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Tom DiFiore


Executive Managers

Since joining NCDS in 1995, Tom DiFiore has directed campaigns as an on-site campaign director, supervised campaigns and directors as vice president of project operations and support, and helped develop new clients and markets as a senior officer. Because of his “up-close and personal” experience with hundreds of campaigns and feasibility analyses, he offers NCDS clients valuable insight and knowledge of all fundraising issues.

As a former operations and business development manager in Fortune 100 and entrepreneurial companies, Tom brings a keen sense and intuitive approach to the challenging tasks of economic and community development. His business and fundraising careers have given him the perspective and ability to position non-profit programs and organizations to attract maximum support from corporations, foundations and governments.

His involvement in campaigns that have raised hundreds of millions of dollars for a wide range of projects is a great source of pride and satisfaction for Tom. Consequently, he makes sure to monitor an organization’s progress during and after the implementation of a project funded by an NCDS campaign.

Tom holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University. He is a native Atlantan, where he lives with his wife, Kristine and their children, Grace and Luke.

"The best part about working for NCDS is the gratification that comes from making a real impact on the communities and organizations we serve."

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"On behalf of the officers and directors of the Economic Development Alliance, I want to thank you and your staff for the great job NCDS did in helping restructure the Alliance, and for successful management of the fundraising campaign that fully funded our five-year action plan. The NCDS process and format delivered exactly what you said it would do when you met with Alliance members over eighteen months ago. The NCDS process engaged top regional private and public sector leaders and attracted financial support from large and small companies and communities throughout the region."

Brian Ferguson, Chairman & CEO (Retired) • Eastman Chemical Company

National Community Development Services, Inc.
6300 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 600-165
Atlanta, GA  30339
Phone: (404) 231-0730