The Ambition Collaborative has over 11 years experience in fundraising, event planning, project management, and leadership. We combine your ambition with our expertise to breathe life into the goals you have for your nonprofit or business. 

Fundraising Strategy 

We’ll evaluate where you are, help you build a plan, and identify the relationships and opportunities you already have with room to grow. 

Event Management 

With a reputation built on producing top-notch fundraising and corporate events, The Ambition Collaborative is poised to tackle your next gala, walk/run event, luncheon, conference, virtual event, and beyond. 


If you suddenly find yourself with a vacancy on your fundraising or leadership team, let us step in and lead you through the transition. 

Christie Steele-Garcia

CEO & Founder

Christie Steele-Garcia is a fundraiser, event planner, and leader in her field. She has worked in fundraising roles for three major non-profit brands in both New York City and Roanoke, VA. She began her career in a small non-profit development shop where she wore many hats and learned how non-profits run from the inside out. Christie’s background in the arts make her a natural collaborator, a confident leader, and a creative problem solver. 


Pour Yourself a Cup of Ambition

You likely found us because you’re busy changing the world. 

There are people who need your help and the work you’re doing will support someone through an impossible situation, put food on someone's plate tonight, or find someone the care and resources they need to survive.

You are ambitious. There is so much to do. We get it, and we want to help you.

Our secret weapon is jumping right in and getting to the source of what needs to be done to produce the results you want.