The Covenant Group

We help churches and nonprofit organizations reach their growth and funding goals. We do this through an array of services and products related to nonprofit fundraising, capital campaigns, strategic planning, and leadership development. For more than twenty years, we have served nonprofit organizations of all shapes and sizes.

In addition to nonprofit consulting services, we offer self-serve products that allow you to achieve your goals in a timely manner, on a tight budget.

Whether you want to raise $50 million dollars, find 50 new major donors, or just get 50 volunteers all pulling in the same direction, we can help.

We are based in Louisville, KY. We have helped clients all across the country.

Call or e-mail us today to see if we can help!

Len Moisan
Len Moisan is founder and President of The Covenant Group. As both a Senior Vice President at two universities and a consultant to scores of nonprofit organizations and companies, he and his colleagues have been responsible for helping generate over $1 billion in revenues and facilitating and coaching the work of thousands of volunteers. Over the firm’s 19-year history, all campaigns managed by The Covenant Group have averaged a 98% success rate and 145% of goal. Church campaigns have averaged a 100% success rate and 155% of goal.

Dr. Moisan has served as an educator, coach, manager, entrepreneur, and private consultant. As VP at Bellarmine University, he more than doubled the annual fund, increased college admissions by more than 30 percent in 3 years; won 15 regional or national awards and exceeded the capital campaign goal by 75 percent. He holds a B.A. in English and a master’s degree in counseling from Northern Illinois University, a specialist degree in leadership studies from Lynchburg College and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Gigi, have three children and live in Louisville.

Cheryl Gurr
Cheryl has been a valued employee of The Covenant Group since 2004. She has a diverse background which includes marketing, planning, and analytical experience all of which are helpful to our clients. She has worked for such retail giants as Payless ShoeSource and The Limited, Inc. at each of their respective corporate headquarters. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University, as well as a B.A. in Communications from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.

At the Covenant Group for the past 11 years, Cheryl has helped manage daily operations, assist with client communication and provided campaign counsel, training, marketing and administrative support. Cheryl is married, has two children and resides in Oldham County.

Linda Medley
For over 35 years, Linda Medley has effectively raised money for eight non-profit organizations, running the gamut from children’s services to senior nursing care and from high school to college advancement.  She participated in her first capital campaign in 1985 while with the Boy Scouts of America, and since that time has led campaigns that have generated over $96 million.  In addition to capital, Medley’s experience includes annual campaign organization and execution, effective direct mail, donor identification and cultivation, special events, and strategic positioning.

She has been both an efficient one-person shop, as well as a strong leader to a team of 13.  Agency experience includes work in the performing arts; Catholic, Presbyterian, and Methodist ministries, as well as children and seniors’ social services.

Kent Evans
Kent Evans is a marketing and business leader who enjoys the challenges that come with new ideas and projects. He has been in leadership roles within large Fortune 500 organizations (Schneider Electric, Genlyte Thomas) and smaller, privately held firms (Summit Energy, Creative Alliance). His areas of expertise include public relations, communication, web development, writing and branding.

Kent also has extensive nonprofit experience. He is Founder and primary fundraiser for Manhood Journey (a father/son Bible study ministry). Covenant Group clients find the combination of Kent’s fundraising and marketing experience to be quite helpful. Kent is a Louisville native and graduated with academic honors and two varsity letters from Saint Xavier High School. He has four sons and has been married to April his wife of more than twenty years.

Ken Gurr
Ken Gurr adds a wealth of diversified experience to the Covenant Group team. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from Azusa Pacific University and an MBA in finance from Sullivan University. With a background rich in logistics, consulting, management and fundraising he understands the many facets of organizational structures that contribute to a church or nonprofit’s ability to raise funds and engage donors and volunteers.

As an officer in the US Army, he oversaw the Army Emergency Relief Fund and the Combined Federal Campaign that together was an annual multi-million dollar effort. The funds were used to support military families as well as multiple nonprofits in the local communities.  As a corporate leader he instituted and supported programs at multiple sites that encouraged employees to give back both through volunteer efforts and financial support. Ken’s friendly attitude combined with a lead by example mentality make him a great match with most clients.

Sarah Stempien
Sarah is a writer and creative specialist and has worked for The Covenant Group for the last 10 years. She has a strong background in art and design as well as the quantitative and qualitative research process. Sarah also has excellent marketing skills and assists on The Covenant Group team in creative and research projects as well as creating all of the schedules and campaign manuals for church campaigns.

Before coming to work at The Covenant Group, Sarah served as a teacher and team leader in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Sarah is married to Brian Stempien. They have four children and live in Louisville.

Brian Stempien
An attorney by day, Brian is also an expert in estate planning and has done work for The Covenant Group helping our clients for the past six years. Brian was raised in Trumbull, Connecticut, but completed his undergraduate degree in engineering at Vanderbilt University. Upon graduation, Brian was commissioned in the United States Marine Corps, where he served over 8 years on active duty as an attack helicopter pilot, instructor and flight leader. Brian is now a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Brian completed an extended deployment to Japan as well as two deployments to Al Anbar Province, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II.

After leaving active duty, Brian received his law degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville graduating summa cum laude. While in law school, Brian was a member of the most successful National Moot Court Team in school history.

John Fleming
John Fleming is a seasoned executive and consultant with over 30 years of experience in creating and implementing innovative marketing and workforce solutions to challenging business problems. He has been the CEO of Louisville Community Initiatives, a nonprofit organization, for nearly 20 years. His experience in making the case, fundraising and marketing for that organization makes him a natural fit for the Covenant Group team.

Previously, John has been Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Marketing for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. Prior to Anthem, John was Director of Marketing for Metropolitan Life. John is also a retired U. S. Army Lieutenant Colonel. He has commanded a combat unit and received the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service and Army Commendation Medals. A native of Ashland, Virginia John is a graduate of Virginia State University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Psychology. He and his wife Barbara make their home in Louisville and they have two daughters.

Josh Brown
Josh has served in ministry for over fifteen years as a worship pastor and is also a studio musician. He received an M.A. in Worship Studies: Ethnomusicology, and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Louisville. Through his experience, Josh has gained an understanding of the nuances of church dynamics. He has also been involved in several successful fundraising efforts in his own church.

His knowledge and his personable and confident manner have proven quite helpful to Covenant Group clients. Josh understands well our church fundraising model because he has been there himself. He is able to keep clients on task. He is married to Annie and they have three children: Connor, Chloe, and Claire.

Roxanna Trivitt

Roxanna Trivitt brings with her over 28 years’ of leadership in both corporate (Humana) and non-profit organizations (Shively Area Ministries). She has a successful and proven track record for achieving growth through strategic planning, responsible oversight, and fund development. Her passion involves helping lead nonprofit organizations, faith communities and businesses, in discovering and implementing a vision of hope with practical plans that lead to growth.

Clients find that Roxanna’s deep-rooted Christian faith and heritage combined with her experience bring much value to them. They have helped her develop into a creative, courageous and authentic leader, one who has great insights into how to coach others to lead. Roxanna not only helps clients create well thought out plans and strategies, but also she helps them achieve those plans and strategies with a high level of success.

Roxanna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN and a Master’s degree in Spirituality from Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY. She and her husband, Gary, have two daughters and have been married for 35 years.

Leadership is a Covenant: Leading People and Living More Effectively.

In Leadership is a Covenant, Dr. Len Moisan, Ph.D., brings new meaning to the concept of leadership by demonstrating how the principles and power of covenants — properly applied — can increase engagement, improve productivity, create prosperity, and transform people and organizations for the better.

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