About Us

We believe in changing the world in a real

and lasting way, one dialogue at a time.


Our commitment to a culture of development

inspires the integrity of our teams, the respect

of the public, and the trust of our partners.


Our Story

DialogueDirect is a face-to-face fundraising leader and pioneer, providing active engagement and

long-term support to many of the greatest charities in the world. Founded in 2003, our strength

comes from the determination, passion, and resilience of our team – who empower and impact

thousands of lives every day across the nation and the world.


dialogue | di·​a·​logue | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌlȯg \

Noun from the Greek word dialogos (meaning “through the word”):

Creating an environment that welcomes direct discussion; for a purpose; in depth; multi-way;

open sharing of feelings, ideas, opinions, and thoughts; seeking to understand; structured

Our Team

Chief Operating Officer

Darren Corrao

Mike Wakeland |

Chief Executive Officer

After beginning his career entry-level in the field, Mike fervently leads a team with well over a century of collective face-to-face experience and knowledge. He focuses on developing the future leaders of generations to come…


Director of Recruitment

Christina Ola

Matthew Johnson

National Trainer

National Operations Manager

Jemimah Thomas
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Partnerships Coordinator

Autumn Dimitris

City Coordinator

Edwin Lorenzo

Recruitment Coordinator

Leia Lee

Finance Assistant

Odair de Barros Andrade

National Roaming Manager

Taelor Boddington

Recruitment Coordinator

Christopher Dyrdahl

Vice President and General Counsel

Daniel Mandell

Logistics Coordinator

Eden Render

Data Assistant

Felicia Elbert

Social Media Strategist

Karen Arreola

Campaign Coordinator

Kevin Cramer Jr
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Recruitment Coordinator

Michael Calabrese

Data Assistant

Mirza Medunjanin

Recruitment Coordinator

Narges Hussaini

Campaign Coordinator

Peter Costanza
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Business Development Executive

Peter Hause

Recruitment Coordinator

Samantha Maglinao

National Performance Manager

Zachary Karp

Financial Controller

Zaur Gozalov

Our Values

Changing the face of fundraising forever - to ensure every partner fulfills their purpose.


Culture of diversity,

family, and teamwork.


We’re building a collaborative

environment where our teams

can learn and thrive together.


Culture of leadership,

quality, and respect.


We’re upholding the best

possible version of ourselves,

personally and professionally.


Culture of entrepreneurship,

growth, and performance.


We’re forging new paths

of growth and leadership

to influence the world.