Tim Gunsolley

President, Founder, and Visionary

Tim is both President of Elevation Growth Partners and Founder of Gift Mapping Strategies. Over the years, Tim has helped to raise millions of dollars for non-profit organizations, both personally and through the teams he has led. He specializes in positioning organizations for maximum growth, casting vision and helping to refine the organizations raised income and programming effectiveness. Tim has an exceptional background in executing growth plans to help organizations succeed.

Dusty Rhodes

Dusty Rhodes

Senior Vice President / Partner

Dusty brings more than 30 years experience in development, marketing, and leadership success in the non-profit marketplace. He offers results-driven counsel in strategic thinking, major gifts, annual fundraising, foundations, radio pledge drives and working with executive teams to pursue growth of the entire organization. Rhodes serves on various boards including the national Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA – Colorado Springs chapter), the international fundraising think tank Rogare, the values-based crowdfunding site Gifted Coin, and on the board of his home church.

You can reach Dusty at 720.460.8877


Shanna Raper

Technical Support & Project Manager

Shanna joins GMS after serving for more than a decade at an international non-profit where she managed the Development Operations team; her crew supported more than 20 gift officers and was responsible for all executive development reports. She also served as the CRM Business & Data Analyst, helping implement and maintain the marketing automation platform and numerous databases, including Salesforce. Her degrees are in English and Technical Writing.

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Rob Amerine

Development, Technology, and Data

Rob has over 15 years of experience in leveraging technology to create practical sales and marketing solutions. He has worked alongside successful business owners across a wide range of industries to help solve real-world problems using cost effective, process-driven solutions. Rob possesses an in-depth knowledge of database design/architecture, open source technology, and software development.


Sean Hulin

Customer Experience Officer

Sean Hulin is a global marketing executive with over 20 years of success in strategic marketing & technology. Sean is successful in shaping and executing long-range vision and strategy, and aligning organizations to create value-focused digital strategies across multiple industries. Developed and delivered ROI based strategies for numerous companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100. Experience in Digital Marketing, Digital Road Map, Customer Relationship Management, Technology and Business Consulting experience.

Board of Advisors


Michael Tomlinson

Board Member

Michael Tomlinson is an accomplished business development and media broadcast professional with more than 25 years experience helping organizations of all sizes create and execute successful integrated media, marketing, and communication strategies that fuel growth. Collaborating with national media networks, global ministries, and for profit cause-oriented businesses, Tomlinson helps identify and leverage uncharted opportunities to deepen relationship with constituents through focused, goal-oriented messaging.


Mike Clabaugh

Board Member

Mike Clabaugh is the founder and recently-retired president of VisionQuest Alliance, now named Tenfold BPO. Prior to VisionQuest, Mike spent 31 years in the corporate world with Cincinnati Milacron, which was headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. Mike served in several management and executive positions in the US and Europe, including Group Vice President, with full P&L responsibility for Machine Tools Worldwide. The Machine Tool Group during that period generated $500 million in annual sales with approximately 5,000 employees. Mike was responsible for several strategic initiatives for Milacron ranging from acquisitions to establishing joint ventures in India, China, and South Korea.