Recent clients and involvement

2013

Emergency Family Assistance Association-EFAA (Continued from 2012)

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process
    www.efaa.org

Colorado Youth Matter   

Metro Denver Partners

Colorado Latino Age Wave Initiative

An initiative of the Rose Community Foundation

Phamaly Theatre Company

  • Coaching and advising the Executive Director

www.phamaly.org

Mending Faces

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado

  • Facilitation of Board retreat
  • Development of an Organizational Transition Plan
    www.bcocolorado.org

The GrowHaus

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association

  • Facilitation of focus groups with parents of children with Down Syndrome
    www.rmdsa.org

 

2012

The Arc – Jefferson, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties

  • Facilitation of board retreat
  • Facilitation of strategic planning process:
    — Assessment of Board of Directors
    — Assessment of Organization
    — Stakeholders Survey
    — Strategic planning retreat facilitation
    — Development of a strategic plan
    www.arcjc.org

The Denver Foundation

Metro Denver Partners

Health SET

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation

CWEE – Center for Work Education and Employment

  • Executive Transition Management services for the Director of Programs position
    www.cwee.org

Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado

St. Luke’s Ministry (program of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church)

Juvenile Assessment Center

  • Facilitation of Strategic Planning retreat
  • Development of a strategic plan
    www.jac18.org

Mexican Cultural Center

Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop

Colorado Youth Matter

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process
    www.coloradoyouthmatter.org

Mile High Down Syndrome Association

EFAA – Emergency Family Assistance Association

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process
    www.efaa.org
2011

Ascend Performing Arts

  • Facilitation of board retreat with focus on increased board involvement in fundraising
  • Visit Ascend website

Casa de la Esperanza

  • Review of fundraising activities, with recommendations for grant application content, board structure and funding sustainability actions
  • Visit Casa de la Esperanza website

The Delores Project

  • Assessment of Board of Directors and Organization
  • Stakeholders Survey
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Coaching with staff on development of work plans
  • Visit The Delores Project website

DVI -- Domestic Violence Initiative
for Women with Disabilities

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Visit DVI website

Early Childhood Network

Excelsior Youth Center

The Gathering Place

I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County

Juvenile Assessment Center

Mental Health America of Colorado

Metro Denver Partners

  • Assessment of Board of Directors
  • Assessment of Organization
  • Development and Analysis of Stakeholders Survey
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Coaching with staff on development of work plans
  • Development of a succession plan
  • Visit Metro Denver Partners website

National Network for Oral Health Access

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process, post-hire services
  • Visit National Network for Oral Health Access website

OpenWorld Learning

PHAMALY

  • Assist the organization in refining the strategic plan and developing a strategic vision
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Visit PHAMLY website


2010

Ballet Nouveau Colorado

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Dress for Success

  • Coaching and support to assist in orientation and training for new executive director
  • Coaching of board president
  • Visit Website

Aurora Housing Corporation

  • Board of Directors Assessment
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan

CEW Foundation/Cancer & Careers

  • Strategic Planning services, including
    — Board of Directors Ideation Session facilitation
    — Development of a strategic plan
    — Coaching with staff on implementation of strategic plan
    — Coaching with staff on development of operational plan
  • Visit Website

OpenWorld Learning

  • CEO Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process, post-hire services
  • Visit Website

Metropolitan State College of Denver/
Alumni Association

Social Venture Partners Boulder County

  • Education Session Presentation: Evaluation, Impact, Outcomes: How Donors Can Understand and Utilize Nonprofit Evaluation
  • Visit Website
2009

The Colorado Health Foundation

  • Review and assessment of grant applicants as a Consulting Program Officer
  • Visit Website

Civic Center Conservancy

  • Facilitation of a board retreat to determine critical issues for moving the organization forward in its mission as the citizen group that supports the revitalization of Civic Center Park in Denver
  • Visit Website

DU ART!

