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Elisa Callow
1357

The majority of Elisa Callow’s professional life has been in the service of non-profit organizations. As founding director of the Armory Center for the Arts, Elisa built upon the reputation and history of the Armory’s predecessor organization, the Pasadena Art Workshops, through the development of a number of groundbreaking partnerships with schools, city departments, grassroots community organizations, and more established arts institutions. Ms. Callow worked in the philanthropic sector for four years, first as Program Officer for the Ahmanson Foundation and then as Arts Program Director for the James Irvine Foundation. Her most recent professional experience has been as a management consultant working with organizations in the nonprofit sector on strategic issues as they relate to program development, audience and market issues, organizational design and planning and evaluation. She recently was a mentor for the Durfeee Foundation’s Springboard Fund and is currently a trainer at the Center for Cultural Innovation. Elisa Callow serves on the Boards of the Ojai Music Festival and the Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust and an Advisory Board member of Pasadena Conservatory of Music. She has presented as panelist and facilitator extensively throughout the country at conferences and gatherings. She is a contributing author of the publication, Interplay: Inspiring Wonder, Discovery, and Learning Through Interdisciplinary Museum-Community Partnerships, 2009. In 1997, she was honored as a Durfee Sabbatical recipient. 
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: (626) 639-3324
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Website: http://www.nonprofitconsultinggroup.net/



Karen Constine
1358

Karen Constine’s consultancy specializes in cultural development, business planning/feasibility studies, program and policy development, civic/cultural engagement, capacity building and strategic planning and providing interim leadership services. Karen serves a broad base of clients and their initiatives including nonprofits, cultural agencies, artists’ projects, etc.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (323) 936-1975
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Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/karenconstine



Leslie Graham
1360

Leslie Graham has more than ten years of management consulting experience working with nonprofit and public institutions; she specializes in planning for small organizations.
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Human Resources/Staff Training; Facilitation; Fundraising
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 310 425 8292
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Angela Johnson Peters

ALJ Consulting
10385

Angela Johnson Peters has dedicated her professional and personal career to the support of cultural institutions, artists, and community organizations. Angela entered the art world when, as a volunteer, she walked onto a theater backstage for a jazz concert. That was more than 30 years ago. Johnson Peters has been a cultural worker, producer, writer, caterer, fundraiser, planner, facilitator, organizer, trainer, and travel writer. Angela sees her working with artists and arts organization as a calling, and believes passionately in the importance of art in our society. After spending ten years in the local arts agency field where she developed ways to promote and support the arts communities in the San Francisco Bay Area cities of Berkeley and Oakland; in 1999, Angela founded ALJ Consulting which specializes in developing resources, effectively planning and successfully implementing programs with the non-profit, philanthropic, and government sectors. Over the years, she estimates working with close to 280 organizations and over 135 artists. Some of her formerly clients include dance companies, community arts centers, musicians, playwright festivals, theater groups, film festivals, and museums. Angela has worked with the National Endowment for the Arts as a site visitor and panelist; the California Arts Council, as producer for a statewide arts leaders conference; and served as a panelist for every municiple arts agency in the San Francisco Bay Area and the cities of Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. Accomplished in the areas of strategic planning, development, special events planning, community outreach, and coaching; Angela is currently one of the coaches for the Los Angeles Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color. Angela is a trained facilitator and has completed programs with the Grassroots Institute of Fundraising Training (GIFT), the National Community Development Institute’s Community Builders Leadership Program, and is a Wilder Foundation Shannon Leadership Fellow. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Other; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions
Phone: (310) 597-2526
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Amy Kweskin

Artsightful : Arts Management Training, Insight Coaching, Capacity Consulting
9701

Amy Kweskin is an arts management specialist with a focus on mindful business planning to support artists, managers and board members in defining their goals and clearly envisioning a pathway to sustainability. For over 15 years she has been an educator, consultant and coach taking complex business concepts and transforming them into accomplishable steps. Since 2010 Amy has worked with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) presenting Business of Art training sessions in San Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, and Sacramento. She wrote the Strategic Planning chapter in the CCI Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment – second edition. Amy is a co-founder and chair of http://www.c2arts.com Coaches and Coaches or the Arts.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; California Statewide; South Bay Area
Phone: 4159949901
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Website: http://www.artsightful.com



