I bring transformational management
expertise to non-profits, elected officials and public organizations
going through changes and operating in challenging environments---turn-arounds,
crisis and interim management, and new start-ups. I can help you develop
realistic plans and processes, and then coach you and your people through their
My specialty is governmental and community relations, and
I can help you craft an appropriate public affairs policy for your organization
that will advocate for your cause, build your financial sustainability and advance your mission. It's all about the intersection of charity and public policy.
Improving Your Message
I help non-profits, elected officials and public agencies increase their effectiveness and refine their messages, using strategic
planning that builds visibility, engages the public, and communicates with key stakeholders and constituencies.
I’ve Been Around and
Can Show You the Ropes
I provide you with the benefits of a network that includes a wealth of
relationships extending across all of Southern California's communities,
constituencies and leaders. I can help you leverage your own connections in service to your vision, mission, goals and objectives.
Politics and Policy
I know how to manage political offices and staff, as well as political and public advocacy campaigns. I am well versed
in the political and public policy issues confronting Southern California, and in the political players here. I can help you figure out the public affairs approach that produces the results you want.
Showing You the Money
Fund development and grant writing is on
everyone's minds these days. I can help you design and implement a
sustainable strategy to build up your board, market your organization, and find and cultivate the people and institutions which will be your
Recruiting and Coaching Your People
I can help you create
qualified and diverse governing boards and workplaces through searches and
recruitment. And then I can "coach" them through the challenges