Bernadette Lane

Senior Vice President of Special Projects at CCS (Board Chair)

Bernadette is a retired principal and managing director at CCS, an international firm providing fundraising, development services and strategic consulting for more than 68 years. CCS works with more than 300 clients a year in all sectors of the non-profit community. Bernadette has provided professional counsel to human service, humanitarian, civic, education, healthcare, conservation, cultural, and faith-based organizations in the United States and internationally for 26 years. Her expertise is in planning and operations, groundbreaking domestic and international donor and volunteer initiatives, conducting feasibility and planning studies, development assessments, board development and lead and major gift initiatives. She has planned and managed campaigns that have raised more than $1 billion with more than $300 million being raised from outside of the United States.