Catherine Brack is a highly experienced fundraiser, development executive and events producer with more than 20 years of creating successful partnerships for non-profit organizations. Brack specializes in making good organizations great, and has a broad background in targeting and securing institutional funding, creating memorable events and increasing revenue.
Brack currently works with organizations involved in online civil liberties, disabilities, international relations and policy reform. Brack specializes in fundraising strategy and execution, networking events and major fundraisers, conferences and interim development work for organizations in transition.
Previously, Brack was the director of External Relations/Development for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a global online civil liberties and human rights organization focused on Internet policy. In her role at CDT, Brack increased revenues two-fold and created “the” go-to event for the tech policy crowd, aka TechProm.
Brack’s previous work experience in the D.C. Metro area includes United Cerebral Palsy, where she was the national fundraiser for corporate and foundation giving, and the WETA-based PBS Sponsorship Group, where she managed a portfolio of PBS’s nationally distributed television programs and secured corporate underwriting for a diverse range of shows including The PBS NewsHour, Washington Week, Clifford, Arthur, Frontier House, Globe Trekker and the National Memorial Day Concerts. Other past clients include Soles4Souls, Planet Forward and the National Wildlife Federation.
Prior to her work in Washington, D.C., Brack was the Marketing Director for Spivey Hall, a top-tier classical and jazz music performance venue on the campus of Clayton State University. Additionally, she negotiated sponsorship agreements for World Travel Partners, a Centennial Olympic Games sponsor, and managed on-site events for National Public Radio (NPR).
A native of Georgia, Brack graduated from The Marist School, Vanderbilt University (B.S. European History and Music) and Florida State University (M.M. Musicology).