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Frank Abdale, Founder and Chief Consultant

Abdale Consulting

917.903.6276 | fabdale@abdaleconsulting.com www.abdaleconsulting.com

Areas of Expertise

Strategy development with a specialty in strategic planning and succession planning.

Specific Services

As a facilitator, Frank is known for his ability to design meaningful agendas, draw out the best thinking of all participants and keep meetings on time and on track. As a strategist, he can easily synthesize complex ideas and focus thinking at a high-level, while keeping sight of the details that ultimately ensure viability and success.

Julie Micou Cerf

973.809.4603 | jmcerf@comcast.net

Areas of Expertise

Executive leadership, including strategic and development planning and implementation, program and personnel management, board governance, corporate partnerships, grants, financial management, community relations.

Specific Services

Interim Executive Director assignments for nonprofits undergoing leadership transition.

Janet L. Falk, Principal

Falk Communications and Research

212.677.5770 | janet@janetlfalk.com janetlfalk.com

Area of Expertise

Public relations and marketing communications

Specific Services

Strategy, development and implementation of comprehensive communication plans, including: media relations, press releases, digital content, newsletters, marketing literature, speeches, case studies, annual reports, member communications and more.

Susan Caruso Green, President

Resource Development Network, LLC

908.272.1209 | carusogreenassoc@aol.com resourcedevelopmentnetwork.com

Area of Expertise

Grants

Specific Services

Grant Strategy, Grant Proposal Writing, Grantmaker research, Management of grant proposals, reports and renewals.

Roxanne Greenstein, Principal

Greenstein Consulting Inc.

646.554.8062 | roxannegreenstein@gmail.com roxannegreenstein.com

Area of Expertise

Fundraising Counsel and Board Development

Specific Services

Building a fundraising board, major gifts, strategic development planning, analysis and strengthening of the development office. Interim Director of Development assignments.

Marc W. Halpert, Managing Partner

e-giving and connect2collaborate

203.373.0875 | marchalpert@connect2collaborate.com e-givingonline.com connect2collaborate.com

Area of Expertise

Online secure electronic payments and LinkedIn training for nonprofits

Specific Services

Customized design of e-payments, one-time and recurring, for online donations, event registration, membership renewals, shopping carts for social enterprise products and services; LinkedIn coaching to individuals and group training, to reinforce your brand on your existing website.

Judith Lindenberger, President

The Lindenberger Group, LLC

609.730.1049 | info@lindenbergergroup.com www.lindenbergergroup.com

Area of Expertise

Human Resoures, Training, Executive Coaching

Specific Services

Outsourced HR Support, HR Audits, Employee Handbooks, Job Descriptions, Workplace Surveys, Complaint Investigations, Career Outplacement Training and Coaching, Executive Coaching, Leadership Training, Sexual Harassment Training, Recruitment, Mentoring Programs, 360-Degree Assessment and Feedback

Peter Miragliotta, Jr., President

MASST Associates, LLC

201.681.0761 | pmirag@masstassoc.com www.masstassoc.com

Area of Expertise

Charity Watchdogs and Achievement of Mission Specific Goals and Initiatives

Specific Services

Our exclusive Charity Watchdog Review helps nonprofits increase fundraising by understanding and optimizing their Charity Watchdog Profile. Our proprietary Connecting People, Purpose & Performance process utilizes six easy-to-follow steps to address tactical challenges and program enhancements, including creating and tracking practical key performance indicators and outcome measures.

Tonia Papke, President

MDI Consulting

973.761.6929 | tonia@mdiconsult.com mdiconsult.com

Area of Expertise

Financial management

Specific Services

Outsourced CFO services, design and installation of fund accounting systems, creation of investment policy statements, treasury management, creation of financial policies and procedures manuals.

Wendy Seligson, Principal

Wendy Seligson Consulting

917.225.6418| wendy@wendyseligsonconsulting.com www.wendyseligsonconsulting.com

Areas of Expertise

Organizational development and management.

Specific Services

Working with nonprofits to manage change and improve operations through: organizational assessments; strategic, business and operational planning; implementation assistance; budgeting; coaching and professional development, specializing in work with middle managers; staff training; risk management strategies; scenario planning.

David Shriner-Cahn, President

TEND Strategic Partners

212.731.0770 | david@tendstrategicpartners.com tendstrategicpartners.com smashingtheplateau.com

Area of Expertise

Host of the podcast, Smashing the Plateau

Specific Services

We work with overwhelmed CEOs whose organizations are stuck, unstable, or facing rapid growth. The TEND System™ reduces stress, decreases costly mistakes and implements achievable actions, leading to greater profitability and sustainability.

Sallie Mullins Thompson, Principal

SMT CPA PLLC

212.243.9126  │ smt@wt.net smtcpapllc.com

Area of Expertise

Governance, Insurance, and Compliance  

Specific Services

Governance best practices; Policy and procedure manual; Nominations and Elections; Board training; Health, life, and disability coverages; Federal/state charity laws and regulations; Organizational set-up/establishment; Application for tax-exempt status; and Preparation/filing of tax, informational, and payroll returns/forms

Daniella van Gennep, Principal

Van Gennep Design

212.807.0441, 646.831.9391 │ www.vangennepdesign.com daniella@vangennepdesign.com

Area of Expertise

Graphic Design

Specific Services

As a graphic designer I have worked for over 25 years with non-profit organizations, offering a unique advantage to anyone looking for a new way to communicate their vision, mission and message to the audiences they serve. My goal is to make your work visible through bold, clear design.