Learn everything you wanted to know about CFRE from our group of esteemed panelists, representing a variety of non-profit industries. Thank you to our 2018 Education Sponsor, Winkler Group, for helping us provide the June program.
Lindsay W. Taylor, CFRE
Director of Major Gifts
Roper St. Francis Foundation
Lindsay Taylor serves as Director of Major Gifts at the Roper St. Francis Foundation. In her role, Lindsay connects leadership donors with the projects and programs of Roper St. Francis Healthcare. Prior to joining the Roper St. Francis Foundation in 2010, Lindsay served as Development Associate and then Grants Manager at Young Audiences, an arts-education nonprofit in Baltimore, Maryland. Lindsay earned her Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management from the College of Charleston. Her educational background, combined with her early development work at the City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs and Spoleto Festival USA, laid the groundwork for her lifelong passion and commitment to advancing philanthropy.
Karl Brady, CFRE, CNP
Director of Development
The Salvation Army
Karl L. Brady, Jr., CFRE, CNP is currently the Director of Development of The Salvation Army in North Charleston, SC, where he oversees all of the fundraising operations for The Salvation Army’s Charleston service area. Previously, Karl served as the Major Gifts Officer at Trident United Way, where he managed a portfolio of over 300 leadership donors. Before moving to Charleston, Karl served as a District Executive, Senior District Executive, and District Director with the Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America. He has also served as a Coordinator of Planning and Strategy for The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Karl serves on the board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Lowcountry and the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals - SC Lowcountry Chapter. He is the Day of Caring Chair for the Historic Rotary Club of Charleston and is the Chair of the Planning Committee of Bethel United Methodist Church in downtown Charleston. Additionally, Karl serves on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission for the City of Charleston.
Karl holds a BA in History and Political Science from Wake Forest University and holds a MS in Nonprofit Management with a concentration in Leadership from Northeastern University. Karl is a Paul Harris Fellow with The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, a member of the President’s Club of Wake Forest University, a James E. West Fellow with the Boy Scouts of America, a Life Member of the National Eagle Scout Association, and is an Eagle Scout.
Daniel J. Prohaska, MA, CFRE
Director of Development
Avian Conservation Center
A Charleston native, Daniel moved back to his hometown of Moncks Corner in 2016 to join the Center after helping his alma mater, Erskine College, raise a record $1.7 million for their 2015 annual fund campaign. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Center’s fundraising program. Daniel has a long history with the Center as a young philanthropist contributing part of his allowance to the Center’s operations, an active volunteer, and now a key staff member.
In addition to his work at the Center, Daniel serves on several regional boards and steering committees, is an active member of Great Commission Baptist Church, and is a member of professional associations including the Raptor Research Foundation, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and Lions Clubs International. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Erskine College, a Master of Arts degree in Philanthropy and Development from LaGrange College, and the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential from CFRE International.
Halley Erickson, CFRE
Senior Development Officer
College of Charleston
Halley joined the staff of the College of Charleston in December 2017. As Senior Development Officer, she advances relationships with parents, alumni and friends, connecting their passions with programs at the College. In her roll, Halley serves as the primary liaison for the College of Charleston Libraries and represents the department of Institutional Advancement throughout the state of South Carolina.
Born in New Bern, NC, Halley graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in History and lived in Charlotte, NC before moving to Charleston in 2011. Having gotten married in October 2017, Halley enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, visiting Folly Beach, and cheering on the Tar Heels.