As Managing Director of CCS Fundraising, Lindsay supports nonprofit organizations to acquire the resources they need to fulfill their missions and positively impact our communities –locally, nationally, and globally. Her efforts and leadership have resulted in nearly $1 billion in philanthropic support secured for her clients. She is an expert at designing and directing comprehensive campaigns, implementing major gifts programs, integrating inclusive fundraising practices, leading initiatives to build fundraising capacity, and developing strong relationships with senior leadership, staff, board members, and donors.
Lindsay serves on CCS’s leadership team, identifying innovative and unique ways to serve clients, managing and mentoring staff members across the country, and analyzing industry trends. Lindsay brings to every engagement a big-picture perspective and a hands-on approach.
She has led marquee projects for the firm and supports her clients to realize some of the largest philanthropic gifts in theirhistories. She has had the privilege of partnering with organizations across all nonprofit sectors, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, United Way, The Salvation Army, Feeding America, Saint Mary’s College, University of Illinois at Chicago, and the Brookfield Zoo.
Lindsay regularly presents on fundraising topics to clients, board members, and development professionals across the country. She serves as a guest lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Center for Nonprofit Management. Lindsay is a proud Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.
Lindsay earned her MPA in Nonprofit Management at Indiana University and a BS in Psychology with honors from John Carroll University in Cleveland. She lives in Chicago with her husband and enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and dancing.