Craig Leach Chief Executive Officer

During Craig’s tenure, Graham-Pelton Consulting has quickly emerged as one of the premiere fundraising and management consulting firms serving the full spectrum of industry clients, including colleges and universities, independent schools, hospital and healthcare organizations, social service agencies, religious organizations, environmental groups, and professional associations. Recognized throughout the industry for his expertise in designing effective organizational and management structures for institutions with substantial capital and endowment needs, Craig has worked closely with some of the world’s leading institutions to meet some of the most ambitious fundraising goals of the past twenty-five years. Under his direction, Graham-Pelton Consulting has earned a reputation for offering clients maximum value by providing them with hands-on, accomplished professionals; diverse and innovative service models; and an extraordinary commitment to customer service.

Before Graham-Pelton

Prior to his work at Graham-Pelton Consulting, Craig served as Associate Dean for External Affairs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Vice Chancellor for University Affairs at Seton Hall University, and Major Gifts Officer/Director at Georgetown University.


Craig earned his bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University, and holds a J.D. from the Seton Hall University School of Law.

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