Helping Nonprofits, Foundations & Businesses Advance Change
I understand the busy pace of leading social change can sometimes leave senior leadership and the board without the bandwidth to move a strategic project forward or with the need to have outside thought-partnership and expertise.
With experience as an Executive Director, a board member, and working for a leading company in corporate and social responsibility, I understand all aspects of nonprofit management and the intersection between nonprofits, foundations and businesses.
I have a passion for helping social change organizations increase their capacity, obtain best practices, drive strategic initiatives forward, and build collaborations.
Drive your strategic priorities from concept to implementation.
Advance your strategic initiatives with assessment & research, operational planning, and implementation. Increase executive and board level decision making.
Marketing and Branding
Create marketing and branding materials that clearly communicate the impact of your organization and grow donor support.
Collaborations and Cross Sector Initiatives
Expand cross-sector partnerships with key organizations (businesses, foundations, governments, and nonprofits) that leverage core strengths and further serve stakeholders.
Increase fundraising with a comprehensive development plan that meets the organization’s financial goals.
Board Governance and Development
Achieve a high functioning and engaged board with the right board composition, recruitment, training, and evaluation.
Build an efficient and cost-effective organization by implementing best practices and evaluating core systems to bring your organization to the next level of operational maturity.
I understand all aspects of nonprofit management and the intersection between businesses, foundations and nonprofits.
Seven years of experience as Executive Director of Leading From Within, a high growth nonprofit that invests in people who drive and create change through leadership programs, active alumni programming, and a 400+ person cross-sector network.
Ten years of experience as a board member with organizations ranging from large, well-established to small, grass-roots.
Thirteen years of experience in marketing for Patagonia, a leader in corporate and social philanthropy.
- Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Facilitation Certificate from Developmental Dimensions International
- Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara – Board Member (Governance Chair, Executive Committee and Development Committee)
- African Women Rising – Board Member (President)
- Direct Relief – Direct Relief Women’s Executive Leadership Team
- Storyteller – Advisory Board
- Eleos Foundation – Board Member (Prior)