Charlotte Cottier

Senior Consultant, Communications

I partner with my clients to help answer their BIG questions with clarity and consensus: What’s our vision, and how can we effectively share it with the donors and stakeholders who drive our work forward?

Recent Clients Served

  • The Burke Museum
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Farm Sanctuary
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
  • Jewish Family Service of Seattle
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Spokane Parks Foundation
  • St. Paul’s School
  • Wolf Trap Foundation
  • Zoological Society of Milwaukee


Case Development, Institutional and Philanthropic Visioning, Creative Direction, Campaign Content Strategy, Social Services, Museums and Cultural Institutions 


Over the course of her career with the Campbell & Company Communications team, Charlotte has helped nearly 70 organizations clarify and express the core impact and appeal of their work.  She believes that thoughtful communications— from everyday talking points to capital campaign materials—equip organizations with powerful tools to inspire, unify, and engage their communities. With each new project Charlotte strives to:

  • Spark fresh conversations about clients' core values and aspirations
  • Be an engaged listener and active partner, flexible to changing ideas and needs
  • Bring strategic rigor to her creative work, creating deliverables that stand the test of contemplation and conversation

A Chicago-area native, Charlotte graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University with a BA in Sociology and American Studies. She began her nonprofit career in the museum world, honing a careful attention to detail and voice as she archived, cataloged, and curated. Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Charlotte worked in both the public and private sectors to help institutions ranging from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to SC Johnson connect with their audiences and tell their stories. 

Charlotte remains active in the Chicago nonprofit community and proudly serves on the Associate Board of Growing Home, an organization that combines her interests in community development, urban revitalization, and urban farming.