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Ain Dah Yung (Our Home) Center, Interim Executive Director/Search. (2009)

Minnesota Housing Partnership, Community Development and Partner with ADYC, Capital campaign/expansion consultant.  (2016)

Allina Health Systems, Meeting facilitation.  (2009)

Alzheimer’s Association, Minnesota- North Dakota.  Business development assessment and implementation. (2006-2007)

American Refugee Committee (ARC), Director of development and public affairs. (1989 – 1991)

Amicus, Resource and organizational consultant.  Various staff positions. (1994 – 2003)

Animal Ark, Interim Executive Director.  (2014-2015)

Augustana Homes, Meeting facilitator.  (2015)

Austin (Texas) Homeless Youth Coordinators Association, Strategic Planning, Meeting facilitation. (2004) (2011)

Big Brothers and Sisters of Greater Minneapolis, Strategic resource development consultant. (1995)

Brandt Criminal Defense, Organizational development consulting/facilitation. (2017-2018)

Center for Grief, Management and strategic planning consultant. (1999 – 2000)

Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT), Resource Development planning. (2002 – 2003)

Center for Sexuality and Religion, Organization development and strategic planning counsel and national office set-up consultant.  (1998) (1999) (2000) (2001)

Children’s Mental Health Collaborative of Hennepin County, Coordinator and Team Leader for LCTS funds for children’s mental health.  (2008-2018)

Chorus America, Board development and fundraising consultant. (1991)

Church of St. Stephen, Major gift solicitation, capital campaign consulting and training. (2003)

Clare Housing, Major gifts consulting. (2008-2009)

Classical Academy, Emergency and fundraising consultant. (1992)

Community Shares Minnesota, Coach for transitioning staff leaving Community Shares. (2007)

Community Shares USA, Interim Leadership Consultation. (2007)

Community Involvement Programs (CIP), Resource development and communications consultant. (1996-2001)

CONNECT, US/USSR, Strategic planning consultant. (1992)

CornerHouse, Meeting facilitation. (2014)

District 202, Major gifts development work; feasibility studies. (2004 – 2005)

Faith’s Lodge, Interim Executive Director/Search. (2011-2012)

Family Means, Strategic planning consultant, board meeting facilitation. (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)

Farmers Legal Action Group, strategic planning consultant. (2013)

Federal Public Defenders Office in Minnesota, Staff team building retreat facilitation. (2008)

Freeport West, Organizational Development consulting. (2008-2009)

Friends of the Arts of St. Louis Park, Strategic planning and community arts consolidation. (1997 – 1998)

Goodwill/Easter Seals, Program evaluation and community investment strategies.  (2009-2010)

Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Interim Executive Director/Search consultant. (2007-2008)

Hearthstone of Minnesota, Marketplace assessment and business plan development.  Resource development assistance. (2001 – 2002)

Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Fundraising consultant. (1983)

Hennepin County, Feasibility study for the sustainability and creation of a charitable foundation. (2006)

Hennepin County Community Corrections, Organizational Development consultant. (2005)

Hennepin County Juvenile Probation, Organizational consultant/functional systems and management analysis.  (2004-2005)

Hennepin South Services Collaborative (HSSC), Family Service Collaborative Coordinator of LCTS funds.  (2010, 2012-2018)

Herald of Faith, Inc., Fund raising consulting. (2001)

Heroes and Dreams Foundation, New product development and marketing consulting. (2004)

Hope House, OD consultant.  (2016)

Hopkins Early Learning Center (HELC), Executive Search consulting. (2018)

International Service Agencies (ISA), Business development consultant. (1994)

Kellogg Action Lab College of Consultants.  Member of a nationwide network of chosen consultants to improve the performance, effectiveness and financial sustainability of U.S. based WK Kellogg Foundation grantees.  (2007-2010)

Lifeworks, Strategic resource development planning and capital campaign consulting. (2007-2008, 2011, 2012)

Little Brothers/Friends of the Elderly, strategic planning consultant. (2012, 2014 2018)

Management Assistance Project (MAP), Loaned executive. (1990)

Mano A Mano International Partners, Organizational development, resource development and communications development consultation and implementation. (2001 – 2003)

Mental Health Resources (MHR), Organizational and strategic planning consultant.  (2016-2017)

Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota, Strategic planning consultant.  (2013)

Metro Youth Services Redesign Council (MYSRC), Organizational development planning and assistance. (2009-2010)

Minneapolis Adult Basic Education, Program review, analysis, planning consultant. (2007-2008, 2010, 2015-2016)

Minneapolis Community Education, Minneapolis Public Schools, Meeting facilitator.  (2016)

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, Development consultant. (1994 – 1996)

Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP), Resource development and agency restructuring and coaching. (2005)

Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), consultant.  (2015)

Minnesota Autism Center, Organizational development consultant. (2015)

Minnesota Correctional Education Foundation (MCEF), Design, create and lead all organizational systems, plans and implementations for new charitable foundation.  Organizational Consultant, Founding Director and President. (2004 – 2005)

Minnesota Council on Economic Education, Major/individual gifts consulting. (2007)

Minnesota Department of Education, Facilitator for retreats on defining Quality for out-of-school time. (2008-2009)

Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Office of Justice Programs, Anti-gang community needs assessment. (2009)

Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI), Capital campaign consultant. (1991)

Minnesota Fathers & Family Network (MFFN), Strategic planning, interim executive director, executive search. (2007-2008, 2011)

