborative membership coordinates a planning process that identifies community needs and resources, sets goals and priorities, evaluates strategies and practices, and measures and reports quality of life improvements for Fayette County.

    • Advisory Board Member

      United Way Fayette County Advisory Board
      • Social Services
      January 2013 present (1 year 9 months)

      The mission of the United Way Fayette County Advisory Board is to engage all segments of our community to drive sustainable change in education, income, health and homelessness, while continuing to address urgent and basic human care.


    • Communications

      North Fayette Community Association
      August 2012 present (2 years 2 months)

      Lead communications for this neighborhood association representing 23 subdivisions and 7500 neighbors in North Fayette County, Georgia. See Facebook/North Fayette Community Association: https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Fayette-Community-Association-Inc/298311960286062?ref=hl

    • Secretary

      Kenwood Park Recreation Association
      May 2011 May 2013 (2 years 1 month)

      Served as volunteer Secretary for this nonprofit community organization which raises awareness and develops community-driven plans for this county park.

Michael Mumper's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategic Community Engagement
  2. Building Relationships
  3. Strategic Communications
  4. Interpersonal Communication Abilities
  5. Organization
  6. Analytical Skills
  7. Marketing
  8. Social Media
  9. Civic Engagement
  10. Blogging
  11. Editorial
  12. Community Outreach
  13. Metrics Reporting
  14. Social Media Consulting
  15. Branding & Identity
  16. Community Engagement
  17. Nonprofits
  18. Management
  19. Strategic Planning
  20. Community Development
  21. Leadership
  22. Marketing Communications
  23. Fundraising
  24. Event Planning
  25. Social Media Marketing
  26. Email Marketing
  27. Strategy
  28. Editing
  29. Grants
  30. Advertising
  31. Facebook
  32. Policy
  33. Marketing Strategy
  34. SEO
  35. Brand Development
  36. Capacity Building
  37. Media Relations
  38. Public Relations
  39. Volunteer Management
  40. Board Development
  41. Philanthropy
  42. Grant Writing
  43. Social Media Strategist

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Michael Mumper's Education

Emory University - Goizueta Business School

MBA, Three-Semester MBA


Grade: 3.1

Graduated, 1987

University of Kentucky

BBA, Marketing


Grade: 3.3

Graduated, 1986

Michael Mumper's Additional Information


Strategic marketing & communications; Policy & citizen engagement; Organizational, Community and Brand development; Nonprofit support & capacity building; Asset-based community development; and the Atlanta Braves!

Groups and Associations:

Fayette FACTOR Family Connections Partnership, Atlanta West End Rotary (Past President), Kenwood Park Recreation Association (Fayette County), North Fayette Community Association (Fayette County)

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