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 ministry, higher education and academic medicine. Most recently at the Texas A&M Foundation and Texas A&M College of Medicine, Robison has been a Petrus consultant since 2012. As president, Robison will be responsible for the management and growth of Petrus Development, as well as handle client interaction, manage consultants and project managers, direct the Petrus Leadership Conference and lead efforts for new business development.
“I am ecstatic to begin this new chapter with Petrus,” said Robison. “The company is positioned to take a big leap in our work of helping Catholic institutions across the...
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 equipped to offer more ministry and bring more people to Christ. The organizations that we work with are good organizations doing good work. They are run by good people with hearts for Christ and for the Church. Our role is very simple. We want to help them hire passionate people with the potential to become great fundraisers and then train and equip those people to lead their development programs to new heights. I believe that we can provide inspiration and information to help our clients create a vision for greatness, possibly visions that they’ve never even imagined. But that is not enough, we must...
"In a conference, what I'm really looking for is the practical TOOLS on how to do your job well and the MOTIVATION to go out and be ready to get back to work. I've gotten both of those things from Petrus. I'm really excited to get back home and HUSTLE and really put my all into it."