Allied Counsel


John McLaverty, John McLaverty & Associates

John McLaverty, Allied Counsel to KMA Consultants, has the privilege of combining two of his vocational passions: consulting with non-profit organizations to realize their dreams through philanthropy, and steering church systems through intentional transformation. As an experienced strategic leader, he has in-depth knowledge of fundraising and organizational life.

His career in planning and executing effective fundraising initiatives began with eight years as a Senior Consultant for the leading Canadian philanthropic consulting firm, KCI, Ketchum Canada. John now runs a philanthropic consulting boutique helping organizations achieve their goals

Projects managed directly by John include several hospital campaigns, Revenue Generation Audits for national organizations such as Oxfam Canada and The Canadian Bible Society, and philanthropic policy documentation and training in fundraising for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Canada and Pickering College. Other clients include environmental and educational organizations, churches and denominations.

John also served for more than 25 years as an ordained pastor in both Toronto and Vancouver.  For 10 years he taught as Adjunct Faculty at Tyndale Seminary. He and his colleagues have served on “both sides of the desk” and so understand your needs and can guide you through your unique challenges.


Gary MacDonald, Clearview Consulting

Gary brings more than 40 years of experience in non-profit leadership and is known for his ability to inspire and motivate clients to achieve excellence in their own work and enhance the performance of their organizations.   

The founder and CEO of Clearview Training & Consulting Inc. in Stirling, Ontario, Gary is a dynamic facilitator with extensive proficiency developing communication and leadership competency skills with individuals and groups. His clients include leaders in government, business and the non-profit sector. In the fundraising arena, he coaches non-profits and their leadership in achieving higher levels of quality connectedness with their partners (donors), generating real results.

 In partnership with Loyalist College Training & Knowledge Centre he co-designed and delivered training for 38 graduates of the Non-Profit Leadership Certificate Program and contineus to contribute to Loyalist College as a facilitator in the Centre.

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