John Keightley

Vice President, Development and Communications

As Vice President of Development and Communications, John Keightley leads TechnoServe’s private fundraising and communication efforts. He is responsible for building TechnoServe’s brand among key audiences and generating financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.

Prior to joining TechnoServe in 2013, John served for five years as Vice President for Development at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Before that, he worked at Catholic Charities USA for 17 years, ending his term in the role of Executive Vice President. There, he led the organization’s efforts in development, communications, membership, strategic planning, board relations and disaster response. John holds a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and four sons.

“I have spent my whole career working with organizations committed to improving the conditions of people who are vulnerable, working with them to help them realize their true potential. TechnoServe has a strong track record of providing the knowledge and skills that – coupled with people’s own commitment to success – can set them on a path that benefits themselves, their families and their entire community.”