Holly Whitfield


Holly WhitfieldHolly Whitfield, Keiser University

Holly Whitfield is an experienced nonprofit professional. She is currently the Executive Director of Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA). AFFA is an LGBTQIA+ advocacy non-profit organization that provides cultural competency training for organizations, funding for LGBTQ youth-serving organizations, and legislative advocacy support throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  She is a champion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access and this focus has shaped her career as a nonprofit professional, workplace culture expert, educator for businesses and nonprofit organizations. She comes with a depth and breadth of fundraising experience spanning across universities, healthcare systems, multiple agencies, both small and large. 

She holds a bachelors and master’s degree in education, as well as a masters of science in leadership. She also holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and uses her scholarly expertise in her work as an organizational consultant.  Holly Whitfield can be reached at whitfieldhl@cofc.edu