Orchard Institute

Dudley Franklin has worked as a non-profit fundraising and volunteer management professional for the past 15 years. She is the founder of FSquared Nonprofit Consulting, where she works to help nonprofits multiply their mission and their means.

She has served as a fundraising consultant for Orchard since 2015 and has significantly grown the impact of the development efforts for the organization.  Prior to her work with Orchard, she served as Development Director for Buckhead Christian Ministry (BCM) for 13 years. In addition, she is a founding board member of Atlanta Classical Academy where she served as Development Chair for three years.

Dudley brings a unique mix of experience including all facets of development and mission expansion combined with skills she gained working in the private sector — marketing products such as New Balance and Coca-Cola. This has served her well in helping to give a voice to non-profits who wish to grow their capacity and expand their impact.

Dudley and her husband, Bryan, have three daughters and a son and are active members at Wieuca Road Baptist Church.


Dan Hayes is the Executive Director and founder of Orchard (formerly Atlanta Community Ministries). He is a prolific teacher, speaker, and author.  He has spoken on more than 250 U.S. university campuses, in 1,000 fraternities and sororities, in the Pentagon, and to members of both houses of Congress. Altogether, he has spoken to over a million people.

Prior to beginning Orchard, Dan served with Cru for over 27 years working with college students and business professionals in 15 countries ministering, consulting, and speaking on a multitude of topics.

Dan and his wife Charlotte have been married since 1969 and have lived in Atlanta for more than 40 years. They have three adult children (Janie, Danny, and Cindy).

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