We are invited to partner with leading non-profits as they embark on initiatives that are perhaps the largest in the organization’s history. The opportunity is invigorating, and we are privileged to share the experience.

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During his 24 years with CCS, Brad has designed and managed fundraising campaigns that have raised more than $1.5 billion for our client partners. He is thought leader in the religious sector and a mentor to hundreds of current and former CCS employees.

With an expertise in the management of large, volunteer led, multi-organizational campaigns, Brad is a strategist, an educator, a partner, a mentor, and a storyteller. He will partner with your organization to help you build an experience that transitions your vision into reality. Brad leads the Catholic Service Team in the Central US and is instrumental in the planning and management of projects for our Catholic client partners.

Brad received his B.A. from Indiana University. He resides in Austin, Texas, where he completed his second campaign for the Diocese of Austin in 2019.

select client partners

  • Archdiocese of Chicago
  • University of the South, Sewanee
  • Diocese of Austin
  • Diocese of Toledo
  • Diocese of Columbus
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Foundation


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Featured Projects

Archdiocese of Chicago

Archdiocese of Chicago

Central US

CCS partnered with the Archdiocese of Chicago on multiple facets of its stewardship and development efforts, including reinvigorating the To Teach Who Christ Is campaign to become the most financially successful diocesan campaign in history.

Featured Insights


The Diary of a Lead Gift

July 28, 2022

CCS and ICSC are proud to collaborate on new ways to support your important work through our webinar series showcasing creative ideas and innovations.


Catholic Fundraising Video Series: Perspectives on Stewardship in a Digital World

June 10, 2021

Tune in to CCS Fundraising and #iGiveCatholic’s three-part video series featuring engaging conversations with dioceses, parishes, and schools to hear firsthand how these organizations have navigated stewardship in a digital world.


COVID-19 and Catholic Giving: A Diocesan Guide for Embracing Technology to Continue Stewardship

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way we are congregating. While the lack of in-person Mass makes it challenging to connect with communities, the dioceses that have a plan for how to pivot into the digital space will be the most successful.