Background & Experience

Kevin Cafferky, MBA, MT is owner of Breakthrough Strategies, LLC a Management Consulting Firm. Mr. Cafferky concentrates his practice in the fields of Strategic and Financial Management assisting Start-ups, For-Profit and Non-Profit Organizations to align their Organizational Missions and operations in seamless integration to achieve full revenue potential and organizational valuations.

Prior to establishing Breakthrough Strategies, Inc., Mr. Cafferky spent fifteen years as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Controller for the Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) a not-for-profit education and training program founded by the late civil and economic rights leader, Reverend Dr. Leon H. Sullivan. Mr. Cafferky was responsible for all Operational and Financial aspects of the organization and its subsidiaries as well as Human Resources, Government and Corporate Relations. Kevin has also taught as an adjunct professor of Finance in the Temple University School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. He has worked in the Healthcare field and in International Retail Financial Services.

Mr. Cafferky holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University, a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Philadelphia University (soon to be Thomas Jefferson University) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from West Chester University.

Mr. Cafferky has served in senior positions with several non-profit boards, such as EducationWorks, Philadelphia Fight, the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Young Professional’s Network (a part of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce) and the Center City Proprietors’ Association. Kevin was also a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association’s “Heart Ball” in 2015 raising over $1.7MM, the Treasurer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Greater Philadelphia Cares (now part of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey). Kevin was the founding Chairman of the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) and also served as the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Center City Proprietors’ Association (CCPA).

Mr. Cafferky is a graduate of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Board Leadership Training program. Mr. Cafferky was named one of the “101 Philadelphia Connectors” by Leadership Philadelphia. Mr. Cafferky was named a 2012 National MS Society Leaders Circle Award Recipient. Mr. Cafferky was selected by the Greater Philadelphia Economy League as a member of its 2013 and 2014 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchanges. Mr. Cafferky and his wife Aissulu are residents of the city of Philadelphia and enjoys being active in Philadelphia’s corporate, philanthropic, Art and political communities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Management Consulting
  • Financial Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Incentives
  • Lobbying
  • Non-profit Management