Team

Our team is comprised of some of the best, brightest, and most passionate fundraising experts in the industry! Collectively, we have helped hundreds of nonprofits of every type and size in every state in the country. Included are former attorneys, economists, professors, corporate CEOs, nonprofit executive directors, public officials, and other highly accomplished individuals. Team member certifications include Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Certified Chamber Executive (CCE), Certified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Organization Management (IOM), and many others. Our deep and diverse resources and talent provide incredible value to each nonprofit organization with which we work.

We keep coming back to Convergent because of the professionalism of their people and the results they are able to achieve

Beth Doughty,
Executive Director
Roanoke Regional Partnership, VA

Brian Abernathy

Operations Director

Deborah Anderson

Project Director

Joe April

Partner

Marci Barag

Administrative Assistant

Rod Brooks

Chief Executive Officer

Maria Cherjovsky

Project Director

Andy Coe

Principal

Convergent’s consultant makes us look good.

Lee Anne Venable, Foundation Assistant
Scotland Memorial Foundation, NC

Doug Croft

Senior Project Director

Robert Dalton

Senior Project Director

Michael Davis

Senior Project Director

Johnny Duncan

Human Resources

Nick Geinosky

Project Director

Kristin Harper

Marketing Director

Dennis Hinkle

Project Director

Jim Hizer

Partner

Bob Kennedy

Project Director

It helps when you genuinely like the people you’re working with.

Zach Buckner, VP of Development & Communications
Highlands Economic Partnership, TN

Rick Kiernan

Principal

Russ Leach

Senior Project Director

Karen Long

Operations Manager

John Long III

Senior Project Director

Angela Lyons

Controller

Chris Marshall

Project Director

Elizabeth Hennen McKinney

Senior Project Director

Annette Medlin

Senior Project Director

Tony Nolan

Senior Project Director

Katherine Ortwerth

Project Director

Harold Pinkham

Project Director

Tom Ralser

Principal

Pam Reid

Project Director

Brooke Renney

Project Director

Len Romano

Senior Project Director

Paul Santiago

Project Director

Roger “Whit” Shepard

Senior Project Director

Peggy Shriver

Project Director

Carlotta Ungaro

Senior Project Director

Greta von Unruh

Project Director

Jay Werth

Principal