Elizabeth Pickens

Career Development & Consultation for Artists
10463

Elizabeth Pickens, M.Ed. is an independent career development and fundraising consultant for artists of all disciplines. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and moved to San Francisco in 2007. Previously she served as Managing Director of RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center and as Senior Program Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She specializes in supporting individual artists, small arts organizations, and queer arts advocacy. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Other; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415-321-1311 x
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Carrie Blanding

Carrie Blanding
11448

I work with arts and other nonprofits to improve organizational sustainability, navigate leadership transitions, and secure necessary funding so that they can do their work more effectively. I also write grants for organizations and individual artists. With over ten years of director level experience at arts organizations, I know first-hand about the challenges and opportunities that managers face. I combine my real-world experience with a deep understanding of arts policy, philanthropic trends, and management theory to give my clients a big-picture view of the field. My approach is compassionate, disciplined, creative, and collaborative. Bring me your problems, and together we will solve them.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area

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Website: http://www.carrieblanding.com



Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin
1435

The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership helps bring community members, local businesses, and schools together with the Marin nonprofit and volunteer sector. The Center offers a variety of events and programs that foster connections and provide opportunities to serve. A more extensive listing of The Center s programs can be found online at www.cvnl.org.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Technology Training
Location(s): North Coast
Phone: (415) 479-5710
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Website: http://www.cvnl.org



CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
1436

At CompassPoint, we believe in the investment of people who work and volunteer in the nonprofit sector. That is why thousands of nonprofits send their staff to CompassPoint training programs. Visit www.compasspoint.org/workshops to view our current course catalog. CompassPoint provides you with the overall learning objectives in each of our core curriculum areas. We have created learning paths course sequences that work together to help you or someone you supervise, achieve a depth of mastery in these essential topics. Learning path courses are paced so that they are easy for you to schedule. Workshop content builds skills sequentially. Experience in a particular job role may enable a participant to take the more advanced class but classes are designed to provide the most benefit taken in sequence.
Topic(s): Board Development; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Leadership; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (415) 541-9000
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Website: http://www.compasspoint.org



Terry Wolverton

Consult'Her
1368

In over twenty-five years of operation, Terry Wolverton has built a diverse practice that includes long-range and strategic planning, organizational assessment, project evaluation, marketing strategy, board development, staff development and human relations issues, executive search, executive and life coaching, conflict resolution, program development, fundraising strategy, and facilitation of group meetings and retreats.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 323-227-4633
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Mike Hoff

Hoff Consulting
1361

Mike Hoff is currently President of his own company, Hoff Consulting, specializing exclusively in consultation to nonprofit organizations. Most recently, he served for seven years as the Director of Consulting and Education Services at the Center for Nonprofit Management in Los Angeles. His experience includes ten years as an executive director for Boys’ Clubs of America, five years on the faculty at California State University, Long Beach, and over twenty five years as an organization and human resource development manager and consultant. He is the former head of organization development and training functions at Mattel Toys, Fluor Corporation, and Western Digital, and also held the position of Regional Director, Southern California, for the American Management Association. His consulting expertise includes organization, board, and staff development, strategic planning, change management, team development and performance management. Mike holds a B.S. degree in Economics and an M.S. degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Utah. A partial client list includes AIDS Project Los Angeles; Special Olympics – So. California; Musical Theatre West; Arts Council of Long Beach; and, Australians in Film and the Catalina Island Museum. 
Topic(s): Management Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro

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Janet McIntyre

Janet McIntyre Consulting
1362

I do executive coaching of non-profit managers, executive directors, and board members to increase individual and organizational capacity. I do both coaching in organizational culture and leadership development. I do consulting in fundraising, board development, strategic planning, and I also facilitate workshops in each of the above areas.
Topic(s): Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: 323-365-6523
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Website: http://www.janetmcintyreconsulting.com



