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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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“Birmingham Landmarks, Inc. certainly made the right decision in selecting NCDS to raise the $7 million needed to fully restore our sadly dilapidated and abandoned former vaudeville theatre in downtown Birmingham.  Your firm provided the wisdom and experience to position the project as worthy of support, then structured a winning campaign that was creative, energizing, and relentless in pursuit of the goal.  We were especially appreciative of your flexibility relative to our early cash flow issues, and even more so in the selection of the assigned NCDS Project Executive.  Because of the success and momentum of your phase of this exceptional campaign, the Lyric staff was able to continue seeking commitments utilizing tax credits, and the total raised now exceeds $11.8 million.  Thanks to NCDS, Birmingham can boast of having one of the most spectacularly restored performing arts theaters in America.”

Brant Beene, Executive Director • Birmingham Landmarks, Inc.

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