Zach Holland

Zach Holland joined ACS in January 2023 and currently serves as the Assistant Director of Development. In this role, he creates, manages, and oversees fundraising strategies and builds programs for corporate giving, national and regional event sponsorship, and contributes to membership growth for the organization.

Prior to ACS, he was the Development Associate at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economic policy research and grantmaking nonprofit. Additionally, he has worked in various fundraising and capacity-building roles at nonprofits around the Washington, DC area. He has served two stints with AmeriCorps VISTA, a national service program, and has a B.A. from Carson-Newman University. Based in Harpers Ferry, WV, Zach enjoys hiking and biking, exploring the many local craft breweries in the area, and caring for his two rescue cats.

Mikayla Deloney

Mikayla Deloney joined ACS in April 2021 and currently serves as Senior Associate of Development.

While attending the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD), Deloney held two chairs: Senator and Academic Committee Chair Head in the Student Government Association. She also volunteered in the food pantry, Arnie’s Cupboard, and interned as the treasurer for Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group’s (MassPIRG) Hunger and Homelessness Campaign.

Deloney earned her B.A. in Political Science with a focus in International Relations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD) in August 2020. In her free time, Deloney enjoys painting, going to museums and being in the outdoors.

Carlye Gibson Rooney

Carlye Gibson Rooney joined ACS in 2021 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Development. In this work, she oversees the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with institutional donors to advance the mission of ACS.

Prior to ACS, Carlye was the Senior Manager for Institutional Giving at College Possible, where she grew a portfolio of national foundation and corporate donors and played an instrumental role in securing the largest investments in the organization’s history. Carlye has more than 15 years of experience in institutional fundraising and has supported a meaningful array of missions rooted in the progressive movement, including social justice, education equity, economic development, and women’s rights.

Carlye earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, where she was born and raised. She now lives near Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with her spouse and two young daughters. In the fall, you can find her cheering on her beloved Sooners football team and reminiscing about her time in the Pride of Oklahoma marching band.