NNCG Members

Full Members

Full Members have demonstrated exceptional depth and quality of consultant work by providing at least five grantmaker clients as references.

Institutions & Firms

Advocacy & Communication Solutions, LLC – Cleveland, OH
Cassie Batson, Policy Associate
Scarlett Bouder, Vice President
Rebecca Cohen, Senior Director
Lori McClung, President

Arabella Advisors – San Francisco, CA
Lydia Guterman, Senior Director of Consulting Services
Julie Slay, Senior Director of Evaluation
Melanie Torres, Senior Director of Consulting Services
Gwen Walden NNCG Charter Member, Senior Managing Director
Shelley Whelpton, Managing Director

Community Science – Gaithersburg, MD
David Chavis, Ph.D., President/CEO
Oscar Espinosa, Senior Associate
Margaret Hargreaves, Principal Associate
Kien Lee, Ph.D., Vice President & Principal Associate
Amy Minzner Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Senior Associate
Peter York, Principal

Draper Consulting Group – Santa Monica, CA NNCG Charter Member
Lee Draper, Ph.D. NNCG Charter Member, President
Ellen Snyder Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Project Coordinator
Colburn (Cole) Wilbur NNCG Charter Member, Senior Associate

Engage Strategies – Mt. Pleasant, SC
Alyssondra Campaigne, Principal

FMA – New York, NY
Stu Cohen Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Principal
Rebecca Coker, Lead Consultant, West Coast
Dipty Jain, Principal
Andrea Mills, Principal
Hilda Polanco, Founder & CEO

Foundation Management Services, Inc. – Cleveland, OH NNCG Charter Member
Sherri Clancy, Associate
Jeanine Gergel, Associate
Kara McCullough Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Manager, Grants & Operations
Cristin Slesh NNCG Charter Member, President
Karen Thompson-Shaheen Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Associate

GMA Foundations – Boston, MA NNCG Charter Member
Chaletta Huertas, Associate
Pamela Maksy NNCG Charter Member, Principal
Mary Phillips NNCG Charter Member, President
Amy Segal Shorey NNCG Charter Member, Principal
Prentice Zinn NNCG Charter Member, Principal

Harder + Company Community Research – San Francisco, CA
Paul Harder, CEO
Jennifer James, Senior Vice President
Raúl MartínezAssociate Member at a Full Member Firm, Director
Kevin RafterAssociate Member at a Full Member Firm, Director of Client Engagement
Richard VezinaAssociate Member at a Full Member Firm, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Hirsch & Associates – San Francisco, CA
Adrienne Bousian, Senior Associate
Susan Hirsch, CEO
Betsy Merzernich, Senior Associate
Emily Cohen Raskin, Senior Associate

Informing Change – Berkeley, CA
Ria Sengupta Bhatt, Project Director
Ellen Irie, Principal
AnnJanette Rosga, Director

La Piana Consulting – Emeryville, CA
Jo DeBolt, Partner
Robert Harrington, Partner
David La Piana, Managing Director
Lester Omstead-Rose, Partner

Learning for Action (LFA) – San Francisco, CA NNCG Charter Member
Alex Hildebrand, Director of Strategy Consulting
Steven LaFrance NNCG Charter Member, President & CEO
Nancy Latham NNCG Charter Member, Chief Learning Officer
Rachel Cuevas Rouda, Senior Consultant
JT Taylor Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Director of Research and Evaluation

Marga Inc. – New York, NY
Faith Bynoe, Senior Associate
David Maurrasse, President/Founder/CEO

Penn Flood Consulting – Irvington, NY
Deborah Flood, Partner
Molly Penn, Partner

The Philanthropic Group – New York, NY NNCG Charter Member
Barbara R. Greenberg, MSW NNCG Charter Member, President
Jan Schwarz NNCG Charter Member, Philanthropic Consultant

The Philanthropic Initiative, Inc. – Boston, MA NNCG Charter Member
Maggi Alexander, Partner
Katherine Linder, Director
Leslie Pine NNCG Charter Member, Senior Partner
Ellen Remmer NNCG Charter Member, Senior Partner

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors – New York, NY NNCG Charter Member
Melissa A. Berman NNCG Charter Member, President & CEO
Mae Hong Associate Member at a Full Member Firm, Vice President
Chris Page NNCG Charter Member, Senior Vice President
Walter Sweet NNCG Charter Member, Vice President

Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. – Chicago, IL
Betsy Brill, Founder & President
Mollie Bunis, Director of Philanthropic Services

TCC Group – New York, NY
Melinda Fine, Dir. of Philanthropy & Strategic Partnerships
Richard Mittenthal, President & CEO
Marieke Spence, Senior Consultant, Philanthropy

VIVA Strategy + Communications – San Carlos, CA
Laura Bowen, Communications Manager
Christina Bath Collosi, Managing Partner
Saeed Mirfattah, Consultant
Karina Rivera, Senior Associate Consultant
Katie Sylvester, Senior Associate Consultant
Nicole Tanner, Ph.D., Managing Partner

Whittier Trust Company – South Pasadena, CA
Pegine Grayson, Senior V.P. of Philanthropic Services
Julie Lytle Nesbit, E.V.P. & Director of Philanthropic Services
Brian Van Weele, V.P. of Philanthropic Services

 

Individuals

Athena Adkins, President, Adkins Consulting Group – St. Paul, MN

Thomas E. Backer, Ph.DNNCG Charter Member, Senior Research Fellow,
California State University – Northridge, CA

Saphira Baker, Principal, Communitas Consulting –
Charlottesville, VA

Sue Bochner, President, Sue Bochner + Associates –
Toronto, ON, Canada

Suzanne Callahan, CFRE , Founder, Callahan Consulting for the Arts – Washington, DC

Stephanie Clohesy NNCG Charter Member, CEO, Clohesy Consulting – Cedar Falls, IA

Jara Dean-Coffey, M.P.H NNCG Charter Member, Founder & Principal, Luminare Group – San Rafael, CA

Erica Ekwurzel, CivicAIM – Austin, TX

Leah Ersoylu, President, Ersoylu Consulting – Costa Mesa, CA

Nancy Frank, Principal, Nancy Frank Consulting – Piedmont, CA

Dawn Franks, President, Your Philanthropy – Tyler , TX

Jeffrey M. Glebocki, CEO, Strategy + Action/Philanthropy – Tucson, AZ

David Greco, President & CEO, Social Sector Partners – Sherman Oaks, CA

Gita Gulati-Partee, Founder & Chief Strategist,
Open Source Leadership Strategies, Inc. – Durham, NC

Mary Heng-Braun NNCG Charter Member, Omaha Philanthropy Consulting – Omaha, NE

Jeff Hoffman, President, Hoffman & Associates – Long Beach, CA

Valerie Jacobs NNCG Charter Member, Valerie Jacobs Consulting – San Diego, CA

Sheila Kappeler-Finn, Duende Consulting, LLCLafayette, CA

Benita Kline NNCG Charter Member, Vice President, Leventhal Kline Management, Inc. – Berkeley, CA

Lisa Korwin, Principal, Korwin Consulting – Oakland, CA

Pat Krackov, Principal, Lighthouse Philanthropy Advisors -San Jose, CA

Iris Krieg NNCG Charter Member, President, Iris Krieg & Associates, Inc. – Chicago, IL

Lindalee A. Lawrence, President, Lawrence Associates – Wellesley, MA

Marcus Littles, Senior Partner, Frontline Solutions – Philadelphia, PA

Tony Macklin, At-Large Pro, Tony Macklin Consulting – Broomfield, CO

Dara Major, Principal, Dara Major Philanthropy Consulting – New York, NY

Kristina L. Mayer NNCG Charter Member, President, KLMayer Consulting Group, LLC – Port Townsend, WA

Jan McElwee, Principal, The McElwee Group – Burbank, CA

Donnell Snite Mersereau, Owner, Donnell LLC – Grand Haven, MI

Colleen Mitchell, Founder & Principal, VENTURE3Philanthropy – Grand Beach, MI

Amy Main Morgenstern NNCG Charter Member, President, Main Stream Enterprises, Inc. – Cleveland, OH

Mark E. Neithercut NNCG Charter Member, Principal, Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors LLC – Detroit, MI

