Thomas McCarty, Ph.D., CFRE

Executive Associate

Tom McCarty brings over 35 years of experience in serving nonprofit organizations as a staff member, consultant, and independent contractor. His long and successful career encompasses 17 capital campaigns, solicitation of 6- and 7-figure major gifts (outright and deferred), grants ranging as high as $3.5 million, and a total of over $60 million raised personally.
Holding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from Oberlin College, Yale University, and The University of Michigan respectively, Tom began his career as a college professor of Classics for institutions of higher education in Vermont, Ohio, and North Carolina. He also holds the current credential of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Tom’s core expertise is in Major and Principal Gifts. He likewise has extensive experience in Annual Giving and Direct Marketing; Board Training, Management and Governance; Fundraising Campaigns and Strategic Planning; Planned and Legacy Gifts; and Grants Management

Sector Experience: Education, Healthcare, and Arts & Culture

Tom’s fundraising must have: Fundraising is a simple business. There are but two steps: Raise awareness and Raise support. I can show you how.

Contact Tom at: tmccarty@ssutton-and-associates.com

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