Topics Covered: Human Resources/Staff Training directory (12 members)
Karen Constine is a consultant to arts & culture, entertainment and economic development nonprofits, government agencies and corporate clients.
Karen Constine specializes in providing program and policy development; capacity building and strategic planning; feasibility studies and business planning; strategic communications; fundraising and resource development; civic/cultural engagement and providing interim leadership services. Karen frequently works with agencies, nonprofits and business entities, where arts and culture are intrinsically linked and tied to economic and community development programs and strategies.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
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 Email:
Artsightful : Arts Management Training, Insight Coaching, Capacity Consulting
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
Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL)
At CVNL we believe that passion alone isn't enough when it comes to creating strong nonprofits. That's why we work with leaders, aspiring and established, every day to help them build the skills, connections, and strategies that will take their impact to the next level. With confident and prepared leaders, nonprofits are better equipped to carry out their missions. As the nonprofit world constantly evolves, so does the leadership savvy that organizations need from their executives and staff. CVNL helps nonprofits of every size and mission achieve greater impact through customized consulting solutions. We are committed to providing expert guidance and professional resources that support nonprofits in advancing their mission. Leveraging the passions and talents of nonprofit leaders and complimenting them with our own expertise, we extend your capacity to plan, do, and progress.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; South Bay Area Phone: (415) 479-5710 Email: Website: http://www.cvnl.org
Judith Teitelman Consulting
Judith Teitelman brings 36 years of experience helping grass roots, mid-sized and large organizations strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. She is a strong proponent of 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 to artists working in all disciplines. A skilled, innovative designer and facilitator of meetings and retreats, she regularly works with Board and staff members to institute positive, effective change. Judith’s national consulting practice provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique vision and particular needs of each organization and artist. As planning consultant, trainer, executive leadership coach and technical assistance specialist, Judith has worked with the National Endowment for the Arts, L.A. County Arts Commission, St. Louis Regional Arts Commission, Los Angeles’ and Nashville’s Centers for Nonprofit Management, Center for Cultural Innovation, Flintridge Foundation’s Nonprofit Leadership Program, Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, East West Players, PEN Center USA, and Riverside Art Museum, among many others. She is currently on faculty in the Theater School at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) co-teaching Entrepreneurship. More information can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judith-teitelman-02ab6412/. In her parallel realm, Judith’s debut novel, "Guesthouse for Ganesha,” was published on 7 May, 2019.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Education; Board Development
KTA/LLC is an LA-based firm that provides research, evaluation, program design, and fund development services to nonprofits in the arts, healthcare, and education sectors. Clients have included LA Promise Fund, Library Foundation of Los Angeles, City of LA Department of Cultural Affairs, Film Independent, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, LA County Arts Commission, National Guild for Community Arts Educators, T.H.E. Health & Wellness Centers, and Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, among others. We provide start-to-finish R&E 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): Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Management/Strategic Planning; Other; Education
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 Email: Website: http://www.negotiationfox.com
SALTWATER Social Justice Training & Consulting
SALTWATER: Social Justice Training & Consulting is committed to giving trainings that strengthen
communities, universities, colleges, organizations and movement-building for sustainable, lasting
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
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
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
Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office
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
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