Jeff Cathey, CFRE
Group Vice President
The Salvation Army
Jeff comes to the firm with nearly 20 years of major gift fundraising and development experience within the non-profit and higher education sectors. He also has a strong retail management and small business ownership background that has shaped his client focused service.
Jeff has over 10 years’ experience in faith based non-profit development leadership. He led the highest volume division for The Salvation Army Texas as the Divisional Development Director. During this time, he focused on team leadership, major gifts, planned giving, strategic planning, direct marketing, and capital campaigns. He successfully led numerous capital campaigns for the Texas division at the multi-million-dollar level. Jeff thrives in helping other organizations achieve their full potential in both ministry and mission.
For several years, Jeff was a bi-vocational worship leader in a few churches playing guitar and keyboard. He received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and his professional certification as a CFRE in 2012 through the IU school of Philanthropy. His wife Anita was a certified Speech and Language Pathologist for several years before focusing on raising their 3 children.