The Power of Brand: Fundraising with Stories - A Talk by Jacob Laskowski Jul 12, 2022

In this episode, we feature Jacob Laskowski, founder and creative director of 86, and we present his recent keynote address from the Petrus Development Conference in June.  Jacob shares his experience in brand development and storytelling, and he highlights ways that professional fundraisers...

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Faith & Fundraising: Lessons from Philanthropic Psychology - A Talk by Dr. Adrian Sargeant Jul 06, 2022

In this episode, we feature Dr. Adrian Sargeant, co-director of the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy, as he gives his keynote address at the Petrus Development Conference in June.  Dr. Sargeant shares his research about donor motivation and identity, and he discusses how we, as...

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Trust Me, I Work for a Nonprofit - An Interview with Justin DeMoss on the Petrus Development Show Feb 22, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Justin DeMoss of Your Philanthropic Advisor, a seasoned fundraising professional, entrepreneur, and adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University.  During this conversation, Andrew and Justin discuss the need for nonprofit organizations to be...

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The Power of Art - An Interview with Rob Kaczmark on the Petrus Development Show Feb 16, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Rob Kaczmark, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Spirit Juice Studio. Spirit Juice is a firm dedicated to producing video content for Catholic ministries and nonprofits. During this conversation, Andrew and Rob were able to talk about trends in...

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Blueprint for Development: Communications on the Petrus Development Show May 04, 2021

In this episode Tara Doyon, Director of Client Services and Sarah Rose, Director of Communications, continue leading us through the Blueprint of Development series. They discuss what your communication efforts look like today and what they can look like in the future once you implement a...

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Innovation Challenge - Interview with Jason Shanks on the Petrus Development Show Jan 08, 2020

In this episode, Andrew visits with Jason Shanks, President of Our Sunday Visitor Institute. Andrew and Jason discuss his personal and professional background and the path that brought him to Our Sunday Visitor. They also discuss how OSV is taking steps to bring innovation and growth into...

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Live Big, Love Bigger: Interview with Kathryn Whitaker on the Petrus Development Show Dec 10, 2019

In this episode, Andrew visits with Kathryn Whitaker: Catholic wife and mother of six, Business Owner, Graphic Designer, Blogger, and Author of Live Big, Love Bigger. Andrew and Kathryn discuss her professional background and her work in graphic design, especially with Catholic non-profits, with...

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Lessons From Online Consumer Behavior: Interview with Chris Hanzeli on The Petrus Development Show Oct 16, 2019

In this episode Andrew visits with Chris Hanzeli about two of his different roles in development and his masters research. Executive Director of Institutional Advancement for the Western Dominican Province, Chris Hanzeli has a Masters of Philanthropy and Development through St. Mary’s...

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One Overarching Goal: Interview with Kate Sell on The Petrus Development Show Jan 20, 2019

Kate Sell, Founder and Managing Partner, Mission Advancement Partners


In this episode, Andrew visits with Kate Sell, founder and Managing Partner of Mission Advancement Partners. MAP is a collaborative team of individuals who work with Catholic parishes, dioceses and ministries to help them...

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The 86 Effect: Interview with Jacob Laskowski on The Petrus Development Show Jan 08, 2019

Jacob Laskowski, Founder and CEO, 86 Creative 


In this episode, Andrew visits with Jacob Laskowski, founder and CEO of 86 Creative, a full service marketing and design firm that’s worked with some of the most well known organizations currently serving the Catholic Church. In this...

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Lectures, Metrics and Boards…Oh My: Interview with Jamie Cappetta on The Petrus Development Show Nov 07, 2018

Jamie Cappetta, President of Our Savior Parish and Caruso Catholic Center at the University of Southern California


In this episode, Andrew visits with Jamie Cappetta, President of Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center. Jamie started his career as a street minister in South Boston but...

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Selling the Sizzle: Interview with Frank Shannon on The Petrus Development Show Oct 24, 2018

Frank Shannon, Executive Director of Development at St. Mary’s Catholic Center at Texas A&M University 


In this episode, Andrew visits with Frank Shannon, Executive Director of Development at St. Mary’s Catholic Center at Texas A&M University. Frank and Andrew covered a...

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