Stemming from experience volunteering, Ashley has a great passion for the nonprofit sector and the vital work done by individuals championing those causes. Ashley earned her Master of Public Affairs (MPA) in Nonprofit Management from the O’Neill School at Indiana University.

Ashley brings extensive experience supporting the nonprofit sector to each engagement. Her areas of expertise include volunteer management, board engagement strategy, major gift strategy, and structuring regional fundraising initiatives. Early in her career, Ashley worked with CCS and the Kiwanis Children’s Fund on The Eliminate Project, a $110 million campaign for UNICEF-run worldwide vaccination campaigns.

For the past several years, Ashley has been engaged with campaign feasibility studies and campaign management projects. Her clients include a wide range of organizations across subsectors of the nonprofit sphere. Notably, Ashley was a campaign director for the successful Hope to Health campaign at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital, a $300 million campaign for medical education, research and patient care, and cancer research and care.

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  • The Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital
  • Jackson Preparatory School
  • Greater Lansing Food Bank

Anne’s passion for philanthropy lies in the people-oriented nature of the sector. She is driven by the desire to create positive, lasting change for organizations and their communities through strategic operations and goal setting.

During her tenure at CCS, Anne has worked with institutions across the nonprofit sector providing strategic counsel on organizational infrastructure and operations management, major and principal giving, annual fundraising, campaign planning and management, case development, and volunteer and trustee engagement. In her role, Anne is a project leader who partners with organization leadership, staff, and volunteers to ensure execution of fundraising plans.

Anne holds a BA from Barnard College and MBA from Columbia Business School. In her spare time, she enjoys being a member of multiple book clubs, making ice cream, and spending time with her family.

For more than twenty-seven years, Andrea has partnered with non-profit organizations to raise funds throughout the Midwest and beyond. Prior to joining CCS in 2006, Andrea worked in the fundraising sector in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As a member of the CCS team, she has worked with clients in the religious, secondary education, human service, health care, and cultural sectors. She excels in major gift strategy implementation, campaign management, board orientation, volunteer training, and grant writing. Andrea brings invaluable industry expertise and insight to her clients through coaching, collaboration, analysis, and mentorship of staff.

Andrea is motivated by collaborating with committed people on their organization’s fundraising goals. She likes to teach and empower volunteers to make gift requests on behalf of organizations they are passionate about. She is continually re-energized by joining forces with passionate people to exceed campaign goals.

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  • Frassati Catholic High School, The Woodlands, Texas
  • Lutheran Social Services of Michigan (LSSM), Detroit
  • Episcopal Cathedral of Saint James, South Bend, Indiana
  • Guest House, Lake Orion, Michigan
  • Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • Summa (Hospital) Foundation, Akron, Ohio
  • Lafayette Catholic School System, Lafayette, Indiana
  • St. Ignatius Catholic Parish, Mobile, Alabama
  • St. Christopher Catholic Parish, Speedway, Indiana

Andrea manages internal operations for CCS’s Mid-Atlantic region and is based out of Washington, DC. She works closely with regional executives to streamline processes and maximize operational efficiency. In addition to her regional responsibilities, Andrea is also the firm-wide trainer for CCS’s survey data collection system. She also liaises with several internal corporate teams including Recruitment, Finance, and CCS Learning, among others.

Andrea is especially passionate about recruiting, training, and retaining talent, and is dedicated to ensuring CCS is a supportive and rewarding place for a diverse group of development professionals. She has channeled this passion into developing an onboarding process tailored to CCS’s Mid-Atlantic team that fits seamlessly into CCS’s firm-wide training program.

Andrea grew up on the outskirts of New York City, and has lived in Washington, DC for the last fifteen years. She is an avid New York Mets fan and is currently on a quest to visit every baseball stadium around the country.

An Nguyen is a Vice President at CCS Fundraising and has dedicated over 15 years to advancing the philanthropic work of nonprofits from an expansive range of sectors including primary and secondary education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, and religion. Her expertise includes major gift fundraising, campaign assessment and management, events coordination and volunteer mobilization – all through a targeted lens of building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for philanthropy to grow and thrive.

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  • Castilleja School
  • Diocese of San Jose
  • Feeding American National Organization
  • Phillips-Brooks School
  • SF-Marin Food Bank
  • UC Davis Health System

Amy joined CCS in 2016, bringing over 10 years of knowledge as a non-profit leader.   Amy has extensive experience helping institutions to plan and implement large-scale fundraising campaigns, managing development operations, and effectively approaching major donors for significant solicitations.

Notable clients include NYU Langone Health, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, The Public Theater, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hadassah and StoryCorps.  Her projects have collectively raised hundreds of millions of dollars.

Amy earned her BA from University of Michigan. Currently, Amy resides in Manhattan on the Upper East Side with her husband and two children.

