Peter Hoskow is Principal and Managing Director of CCS. Based out of CCS’s Chicago office, he oversees the firm’s Central United States operations and leads a team of 70 professionals across the region.
Peter is an advisor to organizations that span the spectrum: health, academic medicine, independent and higher education, human services, faith, arts and culture, and advocacy. He cares about ensuring successful transformation for his nonprofit partners — understanding them from every angle to develop sustainable solutions to solve complex funding needs and propel development initiatives. His clients appreciate the energy, enthusiasm, candor, and practical guidance he brings to every engagement.
Peter’s extensive experience includes development strategic planning, lead and principal gift programs, capital campaign planning and management, endowment fundraising, foundation and corporate giving, grassroots fundraising strategies, board development and engagement, analytics and data utilization.
Peter has devoted his entire 19-year career to helping nonprofits elevate critical missions such as feeding the hungry, enhancing education, providing life-saving healthcare, and broadening access to the arts.
“This is as remarkable a time as ever to be in philanthropic services,” he says. “Philanthropy has never been more important, and that’s why we are ever more passionate about the work.”
Peter is a recognized expert in philanthropy and a frequent speaker for nonprofit groups and professional associations, including the Association of Fundraising Professions (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), and Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).
A proud graduate of Marquette University, Peter participates in the university’s mentor program, helping students prepare for their professional journeys. He is also a member of the Leadership Council of Loyola University’s Baumhart Center.
Peter resides in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood with his wife, Sarah, and three children: Nel, Polly, and Sy.