Allison Trimarco is the founder of Creative Capacity, which works with nonprofit organizations of all types to develop creative solutions to nonprofit management challenges. Her practice focuses on strategic planning, fundraising, community engagement, and volunteer development projects. Since 2002, she has helped nonprofits develop their management capacity to better serve their organization’s mission. Her clients work in every sector of the nonprofit field, but she has a special interest in working with arts and culture organizations, youth-serving groups, and women’s organizations.
Prior to beginning her consulting practice, Allison Read more
Chenora D. Burkett is the owner of BrchBurk Consulting, a firm that supports the financial and operational needs of small local companies and non-profit entities. Chenora’s more than 25 years of experience have focused on the alignment of transitional management and organizational restructuring. She has worked in non-profit and the public sector including art and culture, governmental funding fiscal management, behavioral health and charitable philanthropy. Her expertise includes organizational transition, strategic planning, financial management, talent and culture, information systems, facilities management and relocation, pension administration Read more
Christine Armstrong is a Professor of Communication at Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus. In addition to a wide variety of communication courses, Chris also teaches Research Methods at the college in which she supervises research projects and walks students through the process of careful data collection and interpretation. She has a long history of working with, and within nonprofit organizations at a variety of levels both locally and internationally. She holds a M.A. in Communication Arts and Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and a Read more
Christopher Barrett Politan is the principal of Give, Get, Grow – a Philanthropic Advisory and nonprofit consulting firm. His client focus has traditionally been within organizations working on cultural, LGBTQ+, environmental, and health concerns. An experienced strategist, advisor, and management consultant, Christopher has worked with organizations and individuals throughout the nonprofit sector across the United States.
Christopher is passionate about the work of nonprofits as agents for change. His work has allowed him to collaborate with tremendous thought leaders within the community from across the country. Read more
Cynthia R. Mullins is an experienced business law, human resources, and education professional. She serves as international legal counsel and chief human resources officer for a global transformational consultancy. Also, she is CEO & Founder of Baldwin Rise, a mission-driven firm dedicated to holistic and human centered learning and development, training, mentoring, academic coaching, and leading inspiring learning events.
She is an affiliate faculty member in higher education teaching human resources management, organizational behavior, organizational development, negotiation, leadership, business law, paralegal, and workforce development courses. Currently Read more
Dennis Maurice Dumpson is an author, thought leader, strategic consultant, and racial equity practitioner. He is Founder and Principal Consultant of #InvestBLK, a boutique racial equity & strategic planning consulting firm specializing in strategy development, training, and coaching for nonprofits and leaders. Prior to #InvestBLK, Dennis served as a Diversity Teaching Fellow & Lecturer with Community College of Philadelphia.
Previously, he served as the first Director of Community Engagement & Outreach at the Philadelphia International Airport; Managing Director of Development & External Impact at KIPP Philadelphia Read more
Elizabeth Pilacik, who is a director of audit and accounting for Kreischer Miller, has more than 20 years of experience in working with nonprofits and other tax exempt organization on their auditing and financial consulting needs, including accounting for endowments, donations, and government funding; evaluating internal control procedures; and implementing improved policies and increased efficiencies. Prior to joining Kreischer Miller, she was an assurance director at BDO USA, where she was the co-leader of their Philadelphia Nonprofit and Education Industry Group. She spent 16 years Read more
Jean Dolan has worked as a communication professional for more than 30 years in a career that spans journalism, public relations, marketing and teaching. For more than 15 years she’s directed public relations at a nonprofit community college that serves more than 10,000 students, a position that includes media relations outreach and internal communication to more than 500 employees. She has also served on the board of directors of the Newtown Library Company, a nonprofit subscription library that is among the oldest in the state Read more
Jennifer Shropshire is a principal in Shropshire Nonprofit Consulting, LLC. Her practice areas are: strategic planning, fundraising, and board development. Formerly, she was director of development for the Walnut Street Theatre. In addition to her consulting work with The Nonprofit Center, she has been a CLEAR Circle facilitator working with nonprofit executive directors. She holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from the SUNY Oswego. Recently, she has started a solo practice as Shropshire Nonprofit Consulting LLC, Read more
Throughout her career, Kara has helped nonprofits learn, build capacity, and build toward equity. From launching a new public school in Seattle to building a model for community-centered design and impact strategy for public TV, she has consistently focused on elevating community-led solutions to key community needs. She believes we can have a greater impact through collaborative innovation, designing stronger programs and more just systems led by the people they are for.