Consultants & Instructors

  • Laura Line

    Laura Line

    Consultant - Collaborations and Mergers, Social Enterprise

    About Laura Line 

    Principal at Bowling Business Strategies, is a builder and strategist with a passion for helping organizations achieve their goals and increase their impact. With over 30 years working in the nonprofit and philanthropy sectors, she brings a wealth of senior leadership experience in running and expanding organizations, implementing initiatives and cross-sector partnerships. Laura enjoys exploring how organizations evolve and change to most effectively meet critical needs. In partnership with the Nonprofit Finance Fund, Laura developed an array of tools that assess an organization’s readiness to partner, their capacity and potential impact, and the costs of partnering. To advance organizations in achieving their missions, she facilitates nonprofit leaders in exploring growth, including establishing partnerships and exploring mergers. Laura came to Philadelphia to work for the Pew Charitable Trusts, where she formed her enthusiasm for and skills in strategic thinking during her years in the Planning and Evaluation department.