Team

BETSY CHAPIN TAYLOR, FAHP
President & Principal Consultant
BETSY CHAPIN TAYLOR, FAHP

Betsy is an award-winning author, speaker and consultant on healthcare philanthropy drawing on 17 years of previous experience as chief development officer and foundation president in academic, community, children’s and religious healthcare organizations.

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Michael J. Beall
Principal Consultant & Communications Practice Leader
Michael J. Beall

Mike leads communications and creative efforts for Accordant Philanthropy.  Mike brings a unique skill set and approach to healthcare philanthropy shaped by many years building marketing strategies, delivering internal and external communications and implementing creative brand and marketing ideas.

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John F. Donovan, CFRE
Principal Consultant & Campaign Practice Leader
John F. Donovan, CFRE

John leads capital campaign assessment, planning and management as well as development program assessments and planned giving counsel.   He also advances work in niche services including culture for philanthropy, grateful patient programs and major gift training and portfolio development.

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Betty Ann Copley Harris, FAHP
Principal Consultant
Betty Ann Copley Harris, FAHP

Betty Ann Copley Harris has more than 30 years experience in fund development and strategic planning for nonprofit organizations.  She is the former founder and president of a nationally recognized healthcare philanthropy consulting firm, which she sold in 2008.

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Lori Counts, CFRE
Principal Consultant
Lori Counts, CFRE

With 30 years of experience in fund development at major health care systems, Lori’s areas of expertise include leadership engagement, cross-disciplinary collaboration, strategic planning and performance management.  She is an experienced public speaker, and has led and managed several significant campaigns.

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Scott H. Share
Principal Consultant
Scott H. Share

Scott’s 35-year professional career has been devoted exclusively to health care marketing communications, including 11 years as vice president of communications for one of the nation’s largest Catholic health systems.  Areas of expertise include internal communications, crisis management and implementing communications cost-saving opportunities.

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Nancy Simpson-Banker, FAHP
Principal Consultant
Nancy Simpson-Banker, FAHP

Nancy Simpson-Banker has more than 30 years experience in fund development including extensive capital campaign, major gifts and talent development experience.

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Erin Stitzel, CFRE
Senior Consultant
Erin Stitzel, CFRE

Erin is a dynamic healthcare advancement leader who specializes in creating and implementing grateful patient strategies and in fostering clinician engagement in philanthropy with physicians, nurses and other frontline caregivers.

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Taylor Strasser, CFRE
Senior Consultant
Taylor Strasser, CFRE

Taylor is an experienced and creative fundraising consultant with expertise in major gifts, capital campaigns, data management and grants.  He is passionate about advancing major gifts through prospect research and relationship building.  

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Brent A. Taylor
Managing Principal
Brent A. Taylor

Brent leads business operations and offsite client support for Accordant.  He brings the well-rounded perspective of a fund development executive who has not only led a $12 million annual fund development campaign but also has experience as a financial consultant and accredited asset management specialist.

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Avery Dayton
Project Coordinator
Avery Dayton

Avery is a graphic designer currently producing work for Accordant Philanthropy and their clientele. Her role as project manager allows Avery to bring her design experience to many tasks including but not limited to branding, website development, photography, and proposal design.

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Amy Dorrill, FAHP, CFRE
Of Counsel
Amy Dorrill, FAHP, CFRE

Amy specializes in fostering significant gifts through robust major giving programs.  In addition to her Accordant clients, Amy serves as Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, where her responsibilities include major gifts, planned giving and comprehensive campaigns.

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Kevin Pickett, CFP
Of Counsel
Kevin Pickett, CFP

With over two decades of philanthropy experience – including managing a team at a national cancer center that raised $50 million in annual donations – Kevin brings creativity and a proven track record of success to Accordant. Published widely, he is a nationally recognized expert on gift planning, digital fundraising and development marketing.

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