My Mission: I help small and grassroots nonprofit organizations make a difference, raise money to fund their work, and engage the communities they serve.

East African Rural Development Foundation 's well-building project

My Focus:  I show resource-strapped organizations how to achieve their goals with more imagination and moxie than money. 

Fundraiser fun

My Experience & Education - Highlights
  • 25 years of experience
  • Consultant since 2003
  • Experience includes: 
           - social change organizing (community, tenant, and labor),
           - fund development,
           - strategic planning,
           - communications,
           - volunteer and board development, and
           - organizational management.

  • Work has been covered by numerous major Seattle and Chicago print, television, and radio media
  • Publications: My work has appeared in the Seattle Times, the Stranger (SLOG), Crosscut, OpEd News, the Puget Sound Business Journal, the Tacoma News Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun Times,and more.
  • Teaching experience includes workshops and classes at the University of Washington, The Evergreen State College, Highline Community College, and South Seattle Community College.
  • Education: University of Chicago - Master's Degree in Social Service Administration

Raising money and raising recycling-consciousness