David W. Brown

David W. Brown, is a marketing consultant, who most recently served as vice president, sales & community relations, Pennsylvania Health Plan at United Healthcare Community Plan.   In 2007, he was the first African American to be inducted into the Philadelphia Public Relations Society’s Hall of Fame in more than 25 years.He  is also the recipient of the first AdColor Innovator Award from a coalition of advertising trade associations honoring groundbreaking work in advertising by professionals of color.  David is the only person of any color Read more

Alisa Baratta

Alisa Baratta is a nonprofit management consultant with expertise in the area of strategic planning, board development, and fundraising. Currently a consultant with The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business, Alisa has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years. At The Nonprofit Center Alisa has completed a variety of capacity building projects including strategic planning, board development, and organizational assessment. Alisa also serves as an Interim Executive Director for organizations in leadership transition.

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Joyce Miller, CPA.

Joyce is the managing principal of J. Miller & Associates and has over thirty years of accounting, audit and consulting experience. Joyce is dedicated to managing a firm that values nonprofit organizations and recognizes their unique environment. Joyce believes in the potential that nonprofit organizations have in achieving positive change in lives – education, children’s services, social services, advocacy, health care, affordable housing, community development and the arts. Joyce has extensive experience in financial and compliance auditing – Single Audits, Yellow Book Read more

Laura Solomon, Esq.

Laura Solomon has dedicated her career to advising charitable organizations, their management, and boards of directors. She understands the challenges facing charities and is uniquely qualified to help them maximize their missions and minimize their tax liability.

Ms. Solomon’s practice is concentrated in the representation of exempt organizations, to make the highest quality corporate and tax legal services accessible to any nonprofit organization. Prior to starting her practice, Ms. Solomon was associated with the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll in Philadelphia. Read more

Ron Sansone

Ron Sansone is a digital native and professional marketer with more than five years of hands-on agency experience developing Search and Social Media strategies for some of the largest brands in the world. Before joining Arc Intermedia, he worked at the global digital marketing agency Razorfish, managing the Search Content team and developing strategies for numerous Fortune 100 companies. He is a trusted Wikipedia editor and holds an M.A. in Public Relations and a B.A. in Advertising from Rowan University.

Edward A. Suarez

Edward A. Suarez is a Certified Public Accountant and Partner with Renzi, Bernardi, Suarez & Co. a CPA and business consulting firm specializing in nonprofits, government auditing, consulting tax preparation and planning, located in Collingswood, NJ.  His specialties are nonprofits, including auditing and financial consulting and forensic accounting and he is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He has more than 40 years of experience in the accounting field.

Patrick Feeley

Patrick Feeley has over 13 years of experience in generating donations and sponsorships from corporations. He currently serves as executive vice president and chief development officer for the Caron Treatment Centers, a  treatment community for those affected by alcoholism or other drug addiction.    Previously, he was associate vice president of individual and principal giving at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation and prior to that was director of corporate and foundation relations at La Salle University.  He began his career at Junior Achievement.  Patrick earned an Read more

Donna Freyman

Donna Freyman has served as director of Human Resources at the Jewish Federation of Philadelphia for 15 years, overseeing all aspects of HR, including employee recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, performance management, training and employee relations. She previously served as assistant vice president of training and development for PSFS. She holds a BA in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and has done graduate work in management at the University of Pennsylvania and La Salle University.

John Kelley, Ph.D.

John Kelley, Ph.D. has extensive experience at various levels in the nonprofit world.  At the social policy level, he headed the research division of the policy analysis firm Public/Private Ventures.  He founded and led Villanova University’s HOS Institute, devoted to training an program evaluation in the human services.  Subsequently, he was the founding leader of Villanova’s Office of Planning and Institutional Research. For three decades, he has worked collaboratively with The Nonprofit Center, serving on planning committees and as a consultant and instructor.  He also teaches Read more