Judith Teitelman

Judith Teitelman Consulting
1367

Judith Teitelman brings more than 25 years of experience in helping grass roots and mid-sized organizations and large institutions strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. She is a strong proponent of management initiatives designed to examine and challenge long-standing assumptions about nonprofit administration, and is committed to helping organizations rethink "business as usual." Judith is also a mentor and professional advisor to artists working in all disciplines. A skilled and innovative designer and facilitator of meetings and retreats, she regularly works with Boards of Directors and staff to institute positive and impactful change within their organizations. Between 1994 and 1996 — the last three years of the program — Judith served as a Planning Consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts Advancement Program: assisting organizations in a process of self-assessment, financial and statistical data review, and strategic long-range planning, and participating in the development of regional and national seminars and workshops. The Los Angeles County Arts Commission contracted Judith as a Technical Assistance Specialist for more than a decade, and she worked with the Flintridge Foundation’s Nonprofit Leadership Program in a similar capacity during the program’s four-year history. Her national consulting practice, established in 1990 and based in Los Angeles, provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique vision and particular needs of each organization and artist. The services offered by Judith Teitelman Consulting include: long-range strategic planning, needs and program assessments, meeting and retreat facilitation, nonprofit administration training, resource development, executive leadership coaching and board and staff development. In her parallel realm, Judith recently completed her first novel, a magical realist tale entitled, "Guesthouse for Ganesha."
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: 323- 661-0987
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Kamella Tate

KTA/LLC
1366

For the last four years, we have focused much of our work on assessment and evaluation at the program and institutional levels. We provide start-to-finish evaluation services, including workplan design, literature reviews and resource compilation, instrument development and piloting, data collection (scaled surveys, focus groups, interviews, observation, document review, etc.), data analysis (quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods), preparation of reports and white papers, and management of research assistants and analysts
Topic(s): Board Development; Marketing/Communications; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: 818-753-8438
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Nonprofit Resource Center
10046

The Nonprofit Resource Center has been providing comprehensive services and support to nonprofit organizations in the Sacramento region since 1989. Offering comprehensive resources, from a professionally-staffed library, access to a grant funder database, from fundraising workshops to management networking, the Center enables new and existing nonprofits to improve management, operations, fund development, marketing & public relations, board development and more. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.nprcenter.org



Quinn Associates Arts Management Institute
1442

The Arts Management Institute (AMI) was founded in 2007 to provide arts-focused management training for arts administrators, board members, and volunteers who are seeking the skills necessary to take their organizations to the next level of success. AMI Essentials courses are taught by experienced arts managers, and provide participants with hands-on learning opportunities, as well as big picture  coaching aimed at meeting the strategic needs of your organization. Founder Nancy Quinn has 25 years of experience in the field, and holds an MBA in Arts Administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Her firm, Quinn Associates, has provided hundreds of small and midsized arts organizations with grantwriting, PR, strategic planning, and other key services since its founding in 1988. Nancy served as an Adjunct Faculty member at California College of the Arts in 2007, and teaches grantwriting throughout California under the auspices of the Center for Cultural Innovation.
Topic(s): Board Development; Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 621-3186
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Website: http://www.quinn-assoc.com



San Jose Entrepreneur Center/SBA
1446

The Cisco Systems " San Jose Entrepreneur Center is a collaborative effort between the public sector, private industry and non-profit organizations to provide small business owners with the resources information and tools they need to be successful. Together, the sponsors and contributors have developed a one-stop location where start-up and existing businesses can come to fulfill all their needs-from financing to training to expert consulting to technology information and tools to the latest resources available on the market.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Technology Training
Location(s): South Bay Area
Phone: (408) 494-0217
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Website: http://www.sanjoseecenter.org/



