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“No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he’d only had good intentions. He had money as well.”
Margaret Thatcher
Our Professionals
Bill Griffee
Vice President
Senior Counsel
Mr. Griffee has nearly 15 years of capital campaign experience with Cosgriff Company and over 20 years of experience in fundraising prior to joining Cosgriff Company.  Since joining our firm, he has led over 25 successful campaigns and innumerable feasibility studies.
Bill has a long record of accomplishment including successful large gift identification, solicitation, and grant writing proposals, having secured grants for several universities, many churches, schools, and other organizations.  He is widely recognized by his peers around the country as a leader in this field around the country.  He is experienced in multi-parish and diocesan-wide capital campaigns and is a powerful motivator with campaign volunteers and an engaging public speaker.  His strong personal skills and marvelous sense of humor, teamed with his organizational abilities, are his greatest assets and are key factors, in enabling him to exceed the campaign goal on each of his campaign projects.  Organized and disciplined, he orchestrates campaigns into manageable components, making volunteers feel richly rewarded for their efforts and creating a sense of urgency for the project tasks.  These characteristics, combined with a strong work ethic, make Bill a consummate winner as a campaign director and he is frequently requested by clients for successive campaigns. 
Bill and his wife enjoy traveling, sailing, archeology, genealogy, Greek Classical literature, their children and grandchildren. Mr. Griffee received both a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and a Master of Divinity degree from Drake University.  He also taught at Northern Iowa University, Wartburg College, Iowa Central College, and the University of Northern Iowa.
For more information, contact us at cosgriff@cosgriffco.com
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