Brian Daugherty

Annual Giving Consultant


Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Board Development, Alumni Relations, Higher Education, Arts and Culture 


Brian Daugherty’s career in annual giving spans every facet of the process, institutions across many sectors, and annual funds of myriad sizes. With more than twenty years of experience, he currently serves as the Senior Director of Development and Donor Relations at the University of San Diego School of Law. In his work with Campbell & Company over the past 5 years, Brian has found opportunities to:

  • Learn new technologies and introduce them into his clients’ annual giving programs.
  • Reveal the hidden truths found in organizations’ statistical data through in-depth analysis and study.
  • Guide strategic planning processes to best position annual and major gift efforts for sustainable success.

Brian’s experience includes extensive work on telemarketing campaigns, direct mail, board management, volunteer solicitations, e-philanthropy, and personal solicitations. He has significant experience in statistical data analysis and strategic planning and has been an integral team member of capital campaigns ranging in scope from $16 million to $1 billion. He has worked with organizations such as the Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Zoo, the University of Baltimore, the University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University.

Brian has served as the fundraising chair for several nonprofit organizations and is a frequent presenter to such organizations as the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the Annual Giving Professionals Network (AGPN), and Academic Impressions. He also has written for CASE Currents magazine.

Brian graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Finance. He also holds a Master of Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of San Diego.