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Jan Glick

A nationally recognized nonprofit leader and consultant, Jan has devoted more than 25 years to refining a model approach to facilitate performance improvement for nonprofits and government agencies. Jan specializes in executive leadership transitions, development and coaching, strategic and business planning, and organizational restructuring and mergers. Since founding the firm in 1996, he has played a pivotal role in transforming the organizational performance of hundreds of clients in the nonprofit and government sectors. He has strengthened ineffective programs and departments, developed ...

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Laura Hitchcock

Laura Hitchcock has worked with local, state, national and international organizations across multiple sectors, including human services, health, public health, housing, environment, and transportation. Her 25 years of consulting and executive leadership experience includes guiding strategy and program development, multi-organization advocacy and policy strategies, development and communications, and organizational systems analysis and improvement. She has led and facilitated partnerships to advocate for over $40 million in public operating investments and systems reform in human services, homelessness ...

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Liz Braun

With over 30 years of nonprofit leadership and consulting experience, Liz specializes in leading, improving and restructuring programs serving at risk populations.  During several eras of major economic and cultural changes, Liz has focused on agency stabilization and viability through an emphasis on diversifying funding streams, restructuring programs and services, creating internal efficiencies, and establishing new partnership relationships.  As a trained accreditor with the Council on Accreditation, Liz created and improved quality assurance processes within the organizations she served, ...

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Ingrid Kirst

Ingrid’s consulting focuses on strengthening nonprofit leadership especially during transitions. Her popular Successful Transitions cohort program has helped many organizations plan for the development of future leaders through comprehensive succession planning. She has also provided executive search services so that organizations in transition can hire the right leader for them. Ingrid's consulting work has served organizations in the areas of domestic violence, advocacy, social services, the arts, immigrant rights, and many more. She is also a trained facilitator and board trainer. Prior ...

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Judith Olsen

Judith is an experienced nonprofit executive and banker.  Her focus for the last 25 years has been on community development and lending for community projects that includes affordable housing and community facilities.  Judith’s early career focused on investments where she ran a trading desk for a regional bank.  Judith successfully led a community bank out of an order for sustainable noncompliance for CRA issued by the FDIC.  This allowed the bank to expand through mergers, ultimately that bank was purchased by Wells Fargo. Judith was the President of Impact Capital, a Community Development ...

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Heyward Watson

Heyward Watson has served in executive leadership roles in both the non-profit and for-profit arenas for over 30 years. An innovative and growth-focused executive, Heyward began consulting for nonprofits in 2015. Building on his early career in operational banking, Heyward served as the Executive Director of Impact Capital, a Community Development Financial Institution, from 2006-2011, where he was able to stabilize an organization in distress, both financially and programmatically; and introduced improvements to reestablish an affiliation with a national funder. Heyward led the organization ...

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We are proud to be part of the Third Sector Company Alliance of nonprofit professionals whose mission
is to foster a continuity of leadership across the sector. Third Sector Company provides access to top
expertise across the sector for an Executive Leadership portfolio of services. Through our alliance with
Third Sector, we are pleased to be able to connect JGA clients and other nonprofit leaders to their
tremendously effective Board Chairs Academy program and interim executive training and placement
services .