Bo Rice manages CCS’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeast operations. Throughout his 36 years with CCS, Bo has guided organizations in the U.S., Europe, and Middle East and across all non-profit sectors to secure billions of dollars in philanthropic support.

Bo has worked with the most devoted individuals who give their energy to non-profit organizations. His passion is helping them fulfill their missions and secure the philanthropic support to impact society.

Bo is past chair of the Boys’ Latin School of Maryland Board’s development committee and the Peace Players International Board’s development committee. He has also served on the volunteer boards of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Maryland Chapter, Sandtown Habitat for Humanity, and ePhilanthropy Foundation. Bo is a frequent lecturer at international, national, and regional conferences including AFP, AHP, Blackbaud, APRA, CASE, NAIS, and Volunteers of America.

Bo graduated from Denison University. He resides in Lutherville, Maryland with his wife, Maryann and they are proud parents of their three sons, Nelson, Charles, and Robert.

select client partners

  • Archdioceses of Baltimore and Washington
  • Baltimore Community Foundation
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Benedictine Schools of Richmond
  • Calvert School
  • Dioceses of Charleston and Pittsburgh
  • Emory University
  • Habitat for Humanity International
  • Howard University
  • Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida
  • Mercy Health Services
  • National Parks Conservation Association
  • Peddie School
  • Seminary of the Southwest
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
  • Spelman College
  • The University of the South: Sewanee
  • United Negro College Fund
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • Virginia Theological Seminary
  • White House Fellows Foundation and Association 

Chairman Rick Happy joined CCS with plans to gain some business experience before applying to law school. More than three decades later, Rick has remained at the firm and established himself as a philanthropic leader in the US and abroad. Since 1998, Rick has led the firm’s work throughout the western United States and Canada.

Rick has led some of CCS’s most renowned campaigns and engagements for organizations such as UCSF Medical Center, Crocker Art Museum, Kent Denver School, Lions Clubs International, Baruch College, and National Jewish Health. These are just a handful of the challenging and rewarding experiences that Rick has experienced at CCS. Rick has also served on the Board of the Giving Institute.

“I’ve attended many groundbreakings, ceremonies, and campaign events throughout my career, and they always remind me of how gratifying it is to know that we’ve helped our clients and friends achieve their success,” says Rick. “When I describe the nature of our work to clients and new CCS staff, I like to say that we help organizations examine and analyze their potential and then manage and guide them toward that potential.”

select client partners

  • Bay Area Discovery Museum
  • College Preparatory School
  • Congregation Rodef Sholom
  • Denver Academy
  • Fair Trade USA
  • French-American International School
  • Golden Gate Parks Conservancy/Presidio Trust Tunnel Tops Campaign
  • High Desert Museum
  • MarinHealth
  • Nature Conservancy in Montana
  • Notre Dame High School, San Jose
  • Portland Art Museum
  • Sierra Club
  • The Thacher School
  • Utah Symphony/Utah Opera 

Robert Kissane was Chairman of CCS Fundraising, a global fundraising consulting and management firm specializing in philanthropic development for nonprofit organizations.

As Chairman of CCS, Bob oversaw the company’s work in all major philanthropic sectors: education, healthcare, religion, human service, arts and culture, social justice and environmental conservation throughout the Americas, Western Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Bob is a recognized leader providing guidance and insight to philanthropic foundations, professional associations, and the greater philanthropic community.

Bob has more than 40 years of experience designing major capital and endowment campaigns for public and private universities, hospitals and academic medical centers, museums and performing arts institutions, research and public policy institutes, as well as national and international development organizations.

He has designed efforts raising more than $20 billion in philanthropic support for leading nonprofit organizations and public-private partnership initiatives aiming to achieve economic, social and educational equality, eradicate polio, fight HIV, champion human rights, strengthen global security, and protect the environment.

Bob is Chair Emeritus of Human Rights Watch, Chairman of Poets House Board of Directors, former Chair of the City University of New York’s School Professional Studies Foundation, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Bob lives in Rye, New York with his wife Angela and their twins, Madeleine and Liam. His son Evan is a retired U.S. Army Captain and a special agent with the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service.

select client partners

  • American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, New York, NY and Tel Aviv, IL
  • American Hospital, Paris, FR
  • Archdiocese of New York, New York, NY
  • Asia Society, New York, NY and Hong Kong, JP
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Atlanta, GA
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.
  • Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
  • City University of New York, NY
  • Habitat for Humanity International, Atlanta, GA
  • Harlem Children’s Zone, New York, NY
  • Human Rights Watch, New York, NY
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Metropolitan Opera, New York, NY
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
  • NAACP Legal Defense Fund, New York, NY
  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA
  • National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
  • New York Philharmonic, New York, NY
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • Rotary International (PolioPlus Campaign), Evanston, IL
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, IE
  • Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington D.C.
  • Schwarzman Scholars, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN
  • Tsinghua University (Schwarzman College), Beijing, CN
  • UNICEF, New York, NY and Geneva, CH
  • UNCF (United Negro College Fund), Washington, D.C.
  • Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx Zoo), New York, NY