Jon Kane is president and CEO of CCS and also serves on the firm’s board of directors. As president and CEO, he has responsibility for all operating departments, and is charged with the development and execution of the company’s short-and long-term business strategies.

Jon joined CCS with over 25 years of broad-reaching business, management, and strategic consulting experience. He is proud of the work the firm is involved in every day.

“We are helping so many good organizations operate at a higher level. The change our clients are affecting is often profound, and to support those missions is immensely gratifying,” says Jon.

Prior to joining CCS, Jon was a managing director of Katz, Kane & Co., an advisory firm helping corporate clients navigate complex issues and realize opportunities. Jon co-founded Katz, Kane & Co. after developing broad business and finance experience through his time at GCA Savvian, Patriot Group, Warburg Pincus, and Goldman Sachs. Jon began his career at McKinsey & Company. Throughout his multifaceted career, he has worked with both private and Fortune 500 companies alike, in a variety of industries, advising them on general business strategies, merger and joint venture structures, capital raising, and other financial opportunities.

Jon received his BA from Brown University and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He and his wife Melissa currently reside with their two children, George and Lily, in Westport, Connecticut.

Tom Kissane is fortunate to have spent his 30-year professional fundraising career exclusively with CCS. During that time, he has partnered with hundreds of extraordinary organizations in designing, implementing, and providing strategic oversight to over 1,000 fundraising initiatives. The programs for which Tom has provided counsel have raised more than $3 billion on cumulative goals of $2.5 billion.

Tom’s areas of expertise include feasibility and planning studies, landscape analysis, development audits, philanthropic assessment programs, major capital campaigns, annual giving efforts, endowment fundraising, and board recruitment. He focuses on major gift identification and solicitation, campaign management, and client relations.

Tom currently serves on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary’s Children’s Healthcare System in Bayside as well as the De La Salle School in Freeport, and also serves on the Editorial Review Board of Giving USA. He resides in Douglaston, Queens with his wife Shalini and their daughters Leela and Priya.

select client partners

  • American Red Cross
  • Archdiocese of New York
  • Catholic Health Services
  • Diocese of Brooklyn
  • Fordham University
  • Girl Scouts of Greater New York
  • Guide Dog & America’s Vet Dogs
  • National Urban League
  • NewYork-Presbyterian
  • New York Hall of Science
  • Northwell Health
  • Statue of Liberty – The Ellis Island Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy