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Accomplished nonprofit leader and change manager with success leading organizations through periods of critical transition and growth. Analyzes, creates, streamlines, and monitors organizational systems and program functions to realize fundraising goals. Oversees budgeting, financial management, and office operations, including administration, HR, IT, and facilities. Persuasive and influential communicator across multiple platforms, including grants, other fundraising streams, social media, and video. Works collaboratively with constituent groups, including boards, committees, volunteers, and external audiences. Stabilizes organizations, builds teams, and retains talent while fostering a culture of empowerment. Interpersonally effective at all levels.


Areas of Expertise:

Fundraising | Grant Writing | Change Management | Collaboration | Financial Management

Building Relationships | Membership Organization Development | Team Leadership

Tara Gardner

Tara brings expertise across key internal and external organizational functions including board engagement, strategic leadership, talent management and development, program operations, and fundraising.

Delgracia Sainvil
CO-Founder & Secretary 
Kevin Walters

Taught accounting and finance for both the for profit and not-for-profit sectors, which has prepared and sharpened his ability to solve problems. A serial entrepreneur and a corporate intrapreneur that loves using learned skills to execute strategy to achieve goals. Who has developed the critical thinking skills necessary to create and structure milestones for achieving visions and management skills to achieve missions. These skills include socratic discussions, emotional intelligence, financial planning, scale modeling, human capital team building, budgeting, architectural modeling, financial modeling, financial recording, financial reporting and auditing. 

Advisory Board

Dawn Destine 

Rebecca Jospeh 

Rebecca Fishburne 

Melissa Lande

"For the first time in my life I was in a place where I was treated according to my deportment, without reference to my complexion."
Harriet Jacobs, p. 204
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