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Tina Barry’s specialty is improving the communication effectiveness for in-tact teams as well as providing executive coaching and leadership development for individuals in management and executive roles. She has over 26 years of experience in the Training and Leadership Development field. Tina is the founder and President of Barry Consulting Group serving both for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout the Southern California region.
Tina was formerly with the Walt Disney Company, where she spent 11 years providing leadership training and organizational development services for a variety of divisions both domestically and internationally. Prior to The Walt Disney Company, Tina worked in the banking industry for 15 years in areas of training, sales and sales management. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Master’s degree in Behavioral Science, with an emphasis in Professional Counseling.
Del Black, founder of Deep Roots Consulting is a learning professional and leadership coach who develops effective teams, great leaders and equipped employees. Del has worked with many nonprofit organizations providing training, coaching, capacity building and board facilitation. She also works with organizations in manufacturing, technology, academic, city government and manufacturing environments. She takes great joy in creating a positive, productive climate where groups and individuals can achieve meaningful goals and healthy growth. Del holds Master’s degrees from the University of Redlands and Fuller Theological Seminary. In addition, she is a Certified Professional Coach.
Diane Burbie is owner of The ASPIRE Group consulting firm. She is an experienced facilitator/trainer that has worked with a myriad of audiences across the country on the subjects of race relations, diversity, conflict resolution, leadership styles and organizational communication systems. She has worked on projects with the Cornerstone, Looking Glass and Shakespeare Festival LA theater companies addressing themes of race, faith and immigration. She is also a consultant to the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) and Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance. She served as Vice-Chair of the Pasadena Human Relations Commission. Diane holds a BA from Stanford University in Psychology and African-American Studies, an MBA from the University of Southern California and certificates in Negotiation – Harvard University Law School and Managing Multicultural Work Environments (California State University Fullerton)
Susan DeLand mixes passion and experience to support the nonprofit community. She gained her expertise through hands-on designing and building business infrastructures for major nonprofit cultural organizations. Her experience is in leadership, strategic and financial planning, marketing and selling, capacity-building, and facilitating strategic thinking. She has extensive experience in brand management and identity, product development, and licensing. She has Grantsmanship and Profit Mastery certifications with extensive work in intellectual property and Unrelated Business Income(UBI).
DeLand has been a business advisor for 10,000 Small Businesses since 2012. Working first with the program at Long Beach City College and currently with the national initiative through Babson Executive Education. She writes and delivers 10KSB alumni continued learning curriculum. Ms. DeLand has served on the executive management teams of The J. Paul Getty Museum, Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Autry National Center, Musica Angelica, and WomenShelter of Long Beach. Ms. DeLand studied at the University of Florida, was a Thornton Bradshaw Fellow at Claremont Graduate University, and a grant recipient of National Endowment for the Arts. She participates in trade missions to international economic enterprise organizations. Ms. DeLand has a strong interest in social enterprise and serves as judge for USC Marshall School of Business Social Impact Competition. She presents seminars with a wide range of nonprofit business essentials and practices. She is a contributing author to the publication, Numbers by the Book and author of two nonprofit retail business books, The Manager’s Guide and The New Store Workbook, writes distance learning curriculum for business start-ups and growth, and is series editor and author at Benna Books for a growing list of artist’s and historic figures’ biographies.
Susan is committed the Long Beach community and philanthropy in the nonprofit community in general. She is vice president of the board of directors of the Long Beach Public Library Foundation, volunteers for Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles, and, as a member of MSA, serves on the Finance Committee, is past treasurer of the board, strategic task force member.
Areas of Focus: Leadership Development, Staff Development/Team Building, Strategic Planning
Evonne Gallardo is an arts and culture management consultant dedicated to honoring and valuing artists as critical components of a successful society. Evonne has held leadership positions in a wide range of arts and culture environments including museums, entertainment-based charities, community based art centers,and artist-led ventures.
With over 20 years of leadership experience in arts and culture, Evonne is passionate about the role that arts and culture play in our lives and works to advance artists and the organizations that serve them.
Services includes strategic planning, feasibility studies, board development, revenue strategies, community engagement, and cultural equity, and inclusion strategies.
Areas of Focus: Board Development, Facilitation, Fund Development, Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning.
Elizabeth Gilbert has worked with multiple non-profits, helping them refine business process and align that process with their CRM. She is an expert with the Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and a Certified Salesforce Administrator. When taking on a project, first a baseline is established through discovery, which documents existing process. Working with the staff to, issues are looked at, then alternatives, best practices and potentially where technology can help. In addition to business analysis, she can provide function requirements, project management, data cleaning, deduplication, and migration, integrate cloud applications, quality assurance, user interface enhancements, conversion from Salesforce Classic to Lightning, advanced reporting and dashboards. Her experience includes 25 years of management, thought leadership, project management and software development.
Areas of Focus: Information Technology.
Dr. Steven Goodwin
Dr. Steven Goodwin is President of TurningWest, a national consulting firm specializing in Organization and Leadership Development. Through more than 30 years as an effective leader and via his doctoral work in Organization Development and Leadership focused on turning around underperforming organizations, Steven has acquired specialized expertise in creating healthy organizations and stronger leaders. Steven marries the academic knowledge of Organization Development and Leadership to the experience gained in his decades of nonprofit executive leadership as well as in the founding of two social service organizations and one non-profit sports organization. He has been a consultant to organizations as diverse as the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, First 5 LA, universities, media companies, foundations, both for-profit and non-profit organizations, and agribusinesses.
