Allan Burrows was named President of Capital Development Services in 2006, after 12 years with the company. Allan manages the company's marketing, operations, campaign and search divisions. In his 20+ years of fundraising experience, Allan has supervised capital and endowment campaigns throughout the Southeastern U.S. for various clients including cultural, environmental, educational, social, religious, health and human services, and economic development nonprofits. He has experience working with leadership, major gift solicitation, development and executive search in all kinds of nonprofits and has expertise in estate planning, board development, organizational strategic planning, and capital campaigns.
An alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Allan began his work in 1986 as a development officer at the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina. In 1990, Allan became Vice President for Development and Operations at the North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute, prior to joining Capital Development Services in 1994.
Additionally Allan has served on the board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Forsyth County, Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem, served as past stewardship chairman and related activities of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, and volunteers with his children's activities through scouting and sports. Currently Allan is serving on the boards of Creative Corridors Coalition, JDRF, and the N.C. Center for Nonprofits.
A Warrenton, NC native, Allan and his wife, Laura have two children, and live in Winston-Salem.