About OAI: Our Team

We have carefully selected dynamic, intelligent, and energetic people with the right mix of nonprofit and corporate experience so that we can most effectively help our clients help others. Each person is team-oriented and committed to the values and expectations of our nonprofit clients. OAI has a unique company culture and we take great pride in the extraordinary people we have at our organization. Meet our talented team below.
 

Founding Partners

Combining corporate knowledge, Wall Street connections, a passion for nonprofits and a background in fundraising and production, Steve and Carol Orr founded Orr Associates, Inc. (OAI) in 1991.



 

Stephen K. Orr

Steve Orr is the Managing Partner and co-founder of OAI along with Carol Orr. Prior to founding the company, Steve was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. In 1991, he combined his 12 years on Wall Street with his social conscience to create strategic partnerships between profit and nonprofit organizations.  Read full bio...

 

Carol C. Orr

Carol Orr founded OAI with Steve Orr in 1991. Carol brings to the firm more than twenty five years of creative experience in fundraising, special events, design and production. Carol's career in special events began with political campaigns.  Read full bio...

Managing Directors

Bringing unparalleled vigor and understanding of the nonprofit sector to our team and our clients, the OAI Managing Directors are the face of OAI, the work we do, and the clients we serve. Learn why OAI is proud to call them our Managing Directors.



 

Kathleen E. Loehr

Kathleen Loehr brings to OAI a three-decade career in the nonprofit sector that includes leadership within the fields of childcare, fundraising, disaster fundraising, women in philanthropy, international non-governmental organizations, and nonprofit effectiveness.   Read full bio...

 

Richard O. Walker III

Dick Walker jbrings to OAI more than 35 years of fundraising and development experience primarily in the independent school sector.  Read full bio...

Senior Management

Combining over 90 years of experience, our Senior Management brings incredible and fascinating experience and expertise. They're truly the sector experts in their respective fields, strategically guiding the OAI teams and clients to achieve success.



 

Michael Cantacuzène

Michael Cantacuzène brings to OAI more than 20 years of banking, finance, investment, and organizational management experience with him.  Read full bio...

 

Kelly Dunphy

Kelly Dunphy brings her clients 13 years of experience in fundraising. As the Vice President of Fundraising and Development, Kelly sets the strategy for OAI’s client engagements and manages the company’s Fundraising and Development department.   Read full bio...

 

Danielle Frottier

As Chief Personnel and Administration Officer, Danielle Frottier oversees the human resources, hiring, staffing, and administrative functions of the company.  Read full bio...

 

Senior Consultants

As philanthropic leaders in the hospital, education and healthcare sectors, our Senior Consultants bring expertise, credibility and over 100 years of combined experience to our clients and the work we do. With a track record of raising over $2.5 billion, find out why OAI, and our clients, are always a step ahead with them on our side.



 

John Butler

John Butler is President and CEO of The Human Resource Learning Center, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in developing organizational solutions that address both staff and system requirements, John has led numerous efforts where he has designed and facilitated needs assessments and organizational development including staff interventions, work process improvements, executive coaching, teaming, and leadership and management training.  Read full bio...

 

 

Lizette Corro

Lizette Corro rejoined OAI in 2014 as a senior consultant.  Previously, Lizette was a Managing Director at OAI where she led highly successful fundraising campaigns and special events for major nonprofit organizations nationwide.  Read full bio...

 

Adrian Fenty

Adrian M. Fenty served as the fifth Mayor of the District of Columbia from 2006-2011 and has championed innovative solutions to the District's greatest challenges, especially in the District's public school system. With strong community networks and connections to education, healthcare and government decision makers, Fenty is a valuable asset for OAI and its clients.  Read full bio...

 

Emma Kieran

Emma Kieran has worked with many of OAI’s clients on a broad range of projects including development planning, capital campaign management, event management and marketing, outsourced development management, board building and management, and strategic planning.   Read full bio...

 

Jim Langley

Jim Langley joined the OAI team in November of 2010 as a Senior Consultant. He is one of the most noted and accomplished innovators in the fields of communication, development, marketing, governmental relations and institutional advancement.  Read full bio...

 

Jim Starr

Jim has 25 years of experience in a variety of consulting and executive leadership positions.  As a management consultant for a strategy consulting firm focused on the healthcare and government sectors, Jim led and supported numerous engagements ranging from healthcare system creation, joint venture development and performance improvement.   Read full bio...

 

John Wm. Thomas

John Wm. Thomas joined the OAI team in 2007, bringing with him more than 33 years of senior management experience in strategic fundraising.   Read full bio...

