Allen J. O’Keefe

Senior Vice President

Al O’Keefe is a seasoned professional with 30 years of experience in major gift fundraising, capital campaigning, nonprofit marketing and public relations. He has served as vice president of an international educational and healthcare organization based in Dublin, Ireland; as corporate vice president for a prestigious northern New Jersey hospital; and in senior positions at two major fundraising consulting firms, including GSI.

As counsel, Al has worked with local and national organizations in conducting integrated planning studies, capital campaigns, major gift fundraising, board development, strategic planning, and public relations. Clients span a diverse range of nonprofit organizations and have included educational and healthcare organizations, national associations, social service organizations, and major dioceses.

Al also has extensive experience in communications, public relations and marketing and has been a frequent speaker at international conferences sponsored by various professional associations, including AFP and AHP.

Prior to joining GSI, Al served as Vice President of Development for the Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God, where he was responsible for fundraising in support of the order’s private school in New Jersey as well as its missionary programs, ministries, and services in 43 countries.