About Us

More than 40 Years of Experience

Since 1979, Ruotolo Associates has provided professional fundraising and public relations counsel to over 1,250 nonprofit institutions and organizations throughout the United States and abroad. With our headquarters in the greater New York area, Ruotolo Associates serves a wide range of clients including educational institutions, faith-based organizations, libraries, hospitals/medical facilities, homes for children and the aged, social service and community organizations, the arts, museums, houses of worship, as well as projects concerning historic preservation and the environment.

As a member of The Giving Institute, our firm adheres to its Code of Ethics and is dedicated exclusively to partnering with nonprofits to achieve their philanthropic goals.

Equipped with a team of highly energized, talented professionals with specialized credentials, Ruotolo Associates demonstrates a proven track record, distinguished by individual attention and sensitivity to client needs. 

Our services are specialized to reflect the distinctive needs, culture, and leadership of the clients we serve. Our purpose is to attain immediate results, and to leave the organization stronger, long-term, as a result of our involvement.
 

Diversity/Inclusion Statement

RA appreciates, values, and acknowledges the social, cultural, and personal differences of each of our employees. We leverage those differences for increased organizational performance and competitive edge.

We are committed to modeling diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural competency for the entire philanthropic sector we serve. As such, we expect the same prioritization of these values within the organizations with which we build partnerships.

 

Meet Our Executive Team

Steve Michalek

Steve Michalek

Chief Operating Officer
Angela Gunderson

Angela Gunderson

Managing Director
Dawn Handwerker

Dawn Handwerker

Director of Church Division