  • Facilitation of a board retreat to develop mission, vision and values for this all-volunteer group that supports the School of Art and Art History at The University of Denver
  • Visit DU Art Website

Delta Dental Plans Association

  • Presentation/training to Delta Dental Community Benefit Forum participants from the Delta Dental Plans Association, on Strategic Grantmaking

National Civic League

  • Facilitation of several community meetings as part of the Community Conversations process undertaken by Mile High United Way
  • Facilitation of community meetings as part of the public engagement process of selecting new Denver Public Library sites
  • Visit Website

The Arc in Jefferson County

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process, post-hire services
  • Visit Website

Anchor Center for Blind Children

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Facilitation of a board and staff strategic planning retreat
  • Visit Website

Community Health Charities of Colorado

  • President/CEO Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process
  • Visit Website

Dress for Success

  • Executive Director Transition Management, including management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process, coaching and support of new executive director
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Coaching with board president
  • Visit Website

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

  • Assessment of Board of Directors
  • Assessment of Organization
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Sense of Security

  • Executive Director Transition Management (including overall management of search process, review and assessment of applicants, development of interview questions and process, support in hiring process)
  • Visit Website

Northwest All Hazards Emergency Management Region

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan

Herzl/RMHA at the Denver Campus for Jewish Education

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

  • Facilitation of a Leadership Team retreat for team-building and to develop goals & objectives for the 2009 work plan
  • Visit Website

Parkinson Association of the Rockies

  • Advising and assisting board on various aspects of the Executive Director Transition process, including recruitment, screening, interviewing, reference checks, etc.
  • Visit Website

The Gathering Place

2008

Metropolitan State College of Denver, Alumni Association (2008/2009)

  • Coaching with executive director
  • Consultation, advising and training with executive director and board of directors on various organizational development issues
  • Facilitation of the annual board and staff retreat
  • Visit Website

Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities (2008/2009)

  • Organizational assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Consultation, advising and training with executive director and board of directors on various organizational development issues
  • Visit Website

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)

  • Organizational assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Board assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Visit Website

Family Star

  • Advising board and executive director on various aspects of executive director transition
  • Visit Website

Jewish Family Services

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
    Development of a strategic plan
    Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Denver Teen Pregnancy Prevention Partnership

  • Facilitation of a 2-day planning meeting

Making Connections-Denver/Mile High United Way

Smart-Girl

  • Development of a fundraising support group (guild)
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Board assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Consultation, advising and training with executive director and board of directors on various organizational development issues
  • Visit Website

Mile High Down Syndrome Association

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with board and staff on implementation of strategic plan
  • Review of and recommendations for improvement in fundraising, finances, programs and organizational structure
  • Visit Website

Dress for Success

  • Development of process and procedures for board recruitment, orientation and training
  • Review of fundraising strategies and development of fundraising plan
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Coaching with board president
  • Visit Website

Platte Forum

  • Board assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Board retreat facilitation
  • Visit Website

Habitat for Humanity

  • Transition coaching with executive director
  • Board development
  • Visit Website
2007

Colfax Community Network

  • Executive director transition management, including search process
  • Organizational and board assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of strategic plan
  • Transition coaching with the executive director and board of directors
  • Visit Website

Mercer House (Casper, Wyoming)

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Stakeholder's meeting facilitation
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation 
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Visit Website

CASA of Hancock County (Findlay, Ohio)

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Stakeholder's meeting facilitation
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation 
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching with executive director
  • Visit Website

YESS Institute

  • Evaluation of grant proposals and the process used to identify and solicit foundation grants, to help improve proposal outcomes
  • Visit Website

Health S.E.T.

  • Board and staff retreat facilitation
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Coaching the executive director
  • Visit Website

Banyan Tree

  • Board meeting facilitation
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Aspen Center for Integral Health

  • Advising board of directors on the search process for a new executive director

The Denver Foundation
Strengthening Neighborhoods Program

  • Research project and report on the development of neighborhood leadership
  • Visit Website

Turnabout, Inc.

  • Organizational and board assessment and recommendations for improving performance
  • Strategic planning retreat facilitation
  • Development of a strategic plan
  • Visit Website

Bright Mountain Foundation

  • Development of strategies and focus for grantmaking program
  • Visit Website

Foothills United Way Foundation

In affiliation with JFFixler & Associates

  • Facilitation of "strategic thinking" board retreat
  • Visit Website
2006

Colorado Health Foundation

  • Grantmaking services as a contract program officer
  • Visit Website

Adams 14 Education Foundation

Denver's Road Home, Denver Dept. of Human Services

  • Assisted Denver's Road Home to develop a strategy for engaging national foundations
  • Visit Website

Denver Scores

Comcap Asset Management

  • Feasibility study on developing and sustaining family support services for low-income housing