Catherine “Covita” Moroney joined Lee+ Associates in 2016 after more than 20 years in the nonprofit sector. She brings expertise in data management and database design, including client and program outcome metrics. Covita is passionate about giving nonprofits hands-on tools to more efficiently operate by leveraging data.
Covita began her nonprofit career with the San Antonio Symphony, leading successful marketing and development campaigns. During her tenure, audience attendance and ticket revenue grew by 34%, with sales reaching $2.4 million.
Covita sharpened her management and marketing skills as General Manager of the San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble. The professional ensemble, co-founded with husband Christopher Moroney, has six commercial recordings and was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition.
Covita returned to the development profession as Director of Development for Autism Community Network, working with board and staff to establish systems for fundraising and marketing, leading to funding from a diverse mix of individuals, foundations and corporations. Later, she joined Methodist Healthcare Ministries, helping funded agencies to better manage grants, grant awards, and track client outcomes. Covita also created tools to manage strategic planning and growth and established the framework for soliciting major national grants. She also served as Director of Development for the Briscoe Western Art Museum and the Autism Treatment Center of Texas, where she worked with board leadership to design and launch comprehensive fundraising programs.
Covita is member of the San Antonio Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She earned the UTSA Center for Policy Studies’ Nonprofit Management Certificate and the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential. She serves on the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Women and Girls Development Fund Committee.
A native of Southern California, Covita attended Berklee College of Music in Boston and UMass, Lowell. She and her husband enjoy being part of San Antonio’s arts and nonprofit community.
You can reach Covita at firstname.lastname@example.org