SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 2011 by one of philanthropy's most storied individuals, Bob Carter Companies, a leading philanthropic and fundraising consulting firm serving clients in the United States and Mexico, has changed its name to Carter.
The name change, along with a new logo and brand, reflects the company's expanding commitment to helping nonprofit organizations maximize their philanthropic potential and improve organizational effectiveness.
Bob Carter will move into the position of Chairman. He will continue providing the company vision and leadership as well as advising and counseling clients. Over the years, Carter's reputation, along with company co-founder Steve Higgins, has attracted a cadre of philanthropy specialists to the company including CEOs, vice presidents, directors and strategists representing both breadth and depth in the nonprofit sector.
"We are a very different company today than we were in 2011. The new name captures what we have become," Carter said. "We are more than just one man with a passion to serve the sector. We now have a significant number of professionals who share a common goal to advance philanthropy worldwide."
Higgins has been appointed Carter's new President, responsible for client development and service. Lela Diaz is now Executive Vice President with responsibility for marketing and quality control. Judy Bennett will continue in her role as Chief Operating Officer.
Rounding out the Carter team are 15 consultants, carefully selected by leadership for their ability to solve unique fundraising and organizational challenges. Carter consultants have experience in healthcare, education, human service, faith-based and environmental organizations, foundations and cultural and international institutions.
According to Higgins, the new name properly showcases the collective 300 years of expertise and professionalism that everyone at Carter brings to the client.
"The Carter name is synonymous with excellence and integrity in the philanthropic industry," Higgins said. "It is our intention to carry Bob's consultative mastery and enthusiasm for making our world a better place for many more years to come."
Based throughout the United States and abroad, Carter provides innovative solutions to nonprofit organizations at the regional, national and international levels. Carter consultants work closely with each client, applying their knowledge, experience and creativity to create and support successful strategies to help nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions. Please visit www.carter.global for more information.
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