John Flynn

Co-Founder

John Flynn is co-founder of Petrus Development, LLC and serves on our Board of Directors. He is currently the Vice President of Philanthropy for Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) and the Principal for Domus Development Group.

He served as Director of Institutional Advancement at the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center at the University of Kansas for eleven years. During that time, John worked with Monsignor Vince Krische to augment the level of private gift support for St. Lawrence. Under John’s leadership, St. Lawrence expanded its annual budget to $1.5 million with a full-time staff of 22, and completed a capital campaign exceeding the initial goal of $11 million by raising a total of more than $13 million.

John is tenaciously focused on the major gift moves process. He works with clients to focus their energy on face-to-face relationship building, tracking productivity and results.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. He resides in Lawrence, Kansas with his wife, Lucy, and their four children.