Luke Newton, Independent Consultant – Oakland, CA

Clare Nolan, Independent Consultant – Albany, CA

Celene Peurye, Principal, Focused Philanthropy – Wilmette, IL

Kristen Putnam-Walkerly, MSW NNCG Charter Member, President, Putnam Consulting Group – Cleveland, OH

Mary Elizabeth Rider, Principal, Rider Consulting – Anchorage, AK

Holli Rivera, Principal, Intentional Philanthropy, LLC – Bethesda, MD

Tuti Scott, President, Imagine Philanthropy – Glolucester,MA

Jennifer Shen, Partner & Co-Founder, Blue Garnet Associates – Los Angeles, CA

Brian Sooy, President, Aespire – Sheffield Village, OH

Pamela Stevens, Owner, PS Consulting NOLA, LLC – New Orleans, LA

Sonia Taddy-Sandino, Independent Consultant – Pasedena, CA

Elizabeth Tan, Principal, E-Tan Consulting – Oakland, CA

Lisa Tracy, Principal, Philanthropy Vision – Oakland, CA

Rebecca Van Sickle, 1892 Consulting – Portland, OR

E. Gabriel Works, President, Works Associates – Grand Rapids, MI

Victor Young, Managing Director, VCY Stratagem LLC – Point Richmond, CA

Associate Members

Associate Members are qualified consultants actively serving grantmakers who choose to work with a smaller client base, are newer to the field, or otherwise have not yet participated in NNCG’s vetting process.

Firms

Philanthropy.io – Ithaca, NY
Poney Carpenter, Consultant
Jeannine Corey, Consultant
Mark Skodzinsky, Consultant

Individuals

Rene Bryce-Laporte, Principal, Bryce-Laporte Information & Consulting – Washington, DC

Suzanne E. Busta NNCG Charter Member, President, Philanthropic Impact – Edina, MN

CJ Callen, Principal, A Beautiful Mind Consulting – San Francisco, CA

Rebecca Hamburg Cappy, Principal Consultant, Rebecca Hamburg Consulting – Hawthorne, CA

Michael Conforti, Principal, Buxton Associates – Williamstown, MA

Michael Courville, Founder, Open Mind Consulting – Sonoma, CA

Anne Dewitt Cowie, Independent Consultant – Rosindale, MA

Emily Davis, President, Emily Davis Consulting – Boulder, CO

Elia Desruisseaux, Owner, Elia Desruisseaux LLC – Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Vanessa Shadoian Gersing, Principal, VSG Consulting – Portland, OR

Marshall H. Ginn, Founder, Capital Development Strategies, LLC – Arlington, VA

Jenn Goldstone, Xukuma, LLC – New York, NY

Randal Henry, CEO, Community Intelligence – Los Angeles, CA

Mariely Rivera Hernandez, Consultant, Estudio Libre Changemaker Consulting, LLC – San Juan, PR

Kathleen Johnson, Individual Consultants – Los Angeles, CA

Amy Kincaid, Founder and Managing Director, ChangeMatters – Takoma Park, MD

William Lash, Managing Director, Chirality Capital Consulting – Bowie, MD

Kay Marquet, President, Kay Marquet Associates – Santa Rosa, CA

Linda Marshall, Founding Partner, MissionBridge Philanthropy, LLC – New Canaan, CT

Jean Miao, Principal, JTM Philanthropy Advisors – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Yvonne Moore, Principal Advisor, Moore Philanthropy – Brooklyn, NY

Laurie Neighbors, Primary, Laurie Jones Neighbors Consulting – San Francisco, CA

Carolyn O’Brien, Founding Partner, MissionBridge Philanthropy, LLC – New Canaan, CT

Sara Peterson, Owner, Managing Consulting, Sara Person Consulting – Bloomington, IN

Thomas Scanlon, Benchmarks Inc. – Washington, DC

Charles Streitwieser, Vice President, Rencourt Foundation – Kennett Square, PA

Wendy Todd, Consultant, Wendy Todd Consulting, – San Anselmo, CA


Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members are grantmakers and professionals in allied fields who support the mission of NNCG.

Organizations

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation – Oakland, CA

The California Wellness Foundation – Woodland Hills, CA

Individuals

Elizabeth Bremner NNCG Charter Member, former President, The Foundation Incubator – Santa Fe, NM

Becky Lentz, Associate Professor,  McGill Unversity – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

 

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