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Loving Venti, LLC

(Draeger) Pederson
Executive Transition
Fundraising Consultant
Full Bio

Loving Venti, LLC. is a consulting practice, specifically focused on small-to-medium sized nonprofits, that fills organizational cracks so that nonprofits can serve to their fullest capacity.

We turn obstacles and struggles into solutions and an action plan. We believe in our strategic modules to help improve operations, create alignment, and empower your nonprofit staff/volunteers to fulfill their mission through a people-centered approach.

Catherine (Draeger) Pederson, MA is a relational leader, strategic thinker, and strength-based consultant with over 17 years of experience empowering people to make a difference in their community. She has started, worked for, and overseen several small-to-medium sized nonprofits. Recipient of numerous awards, including the Ten Outstanding Young America's (TOYA) award in 2015 from the United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees) and the Philanthropic 5 recipient in 2016 from United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. She will graduate in May 2021 with her Ph.D. in Leadership, Learning, and Service from Cardinal Stritch. She lives in Washington Heights, Milwaukee, WI.

For the price of a Venti coffee, one of our team members will meet you for a FREE one-hour strategic session. Contact us to get started:


Board Development / Governance

Coaching Individual and/or Team

Data Management

Fund Development Assessment & Planning

Fundraising Database Software (comparisons/advice)

Grant Writing

Individual Donor Fundraising: prospecting, solicitation and/or retention

Information Systems, Interim Staffing

Leadership & Organizational Development

Outcomes Development / Measurement

Strategic Planning

Volunteer Engagement Strategy

Conflict Resolution Coaching or Group Facilitation

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