Meet the Nonprofit Learning Lab Experts for the Consulting Cafe.
Dee Bowden founded and is the CEO of BCS Solutions, a progressive revenue recovery company. She has dedicated her life to helping businesses resolve money matters and create more financial peace. Dee has her Masters of Management and authored "Collect the Cash: 5 Steps to Secure Your Cash Flow" among other books and articles.
Stefanie is a meeting and events professional with a passion for creating memorable experiences, and has organized fundraisers for local and national charities. She currently works for OneCause, leading over 120 staff members that assist organizations with their onsite and online fundraising efforts.
Jeremy Gregg was previously named “Nonprofit Communicator of the Year” and has personally raised over $40M for charities and has also built several successful small businesses. Jeremy now serves as the President & Founder of two companies: Gregg Partners, an impact strategy consultancy that equips mission-driven ventures and philanthropists to achieve their vision.
Bianca is a storyteller and branding consultant. Her background in tech, digital marketing, and diversity and inclusion has landed her and associated projects a Pulitzer Prize, 40K+ followers on LinkedIn, and coveted speaking opportunities at events such as SXSW. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Washington Post, and Tech Republic.
Stephanie has served as an executive director for a health advocacy organization as well as held development and program management roles for organizations serving seniors and people with disabilities. She is an adjunct faculty member for Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies where she teaches a variety of fundraising topics.
Caity is the CEO of DonorTrends, the data analytics firm providing affordable and actionable tools to nonprofits of all sizes. A 19-year fundraising veteran, Caity heads a team of fundraisers, statisticians and actuaries dedicated to de-mystifying analytics by providing proven tools that improve fundraising revenue and retention.
Dr. Jeedigunta is a social-personality psychologist and a certified professional executive coach who helps undervalued women overcome their imposter syndrome to build thriving lives as Visible Leaders. She helps organizations create intentionally inclusive cultures of belongingness where all talent can thrive and serve their organizations.
Farra is the Chief Growth Officer at Big Duck, where she helps nonprofits develop strong brands and develop compelling fundraising campaigns. Farra has 25 years of experience in fundraising and communications for nonprofit organizations. She holds an M.S. degree in nonprofit management from The New School.
Michelle Molina partners with nonprofits to help them use data to improve their work, make informed decisions, and explore their impact. Her master’s in Education focusing on Social Research Methodology from UCLA gave her the technical skills she needs to collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data.
With almost a decade under her belt as a certified public accountant (CPA), Chyla Graham, President of CNRG Accounting Advisory, LLC, is your chief resource manager; helping you navigate the accounting and fiscal tightrope walked by nonprofit organizations.
Julie has worked in the nonprofit world for 12 years and currently works for her own consultancy helping nonprofits raise more funds, companies implement more social initiatives, and leaders be more effective. A 2016 Leadership San Francisco Fellow and 2019 StartingBloc Social Entrepreneurship Fellow, she is a lifelong learner.
Payal has 10 years of experience in social change consulting, specializing in strategy development, and program implementation/evaluation for non-profits. She was trained in quantitative and qualitative research and behavioral science driven program planning and evaluation at the Boston University School of Public Health.
Jessica is the founder and owner of Mockingbird Analytics, and has a decade of evaluation project management experience in government, community and academic settings. She holds an MA in Urban Planning with an emphasis on Social and Community Development from the USC Sol Price School of Policy Planning and Development.
Sarah is the CEO of Big Duck and Advomatic. She is an entrepreneur and creative consultant with a passion for helping nonprofits communicate more effectively. She was named a “top fundraiser under 40” by Fundraising Success magazine in 2006, and one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company magazine in 2010.
Teri helps nonprofit leaders increase revenue and community impact by an average of 50% within twelve months. Having worked in the nonprofit sector for over thirty years, five an Executive Director, Teri understands nonprofit leadership and growth challenges.
Tosha Anderson is a nonprofit enthusiast who has worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations. She has a Bachelor’s in Accounting, a Master’s in Business Administration, and is also a Certified Public Accountant. She started a firm to help nonprofits streamline their accounting to save money, gain efficiency, and be audit-ready at all times.
Prior to launching her own consulting practice, Michele led strategy and account service teams in a wide variety of agency settings, and in management consulting. An honors graduate of Harvard College, Michele received her MBA in healthcare management from Boston University.
Brian is the president of Aespire, where he guides executives who struggle to convey their mission, value, and relevance so they can gain the clarity and confidence they need to lead their team and advance their mission. Brian is the author of “Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto,” the top-rated book that helps leaders create thriving organizations.
Ejiro has worked in the nonprofit sector as a grant proposal developer, volunteer coordinator, and intern supervisor. She received her Master's degree in Communication from California State University, Fullerton and later achieved her Grants Professional Certification (GPC) in 2019, a distinction currently held by only 13 other individuals in the state of California.
Marta uses the framework of strengths-based development to help individuals and teams connect with what they do best in order to increase their impact. Marta has worked with nonprofits, leadership academies, entrepreneurs, university students, and teaches the course Strengths-Based Leadership: Increase Your Impact and Thrive through Stanford Continuing Studies.