Marcia Forni Feldman
Marcia started serving Houston non-profit organizations 30 years ago as a social worker. She was the Volunteer Director for the Greater Houston Area Chapter of the Red Cross for five years and during that time she served as the President of the Houston Association of Volunteer Administrators for two years.
In 1982, she became the first Development Director for the Houston Red Cross where she was in charge of all aspects of fundraising, including launching a major effort to raise disaster funds for Hurricane Alicia. In 1984, she was a featured speaker at the National Postal Forum in Washington, D. C. where she spoke on the value of direct mail to non-profit organizations. Marcia also served as the Development Director of Covenant House Texas where she worked with the guild to develop their annual gala and a substantial major donor and foundation solicitation program.
Marcia later joined Grizzard Advertising where she created and produced hundreds of direct mail programs for a variety of non-profit organizations nationwide. She formed Marcia Feldman & Associates in 1989 specializing in direct mail programs, capital campaigns and donor base research, development and analysis.
Current and former clients include: The Children’s Assessment Center, Citizens for Animal Protection, DePelchin Children’s Center, Interfaith Ministries, Medical Benevolence Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, S.E.A.R.C.H., Theater Under the Stars, TIRR, Texas Children’s Hospital, and the Houston Zoo. She has assisted non-profit organizations to raise more than $50 million in captial and operating funds during the last decade.
Marcia received her B.A. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Marcia’s husband, Michael, is president of Refining Advantage, Inc. They have two children.
Michael Raak Feldman
After working for MF&A on a contractual basis for over a decade, Mike officially joined the firm in 2011. From editing letters and supervising press checks, Mike delivers direct mail projects from soup to nuts for non-profit organizations like the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Sam Houston Area Boy Scouts, Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) and Houston's Ronald McDonald House.
Mike also owns and operates Flashback Film Production Company, which creates and produces videos for both non profit organizations and corporations. He also does still photography.
Mike attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he majored in Film Studies.