Paul Fleming is a partner and CMO in the Philadelphia-based digital marketing agency Dinkum Interactive. Originally from Australia, Paul began his professional career in Elementary Education and Special Education with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Technology in Sydney and an Associate Diploma in Recreation. After adding certifications in workplace training and assessment, it was while teaching adult education computer and technology classes that he moved to an information, communications and marketing position and quickly embraced the role that digital technology played Read more
Rosanne L. Hartman, Ph.D. is a full professor in the Department of Communication at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. Formerly director of the graduate program of M.S. of Communication and Leadership at Canisius College, Rosanne consults and creates training for nonprofit organizations while teaching at Canisius College. Rosanne is an award-winning researcher where her most recent publication on women in the workforce was awarded the 2021 Literati Outstanding Paper award from Emerald Publishing. As an educator, Rosanne specializes in the areas of Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Read more
Michael Matthews is the founder and principal member of Panache 5 consulting, specializing in development, training, and project management for nonprofits and public health initiatives actively engaging youth, families and community residents and start-up businesses. He previously was associate director of the Neighborhood League Institute in Cleveland, which develops grassroots resident leadership that strengthens communities by improving the quality of life for urban underserved residents. He was also director of MyCom, a youth development network that brings together over 750 partners in 17 neighborhoods in Read more
Lori Moffa is The Nonprofit Center’s director of consulting. Her appreciation and understanding of the role of the consultant stems from her own extensive experience as a consultant to a variety of nonprofits and as a professional whose role has been to work with groups of consultants. 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 Read more
Tracy is an accomplished human resources executive with over 20 years of proven success delivering and implementing innovative and strategic HR programs and initiatives that improve performance and employee engagement.
As the Chief Human Resources Officer at the Reinvestment Fund in Philadelphia, she is responsible for developing and executing the HR strategy in support of Reinvestment Fund’s strategic direction, specifically in the areas of diversity, talent management, change management, training, and compensation. She has previously worked for numerous companies and nonprofits, from the American Red Cross, Read more
Laura Otten, Ph.D., is the Director of La Salle University’s Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership.
She is a tenured member of La Salle’s faculty and was the Executive Director of The Nonprofit Center from 2001 through May 2021. She began her affiliation with The Center shortly after it was formed in the early 1980s, working as a consultant and instructor, primarily in the areas of governance, strategic planning, coaching, and program evaluation, and she continues to serve as a consultant and instructor with The Center. Read more
Meghan Pierce, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Marketing at La Salle University. While pursuing her Ph.D., Meghan consulted in the nonprofit sector, with a focus on participatory action research, behavior change strategies, and measuring impact. She received her B.S. in marketing, B.A. in foreign languages and literatures, M.S. in marketing research, and Ph.D. in marketing from Virginia Tech. She also spent several years spent working with the Health Communication Lab and Center for Organizational Research at the University of Lugano, Switzerland.
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
Richard Przywara, CFRE, is CEO of Woodlawn Trustees. He was previously vice president of resource development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, chief operations officer for the YMCA of Greater Brandywine and executive vice president of operations for Ashley Addiction Treatment. Prior to joining Ashley, he was executive director of the West Chester University Foundation, responsible for a $50 million capital campaign and $6 million in annual fundraising and leading a $300 million revitalization project of the student residence halls. Rich has also Read more
Roslyn H. Schaffer is Chief Human Resources Officer at Delta Community Supports, a nonprofit providing support to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families as well as services in foster care and adoption. Ros has spent two decades providing HR guidance to some of the region’s most preeminent nonprofit organizations, including the Barnes Foundation and the Renfrew Center and Resources for Human Development. Her expertise covers such areas as performance management, leadership development, HR policies, employee relations, diversity, staff coaching and mentoring, consensus building, change Read more