creative - passionate - professional
Nonprofit executive with 25 years of fundraising, marketing, and leadership experience.
Brings an outstanding record of leading major development programs and raising millions from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Leads high-performing, results-driven teams in reaching revenue targets while helping team members learn the ropes.
Builds and maintains relationships with diverse stakeholders – including donors, staff members, boards, executive decision-makers, and community partners – to move key projects forward.
Is widely recognized as a strategic problem solver, communicator, and non-profit leader with a deep understanding of all the factors impacting an organization’s ability to build support.
Is eager to help you reach your goals!
• Involve key stakeholders, staff and board
• Develop plan to accomplish the 1,3 and 5 year goals
• Understand the organization’s strengths and weaknesses
• Identify external factors that impact organization
• Lead high-performing, results-driven teams
• Develop individual team members to success
• Balance fun with high expectations
• Excel at listening
• Assess donors and “circle of influence”
• Build a diverse and donor pipeline
• Leverage communications
• Connect with organizations
• Strengthen partner groups
• Foundation & Governmental entities
• Define the role of the board
• Identify potential members
• Develop a board that will be the greatest asset
• Guide board to understand their role
• Train board to become your best advocates
• Improve Board and staff communications
From education policy to human rights, from international to environmental, from healthcare to zoology, from art to politics, I have been inspired, challenged, educated, and motivated by the groups I have worked with.
“From the moment I met Nancy, I knew she would be a tremendous help in with Strategic Planning and Partnership Committee. She was so engaged, so smart, so helpful. I was not alone thinking that we had won the lottery to have her with us. She is magnetic.”
The Transition Network,
New York City Chapter
“Nancy has been invaluable in helping launch Women Light The World. Her enthusiasm and support have been unwavering. She’s tough and thorough. She’s wonderful to work with and great fun!"
Women Light The World
“I have never seen someone more passionate about helping non-profit organizations reach their full potential. Nancy goes above and beyond and puts her all into the SKILLS that she provides. Our organization really would not be where we are without her.”
Girl Talk, Inc.
“Nancy’s expertise in evaluating our foundation and helping us move forward to the next level was invaluable. In a very short time, we have been able to successfully implement some of her recommendations which have resulted in a much needed increase in our operating budget!”
Allegheny County Bar Foundation
“We needed someone at the Clarence Brown Theatre who could really move us forward in our efforts to raise more money. Nancy quickly helped turn things around. In the first year, we nearly doubled our revenue. The growth in numbers and the excitement of our ‘CBT Society’ program is due to Nancy.”
Clarence Brown Theatre
“Nancy was hired to help us position ourselves as a giving company. Nancy developed PALS— Partners At Local Schools. She worked with the schools throughout the area where we are located and really helped us gain credibility for our contributions and commitment to the community.”
President and CEO
Bread Box Stores
"Nancy worked with us through the challenge of changing our name and our online identity in a way that is still effective five years after her recommendations were accepted by our board.”
Former Executive Director
“Nancy is to the community what peanut butter is to a Reese’s Cup, the sweet center. She's forever full of positive ‘can do’ energy, outside the box thinking, and a willingness to help. It's always an absolute pleasure to work with such a talented professional.”
East Tennessee Community Design Center
“Nancy came to diaperLove in its infancy and helped us map out a strategy for development, including the establishment of our first board.”
“I loved working with Nancy. The board trusted her instincts about prospective donors. She helped make our dream a reality, and we have a beautiful new public library.”
Sevier County Public Library Foundation Board of Trustees 2001–2010
I am proud to have made a difference in the important work they do.
Would love to hear about your organization, talk with you about what you need,
and how I can help. Look forward to connecting with you!
9 West 73rd Street 4B
NYC, new York 10023