With more than 20 years of for-profit and nonprofit experience, Andy Coe is a highly-skilled, well-respected and exceptionally versatile professional. He is an equity principal of Convergent Nonprofit Solutions, a national consultancy focused on developing sustainable funding strategies and raising capital for organizations looking to improve involvement and investment from their constituencies. Andy’s primary responsibility with Convergent is to create opportunities for the firm to apply its unique philosophy about fundraising – known as “Asking Rights” – which includes a practical approach to working with executive and volunteer leadership to create short- and long-term goals that are ambitious but obtainable and always outcomes-based.
Having co-owned a multi-site small business and led the sales and marketing efforts for a global, multi-million dollar aerospace corporation, Andy understands that attention to detail, clear communication, tenacity and resourcefulness are critical components to any successful endeavor. His ability to navigate the nuances of internal and external situational pressures has made him a favorite with clients, which leads them to often refer him to others in their network and seek him out again for additional projects.
Andy has a BA in marketing and a MBA in advanced marketing and international business from the University of South Florida (Tampa). He keeps his skills fresh by overseeing Convergent’s marketing and communication efforts as well as presenting at national industry conferences and writing the occasional blog post or article.