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Natalie joined CCS in 2011 and has served clients spanning education, faith-based, human service, arts and culture, healthcare, international, environment, public media, and association sectors. She has conducted numerous capital campaigns, feasibility and planning studies, development assessments, annual fund enhancements, strategic plans, and special development projects. Natalie has served as Counsel on campaigns that have cumulatively raised more than $1 billion, including multiple $100 million gifts.

Natalie serves on the Client Services Committee of the CCS Board of Directors. She facilitates training courses for CCS Directors, presents fundraising sessions for AFP, TABS, SAIS, FCIS, VAIS, AISGW, AIMS, AMCSUS, and a variety of conferences, and has chaired CCS’s Recruitment Committee. She was recognized for her work in CCS’s Mid- and South-Atlantic Region with the Dennick M. W. Skeels Memorial Award in 2015. Natalie recently concluded a four-year term on the Board Executive Committee of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) DC Chapter. Natalie graduated cum laude from University of Delaware with an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Natalie resides in Reston, VA with her husband and two sons.

Select Client Partners

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Bermuda High School for Girls
  • Georgetown Day School
  • Inova Health System
  • Jhpiego
  • KIPP Baltimore
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators
  • National Museum of Bermuda
  • National Public Radio (NPR)
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Peddie School
  • Richmond Symphony
  • Royal Institute of Law of the Kingdom of Bhutan
  • Salem Academy and College
  • Sidwell Friends School
  • Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • UNCF (United Negro College Fund)
  • United Way of Central Maryland
  • Volunteers of America
  • West Virginia State University

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Featured Projects

The Peddie School

The Peddie School

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast US

Founded in 1864, The Peddie School (Peddie), a co-educational boarding and day school, serves students in grades 9-12 and postgraduates. Peddie engaged CCS to provide campaign planning and management support, and the One Peddie Campaign exceeded its $80M goal, raising $106M.

Sidwell Friends School

Sidwell Friends School

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast US

Sidwell Friends School, a PK–12, co-educational Quaker day school founded in 1883, engaged CCS to spur campaign activity. With CCS’s help, the School was able to publicly launch their largest campaign and reach $120M on their $152M goal with two years remaining in the Campaign.

Featured Insights


5 Steps to Maximize Your Year-End Fundraising Appeal

November 29, 2023

Did you know that 31% of annual giving occurs in December, with 12% taking place in the last three days of the year? Does your non-profit organisation have a strong year-end strategy to take advantage of these powerful trends? Read our five steps to maximise the success of your year-end fundraising appeal.


The Transformational Power of Major Gifts

September 29, 2021

In partnership with AFP-DC, Senior Vice Presidents Allyson Randolph and Natalie Skinner explore giving trends and the request for significant philanthropic support.


The Fundraiser’s Guide to Self-Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020

As we all navigate the temporary but vastly different global landscape, here are eight adapted strategies of self-management during the COVID-19 pandemic.