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Ruotolo Associates has been a true asset in our work. They undertook a feasibility study that provided SUNY New Paltz with an honest assessment of our capacity at the time. We then followed their recommendation to put together a major gift initiative while building our donor pool. Their advising has proven to be "spot on," and the positive results are coming in. Their staff members augment the talents of my own staff and have been invaluable. I have been very pleased with our partnership!
Erica Marks
Vice President, Development & Alumni Relations SUNY New Paltz (New Paltz, NY)
The Diocese of Phoenix is grateful for the guidance of Ruotolo Associates, Inc. in establishing the Office of Mission Advancement.  In addition, the assistance they offered in the search for qualified positions led to the successful hiring of our Executive Director.  They focused on understanding the mission and hiring for good fit in our organization.
Father Fred Adamson
Moderator of the Curia Diocese of Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
Ruotolo Associates (RA) has been an essential partner to the GO Project during the most transformative time in the organization’s history.  Engaging an experienced staff and a dedicated board, RA has helped GO build the financial and fundraising foundation to serve hundreds of additional students and their families in the coming years. RA has continually inspired the organization to set ambitious goals while providing the strategy, tactics and ongoing support to achieve them.
Erica Ahdoot
Executive Director The GO Project (New York, NY)
Ruotolo Associates quickly grasped the culture of our congregation and tailored a Capital Campaign Study and Program to meet our needs. Their experience and counsel, coupled with their ability to listen and coach, were invaluable. Their judgment and support through every step of the process played a key role in the success of South Church in Andover’s Building Capital Campaign.
Jay Trageser
Campaign Co-Chair South Church UCC (Andover, MA)
Over the past 5 years, Chair Ruotolo has been an invaluable resource to President Mercer and myself as we planned and executed our largest campaign in Ramapo College’s history, along with a current capital effort for a new learning commons.
Cathleen Davey
Vice President, Institutional Advancement Ramapo College of New Jersey Executive Director, Ramapo College Foundation (Mahwah, NJ)

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What sets Ruotolo Associates apart in the way we serve our clients in the nonprofit sector?

Active listening to understand your challenges
Creative Solutions
Tailored plans to meet your needs
Strive for highest standards
Executive team engaged and involved in every project
Over 40 years of comprehensive counsel, board and staff development experience
Capital & Major Gift Efforts
Feasibility, Planning, and Pre-Campaign Studies
Development/Advancement Assessments

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Steve Michalek
President & Chief Operating Officer

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Tatiana Ramirez
Director of RA's Church Division

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Jon Higgins
Founder & CEO Lowand B. Hold

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580 Sylvan Avenue, Suite M-B
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
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