Robert Kissane

Former Board Chair, 2016-2019; Chairman, CCS

Robert Kissane is Chairman of CCS Fundraising, a global fundraising consulting and management firm specializing in philanthropic development for nonprofit organizations. 

Bob has more than 35 years of experience designing major capital and endowment campaigns for organizations across all sectors: public and private universities, hospitals and academic medical centers, museums and performing arts institutions, research and public policy institutes, as well as national and international humanitarian and environmental groups.

He has directed efforts raising more than $20 billion in philanthropic support for Asia Society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Brookings Institution, Carnegie Hall, City University of New York, Habitat for Humanity International, Harlem Children’s Zone, INSEAD, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Opera, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York Philharmonic, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the Smithsonian Institution, UNICEF, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Wildlife Conservation Society, among others. 

Bob lives in Rye, New York with his wife Angela and their twins, Madeleine and Liam. His son Evan is a retired U.S. Army Captain and a special agent with the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service.