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Aimée Laramore

Associate Director

Aimée Laramore

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving

Serving as Associate Director of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Aimée brings over 17 years of executive non-profit leadership to the field of faith & philanthropy. She has served successfully in leadership roles throughout a variety of mission driven agencies across the country, in the health, human services and community development fields. She has a passion for writing and has spent her career dedicated to systemic change for non-profit capacity building. Passionate teaching and coaching of national congregational teams has led to practical training for clergy and leaders in donor demographics, e-giving solutions and the role of social media for fostering a culture of generosity. 

A graduate of Purdue University, Aimée received her undergraduate degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, in the School of Technology.  In an effort to fuse innovative organizational development approaches with established business practices, she received her Master of Business Administration, in addition to completing community organizing training in, Oakland, CA and economic development training in Brooklyn, NY.

Prior to joining Lake Institute, Aimée actively served the non-profit sector as owner/lead consultant for ALlyd Image Solutions. Specializing in facilitation, strategic planning and outcomes-based measurement, her work can be seen through more than 90 non-profit entities and businesses within the Midwest region. She has focused and documented expertise in organizational management, strategic planning and consensus building to advance outcomes and fulfill organizational vision. Aiméehas also demonstrated an uncommon ability to navigate diverse communities and teaches Lake Institute’s Creating Congregational Cultures of Generosity signature seminar, in addition to Fundraising as Ministry and the Train-the-Trainer program. The development of continuing education initiatives has included curriculum development and training in generational differences among donors and best practices to leverage technology. Her most important self-described accomplishments include a successful marriage of 18 years and her greatest calling, being a mother to Lydia, Noah and Andrew.  Aimée is a charter member of Circle City Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc., where she serves as Editor and Teen Advisor.  Dedicated to numerous community based entities, she is an active member of New Horizons Church, Indianapolis, IN and serves on the Purdue University College of Technology Alumni Board, as Chair of Distinguished Alumni.