Sevil Miyhandar joined CCS in 1999 and currently serves as Managing Director of the firm. She has experience working with non-profit organizations in every sector, including: arts and culture, international NGOs, science research institutions, independent and boarding schools, hospitals, social service agencies, national advocacy organizations, and religious institutions. She has assisted clients with: capital campaign planning and management; fundraising assessments; board development; leadership and staff training; and establishing and building capacity in major donor programs. Miyhandar has raised millions of dollars on behalf of diverse causes from foundations, individuals, and corporations. She has a degree in Political Science from Bard College (B.A.) and did undergraduate studies at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. She joined the PEN America Board in 2013.