Is “Crisis Giving” an Effective Development Strategy?

By Andrew Robison, President of Petrus Development Is "Crisis Giving" an Effective Development Strategy? No matter where in the country you are, you have undoubtedly seen the images of the destruction that Hurricane Harvey has left in its wake. Over 21 trillion gallons of water across Texas and Louisiana, over 50 inches of rain in many parts of Houston and…

Hiring a Great Development Director

By John Flynn, Vice President of Philanthropy Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Hiring a Great Development Director Good development people are hard to come by. Great development people are even tougher to find. We often talk to leaders who are quick to share their true feelings about their experience of hiring a Development Director. Those conversations commonly begin with…

Andrew Robison is the new President of Petrus, LLC

Andrew Robison is the new President of Petrus, LLC Petrus Development is pleased to announce Andrew Robison as the company’s new President, effective July 1, 2017. Robison will lead Petrus’ national development efforts. Robison is an established leader in fund development across many sectors of the nonprofit community. He has worked for over 12 years in development roles in Catholic campus…

Q&A with Andrew Robison

Q&A with Andrew Robison, president of Petrus Development Andrew Robison, president of Petrus Development sits down and answers some questions about his new role and his vision for the future of higher-ed fund development. What is the most important role of Petrus? Petrus Development exists for one major reason: to help our organizations raise more money so they are better…