Josephine Everly

Chief Development Officer

Josephine Everly is Chief Development Officer of Leadership Roundtable, facilitating philanthropic gifts and grants to advance the mission of our organization and its programs and initiatives. She is an educator, writer, researcher, and speaker with over 20 years of experience in fund development for Catholic universities, community foundations, medical schools and hospitals. She has served as counsel to bishops, Catholic foundations, nonprofits and other organizations.

Previously, Josephine was Chief Operating Officer and Director of Gift Planning for the Catholic Community Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Senior Development Officer of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, and Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Xavier University of Louisiana.

Josephine received her MA in Philanthropy and Development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, where she is adjunct instructor. She is also certified as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. She is founding President of #iGiveCatholic and President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater New Orleans. She is author of Planned Giving Toolkits for Parishes, Schools, and Ministries.

Josephine and her husband, Josiah, now live in Old Town Alexandria and are parents to five children and two terriers, Morty and Melba.

About Leadership Roundtable

Leadership Roundtable is dedicated to promoting excellence and best practices in the management, finances and human resource development of the Catholic Church in the U.S.  Leadership Roundtable exists to strengthen the temporal affairs of the Church by harnessing the expertise and resources of Catholic senior-level executives from all sectors (including the financial, corporate, governmental, philanthropic, charitable, judicial and educational) in service to the Church.

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