Chad Linzy

Chad Linzy, CFRE

Chad Linzy is Senior Principal for Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners— a major force in the field of financial resource development. The firm has offices in Chicago and Boston. Since its founding in 1968, the firm has served over 3,900 client institutions.

In addition to serving as a campaign consultant and client services manager for the firm, Chad has held leadership positions in healthcare, higher education, cultural, and social services organizations. He brings knowledge and experience in strategic planning, development operations, and building successful development programs. He has successfully led teams of as few as eight to twenty-one seasoned, fundraising staff.

Mr. Linzy is adept in engaging, and coaching, Board members in their philanthropic role and responsibilities required for success. Organizations he works for will confirm that he is a leader and effective problem solver.

With Chad’s work for the firm, along with his work as a Senior Development Officer, he brings nearly thirty years of remarkable experience. His work has included local, regional, and national institutions. He believes passionately that building successful programs require adherence to a lasting culture of philanthropy and mentoring dynamic teams in both a metric and relational environment.

Chad Linzy, CFRE, has been a presenter at Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for both regional and international conferences. Those who have worked with him will confirm he is an outstanding, senior development executive who knows how to motivate staff, as well as management, volunteers, and Board members. He is committed and dedicated to those he serves.