Training & Certifications
Harnessing Change For Transformation
Kathleen Hickey Banks, MA, CFRE helps nonprofits, professional firms, and businesses thrive during periods of transition. She offers creative and steady leadership – managing staff, key projects, and financial challenges – while maintaining focus on key priorities.
Kathleen has raised millions and improved donor communications for several top New York institutions over the course of more than two decades in the nonprofit sector. She currently serves as founder and president of Advancement Communications, Inc., a boutique marketing agency.
Registered as NYS fundraising counsel, Kathleen also is trained to serve as an interim executive director. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit administration from New York University/Stern School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in music from Ithaca College. Connect on LinkedIn.
What You Can Expect From Me
Are You Ready?
I love to roll up my sleeves and work side-by-side (remotely these days) with enthusiastic and engaged leaders and teams. Together, we'll create strategies, plans, timelines, goals, and objectives, resulting in clear tasks, assignments, deadlines, and agreements. I'm with you every step of the way!
I sync best with transparent, responsive team leaders and dedicated, coachable staff members who are willing to work together and be accountable to one another. I am especially energized by people who care deeply about their mission. Let's work together to make a difference in the world!
Are we a good fit for one another? Drop me a note and let’s find out. I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Interim Executive Leadership
Traditional & Digital Marketing
Trainings & Certifications