Who We Are

William Burdette
CEO & President (Miami)

Mr. Burdette has practiced law since 1972. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (B.A., 1969), Columbia Law School, NY, NY (J.D., 1972) and University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (MBA, 1982). He has almost 40 years of experience in many fields including securities law, finance, investment banking, patent prosecution and litigation and contract law. In addition to his legal work, Mr. Burdette has a strong background in business, having translated his education in both law and business into a practice that included doing debt and equity reorganizations (turnarounds) of businesses that found themselves in difficult financial condition. Charity Services Centers, P.A. was founded by Mr. Burdette as a means of offering practical as well as legal assistance to charitable organizations so they can make the greatest possible contribution to the people who need their services in communities throughout the United States.

Robert Carbajal
Operations Coordinator (Miami)

Robert joined CSC in January 2015. He quickly began managing the daily operations of the main office and coordinating the nonprofit information from our various regional offices.  Robert has experience working in supply chain management and the finance industry. Robert joined CSC to support nonprofits within the Miami area that are promoting social change in their local communities. Recently, he has started supporting a local nonprofit that provides technology services and equipment to the underserved communities in Miami to bride the gap of the digital divide.

Jay Stillman
Regional Director (New Jersey/Philadelphia)

Jay has over 15 years of experience in developing financial service company’s sales and marketing efforts. He has worked with various types of banks, investment companies, and third party delivers of investment products. Recently he has been helping banks grow their community based relationships to solidify their core business model. This includes working with non-profits and investors to grow new and existing accounts. Jay graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management.

Lucinda Kerschensteiner
Regional Director (Colorado)

Lucinda is the Rocky Mountain Regional Director based in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has over 15 years professional experience that includes entrepreneurship support, workforce development, nonprofit management, consulting and international social entrepreneurship. Lucinda earned her MBA in Global Social & Sustainable Enterprises from Colorado State University and Bachelors from Bryn Mawr College.

David Miller
Development, Educate Tomorrow Colorado

David focuses on strategic development and expansion of Educate Tomorrow, a reputable nonprofit supported by CSC, into Colorado. He has over 30 years of experience in managing growth initiatives for regional, national and global companies. His areas of expertise include business development, capital fundraising, account management, marketing and sales management.  David is a graduate of Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with High Distinction and lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Alex Esher
Vice President

Alex has over 25 years of financial management experience, including Vice President and Business Manager of a telecommunications company.  Alex has worked with Charity Deposits Corp since 2005 and is currently the President.  She has been instrumental in catalyzing CDC’s growth through financial management and operational and administrative oversight. As CSC’s Vice President, she is responsible for managing bank relations and facilitating meaningful connections between banks and nonprofits. Alex also sits on the Board of Directors for the Center for Social Change and has years of experience of community service.