OUR TRAINERS

Dedicated Educators with Real-World Expertise

All training and professional development experiences at the Nonprofit Leadership Center are developed and taught by top nonprofit and business leaders who share real-world experience and subject expertise.

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Samantha E. Abraham
Financial Management, Operations, Bookkeeping
Samantha Abraham Headshot
Samantha E. Abraham
Financial Management, Operations, Bookkeeping
Emily Benham
FAHP, CFRE
Board Governance: Roles & Responsibilities, Fundraising, Recruitment
Emily Benham
FAHP, CFRE
Board Governance: Roles & Responsibilities, Fundraising, Recruitment
Cheryl Brown
MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Cheryl Brown
MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mariana Bugallo-Muros
Human Resources
Mariana Bugallo-Muros
Human Resources
Maureen Butler
PH.D., CPA
Form 990, Storytelling, Financial Management
Maureen Butler
PH.D., CPA
Form 990, Storytelling, Financial Management
Tammy Charles
MBA
Business Strategy, Communications
Tammy Charles
MBA
Business Strategy, Communications
Mandy Cloninger
CFRE
Fundraising, Leadership, Management, Social Enterprise
Mandy Cloninger
CFRE
Fundraising, Leadership, Management, Social Enterprise
Julé Colvin
Grant Writing, Grant Management
Julé Colvin
Grant Writing, Grant Management
Teresa Craig
CPA
Nonprofit Financials for Non-Financial Staff, Storytelling
Teresa Craig
CPA
Nonprofit Financials for Non-Financial Staff, Storytelling
Sheff Crowder
Financial Management, Accounting, Third-Party Evaluations
Sheff Crowder
Financial Management, Accounting, Third-Party Evaluations
Jesica D’Avanza
MPA, APR
Brand Strategy, Communications, Marketing, Strategic Planning, Impact
Jesica D’Avanza
MPA, APR
Brand Strategy, Communications, Marketing, Strategic Planning, Impact
Renee Dabbs
Team Building, Communication-style Assessment, Metrics
Renee Dabbs
Team Building, Communication-style Assessment, Metrics
Kadian Douglas
M.Ed., CPA, CISA
Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance
Kadian Douglas
M.Ed., CPA, CISA
Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance
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BeverlyAnn Foster
M.A.
Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Public Speaking
Headshot of BeverlyAnn Foster, a white woman with blond hair wearing a black suit and white top underneath
BeverlyAnn Foster
M.A.
Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Public Speaking
Emily Ghosh Harris
MBA
Marketing, Communications
Emily Ghosh Harris
MBA
Marketing, Communications
Heather Grzelka
APR
Marketing & Communications, Media Training, Public Relations 101, Strategic Planning
Heather Grzelka
APR
Marketing & Communications, Media Training, Public Relations 101, Strategic Planning
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Stephanie Gularte
MFA, CPC, CWP , ELI-MP
Workplace Well-being, Leadership Development, Team-Building, Leadership & Team Coaching, Strategic Planning, Retreat Facilitation
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Stephanie Gularte
MFA, CPC, CWP , ELI-MP
Workplace Well-being, Leadership Development, Team-Building, Leadership & Team Coaching, Strategic Planning, Retreat Facilitation
Kelley Hecht
Nonprofit Technology, Digital Trends
Kelley Hecht
Nonprofit Technology, Digital Trends
Charlie Imbergamo
MA, CFRE
Leadership and Management, Facilitation/Coaching, Board Governance, Fund Development, Conflict Dynamics (CDP-I & CDP-360), Organizational Capacity Building Assessments (CCAT)
Charlie Imbergamo
MA, CFRE
Leadership and Management, Facilitation/Coaching, Board Governance, Fund Development, Conflict Dynamics (CDP-I & CDP-360), Organizational Capacity Building Assessments (CCAT)
Trace Kingham
Fundraising Events
Trace Kingham
Fundraising Events
Joshua Kwasnicki
MSW, ODPC, BCC
Leadership/Management, Change Management, Team Development
Joshua Kwasnicki
MSW, ODPC, BCC
Leadership/Management, Change Management, Team Development
Sara Leonard
MBA, CFRE
Fundraising, Recruitment, Volunteer Management
Sara Leonard
MBA, CFRE
Fundraising, Recruitment, Volunteer Management
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Kristen Lessig-Schenerlein
CTACC, CPQC, ACC, RYT200
Personal Development, Positive Psychology
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Kristen Lessig-Schenerlein
CTACC, CPQC, ACC, RYT200
Personal Development, Positive Psychology
Jack Levine
Advocacy, Community Partnerships, Community Action
Jack Levine
Advocacy, Community Partnerships, Community Action
John Loblack
ED.D.
Interpersonal Communications, Emotional Intelligence
John Loblack
ED.D.
Interpersonal Communications, Emotional Intelligence
Abby Mackness
MS, JD
Grant Writing, Grant/Project Management
Abby Mackness
MS, JD
Grant Writing, Grant/Project Management
Sithembile Mahlatini
ED.D., LCSW
Leadership, Management, Wellness, Self-Care
Sithembile Mahlatini
ED.D., LCSW
Leadership, Management, Wellness, Self-Care
Meriel Martinez
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Meriel Martinez
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mark McCatty
SAMC, SCT
Leadership Development and Coaching, Team Process and Teamwork Enhancement, Organizational Culture
Mark McCatty
SAMC, SCT
Leadership Development and Coaching, Team Process and Teamwork Enhancement, Organizational Culture
Moira “Missy” McNabb
ICF-ACC, J.D.
Executive Coaching, Leadership & Talent Development
Moira “Missy” McNabb
ICF-ACC, J.D.
Executive Coaching, Leadership & Talent Development
Jessica Muroff
Impact, Dashboards, Program Assessment, Performance Management
Jessica Muroff
Impact, Dashboards, Program Assessment, Performance Management
Ellen Nastir
M.ED., PCC, BCC, CPCC
Interpersonal Communications, Positive Psychology, Team Building, Personality/Communication-Style Assessment
Ellen Nastir
M.ED., PCC, BCC, CPCC
Interpersonal Communications, Positive Psychology, Team Building, Personality/Communication-Style Assessment
Amarela Peqini
EMBA
Business Operations, Financial Management
Amarela Peqini
EMBA
Business Operations, Financial Management
Nancy Ridenour
CPA, CFE, CFF
Board Governance, Financial Management
Nancy Ridenour
CPA, CFE, CFF
Board Governance, Financial Management
Margarita Sarmiento
Organizational Culture, Diversity, Interpersonal Communication, Customer Service
Margarita Sarmiento
Organizational Culture, Diversity, Interpersonal Communication, Customer Service
Alyce Lee Stansbury
CFRE
Board Governance, Fund Development, Planning
Alyce Lee Stansbury
CFRE
Board Governance, Fund Development, Planning
Merrill Stewart
CFRE
Marketing, Fundraising
Merrill Stewart
CFRE
Marketing, Fundraising
Joshua Talkington
Marketing & Communications
Joshua Talkington
Marketing & Communications
Rebecca Watson
Master Facilitator & Development Strategist
Rebecca Watson
Master Facilitator & Development Strategist
Liz Wooten-Reschke
MPA, CDTLF, CGT
Board Governance, Leadership, Management
Liz Wooten-Reschke
MPA, CDTLF, CGT
Board Governance, Leadership, Management
I loved every minute of the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s terrific programs. I have learned so much, and what I’ve gained will help our organization move to the next level. The trainers are amazing, fun and very knowledgeable.
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