Bob Schilling
Bob Schilling
Director of Client Success

Bob Schilling is a Partner and Director of Client Success at CBS, leading the firm’s unique blend of technology and consulting expertise that’s helped more than 2,000 nonprofits succeed in fundraising and accounting.

“I find it very rewarding to leverage 25 years of nonprofit software experience in new, creative ways. The fundraising landscape, the accounting regulations, the software available - it never stops evolving. There’s always something new to learn, always a new challenge, a new way to solve the problems nonprofits face.”

With a BA from the University of Missouri in Political Science, Bob has been involved in financial software for more than 21 years. He’s focused specifically on the nonprofit industry for 18 of those years.

Prior to joining Capital Business Solutions, Bob worked for Blackbaud where he played an integral role as Channel Sales Manager in building their Independent Reseller and Consulting Channel. Bob helps the CBS team deliver smooth implementations and delighted, educated, well-trained customers.

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Contact: bschilling@capitalbusiness.net or (843) 971-9061

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Peter Saul
Peter Saul
VP of Professional Services

Peter Saul holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Penn State University and acquired his CPA license in 1992. He began implementing accounting systems for not-for-profit organizations while at KPMG in Raleigh, NC. Peter worked as the North Carolina Reseller for a major nonprofit software vendor for 7 years prior to joining Capital Business Solutions. Peter has focused on technology and accounting solutions for nonprofit organizations for more than 21 years and now directs Capital Business Solutions consulting practice.

Contact: psaul@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x111

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Robbie Pollock
Robbie Pollock
VP of Product Development

Robbie Pollock graduated from North Carolina Wesleyan College with B.S. in Business Administration, Minor Accounting/Economics in 1987. Since that time, Robbie has worked with numerous nonprofit accounting software products. At Capital Business Solutions, Robbie serves as a product sales engineer and oversees the technology department. He is also responsible for product development strategy. In his down time, Robbie enjoys watching ice hockey, working out and spending time with his wife and 2 sons.

Contact: robbie.pollock@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x103

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Christy Anderson
Christy Anderson
Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Christy graduated from Campbellsville College in Campbellsville, KY, in December of 1991, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Religious Education and a minor in Accounting. She has more than 20 years of experience with the Blackbaud products, having worked at Blackbaud from 1994-2001 where she was a Senior Support Analyst and Software Trainer. Christy's thorough product knowledge and training abilities made her a great resource for modifying and restructuring training workbooks; providing internal training to new analysts and coaching new trainers on their presentation skills.

Christy started with Capital Business Solutions in 2001 where she currently directs client implementations for Capital Business Solutions and provides an in depth understanding of non-profits along with a wealth of Blackbaud experience for our clients. Her professional services experience includes implementing software, assisting with processes and workflow, and customized user trainings. Christy has also worked with converting data from existing system to the Blackbaud software, working with needs of auditors to provide information with ease and integrating the different Blackbaud systems.

Contact: canderson@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x116

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Alyson Watts
Alyson Watts
Fundraising Practice Manager & Senior Consultant

Alyson graduated from Davidson College with a degree in English. She has over 20 years of practical experience as both a fundraising professional and donor management services consultant in a variety of settings. Nine of those years were spent in a Director of Development capacity. In 2006 Alyson transitioned into a consulting role and has since worked closely with a wide range of nonprofits, from national organizations to small two to three person shops in education, health and human services, the arts, animal welfare, conservation, foundations and more.

Contact: awatts@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x114

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Jason Simpkins
Jason Simpkins
Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Jason graduated from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Management. Since then, Jason worked as an accountant for a CPA firm whose audits consisted primarily of nonprofit and government entities. He also served as a controller for a manufacturing/building company, managing the accounting department and being responsible for month end closing and financial statements for 14 separate companies. Today, Jason uses his nonprofit and accounting skills as an Implementation Specialist and Consultant for Abila MIP Fund Accounting and Blackbaud Financial Edge Services.

Contact: jsimpkins@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x113

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Joon Groh
Joon Groh
Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Joon brings 16 plus years of nonprofit financial management experience to Capital Business Solutions. Based out of Springfield, Missouri, Joon has been providing consulting and implementation services for the Abila MIP Fund Accounting product for more than 8 years. In addition to having a strong background with Abila software technology Joon is a Certified Community Action Professional having worked as the Finance Director of a Community Action Program for five years. Joon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Emporia State University with a Major in Finance and a Minor in Computer Information Systems.

Contact: jgroh@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x115

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Kelly Nelson
Kelly Nelson
Business Development Representative

Kelly is a graduate from Appalachian State University, Boone NC with a Bachelor's of Science in Housing and Interiors, minor in Marketing. Kelly has over 12 years of focus and experience in residential design and sales. She also expanded into other roles, while raising her children, including teaching preschool and developing a small business selling children's decor and novelty items. Kelly has enjoyed volunteering in the schools her boys attended as well as holding a business administrator position with a nonprofit community theatre. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, traveling, cooking and attending all the plays and sporting events her two boys are involved in.

Contact: knelson@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x119

Zachary Gitonga
Zachary Gitonga
Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Zachary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® by Project Management Institute (PMI). Prior to joining Capital Business Solutions, Zachary worked as a Project Manager and Implementation Specialist of nonprofit financial systems for over 16 years. Based out of Boston, MA, Zachary has been providing consulting and implementation services for the Blackbaud Financial Edge Services. In his downtime, Zachary enjoys playing music and is a part-time professional event DJ.

Contact: zgitonga@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x109

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Patti Panizza
Patti Panizza
Project Coordinator

Patti graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentration in Marketing. Since graduating, she has worked in various roles in project management, communications, and customer support in both the non-profit and telecommunications industries. Prior to coming onboard with Capital Business Solutions, Patti was the project lead for the conversion and implementation of a web-based church management software system and app for a large church in Raleigh where she focused on process improvement and provided training and end user support to both staff and church members. She is currently working on completing a professional certificate in Project Management. Outside of work, Patti enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, running, paddle boarding, and yoga.

Contact: ppanizza@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x104

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Tony Festa
Tony Festa
Senior Lead Software Developer

Tony holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Villanova University. He is an accomplished developer and solutions architect skilled in identifying and delivering efficient, mission-critical, business applications in technically challenging environments. Tony has over 22 years of experience designing and implementing highly-scalable programs and processes within data warehousing, analytics, e-commerce, CRM, financial, and store operations systems. Tony is also a certified Project Manager. He enjoys spending time with his wife and his toddler son.

Contact: tfesta@capitalbusiness.net or (919) 821-1244 x106

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