Minnesota Food Shelf Association/Minnesota Food Share, State-wide consultant on marketing and development trends/systems to directors from across the state. (1997)

Minnesota Youth Intervention Programs Association (YIPA), Strategic planning consulting; business plan development, fund raising strategies.  (2010)

Minnesota Youth Services Association (MYSA), Organizational redesign of agency programs and infrastructure. (2006-2007)

Minnesota Zoo Foundation, Major Gifts Systems Assessment and coaching. (2005)

Minnetonka Family Collaborative, Minnetonka, Minnesota.  LCTS coordinator of community funds.  (2009-2013)

The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY), Strategic planning, retreat facilitation and organizational consulting. (2001-2013)

No Place Like Home Communities, Resource Development consulting. (2003 – 2004)

Northwest Youth and Family Services, Agency Diversity planning consultation. (2009)

One Voice Mixed Chorus, Fund raising counsel. (2001)

Oasis for Youth, strategic planning consultant. (2013-2014)

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, (PFLAG), Washington D.C.  Public relations consultant for Project Open Mind. (1996-1997)

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of St. Paul & Minneapolis, (PFLAG), Strategic planning consultant. (1997, 1999)

Perspectives Family Center, Agency consultant and Associate Director. (1999 – 2004)

Praxis, Strategic planning. (2010)

PRISM, Capital campaign consultant & coach.  (2017)

Project Pathfinder, Strategic planning, development systems audit and planning. (2004 – 2005)

Ramsey County Historical Society, Development systems audit and work plans. (2001 – 2002)

Reach for Resources, Strategic planning retreat facilitation. (2005)

Relate Counseling, Executive Search consultant.  (2015)

Resource Center of the Americas, Closure and transitional planning and consulting.  (2007)

Rural AIDS Action Network, (RAAN) Interim executive director and organization development assessment consultant/search consultant. (2005 – 2006) (2013-2014)

Safe Haven, Strategic planning; development systems consultant; transition consultant. (2005-2006, 2010)

Scholarship America, Meeting facilitator.  (2012)

Second Harvest Heartland, Organization Development consulting and campaign facilitation. (2010)

Sentencing to Service Homes, Hennepin County.  Business plan development for government program. (2006)

Sensible Land Use Coalition, Strategic planning consulting.  (2017)

SHEA (Suburban Hennepin Executives Association), OD consultant.  (2016-2017)

St. Croix Valley Disability Coalition, Strategic planning consultant. (2009-2010)

St. David’s Child Development and Family Services, Community Relations assessments, implementation and management. (2003 – 2004)

St. Louis Park Housing Authority, Organization development and strategic planning consultant. (1998)

St. Louis Park Community Foundation, Organizational consultant and Founding President. (2002, 2003, 2005-2007)

St. Louis Park School Board, Retreat facilitation and annual work plans. (2000)

St. Stephens Human Resources, Major gifts systems assessment, coaching, agency analysis. (2003, 2006, 2010)

Teens Alone, Strategic planning and work plan implementation. (2007-2009)

Teenwise, Strategic planning consultant. (2012)

Ten Thousand Things Theater, Capital campaign consulting. (2009-2010)

Theater de la Jeune Lune, Development department and systems assessment and planning. (2002)

Theater Mu, Strategic Planning consulting. (2001 – 2002)

The Alliance for Families and Children of Hennepin County, Coordinator. (2006-2018)

The Aliveness Project, Interim executive director and search consultant.  (2015-2016)

The Bridge for Youth, Interim development department supervision and consulting. (2008)

The Dwelling in the Woods, Resource development consultant. (2006)

The English Learning Center (ELC), Acting Executive Director, Strategic planning, organizational development consulting. (2002 – 2003)

The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches (GMCC), Interim President and CEO.  (2016-2018)

Weed & Seed Program, Program/process evaluation. (2007)

The Link, Interim Executive Director/Search consultant. (2013)

The McKnight Foundation, Organizational and Intermediary consultant. (2006-2012)

Minnesota Youth Policy Framework Initiative

Governor’s Afterschool Summit

Youth Homelessness Funders Group

Ready for K


Tubman Family Alliance (formerly Family Violence Center), Development systems assessment, institutional audits, strategic planning, management team consulting support. (2000 – 2001)

Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir, Strategic planning consultant. (2008)

Unity Church Unitarian, Organizational assessment and resource development strategic planning consultant and Capital Campaign consultant. (1998, 1999)

Voyageur Outward Bound School, Director of development. (1985 – 1989); Pro bono consulting. (2012-2013)

Walker Health Systems, Director of marketing. (1984 – 1985)

Wayside House, development plans, feasibility study, executive search and development consultant. (2002, 2004, 2006)

West 7th Community Center, Strategic planning, executive search services and resource development systems assistance. (1991, 2006)

WeCAB (Community Area Busing), Strategic planning consultant. (2015)

WeCAN, (Western Communities Action Network) Strategic planning. (2010, 2015-2016)

Wilderness Inquiry, Resource Development system assessments consultant. (1998)

Youth Community Connections (YCC), Strategic planning consultant. (2007-2008)

Youth Serving Network (YSN), Planning consultant. (2008)

YWCA of Minneapolis, Organizational Development consultant. (2012, 2013, 2014-2015)

Zeitgeist, Strategic resource development planning with an emphasis on major gifts. (2003-2004)