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
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 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 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.
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
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 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. 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
Stephanie Kindt has more than 10 years experience in organizational development for both nonprofits and for profits. As a human resources consultant, her focus is primarily in the areas of process management and continuous improvement, leadership and facilitator training, mission and strategy development and organization design. Her community leadership and board experience have further informed her knowledge and appreciation of nonprofits. Her education includes a BA in Psychology from Bloomsburg University, an MA in Organizational and Industrial Psychology from West Chester University and a JD from the Read more
Linda Kligman is a former director of programs for the Nonprofit Center. She has 20 years of experience in grassroots fundraising and event management and is currently Vice President for Advancement at the International Institute for Restorative Practices. She started her career increasing public awareness and raising money as part of Walk to Save The Amazon, when she literally walked 3000 miles creating special events and gaining supporters throughout North and Central America. Linda later joined the AIDS Fund and helped grow the Philadelphia AIDS Read more