3 Questions with the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s New CEO, Charlie Imbergamo

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On July 1, 2023, Charlie Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, became the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s new CEO. As a lifelong learner with 30 years of nonprofit experience, Charlie enters the role after serving as the organization’s senior director of strategic programs and impact since September 2019. We recently sat down with Charlie to hear more about his […]

4 Lessons from 4 Decades of Nonprofit Service

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I didn’t set out to work in the nonprofit sector. I wanted to be a doctor. I was fascinated by the art and science of health care, but my first organic chemistry class confirmed that wasn’t my calling. It was risky changing my major two-thirds of the way through college. Many people tried to talk […]

Nonprofit Leadership Center Announces New CEO

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Today, the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s (NLC) board of directors announced that Charles (Charlie) D. Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, will be the next chief executive officer for the organization, effective July 1, 2023. This decision comes after a rigorous, four-month search for NLC’s next CEO, led by a CEO Transition Committee chaired by Mariana Bugallo-Muros and supported […]

Faithful Servant Leader Retires After 15 Years at Nonprofit Leadership Center

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Lorraine Faithful retires from the nonprofit sector after decades of life-changing work Did you know that when the Nonprofit Leadership Center started, we were called the Management Assistance Program? Most people don’t remember that, but 15-year NLC staff member Lorraine Faithful was there from the beginning. “I loved coming into NLC on the ground level,” […]

Experienced Banking & Finance Leader Joins Nonprofit Leadership Center Team

The Nonprofit Leadership Center is pleased to announce that Amarela Peqini has joined the organization as our new business operations manager. In this role, she will manage the operations, finances and certain human resources functions for NLC. “I’m looking forward to working with Team NLC and supporting the many nonprofit organizations and leaders we serve by ensuring […]

Experienced Trainer and Facilitator Joins NLC as New Program Director

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Today, we’re pleased to announce that Meriel Martínez has joined the Nonprofit Leadership Center as our new program director, effective March 30, 2021. In this role, she will help develop and implement NLC learning experiences and programs, with an emphasis on small-group leadership circles that bring leaders together who share similar roles or goals to […]

Tess Plotkin Joins Team NLC

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What do art and the nonprofit sector have in common? As an avid advocate for the arts, Tess Plotkin believes they both have the capacity to heal, build community and solve problems even when there aren’t obvious solutions. Today, we’re pleased to announce that Tess Plotkin has joined the Nonprofit Leadership Center as our new […]

10 Questions with Nonprofit Leadership Center CEO Emily Benham

As a nonprofit that exists to support other nonprofits, the Nonprofit Leadership Center believes that the best lessons come from nonprofit leaders themselves. Developing and connecting nonprofit leaders to strengthen organizations and our community starts with celebrating and elevating others who are doing exceptional work to improve lives, change outcomes and enhance our world. We’re […]