Lindsay Hadley is one of the most sought-after consultants in the nonprofit/social impact sector. Her experience, track record of success, and extensive network make her a valuable team member of Cicero.
Lindsay received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with an emphasis in international development from the University of Utah.Early in her career, Lindsay facilitated humanitarian projects in Kenya, Peru, Mexico, and Thailand. Since then, she has demonstrated her exceptional fundraising skills, raising more than $33M+ directly for her clients and has leveraged billions for causes through her campaigns and events.
Lindsay was executive producer of The End of Polio Concert in Perth, Australia, and the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park two years in a row (2012-2013) and producer 2014. The Global Citizen Festival has featured the world’s biggest music acts, Hollywood actors, and countless world leaders. The festival secured a live audience of more than 60,000, leveraged $1.3 Billion in new funding commitments, and reached more than 3 billion people worldwide. It is the largest charity event syndication to date.
In 2014, Lindsay launched FilmRaise, an online platform that connects filmmakers, charities, and viewers for social change. FilmRaise partnered with some of the world’s top NGOs including the Nelson Mandela Foundation and The Malala Fund who earn money for every view of the film on their behalf. The platform has been praised as Indiewire and Forbes as “innovative” and “inspiring.”
Lindsay was selected as a winner in Utah Business magazine’s 2015 ”40 Under 40” awards. Lindsay co-founded the tech start-up, Time Machine. Hadley Impact Consulting worked on the first-ever social impact fund partnered with the Vatican called the Laudato Si Challenge. Lindsay is a founding partner of the LSC and Executively Produced the first-ever Demo Day at the Vatican. Lindsay is also the founding development consultant for United for Global Mental Health.