Christopher Pearson

Director, Advancement and Major Gifts

Chris Pearson is a change agent who excels at stewarding relationships, bridging the gap between cultures and conversations through constructive conversations, and establishing creative fundraising efforts for various types and levels of stakeholders for companies. Chris has a passion for providing hope to communities through effective collaboration and compassionate care for others.

Chris has raised $16M for various nonprofits, including individual, corporate, and grants/foundations giving. He enjoys strategizing and planning to ensure the advancement efforts of a company have not only opportunities for growth, but also sustainability.

Chris holds a Non-Profit Management Certification, Working with Social Disparities of Hispanic, Latino, Caucasian, and African-American Children and Families Certification, and has advanced training in partnering with community organizations, event management, and leadership development. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Benedict College where he double majored in Political Science and Psychology.

When he's not attending a community event, Chris can be found jogging a trail around the city, trying out a new food spot, or taking in the breeze from a beach.