Our experienced and knowledgeable consultants are second to none. We hand-picked the best in the industry and, in turn, provide the best fundraising counsel and services in order to help you achieve fundraising success.
Compass does not just give advice. We are a working part of your team.
Compass is the insistent voice. We ensure accountability, structure, and discipline through adherence to timelines and deadlines.
Being part of your team establishes credibility and trust; creates accountability; and, improves the quality of the results.
Compass assists with vision, planning, culture, teamwork and resource development for the best overall results.
Founder & Chairman
Frank S. Pisch is a senior fundraising executive and nonprofit leader with more than 40 years of successful experience. His strengths include board…
Robert Bull has over 25 years of successful fundraising experience for nonprofit organizations, both as a development officer and as a consultant. His…
Chief Operating Officer
Beth Heikkila has over 13 years of experience in generating and executing successful fundraising strategies and operational processes for nonprofit organizations. Her fundraising…
Vice President of Client Services & Operations
Christy Shields has more than 20 years of experience serving the nonprofit arena in various capacities. Her expertise in project supervision and management…
Nicholas Scully has more than 35 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. His areas of expertise include campaign management and implementation, prospect…
David Cooper has more than 30 years of experience serving the nonprofit area specializes in principal and major gift fundraising for various industries…
Reid Crawford has distinguished himself in service to the nonprofit community for more than 30 years. He has more than 25 years of…
Kathleen Gaines is a senior fundraising executive with more than 30 years of successful experience. Her expertise is in nonprofit organizational structure and…
Molly Hampton has more than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Her areas of expertise include campaign management and implementation, prospect…
Kate Paulsen Luke
Kate Luke is a seasoned development professional with 25 years of experience in strategic and philanthropic planning, program management, board development, and major…
Carey Pickard has served the nonprofit community for more than 25 years, working with a wide range of organizations including conservation and environmental…
Carol Thornton is a senior fundraising executive with more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Her skills include campaign management,…
Marc Cousins joined The Compass Group in 2016, serving as planning study and campaign manager -- conducting interviews, overseeing campaign operations, and supporting…
Trevor Law has more than 30 years of experience in major and principal gifts fundraising, specializing in capital campaigns, campaign and strategic planning,…
Emily Fabian has more than 10 years of experience serving nonprofits specializing in major gift fundraising, annual giving, and board relations.
An executive leader in philanthropy, marketing, enrollment management and systems analysis, Ms. Weatherly has more than 18 years of experience in higher education…
How we work with you
We blend the science of fundraising with the art of relationship development. Learn how our process can benefit your organization.