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Topics Covered: Human Resources/Staff Training directory (17 members)


Catherine Nueva Espana
13378

Catherine Nueva Espana is a consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over fourteen years’ experience in both for-profit and non-profit management, including business development, marketing, grantwriting, and operations. She was most recently the Managing Director of MEDIATE Art Group, presenters of San Francisco’s Soundwave Biennial. She was also recently the Marketing Coordinator at MACLA, a community arts center in San Jose. Her for-profit experience includes consulting for Bay Area architecture and design firms. She is a film and art critic (LeonineFilms.com, Droste Effect Magazine) and is currently the Film Series Curator for the Architecture and The City Festival, presented by the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (914) 310 5453
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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
Email:
Website: http://www.artsightful.com



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



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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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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Nancy Fox

Negotiation Fox
9401

Nancy James Fox’s knowledge of negotiating and consensus building is founded upon extensive training and study of the most noted authorities on the subject. However, it is the application of these practices throughout her career that has given her unique insights to the field. Ms. Fox has held top-level management positions with both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. From 1982 – 2000 she was U.S. Managing Director for the Swiss luxury watch company, Jaeger-LeCoultre, building that company from a virtual unknown to one of the most prestigious brands in the industry. As CEO of the Museum of Latin American Art from 2000-2007, she led a capital campaign and expansion project that doubled the size of the facility and catapulted the organization to international recognition. She has also served as Executive Director for the Long Beach Symphony. Over the course of her career, her negotiation skills have returned literally millions of dollars to her employers. Her passion for the subject led to the founding of her negotiation workshop business, Negotiation Fox, in 2010 and Negotiation-4-the-Arts in 2011. She has conducted workshops at numerous venues and conferences and has been a guest on popular radio shows. Ms. Fox earned her B.A. from Macalester College and an advanced degree from the Conservatory of Music in Frankfurt, Germany. She continued her education at Shenandoah University, where she studied business law, finance and marketing. In 2005, she received a fellowship to the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she earned the Executive Leadership in Non-Profit Arts Certificate. Ms. Fox served on the California Association of Museums’ Board for ten years. 
Topic(s): Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Other
Location(s): Central Valley; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego
Phone: 562-716-9559 x
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Website: http://www.negotiationfox.com



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



Shreya Shah

SALTWATER Social Justice Training & Consulting
13222

SALTWATER: Social Justice Training & Consulting is committed to giving trainings that strengthen communities, universities, colleges, organizations and movement-building for sustainable, lasting social change. SALTWATER designs, plans, and facilitates retreats, institutes, leadership development projects, webinars, individualized and group coaching, panel speaking, and long-term contracts in California and nationally. I work with clients to customize trainings based on what issues and content is important for their group/organization. Shreya D. Shah, MPH is a facilitator, healer, artist, and activist. S.D. has over 10 years of experience providing workshops and education. She has worked as a sexual health educator, youth worker, HIV/STD Tester & Counselor, media justice project editor, and facilitator around the States. Shreya graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) with a B.A. in Political Science and Columbia University with a Masters Degree in Public Health, focusing on health inequities, the built environment, and community-based participatory research (CBPR). She is Training for Change's JCJ Fellowship Program Co-Coordinator for Trainers of Color and a member of the Funding Queerly Giving Circle , mobilizing resources for community organizing by and for LGBTQI communities. She co-founded and co-directed the Rhizome Consulting Project before being called to her next chapter with SALTWATER Training & Consulting. S.D. is a certified ThetaHealing Practitioner, supporting individuals to deconstruct 'old stories' to heal and actualize their goals and visions. She integrates a body-based approach into her facilitation & healing work, moving groups through challenging experiences in an embodied, grounded way. She is deepening this capacity as part of a cohort of politicized healers through the Generative Somatics : Somatics & Trauma 2015 Program. Shreya's art and design work shares liberatory, healing messages that can be found locally and nationally, in stores and online.
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.saltwatertraining.org



SCORE
1457

SCORE, mentors to America's small business, is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE offers free and confidential business advice through online and face-to-face mentoring
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Financial Management and Accounting; Legal Issues; Human Resources/Staff Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (800) 634-0245
Website: http://www.score.org



Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office
1448

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent federal agency established by Congress to assist, counsel, support and protect the interest of small business concerns and to assist them in their start-up and growth. The San Francisco District Office (SFDO) of the SBA serves fourteen counties in Northern California, spanning from Santa Cruz County to the south and to the Oregon border to the north. Counties include: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma. SFDO is located in downtown San Francisco in the heart of the financial district. 1997 marked the opening of the Business Information Center and Entrepreneur Center opened directly across from the district office. In addition to the SBA's financial guarantee programs, these centers provide businesses with the tools for enhancing and growing their businesses. This reflects SFDO philosophy in assisting Northern California small businesses.
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Financial Management and Accounting; Legal Issues; Human Resources/Staff Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (415) 744-6820
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Website: http://www.sba.gov



Yesenia Sanchez

Soleil Coaching & Consulting
9405

Yesenia Sanchez, Soleil Coaching & Consulting, is a professional coach and arts management consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over ten years experience working with artists and arts organizations as a financial manager, administrative director, program director, coach and consultant. Previously, she ran one of the largest artist incubation programs in the country and is a founding member of C2Arts –Consultants and Coaches for the Arts (www.c2arts.com). Yesenia has served as a panelist for San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Foundation & Grants for the Arts “Best Practices Series", and the  National Performing Arts Convention. She is a featured author in the newly published Center for Cultural Innovation's Business of Art© book, authoring the chapter on financial literacy for artists. Yesenia believes in an integrated, left-brain, right-brain approach to coaching and consulting uniquely suited for artists and arts organizations.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Volunteer Management
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 216-7625 x
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Website: http://www.soleilcoach.com



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



Victoria Plettner-Saunders

v.p.s cartographie/artcareercafe.com
14123

Victoria Plettner-Saunders is Chief Strategist at v.p.s. cartographie an arts research, strategy and planning firm. In addition, she created ArtCareerCafe.com, a nonprofit arts sector-specific site to help connect qualified, passionate arts job seekers with employers; provide career and arts business coaching and research to the field. With more than 25 years experience, her work assists arts workers and leaders; arts organizations; philanthropic foundation; and arts agencies with services such as research; assessment; planning and professional development. She has led or managed small andmid-sized arts organizations, and managed programs and the agency's budget at the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; California Statewide; San Diego
Phone: 619-540-2925 x
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Website: http://www.vpscartographie.com