 
 

Edwin K. (Ned) Zechman, Jr.

Edwin K. (Ned) Zechman, Jr. joined the OAI team as a Senior Consultant in September 2011.  With over 30 years experience as president and chief executive officer of four pediatric hospitals, and a strong community of networks and connections in the healthcare industry, Ned is a valuable asset for OAI and its clients.  Read full bio...

Directors

OAI Directors demonstrate invaluable team leadership and expertise of the nonprofit sector every day. Discover the vast array of experience and top notch qualities that make our Directors true leaders at OAI and within the nonprofit sector.

Senior Director

Sarah Sullivan

Sarah Sullivan has worked with a variety of clients from local cultural institutions and independent schools to national sports and human services organizations.  Read full bio...

 

 

Directors

 

Rachael Doss

Rachael Doss bring to OAI an expertise and passion for development strategy, implementation and face to face fundraising.  Read full bio...

 

Caite Gilmore

Caite Gilmore works on a broad range of projects, including development planning, outsourced development management, campaign counsel, event fundraising, board building, and strategic planning.  Read full bio....

 

Lauren Isaacs

As the Director of New Business and Communications, Lauren Isaacs works with the senior leadership team at OAI to expand the company’s presence in the Washington, DC and New York markets.  Read full bio...

 

Susan Kelly

Susan Kelly brings to OAI more than nine years in nonprofit development and consulting.  Susan enjoys assisting nonprofit managers develop the fundraising expertise they need to raise funds for important social and community projects and services.  Read full bio...

 

Andrea McNaughton

Andrea McNaughton brings to OAI nearly 15 years of professional fundraising experience to our nonprofit clients.  Read full bio...

 

Barbara O'Reilly

Barbara O'Reilly has experience developing successful relationships between donors and nonprofits through annual funds, capital campaigns, major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations, direct mail, and stewardship. Read full bio...

 

 

 

Craig Shelley

As a Director, Craig Shelley leads client teams primarily focused on creating and implementing efficient, capacity-building plans to help clients meet their development goals.  Read full bio...

 
 

Juliana Sloper

Juliana Sloper partners with a number of OAI’s nonprofit clients on a broad range of projects including event fundraising and production management, development management, corporate and individual prospect strategy, cultivation, and relationship building.  Read full bio...

Associate Directors

Through demonstrating teamwork, collaboration and a proven track record of delivering results, the OAI Associate Directors continue to show why they are so valuable to our clients. See why we think they are the best.

Senior Associate Director

 

Nick Cericola

Nick Cericola works with organizations of all sizes to plan for the future, generate revenue, and strengthen their capacity.  Read full bio...

 

Associate Directors

 

Molly Dunn

Molly Dunn provides support for her internal teams and clients in the areas of strategic planning, development management, campaign planning, and event fundraising.  Read full bio...

 
 

Blair Greenbaum

As Associate Director Blair Greenbaum helps her clients and internal teams in development management, nonprofit management, and strategic planning. Read full bio...

 

Sarah Leibach

Sarah Leibach assists with development management, nonprofit management, and event management for a number of clients.  Read full bio...

 

Karen Oliver

As an Associate Director, Karen Oliver works with nonprofit organizations in the area of nonprofit management.   Read full bio...

 

Christopher (CJ) Orr

CJ Orr focuses on client work and new business development. As an Associate Director, CJ provides superior service to OAI’s clients and develops strong business relationships as well as develops new opportunities to expand OAI’s footprint in the nonprofit sector.  Read full bio...

 

Mary Kate Robbett

Mary Kate Robbett assists in strategy, fundraising, development, and event management efforts for a variety of clients.  Read full bio...

Associates

The Associates at OAI bring a hard-working, organized, fast-paced and energetic professional attitude with them to work everyday. Check out who they are and why we are lucky to have them on our team.


Associates

 
 

Ryan Grosso

Ryan Grosso assists with development management, nonprofit management, and event management for a number of clients.  Read full bio...

 
 

Lindsey Loyd

Lindsey Loyd brings to OAI more than four years professional experience.  Read full bio...
 

Carrington Matthews

Carrington Matthews works with OAI clients in the area of nonprofit management.  Read full bio...
 

Eileen Moran

Eileen Moran assists in strategy, fundraising, development, and event management efforts for a variety of clients.  Read full bio...

 

Derek John Rogers

As an Associate, Derek John Rogers serves OAI’s clients in event production, programmatic, and strategy roles.    Read full bio...

 

Lila Turner

Lila Turner assists a variety of clients in the areas of strategy, fundraising and development, and event management.   Read full bio...