Giving to religious causes vastly exceeds any other category in the nonprofit sector, but faith-based organizations often struggle the most with fundraising effectively. Join Andrew Robison, President of Petrus Development, as he explores this topic through honest and revealing conversations with church leaders, executive directors and development professionals from the nonprofit community.
Previous and future guests include: Mike Perkins, President and CEO of Heroic Media, Inc.; Frank Shannon, Executive Director of Development at St. Mary’s Catholic Center at Texas A&M University; Tara Doyon, Director of Development and Mission Advancement at St. Paul’s Catholic Center at Indiana University; and Jamie Cappetta, President at Our Savior Parish and Caruso Catholic Center at USC.
Petrus Development Show Episode 9 - Jason Gerdes
In this episode, Andrew visits with Jason Gerdes, ED of Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministry and president of the Board of Trustees of ALDE. ALDE is a membership organization founded 40 years ago to bring together Lutheran fundraisers working in ministry. They discuss Jason's work with Outdoor Ministries and the role and vision of ALDE.
Petrus Development Show Episode 8 - Kate Sell
In this episode, Andrew visits with Kate Sell, founder and Managing Partner of Mission Advancement Partners. In this conversation, they discuss how organizations can look at their own strengths and weaknesses and develop short- and long-term strategies to better fulfill their mission and help an organization grow.
Petrus Development Show Episode 7 - Jacob Laskowski
In this episode, Andrew visits with Jacob Laskowski, founder and CEO of 86 Creative, about the principles of design and marketing that most directly affect a charity’s ability to fundraise. They also discuss how organizations can best position themselves to clearly explain their mission and vision.
Petrus Development Show Episode 6 - Linda Domeyer
In this episode, Andrew visits with Linda Domeyer, Director of Leadership Giving at St. Louis University High as well as Consultant for Petrus Development. In this episode, Linda and Andrew talk about how she initially learned about development, her first capital campaign experience, transitioning to a robust annual fund strategy and what she loves most about consulting. Linda also shares about the most expensive failure of her career.
Petrus Development Show Episode 5 - Peter de Keratry, CFRE
In this episode, Andrew visits with Peter de Keratry, Executive Director of Stewardship & Development for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and co-Founder of Petrus Development. In this episode, Peter discusses how he learned the art and science of fundraising, why and how they founded Petrus Development and what he thinks is the most important thing that any development professional can do for his or her organization.
Petrus Development Show Episode 4 - Tara Doyon
In this episode, Andrew visits with Tara Doyon, Director of Development and Mission Advancement at St. Paul Catholic Center at Indiana University. In this episode, Tara discusses what she focused on in the beginning of her career to be successful, her thoughts on Catholic stewardship and her current capital campaign project at St. Pauls.
Petrus Development Show Episode 3 - Jamie Cappetta
In this episode, Andrew visits with Jamie Cappetta, President of Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center. In this episode, Andrew and Jamie discuss his career transitions, the great speaker series at Yale Catholic Center, his strong feelings about the importance of goals and metrics, the powerpacked board that he manages at the USC Caruso Catholic Center and much more.
Petrus Development Show Episode 2 - Frank Shannon
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 variety of topics, including Frank’s career before St. Mary’s, how he transitioned from 25 years in higher ed to a Catholic ministry and how the current campaign at St. Mary’s is going.
Petrus Development Show Episode 1 - Mike Perkins
In this episode, Andrew visits with Mike Perkins, President and CEO of Heroic Media about his career, what he has learned about fundraising and ministry along the way and how he came into his current role with Heroic Media.