Leading fundraising and strategic consulting firm CCS Fundraising recently announced the elevation of five new partners in the firm. The five – Suzanne Eden, Barri Kass, Douglas London, Tim Nurvala, and Sarah Sochacki – have a well-established track record of driving fundraising success and lasting community impact for CCS’ clients, and have demonstrated expertise, exceptional leadership, and a deep commitment to client service.
Suzanne Eden has served the firm for over a decade, providing expertise in campaign management, major gifts, strategic planning, and more to a diverse range of nonprofit organizations across all client sectors. Eden received a B.A. from Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.
Barri Kass, who joined CCS in 2010, has drawn upon her experience in the legal profession to counsel multiple organizations through intensive campaign goal setting, pipeline building, nationwide planning studies, and case development. Kass holds a B.A. from University of Michigan and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.
Douglas London, whose entire professional career has been built on fundraising and strategic consulting, has a well-demonstrated history of helping clients achieve their goals and build lasting relationships with donors while guiding them through transformational initiatives. London received his B.A. in Communications & Politics from Lake Forest College.
Tim Nurvala has more than three decades of experience working with nonprofit organizations spanning numerous industry sectors, including healthcare, environmental, faith, education, and human services. Nurvala received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Florida and a M.A., Ph.D. (ABD) from American University.
Sarah Sochacki has spent nearly a decade helping CCS clients execute campaign planning studies, facilitating multi-million-dollar campaigns, and coaching client staff and volunteers through securing transformational gifts. She regularly presents at various industry events and on CCS sector and region-specific webinars. Sochacki received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in Fundraising Management from Columbia University.
"We are thrilled to promote Suzanne, Barri, Doug, Tim, and Sarah to partner," Jon Kane, CCS Fundraising CEO, said in a statement. "Their dedication to our clients and the firm has been exemplary, and we are confident that their leadership will help us continue to grow and provide transformational impact to our partners and communities around the globe."