Department of Advancement

Tasked with securing and stewarding the financial resources necessary for the Archdiocese to successfully carry out its evangelizing mission, ministry, education and outreach, the Department of Advancement directs, manages and oversees campaigns, appeals and other development initiatives as directed by the Archbishop of Baltimore.

The Department of Advancement also provides professional and technical fundraising support to parishes, schools, institutions and organizations of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Initiatives You Can Support Today

Advancement Office
320 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-547-5356
Fax: 410-625-8485


Mrs. Bernadette Maldonado, Chief Advancement Officer, Executive Director of Catholic Community Foundation
Ms. Cessy Torsella, Executive Assistant to the CAO & Office Manager
Mrs. Teresa Brashears, Sr. Dir., Stewardship & Admin.
Mr.. George Reed, Sr. Dir., Regional Advancement Programs
Ms. Kim Montgomery, Senior Director, Philanthropy
Mr.. Matt Anthony, Sr. Director of Engagement and Giving
Ms. Jennifer Hammand, Director of Grants
Ms. Schattakka Dennis, Manager, Catholic Community Foundation
Ms. Nicol Hudson, Manager, Database Admin.
Mrs. Lisa Wright, Regional Advancement Director
Ms. Vicki Conley, Sr. Gifts Processor
Mr.. Robert Barron, Senior Financial Analyst
Mr.. Jim Vitrano, Communications Specialist
Mrs. Karen Brackin, Senior Gifts Processor
Mr.. Jimmy Hunter, Advancement Associate
Donna DeRemigis, Advancement Department Assistant