Mary Vradelis

Second Wind Consulting
9407

Mary Vradelis excels at helping arts groups develop long-term stability and growth. She draws on 20 years experience as a nonprofit administrator and consultant, including as an Executive Director and Board Member for several Bay Area nonprofits. Since 2006, she has served as Interim Executive Director for five organizations, including two arts organizations, the Marin Theatre Company and Each One Reach One. As a consultant she leads projects in strategic planning, retreat facilitation, board development and executive transition. She works in partnership with nonprofit Staff and Board to identify the tools they need to reach their goals. She is a member of Consultants and Coaches for the Arts (C2Arts), the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, and Compasspoint’s Interim E.D. pool. 
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 510.368-0587 x
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Website: http://www.secondwindconsulting.net



The CBO Center
1450

The mission of The CBO Center is to build the professional capacity of nonprofit organizations serving the East Bay. The CBO Center fulfills it mission by improving individual performance, increasing organizational effectiveness, and promoting sector accountability. The CBO Center is carrying out its mission through five core strategies: It Takes a Village supports and strengthens nonprofit leaders by creating opportunities for peer learning and support through roundtables, mentoring, peer coaching, and sector convening's. The Capacity Building Workshop Series provides accessible, affordable training. The curriculum is designed to introduce important concepts in organizational leadership and governance and to enhance individual and team performance. The CBO Center also offers workshops in partnership with consultants and other management support organizations to bring their excellent programs to the East Bay. Blueprint for Excellence utilizes the considerable expertise of CBO Center staff and select consultants to help improve organizational effectiveness and accountability through on-site consulting and executive and relationship coaching. The CBO Center's information & resources services provide access to a wealth of information about local and national resources on nonprofit management, board governance, training, funding research, professional development, and nonprofit consulting. Information can be accessed through the Center's website, by phone or via email. One Voice, the CBO Center's public policy strategy, encourages civic participation and engagement through its Public Policy Committee, and its work with the Policy Council of the California Association of Nonprofits and CAN's Regional Partners Policy Network.
Topic(s): Board Development; Marketing/Communications; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (925) 969-3159
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Website: http://www.cbocenter.org



Theatre Bay Area
1451

Theatre Bay Area is one of the largest and most respected regional performing arts service organizations in the nation. Its membership is drawn from 11 Bay Area counties and includes 300 theatre companies and some 2,400 individual artists. The Bay Area is home to one of the most dynamic theatre communities in the country; the region boasts more theatre companies per capita than any other metropolitan area in the United States, houses the third largest community of Equity (union) actors, and premieres some 200 new plays each year. Theatre Bay Area's mission is to unite, strengthen, promote and advance the theatre community in the San Francisco Bay Area, working on behalf of our conviction that the performing arts are an essential public good, critical to a healthy and truly democratic society, and invaluable as a source of personal enrichment and growth. Visit theatrebayarea.org for more information. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 430-1140
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Website: http://www.theatrebayarea.org



Nancy Walch

Walch Consulting, LLC
3777

Nancy and Richard Walch serve as thought partners to our clients seeking to take their vision to the next level. We provide executive coaching, strategic planning as well as management, project and business development services to artists, foundations and other nonprofit organizations. 
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Leadership; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: (310) 475-6254
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Website: http://www.walchconsulting.com



Michael Warr

WarrConsulting
14729


Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; South Bay Area
Phone: 4156064781
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Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelwarr/



William Moreno

William Moreno Consulting
1363

As a practiced, visionary leader in the non-profit and corporate sectors, William Moreno possesses substantial executive expertise in the areas of strategic planning, development and fundraising, marketing, public relations and cultural programming. He has held positions as an Executive Director and Board member and has helped establish several non-profit organizations; he leads a fundraising workshop at Loyola-Marymount University. His clients range from the visual to the performing arts and everything in-between. During his corporate career, he worked in a variety of executive marketing, sales, training and senior organizational consultant positions. William is also a curator, writer and art advisor/coach working with individual artists or executive directors/senior staff on organizational issues, career development, personal effectiveness and helping them maneuver the creative world.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Facilitation; Programming; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: 213-804-5901
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