National and International Full-Service Fundraising Counsel—Specialists in Transformational Philanthropy
If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.
– Alan Simpson, Former Senator Wyoming
“The extensive experience with a diverse range of organizations that TKO brings to the table is invaluable.
"TKO's commitment to and personal investment in our diocesan mission, coupled with the ability to adapt to our unique needs and circumstances in order to achieve our goals, is a gift beyond measure. And everyone's consistently positive attitude at TKO is priceless. We are blessed
The Rt. Rev. Robert O'Neill, Bishop
The Diocese of Colorado
Peter Kellogg’s extensive background and management experience in both the private and non-profit sectors bring a wide range of expertise and understanding to each client. He is recognized as a national and international leader in strategic planning and transformational major gift development.
The Kelloggs, who founded the firm in 1981, are personally dedicated to the philosophy of philanthropy. As Chairman and CEO, Peter Kellogg and his staff have researched, strategized, and managed over 475 separate capital, endowment, program, and annual campaigns for a variety of non-profit organizations in 28 states and the District of Columbia, Africa, Vietnam, The Bahamas, and the United Kingdom. Mr. Kellogg’s leadership and guidance—in collaboration with the dedicated volunteers representing these institutions—have resulted in over $2 billion dollars of achieved goals with public and private sector charitable contributions.
Recent projects include: Campaign Master Plan and Implementation for OPERATION ENDURING CARE, the USO’s $50mm Capital, Endowment and Program Campaign for two Warrior and Family Centers, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, MD and Ft. Belvoir, VA; $15mm Campaign Philanthropic Marketing Study and Campaign Implementation for WHRO, Norfolk, VA; $32mm Philanthropic Marketing Study and Capital Campaign Implementation Plan for The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation in Santa Barbara, CA; $3mm US Campaign Implementation for St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, $72mm Renewal Capital Campaign; $10mm Capital and Endowment Campaign Implementation on behalf of Slover Memorial Library, Norfolk, VA; $25mm Feasibility Study, Master Plan, and Comprehensive Campaign Implementation for ACCESS College Foundation, Norfolk, VA.
Mr. Kellogg is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and is a past member of Former Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s Task Force for Denver International Airport, the Giving USA Foundation and Board, and the Vestry of St. John’s Cathedral, Denver.
Marne Davis Kellogg specializes in campaign communications and marketing. She creates and oversees the development of the distinctive campaign support materials for which The Kellogg Organization is known, and designs each project’s major gift cultivation strategies. Most recent projects the $20mm Campaign for the Children’s Museum of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; American Classic Campaign for the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation; the US Strategy for at the heart, The Campaign for the Renewal of St. Martin-in-the Fields, London; OPERATION ENDURING CARE, The USO $50,000,000 Capital, Endowment and Program Initiative for Warrior and Family Centers; the $10mm Batten Challenge capital and endowment campaign for the Slover Memorial Library Foundation, Norfolk, VA, and AcCESS College Foundation, Norfolk, VA.
She is also the international best-selling author of 11 mystery novels (www.marnedaviskellogg.com); past Chair of the National Western Citizen of the West Dinner Arrangements and current member of the Citizen of the West Advisory Committee.
Bonnie P. Downing
Bonnie P. Downing a respected and experienced fundraising professional who has managed and overseen six successful, major capital campaigns, ranging from $1.5mm to $35mm, for many prestigious non-profit institutions. Her background includes senior management, strategic planning, board relations, financial and human resources management. She is recognized as a natural leader, and a strategic and analytical thinker.
As Vice President of Development at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Bonnie helped raise more than $135mm over nearly 20 years for operating, capital and endowment purposes through membership, special events, foundation and government grants, annual and deferred major gifts; corporate support; and online, phone and mail appeals. She also developed six year old development function to mature program, by introducing new programs for prospect research, grants, corporate sponsorships, signature fundraising event, planned giving, major gifts. Prior positions included Director of Development for the Colorado Historical Society where she established the Museum’s development operations, and Federal Programs Coordinator for Colorado Women’s College, now The Women’s College at the University of Denver.
Bonnie holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a BA in Government, cum laude, Wheaton College, MA.
Cindy Grubenhoff is a respected fundraising strategist, specializing in empowering nonprofit professionals with the perfect fundraising strategy so they focus on their organization’s mission impact. Cindy’s expertise ranges from fundraising strategy coaching to short and long term strategic planning.
Born and raised in Colorado, Cindy graduated from Colorado State University with a focus in Non-Profit Management. She holds a Certificate of Non-Profit Management and Leadership at the graduate level from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Cindy has worked as a staff member, board member and volunteer Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Hospital, Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, and Boys Hope Girls Hope, among others. She currently Co-Chairs the Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Colorado Chapter.
