Judy Riffle, Ed.D, is a former teacher, university mentor, and K-12 central office administrator with degrees in special education, Deaf education, and educational leadership. She was a school district Director of Federal and State Programs in Arizona, including additional hats as a grant writer/manager, English Language Learner (ELL) Director, Homeless Student Liaison, technology committee facilitator, fundraiser, and teacher professional development coordinator. Dr. Riffle began writing state, federal, corporate, and foundation grants in 2008 for a school district, and branched out to independent grant consulting in 2011. She has written successful foundation, corporate, state, and federal grants along with consulting about business plans, Board development, project planning, new federal grant guidelines, budgets, and management to schools and nonprofits. During her 8 years of subject matter expertise in the grants industry, Dr. Riffle has raised and managed over 14 million dollars for various organizations. Since 2012, she has served on six federal grant review panels. Encompassing over 20 years of experience in the field of education, she also serves on the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Grant News Publications Subcommittee, Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) Marketing Committee, the GPF Silent Auction Committee, and several nonprofit Governing Boards.