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Mr. Mark Kalish

With over 41 years of fundraising and management experience in the not-for- profit sector, Mark Kalish founded the fundraising and executive search consulting firm of Kalish & Associates, Inc. in 1998 to capitalize on his management and development skills to assist a broad range of nonprofits in meeting today's challenges. Before establishing his consulting firm, Mr. Kalish served as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Hunter College and Director of the Northeast Regional Office of The Johns Hopkins University and Hospital for ten years, serving as a key member of the development staff during two capital campaigns, which together raised over $2 billion. His other development experience includes positions at New York University, where he served as chief development officer for Stern School of Business and then led the alumni relations and annual giving programs for the university’s 13 schools and colleges. He began his fundraising career working for two Girl Scout councils, in Washington, DC and Suffolk County, NY. Mr. Kalish received his bachelor’s degree from SUNY New Paltz and master’s from Baruch College, where he is a member of the Board of Advisors of the School of Public and International Affairs. He holds graduate certificates in Fundraising Management from Adelphi University and in Organization Development from the New School.
Scholarships associated with Mr. Mark Kalish
  • Mark I. Kalish Scholarship