Steven has written numerous books and journal articles. He is currently writing a book with the working title “Realigning Culture: Creating Lasting Organizational Transformation.” He has the ability to both write and to bring insights to life as an engaging speaker and teacher who has taught at both at the master’s and doctoral levels. He has spoken to audiences across the nation giving thousands of sermons, speeches, keynote presentations, and seminars. He is a member of the Organization Development Network (ODN) as well as the International Coach Federation (ICF). He is an ICF trained executive coach and is working on his official ACC coaching credential.
Steven’s vision is to make this a better world through enabling organizations to reach their goals, thus contributing to a more just and prosperous planet. He believes that more capable leaders make all the difference in improving the lives of our fellow humanity.
Carol A. Hass is the founder, President and CEO of Community Works Consulting Inc. In this position, she manages a team of 9 staff and affiliates, who together, secure $2.5 – $3-million in foundation and corporate grant funding annually, provide tailored facilitation services for complex planning purposes,
and provide a range of support designed to build the capacity for the nonprofit sector. Carol brings to her position more than 20 years’ experience working and volunteering in and with community-based nonprofit organizations. She has a proven track record of creating environments where staff, volunteers and contractors thrive and deliver consistent, high-end results.
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 and Girls Club 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. Mike holds a B.S. degree in Economics and a M.S. degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Utah. He currently teaches strategic planning in the Nonprofit MBA program at American Jewish University.
Laura Keene is owner and principal of Keene Insights where she provides evaluation training and support to nonprofits, foundations, and other community-based organizations. She helps her clients harness the power of data and have a greater impact on the communities they serve. Laura has more than a decade of experience designing and implementing high-quality evaluations and building organizational capacity around evaluation. She’s worked in a variety of contexts including public health, healthcare, social services and education in local, national and international settings. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from UC Berkeley and a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Columbia University.
Anne Laguzza is the President of The Works Consulting. As a seasoned business executive with human resources management, leadership development, and performance coaching experience, Anne works with clients from a variety of industries to develop better systems, maximize employee productivity, and enable management to focus on business growth.
Prior to founding The Works Consulting in 2001, Anne served as the Regional Human Resources Director for a Fortune 500 distribution company where she led a merger transition team and was responsible for strategic planning, implementing new policies and procedures, workforce restructuring, compensation structures, and integrating the work cultures for over 600 employees.
Anne earned her Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management, and is a board member for Harbor Interfaith Services and an advisory board member for Arthritis National Research Foundation. Anne has taught human resources and management courses at Long Beach City College and California State University, Dominguez Hills, and volunteers at non-profit organizations teaching interviewing skills to adults seeking re-entry into the workforce.
Janet has worked in the nonprofit and educational sectors since 1988, beginning her career at USC. Prior to starting her consultancy, she was VP of University Advancement at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Other positions included Dean for External Relations at Pasadena City College, Executive Director of the Foundation at El Camino College and development positions at the American Film Institute, the University of Oregon and the Reason Foundation. In addition to consulting for a wide variety of nonprofit and educational organizations, she regularly teaches courses in non-profit management, fundraising and grant development, both face-to-face and online.
In her for-profit life, she was an magazine editor and writer, insurance broker, and owner of a graphic arts company. She earned an MBA from the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.
Dr. Theresa Lu, Ph.D.
Theresa Lu is the founder and CEO of MissionQuest. A leader in the field of organizational development and change management, she has helped transform hundreds of thriving organizations and thousands of inspiring leaders to optimal performance for over 25 years. MissionQuest’s recent organizational highlights include a health access program evaluation project for five states, capacity building for a Multi-national private sector firm, and a $16 million work force development grant.
Dr. Lu teaches a variety of courses including organizational development and assessment, diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, research methods, and grantsmanship. She has been faculty at the University of Southern California, Alliant International University, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She co-authored Total Domination: Millions from Grants [link to purchase]. She holds a Ph.D. in Organization and Human Development.
Clever, creative, smart. This is how clients describe Leslie A.M. Smith and she works diligently for each client to maintain that standard and perpetuate that reputation. She has an admirable combination of skills, demonstrating strengths in creative problem solving and in implementing plans for success. Beginning her career at an Orange County advertising agency, Smith soon made a shift to association management and served as the communications director for local and statewide membership associations where she performed various public relations and community outreach functions. Since founding McCormick L.A. Public Relations in 1994, she has developed and implemented marketing and public relations programs that range from product launches and social initiatives to front page and network news coverage.
Ms. Oertel has helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness for over 40 years. She ran the Center for Nonprofit Management in Southern California for many years. She holds her MBA from and has taught for several universities including UCLA’s Anderson’s Graduate School of Management and CSUN.
She is co-chair of the Capacity Building Organizations Affinity Group of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
Areas of Focus: Board Development, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning.
In his three decades with NPO Solutions, Warren has worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country to build their capacity and to advance their mission. His work and passion centers on improving community access to mental and behavioral health, as well as improving youth development services. In another life, Warren directed a national sales team for a Fortune 100 consumer products company and led KPMG Peat Marwick’s nonprofit practice, where he provided consulting services to a variety of social service agencies, arts and advocacy organizations, associations, schools, and universities. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University, and holds an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.
Areas of Focus: Strategic Planning, Strategic Restructuring, Board Development, and Fund Development.
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