Brakeley Briscoe

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Michael Mulcahy, Senior Consulting Associate

Michael has over 35 years of leadership and consulting expertise in the for profit and non-profit sectors.

After a successful international career in global apparel, technology, and strategy consulting Michael established the worldwide foundation for the De La Salle Global Education Fund and their worldwide network of 900 institutions teaching 1,000,000 poverty level students in 87 countries.

Over the span of 10 years Michael established and grew the foundation as a highly successful granting organization educating federal poverty level students nationally and internationally. He generated more than 30 million in annual revenues, confirmed over 20 million dollars in planned gifts and led a 50 million dollar capital campaign. He worked with some of the Forbes 400 Wealthiest Americans to build the fund with a goal of 1 billion dollars. He worked directly over 10 years with Kay Sprinkle Grace, one of the world’s leading philanthropy and organizational consultants covering all aspects of best practice fundraising, program and board development.

More recently Michael served as Executive Director for College Summit and is currently leading a 10 million dollar capital campaign for St Mary’s College Athletics. He is the lead consultant for several other national non-profits and is a senior consultant for Brakeley Briscoe Inc. specializing in Capital Campaigns, Major Gift programs, Board development, and interim Executive Director, CDO, and Board President roles.

In the for profit sector he has worked globally for Levi Strauss International, Bank of America World Banking, Computerland Intl (Europe/Asia Pacific), Sun Microsystems Australia, Digital Consulting Asia Pacific, and Global Business Network/Monitor Consulting where he sold and delivered more than $2 million in consulting projects and services.

As a volunteer Michael serves on the Board of the Sonoma Valley Fund and is President of the board of a local Napa County based education non-profit founded by the world renowned vintner Warren Winiarski.
Michael Mulcahy is a graduate of St Mary’s College and the American Graduate School of International Management MIM/MBA.

Michael lives in the San Francisco Bay area and enjoys travel, reading, hiking, winemaking and serving on local and national boards.