Mary K. Schaefer
Mary Schaefer joined The Kellogg Organization in 1998 and provides strategy, direction, and organizational and management development expertise to TKO clients, specializing in administration, community partnership development, volunteer management, and major gift development.
Mary has assisted with research, structuring and implementation for numerous Kellogg Organization clients, including: Feasibility Study and Campaign Implementation for a $9mm endowment campaign for Alexander Dawson School, Lafayette, CO; Feasibility Study, Campaign Structuring and Implementation for the $30mm capital and endowment campaign for Columbus School for Girls, Columbus, OH; Feasibility Study, Campaign Structuring and Implementation for the $45mm Virginia Beach Performing Arts Sandler Center capital campaign, Virginia Beach, VA; Feasibility Study, Campaign Structuring and Implementation for the $12.5mm Denver Rescue Mission capital campaign, Denver, CO, and Feasibility Study, Campaign Structuring and Implementation for the $30mm Tennyson Center for Children Capital and Endowment campaign, Denver, CO, among others.
Maren C. Stewart, JD, APR
Maren Stewart brings a portfolio of proven leadership skills in strategic communications, public engagement and organizational advancement to The Kellogg Organization along with an impressive track record of creating and directing numerous successful strategies and campaigns.
Most of her career has been in the nonprofit sector, where she has led a variety of public affairs and advocacy initiatives as Vice President of External Affairs at Colorado Children’s Hospital and as the President & CEO of LiveWell Colorado. Ms. Stewart has served on the board of directors for numerous nonprofit organizations in Colorado and at the national level. Currently, she is a mayoral appointment to the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and serves on the National Advisory Council for Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters and the board of directors for the Global Livingston Institute. Ms. Stewart holds a BS in Journalism from the University of Kansas and a JD from the University of Denver. She is licensed to practice law in Colorado and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America.
Terry Wall brings a portfolio of proven leadership, management, team building, and transformational gift development skills to The Kellogg Organization after serving for four distinguished years as the Vice President of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for the USO, where he led a national team of development officers to identify, solicit, and steward major donors.
Terry was instrumental in the success of OPERATION ENDURING CARE, the USO’s $50 million Capital, Endowment and Program Campaign to build two Warrior and Family Centers to serve America’s returning wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, MD and Ft. Belvoir, VA. Other Kellogg Organization projects include: $60 million Philanthropic Marketing Study, Campaign Master Plan, and Major Donor Strategy Western Stock Show Association Capital Campaign, Denver, CO; Major Gift Program development for Special Olympics and the American Statistical Association, Washington, DC; Philanthropic Feasibility Study for a $30 million Endowment and Program Campaign for Dream Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA; Recapitalization Program for the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Santa Barbara, CA; and $6million Capital for Historic Restoration, Baltimore Country Club, Baltimore, MD; Donor Interest Survey for a $15 million Capital Campaign for the Spring Valley School, Birmingham, Alabama; and Major Gift Program Development for Ride2Recovery, Calabasas, CA.
Prior to joining the USO, Mr. Wall served as the Executive Vice President of Community Banking at New South Federal Savings Bank, where he designed and implemented the start-up Community Banking Division and was responsible for profitability modeling, pricing and delivery.
Ashley Hill Walmsley
Ashley Walmsley is one of the Central Coast’s most respected fundraising professionals with over a decade of experience in major gift fundraising, individual and corporate annual giving, and donor relations.
At the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Ashley created and managed the Annual Giving program which increased revenue and number of donors over a two-year period to meet ambitious annual goals. At the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, she assisted with the development and implementation of a successful, ongoing major gifts campaign. Previously, at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, as Manager for Annual Giving, she was responsible for an annual revenue budget of over $3 million. A Santa Barbara native, Ashley attended Cate School and received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA, and a Master's Degree in the History of Art from New York University.
Andrew S. Davis, Senior Executive Consultant—Information Technology
Drew Davis, a technology executive since 1979, has been a Senior Executive Consultant with The Kellogg Organization since 1989. His career includes serving in sales, management, and executive capacities with Tektronix, IBM, and InFocus, among others. He is currently Regional Sales Manager for Tripwire, the leading software supplier in the compliance/security market.
Charis Smith, Manager of Operations
Charis Smith is delighted to be the newest member of The Kellogg Organization. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees, from Wheaton College and the University of Colorado at Boulder respectively, are both in opera performance.
She has graced stages around the world including the Vatican as a soloist for Jubilee 2000 for Pope John Paul II, as a featured soloist at Carnegie Hall as well various concerts, operas and musical theater shows at numerous large and small houses throughout the United States and abroad. Craving a change of pace, Charis enjoyed working in NYC for high profile clients in finance and entertainment as a personal assistant and event planner. Having taken a decade off to stay at home with her daughters, Charis is happy to be back at work for such a prestigious organization that does such important, meaningful work.