Hi there! I am a passionate, results-oriented leader with proven success in community involvement programs, philanthropy, management and fundraising. I am also a dynamic public speaker and interpersonal communicator who inspires and motivates others to take action and achieve goals. I consistently build long-term, mission-driven relationships, and I employ expertise in strategic thinking to create successful outcomes. I am fiercely committed to sustaining the role of non-profit organizations in community service and establishing mutually...
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With strong experience in CSR and non-profit management, I work with companies of all sizes to align their philanthropy and employee volunteer programs with their business goals and with non-profits to make the most effective use of donor dollars and cultivate their internal strengths. A particular area of my expertise is helping companies and non-profits work together to achieve mutually beneficial goals.
Prior to founding CCIntersections, I worked with EF (formerly Entrepreneurs Foundation) for six years, both in the Bay Area and in Portland, OR. I was with EF Northwest for four years, serving as Executive Director and Community Involvement Director where I initiated and developed programs with EF companies in Portland that leveraged more than $9 million for community benefit. In the true spirit of entrepreneurship, I facilitated a merger with Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, where EF Northwest now lives and continues its work.
Subsequently, I joined EF in the Bay Area where I was the Director of Community Programs for two years. In this role, I worked with companies to develop, implement and grow comprehensive, strategic programs that reflect their commitment to the community publicly and meet their needs internally. Additionally, I managed a variety of specific community involvement projects and consulted on philanthropic decision-making within the companies.
Before joining EF, I worked for six years as the executive director of Full Esteem Ahead, a non-profit...
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President and Corporate Responsibility Consultant
2012 - Present
CCIntersections works with companies to develop, expand and implement their Corporate Responsibility (CR) / Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. We also work with non-profits to maximize...
EF Bay Area
Director of Community Programs
2010 - 2012
Multi-national organization managing corporate community involvement and philanthropic programs
? Consult with businesses after a liquidity event about the distribution of charitable funds that...
President and Director of Community Invovlement
2007 - 2010
Northwest organization managing corporate community involvement and philanthropic programs
? Empowered small, growing companies to integrate a world-class standard of corporate social...