Nonprofit Management Consultant, LRCConsulting 2003-present
Work with nonprofit organizations in board development and fundraising. Strategic coaching to equip organizations for long-term growth and accomplishment of their mission.
Director, Nonprofit Leadership Institute, North Valley Community Foundation 2007-present
Designing full set of services to fortify the nonprofit sector in three county area of Northern California. Teaching, curriculum development, and marketing responsibilities.
Assistant Director, Jesus Center 2004-2007
Oversaw all development efforts, board development, and strategic programming of community nonprofit serving homeless men, women, and children.
Associate Faculty, Business Department, Butte Community College 2005- present
Piloted and teach four courses to establish the non-profit management certificate program. Courses include marketing, fundraising, governance, and how to start a nonprofit organization.
Vice President and Senior Consultant, The FOCUS Group, LLC 1995-2003
Specialized in Taking Donors Seriously training program. Other responsibilities included: feasibility studies, annual fund consulting, foundation strategies, research management, and marketing. Clients included academic, evangelical Christian, and social service nonprofit organizations nationwide, such as InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, The Bowery Mission/Kids with a Promise, FOCUS, The Stony Brook School, and Metairie Park Country Day School.
Development Chair & Exec. Committee Member, Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) 1999- 2005
Brought on the board to strategize the transition from grassroots to mature organization run by professional staff. Lead and managed board in all development efforts.
Director of Development, New College for Advanced Christian Studies, Berkeley, CA 1992-1994
Coordinated annual fundraising campaign, foundation research and grant writing, and major donor strategy. Directed all student recruitment and marketing planning and implementation.
Manager, Volunteer Center, United Way of Somerset County, NJ 1989-1991
Managed and expanded Volunteer Center, management assistance program, and created board placement and youth services programs.
President, Youth Service New Jersey 1990-1991
Co-founded and led state-wide organization promoting school-based community service projects. Connected schools, agencies, and government around community service for youth.
Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Berkeley Emergency Food Project 1986-1988
Co-led board of directors for active social service agency.
Owner/Manager, Top Spin Tennis, Mill Valley, CA 1985-1988
Founded, owned, and managed retail tennis store. Personnel management, marketing, purchasing, and financial record keeping.
University of San Francisco, Master of Nonprofit Administration 1995
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., Religious Studies 1986
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