Eric Fraint, CPA

Eric Fraint, CPA, founded Your Part-Time Controller, LLC. in 1993 to provide nonprofits with controller services on an as-needed basis. They now have offices in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia.  His extensive experience with nonprofits includes serving  as treasurer or as a board member for numerous organizations including the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Grand Canyon Association, the Young Playwrights’ Theater of Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Foundation, the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, the Jewish Publication Society, Creative Access, the Kellman Brown Academy, and Temple Read more

Laura Solomon, Esq.

Laura Solomon, Esq. 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. Her 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, Laura was associated with the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll in Philadelphia. She has Read more

Michael Schweisheimer

Michael Schweisheimer, founder and executive producer of Primitive World Productions, is an award-winning filmmaker with experience behind the camera since 1991.  He has been involved in the creation of hundreds of films and videos, ranging from corporate training and promotional projects, to television commercials and feature films.  Michael founded Primitive World Productions in 2000 with an emphasis on nonprofit organizations, helping them to convey their missions to the public through video communication.  He enjoys consulting, speaking and teaching about the intersection between nonprofits, education and Read more

Mark Lashley, Ph.D.

Mark C. Lashley, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of communication at La Salle University whose expertise includes mass media, with an emphasis on social media. From his dissertation to his master’s thesis, to his roles as editor, author, lecturer, media guest and instructor, Mark’s knowledge of and interest in popular culture and social media tools distinguishes his teaching for The Nonprofit Center on harnessing the power of social media. He earned his BA in communication at the University of Scranton and his MA in Mass Read more

Janis Glenn

Janis Glenn, M.P.A. is an executive coach, trainer, facilitator, and organizational development consultant with over 20 years of experience in leadership training, management and performance coaching, emotional intelligence competencies, strategic partnerships, effective communications, and resource development in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. She is a partner in The Trainers Consortium, a corps of trainers and consultants experienced in national service and nonprofit leadership, and founder and CEO of Pathways LLC, a woman-owned business offering professional, executive and life coaching services to individuals and groups Read more

Lori Moffa

Lori Moffa is the Director of Consulting for The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University’s School of Business. For over 20 years Lori has worked in the nonprofit sector in a variety of roles. At United Way of King County, Seattle, she recruited and managed a corps of consultants, including some volunteer, to provide technical assistance and training to nonprofit organizations. During her many years in Philadelphia nonprofits, Lori has worked for the United Way of Gloucester County determining community needs, reviewing funding applications and distributing Read more

Thomas Scurto-Davis

Thomas Scurto-Davis, director of finance and operations at the Main Line Art Center in Haverford, has been committed to promoting nonprofits through enhanced education and management, for more than 30 years.  With a special interest in arts and culture, he is passionate about advancing the role of arts and culture in the national consciousness.

Thomas got hooked on the arts through his school’s arts programs, then successfully pursued his professional artistic goal with a career as an operatic baritone.  His performance career included singing in some Read more

Sherry Carmella Hicks

Sherry Carmella Hicks has had an extensive career in communications, encompassing public relations, marketing, community outreach, writing, media relations, communications planning, public speaking and event planning, as well as serving as an adjunct professor at Rowan University.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she also does communications consulting.  Previously, she served as communications director for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council.  Experienced in all aspects of communications and marketing, she has been responsible for media relations, internal communications and marketing and community relations for a wide range Read more

Mark Eyerly

Mark Eyerly is founding principal of Remarkable Communications, LLC.  He began his career as a journalist and went on to have an extensive career in higher education, serving as the top communications executive for Temple University, the Law School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University. He also led communications and served as chief of staff at the William Penn Foundation. Mark was a writer, editor and manager at Cornell University and PNC Financial. Mark earned an MS Read more

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 and 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


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