Andrea McNaughton has spent 25 years in the nonprofit sector, as a practitioner, consultant, coach, and mentor. She began her career as a fundraiser at some of Chicago’s leading nonprofits, and launched A McNaughton Consulting in 2015 to work as an independent consultant with clients from coast to coast.
With a proven ability as a strategic advisor and problem solver, Andrea has consulted with large and small organizations on capital campaigns, strategic planning, endowment fundraising, annual giving, and major gift strategy.
More recently, she became a certified coach to help nonprofit professionals chart a path that keeps them engaged professionally and personally, thus doing good for themselves and the world.
Areas of Expertise
Many of Andrea’s clients have operated in the performing arts, education and healthcare spaces. Gun violence prevention has also been an area of focus.
Some of Andrea’s Clients
- The Parkinson’s Foundation
- The Smithsonian
- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
- The Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
- Chicago Public Media/WBEZ Public Radio
Education and Certifications
- B.A., Georgetown University
- MLS, Dominican University
Andrea lives with her husband in the same condo building as her grandchildren, giving her the daily joy of watching them grow. When not on grandparent duty, Andrea enjoys seeing the world on a bike.