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Mark Weintraub

Executive Associate

Mark Weintraub is a nonprofit turnaround expert and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience. He has successfully raised funds in 22 US states and Europe through innovative and creative thinking, focusing on organizational effectiveness, and engineering teamwork to support overarching goals.
Mark‚Äôs career path has been as a front-line development professional to the Chief Professional Officer of a major community center for the last 9 years. During this time, he created two strategic plans, increased revenues 75 percent, and founded ‚ÄúCapital Capabilities‚ÄĚ ‚Äď a coalition of nonprofit and government agencies in the developmental disabilities area which transformed his agency‚Äôs brand and community engagement.
Mark has raised significant funds for iconic national Jewish nonprofits, Hillel International, UJC, Technion, and Israel Institute of Technology in annual and planned giving, and rescue/relief campaigns. As Development Director for Orr Shalom Children’s Homes in Jerusalem, he created an international fundraising network.
Mark is a Rotarian and serves on his local town, school, and two nonprofit boards. He was past Co-Chair of the JCC Association Executive Seminar and graduate of the Capital Chamber of Commerce Leadership program. Mark earned his master’s degree in Public Administration from the State University of New York.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Mark‚Äôs core expertise is in Strategic and Campaign Planning. He also has extensive experience in Board Training, Corporate Social Responsibility, Donor and Constituent Engagement, Fiscal Management, Human Resources, International Fundraising, Management and Governance, Marketing and Community Engagement, Risk Management and Fundraising Governance.

Sector Experience: Community Based Membership and Advocacy, International Development, Jewish Community and Youth.

Mark’s fundraising must have: Great people at all levels committed and engaged in a nonprofit‚Äôs development goals that support the mission coupled with amazing volunteer leadership.

Contact Mark at: [email protected]

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Timothy Weaver

Junior Associate

Timothy Weaver has worked in a variety of prospect research and prospect management roles at MIT, Boston University, World Vision, and the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. He also Co-Founded and was the Executive Director of a successful nonprofit which helps provide education to approximately 1,500 children in rural communities in Guatemala. Timothy is eager to partner with organizations to provide capacity ratings, research briefs, or help segment prospects into robust gift officer portfolios and focus on prospects who warrant cultivation. He has also benefited from having gift conversations with major gift donors giving him a unique perspective in his prospect research and management work. Timothy earned a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Mechanics from the Pennsylvania State University.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Timothy‚Äôs core expertise is in Advancement Series. He likewise has extensive experience in Prospect Research, Prospect Management, Portfolio Development, Moves Management, Donor Engagement Strategy, Counsel and Support for Philanthropists, and International Fundraising

Sector Experience: Education, Healthcare, and International Development

Timothy’s fundraising must have: For everyone to have the desire to collaborate whenever possible so we can better understand the needs of the organization and provide targeted results.

Contact Timothy at: [email protected]

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Allan Weatherall

Senior Associate

With over 35 years experience, Allan has comprehensive knowledge of fundraising, corporate communications and public relations. He has been involved in major capital campaigns as well as day-to-day fundraising requirements for numerous nonprofit organizations and has played a key management role while helping to raise millions of dollars. Allan has built high performing front-line fundraisers and facilitated the creation of an atmosphere where stakeholders are committed to a common goal.
His professional experience includes work with hospital foundations in Ottawa, Huntsville and St. Thomas. In addition, Allan has held roles with The Arthritis Society, Salvation Army, Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance, Huntington’s Society, various Chambers of Commerce, and the Canadian Museum of History.
Allan studied Applied Arts and Radio/TV production at the Algonquin College and obtained his Bachelor of Arts at Carleton University. He is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and holds professional accreditations as a Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (FAHP), an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), and a Volunteer Management Certificate. He has been a member of the Association of Health Care Philanthropy, Health Care Public Relations Association and the Canadian Public Relations Society.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Allan‚Äôs expertise is on Donor & Constituent Engagement. In addition, he has vast experience in Capital Campaigns and Strategic Planning; Major and Principal Gifts; Planned and Legacy Gifts; Project Management; Annual Giving and Direct Marketing, Stewardship, Public/Media Relations and Video Production.

Sector Experience: Healthcare, Hospital Foundations, Social Services, Government Agencies and Arts & Culture

Allan’s fundraising must have: An ability to see that people are enriched through the utilization of donated funds to, in turn, create a charitable resource that enriches lives.

Contact Allan at: [email protected]

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Glen Walsh


Glen Walsh has over 15 years professional experience in the area of community development, settlement, employment and career services and programs. He is an exceptional leader with specialist knowledge who is skilled in the successful management, administration, design, and implementation of major innovative settlement and employment programs.
Glen earned his post-graduate diploma of Business Administration and Marketing from Fanshawe College in London. He has also completed a number of public administration courses from Ryerson University in Toronto.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Glen‚Äôs core expertise is in Development Program Review. He brings a wealth of experience in Management and Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Data Analytics; Donor and Constituent Engagement; Strategic Planning; Interim Program Management; Project Management; Risk Management: Leadership and Strategic Direction, Logic Modeling, Program and Service Implementation: Program and Service Evaluation, Partnership Development and International Development.

Sector Experience: Education, Arts & Culture, Settlement, Employment and Career Services, Community Based Membership and Advocacy

Glen’s fundraising must have: Innovation and have a clear direction.

Contact Glen at: [email protected]

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Christopher Walker


With more than 12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Christopher Walker specializes in the intersection of annual fund, major gifts and planned giving, and capital campaigns. His previous experience includes roles as Fundraising Consultant, Regional Director of Development with the South and Central Health Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Development Manager with LOFT Community Services in Toronto. Christopher graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies. He has also completed the Canadian Association of Gift Planners Original Planned Giving course in 2019.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Fundraising Campaigns and Strategic Planning are Christopher‚Äôs expertise. His experience also extends to Major Gifts, Planned and Legacy Gifts, Donor Relationship Building and Stewardship, Donor Prospect Identification, Capital Campaigns and Board Training, Management and Governance.

Sector Experience: Christopher has experience working in the healthcare and the social service sectors

Christopher’s fundraising must have: An inspiring mission and a willingness to be creative and think outside the box when reach for the goal.

Contact Christopher at: [email protected]

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William Van Pelt

Senior Associate

William Van Pelt is an accomplished business executive with extensive experience in fundraising, management, and operations. He has an entrepreneurial mindset with a proven history of creating and managing revenue generating programs in both for-profit and nonprofit industries. William has been a requested speaker at numerous conferences and events related to his fundraising expertise and stellar record of leading fundraising efforts and cause-related marketing campaigns. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: William‚Äôs core expertise is in Donor and Constituent Engagement. He has created numerous strategic plans for organizations and individual campaigns; generated niche marketing messaging; extensive experience in major donor stewardship and board governance management. He also has extensive experience in program creation, review and expansion strategic planning.

Sector Experience: Education, Humanitarian Relief, Social Service Organizations, International Development, Advocacy

William’s fundraising must have: Transparency, communication and accountability to the benefit of the mission.

Contact William at: [email protected]

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