David M. Coyne, CFRE, President

David M. Coyne, CFRE, President

david Dave Coyne is responsible for the day-to-day management of The Sheridan Group, including client accounts and services, personnel and new business development.  He joined The Sheridan Group as Vice President in 2003 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2006, before assuming the presidency in 2013. Over the last decade Dave has distinguished himself through guiding clients to capital campaign, strategic planning and marketing program success.  His clients have included the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation, the National Housing Endowment, Wesley College, Stevenson University, Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary, Ephrata Community Hospital, the YMCA of Greater Richmond, Randolph-Macon Academy, the National Association for Gifted Children, The Ocean Conservancy and St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church.

Prior to joining TSG, Dave concluded a four-year tenure as Chief Development Officer of the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund, coordinating the resource development program for the Endowment Fund and the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.  

Previously, he served as Director of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (then National Society of Fund Raising Executives) Foundation and before that was Director of Annual Giving for Marymount University (Arlington, Va.).  He began his career in the non-profit world as a consultant for Kappa Sigma in 1987, and served as its first Director of Development from 1991-1994.

Dave has a demonstrated record of service to the fundraising profession and a strong commitment to professional development and the field of philanthropy.  He was a founding member of the AFP Shenandoah (VA) chapter and he has maintained his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential since 1996.  He is a past president of the Association Foundation Group (www.afgnet.org), a 250-member national society of association foundation fundraising professionals, a current member of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy’s Planned Giving Committee and a member of the AFP DC Chapter’s Resource Development Committee.

He is a past president of the Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Board and a former College Trustee.  In addition, he is a past president of the North-American Interfraternal Foundation, Inc. and the F&M Alumni Greek Council, and serves as the Membership Chair for the Albert Einstein High School Athletic Boosters Club.

Dave received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1987 from Franklin & Marshall College and his Master’s Degree in Public Communication from Syracuse University in 1990. 

Dave is married to Tanya Coyne, a 20-year veteran of independent school music and choral direction, with stops at the National Cathedral School, Norwood School and The Maret School.  She is presently the Interim Artistic Director at the Trenton Children’s Chorus and the Music Director at Rockville Christian Church.  They reside in Silver Spring, Maryland and are parents of a daughter, a senior at the University of Miami, and a son, a freshman in the Miles Davis Institute for Jazz Studies at UNC/Greensboro.

David M. Coyne, President, The Sheridan Group, 1100 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 1010, Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 626-9899 – or – 10116 Gates Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20902 (703) 626-9899 dcoyne@sheridangp.com