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  • NYU Langone Health
  • NAACP Legal Defense Fund
  • The Public Theater
  • Education Through Music
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America
  • StoryCorps
  • Chabad of Greenwich
  • Broward Performing Arts Center

Nonprofits are essential to an enriched society. With over a decade in the nonprofit industry, Amanda J. Moore, MSM, MBA, is experienced in philanthropy, volunteer engagement, community outreach, and project management. Supporting organizations spanning in scope and size, she is dedicated to strengthening these valuable institutions.

Prior to CCS, Amanda supported the world’s largest international non-governmental organization specializing in family-based care, SOS Children’s Villages, by activating USA-based community and corporate donors. Amanda also served as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA), leveraging local service organizations and community leaders to develop a premier neighboring program in the NW/NE corridor of Washington, DC. She has additional professional experience supporting: The International Rescue Committee; Habitat for Humanity of Howard County; American University’s Washington Semester Program; The U.S. Campaign for Burma; and Engage Globally.

Originally born in Pensacola, Florida, Amanda now resides in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area with her family. As of May 2021, she is the proud mother of twin girls, Emma and Maya.

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  • UNCF (United Negro College Fund), Washington, DC
  • Mercy Health Services, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Roland Park Country School, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oakwood School, Annandale, Virginia

Aly Mennuti has had a passion for philanthropy from a young age, largely due to the influence of her mother who instilled a belief that the global and local must unite to change the world. Aly has been privileged to merge her idealism with a career that provides her with the ability to help nonprofit organizations across all sectors set bold goals and deliver tangible achievements.

Since joining CCS in 2015, Aly has partnered with clients across several sectors; from small local organizations to international nonprofits and has helped them strengthen their programs, elevate their causes and profiles, and achieve their mission-driven goals. It has been Aly’s pleasure to follow best practices in philanthropy and apply those constantly evolving approaches to the unique needs of each nonprofit to guide transformational change.

Aly has vast experience in the areas of marketing, foundations, corporate and individual giving, major gifts research and solicitation, campaign volunteer management and pledge collection. She has had the opportunity to partner with clients ranging from associations, independent schools, arts, health and human service, and religious sectors.

Recently, Aly was privileged to work side-by-side with the American College of Cardiology on a bold endeavor to implement and execute their capital campaign to fund programmatic efforts in diversity and inclusion, leadership development and global health disparities and care. The campaign, which exceeded all projections, will further efforts in innovation in cardiovascular care and treatment for patients worldwide.

select client partners

  • The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  • American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC
  • House of Ruth Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Alissa has spent her career advancing the missions of nonprofit organizations. Her first-hand experience witnessing the community impact of nonprofit work drives her passion for philanthropy.

Alissa has over a decade of experience working with organizations in the arts and culture, higher education, advocacy, and primary and secondary education sectors. As an Assistant Vice President, Alissa partners with mission-driven organizations and provides interim management and strategic guidance on transformational fundraising campaigns, infrastructure assessments, volunteer leadership development, and systems management.

Within CCS, Alissa is proud to be part of her team’s mentorship program, helping newer directors at CCS succeed. She also serves on a committee to expand CCS’s DEI initiatives and a thought leadership task force working to provide firmwide educational resources and professional development opportunities around the topic of fiscal management.

Alissa received her BA from Cornell University. After seven years in Vermont, Alissa returned to her home state of New York and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband. She enjoys taking longs walks in Riverside Park, experiencing all the cultural gems New York City has to offer, and attending the occasional tennis match and basketball game.

Tania brings over ten years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience to advance the missions of clients across philanthropic sectors. As an Assistant Vice President with CCS, Tania leads capital campaigns, development programs and operations, feasibility and planning studies, and organizational assessments. She partners with clients to create compelling cases for support and related donor communications; to recruit, train, and manage volunteer leadership; to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major individual, corporate, and foundation donors; and to design a plan to meet target goals and outcomes among other responsibilities.

Tania began her career in the museum field, holding development positions at The Jewish Museum (New York, NY), The Studio Museum in Harlem (New York, NY), and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (New York, NY and Venice, Italy). During her MBA studies, she interned with the Governance & Accountability Institute and Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership. She earned her MBA at Rutgers University and BA in History of Art at Haverford College.

select client partners

  • Ability Beyond, Bethel, CT
  • The National Urban League, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood House Charter School, Dorchester, MA
  • Charles River Watershed Association, Weston, MA
  • City of Paris/Fonds pour Paris, Paris, FR
  • Elms College, Chicopee, MA
  • Fairfield University Rugby Football Club, Fairfield, CT
  • Guadalupe Radio Network, Washington, DC
  • Texas Children’s Hospital and Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Global HOPE, Houston, TX,
  • Universities Space Research Association, Columbia, MD