Our founders and team of consultants have decades of experience leading nonprofits and businesses with revenues from $1M to $650M. Our blend of been-in-the-trenches empathy, design-thinking process, and forward-thinking fundraising approaches make us effective contributors to your success.
With 20 years of leadership experience in business, nonprofits, and government organizations, Kevin brings a wealth of expertise and insight to help organizations thrive and have greater impact.
His expertise is in organizational strategy and planning, leadership and governance, change management and organizational transformation, and crisis management and messaging.
Having served as CEO of the American Diabetes Association and Feed the Children, he has a unique understanding of the pressures that nonprofit executives face and the need for innovation in the nonprofit sector. He has also served in other leadership roles throughout his career, including: Chief Operating Officer of Good360, Head of Public Affairs and Communications for US Foods, and multiple national level management roles at the United States Postal Service.
Kevin’s education includes a master’s degree in International Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C., and undergraduate degrees in Political Science, History and German from Mercer University in Georgia. During his nonprofit CEO tenure, he also completed executive education in Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management at Harvard Business School.
He spends his time in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Elizabeth, while chasing his 2-year-old toddler, Amelia, around the house, the park, and anywhere else she goes.
For the last 12 years, Tucker has been in the trenches of helping nonprofits thrive in multiple capacities: as a marketing and fundraising leader inside of Ashoka, Character.org, and Youth Service America; as a founder of a startup nonprofit leading them to $1M in revenue in the first year; and as a consultant developing change-management, fundraising, and marketing campaigns for nonprofit clients like the Red Cross, United States Olympic Museum, Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and Colorado College. His expertise is in revenue creation, marketing strategy, strategic partnerships, philanthropic management (how to effectively give money away), technology platforms, culture upgrading, and managing creative teams.
He has a wife and four elementary-aged kids that are amazing. He loves taking them on bike rides and hikes (it’s the Colorado in him), along with seeing awesome museums in the District. Favorite Quote: “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery