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SENIOR EXECUTIVE CONSULTANTS

Andrew S. Davis
Senior Executive Consultant—Information Technology

Drew Davis, a technology executive since 1979, has been a Senior Executive Consultant with The Kellogg Organization since 1989. His career includes serving in sales, management and executive capacities with Tektronix, IBM, and InFocus, among others. He is currently Regional Sales Manager for Tripwire, the leading software supplier in the compliance/security market.


Bonnie P. Downing
Senior Executive Consultant

Bonnie P. Downing is one of the most respected and experienced fundraising professionals in the Rocky Mountain West. She has overseen six successful, major capital campaigns, ranging from $1.5mm to $35mm, for some of the region's most prestigious non-profit institutions. Her background includes senior management, strategic planning, board relations, financial and human resources management. She is recognized as a natural leader, and a strategic and analytical thinker.

Ms. Downing served as Vice President of Development at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science; Director of Development for the Colorado Historical Society; and Federal Programs Coordinator for Colorado Women's College, now The Women's College at the University of Denver.

Ms. Downing holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a BA in Government, cum laude, Wheaton College, MA.


Timothy A. McDermott
Senior Executive Consultant

Tim McDermott joined The Kellogg Organization in 2004, and has organized and implemented numerous major capital, endowment and annual campaigns and initiatives, including: the USO's $100 million campaign for Warrior and Family Care centers and programs; the YMCA of South Hampton Roads' $39.4 million campaign; a $4 million Campaign for the Slover Memorial Library in Norfolk; the St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children's $6 million campaign in Norfolk; the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation in Charlottesville; and Virginia Intermont College in Bristol.

A recognized leader in large project management and in working with major donors and major gift development, Tim earned his B.A. in geography from Virginia Tech and his Master of Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to joining The Kellogg Organization, he spent 22 years in higher education and academic medicine advancement, serving as the chief development officer for the schools of medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University and Brown University, in addition to appointments at Virginia Tech, Duke University and Virginia Wesleyan College.


Mary K. Schaefer
Senior Executive Consultant

After 20 years of executive leadership and fundraising counsel in community non-profit arts, education, and health-care organizations, Mary Schaefer joined The Kellogg Organization in 1998. She provides vision, direction, and organizational and project management expertise to TKO clients, specializing in administration, volunteer management and major gift development.


Jill D. Stevenson
Senior Executive Consultant

Jill Stevenson has represented The Kellogg Organization for 20 years in the New England area. She has worked in all phases of the campaign process, specializing in smaller to mid-sized non-profit organizations and campaigns in the range of $1.5 to $4 million with an emphasis in education and arts institutions.

Jill brings TKO's clients particular expertise in campaign strategy, donor evaluation, and development and strategic planning for annual funds and planned giving.


Elizabeth Taraski, PhD
Senior Executive Consultant

Elizabeth Taraski, PhD, is a distinguished professional in all areas of development including strategic planning, capital campaign planning, volunteer and board management and external relations. She has more than 20 years of advancement experience and has planned and implemented multiple successful major capital and endowment campaigns for several of the Commonwealth of Virginia's most prestigious institutions of higher education. Elizabeth has specialized experience in working with local, regional and national foundations and corporations and serves on several Boards in the Hampton Roads Region including Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Lead Hampton Roads, Executive Committee, and is an advisor to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Applied Mathematics Academy (STEAM).

She has worked on numerous Kellogg Organization projects, including: Arts Audit and Strategic Planning Document on behalf of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and management of a Community Engagement Campaign Plan and ongoing Campaign Implementation on behalf of the Slover Library Foundation, Norfolk, VA.


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