Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team Nonprofit Resources July 3, 2015
Our team of professionals offers a well-rounded skill set and demonstrates the highest level of passion for the success of our clients. Building on decades of experience managing nonprofits, we know that when it comes to our clients’ goals and dreams, the sky is the limit!

Kristin Bennett

President & CEO

Kristin has spent the past 28 years sharpening her management skills, specializing in nonprofits. Hired into her first Executive Director role very early in her career, it became apparent right away this would be her life’s work. A Midwestern upbringing equipped Kristin with the optimism, work ethic, and common sense that is crucial to survival and growth. Educated in California, she launched Nonprofit Resources formally in Denver, CO. The company now operates completely virtually with staff in nine states. Kristin holds a widely varied skill set and is always seeking out the next challenge. As her resume shows, she’s got the education and experience to move Nonprofit Resources to a new level as the empty nest years come into focus. She aspires to travel the globe and would do it on horseback if she could.

Emma Bennett, CAE

VP & Account Executive

Emma is growing her professional skillset as the primary event coordinator and standards development expert for Nonprofit Resources. Emma, a South Dakota native, was formally educated at PLNU in San Diego, CA with B.S. in Business Management, double emphasis in Global Business and Nonprofit Management. She studied at the Whangaparaoa College in New Zealand in 2012 and the American School of Business in Paris, France in 2015. In 2022 she received her Certified Account Executive (CAE) certification from ASAE and continues to expand her professional development.

Professionally, Emma excels in the fast-paced and multi-faceted environment that the Association Management sector provides. She cut her teeth for 8+ years in the building performance industry in events, marketing, program and standards management. Emma currently serves as Executive Director for the Wild Bird Feeding Institute, Standards & Event Manager for Residential Energy Services Network, and assists with other national & international associations under the Nonprofit Resources umbrella.

When she’s not traveling or on the road, Emma loves to read, cook, spend quality time with friends and family, and enjoy the great outdoors.

Abbie Boisvert

Administrative Coordinator
Abbie graduated from College of Charleston with a BS in Anthropology in 2016.  Throughout her time in school she worked with multiple non-profit organizations and found joy in helping other people.  After graduation, she worked for the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina in multiple capacities and then for Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center working with external organizations to help make recommendations for children and families in crisis.  She is very excited to start a career with Nonprofit Resources and continue to use the skills and experience she has gained along the way. In her spare time, she is the president of the Charleston Hurricanes Rugby Club and when she is not playing rugby, she enjoys spending time outside with her dog Rosa.

Courtenay Bunner 

Administrative Coordinator

Courtenay attended Missouri State University in Springfield, MO where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. While getting her degree she worked with several nonprofit organizations including hunger-relief charities, child abuse prevention programs, the cystic fibrosis foundation, and more. She is a model associate with respect to friendliness, positivity, energy level, and the ability to get along with peers and managers. Her main guiding principles are hard work and forming long-lasting relationships & connections.  

When she’s not working, you can find Courtenay spending time with her 3 younger siblings or outside with her 2 Labrador Retrievers. She loves to play sand volleyball and attend as many St. Louis sporting events as she can. 

Tom Carbone 

Administrative Coordinator

Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from William Woods University and his Master’s of Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University. His previous work with helping veterans and therapists paved the way for his journey of helping people with the Nonprofit Resources team. He is passionate about building community and professional development through Human Resources and brings that passion to his work with NPR.

Tom enjoys cooking and creative writing in his free time. He also loves spending time with his fiancée and their two kittens, Louis and Loki.

Rebecca Corey

Administrative Coordinator

Becky has been working in the association world for over 16 years and genuinely loves working with associations! She is an experienced professional in association management and is extremely resourceful with a demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize, and manage complex projects.

She has successfully managed all phases of membership, enhancing member value and engagement. During this time, she also has managed the career center, providing important metrics to management, marketing the online career center, and developing new tools to improve the customer experience. Her most valuable benefit to an association is her project management skills that she uses with the group initiatives. She maintains project deadlines and effectively collaborates with volunteers on projects that are important to the organization, such as online tools and competency assessment guidelines for the associations’ membership. She treats all volunteers with professionalism and encourages their involvement to increase the success of a project. Prior to working in an association, Becky worked for companies providing cost analyst expertise to both a publishing and adhesive manufacturer.

Becky graduated from Rider University with a concentration on Business Administration and Health Administration.

Christine Do

Data Coordinator | Account Executive

Christine received her formal education in Political Science and Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego, and a Masters in Public Policy – Data Analytics from Georgetown University. She has always found herself captivated by a passion for helping people achieve their own goals, whether it was through her numerous leadership or volunteer positions with local shelters or other community organizations. With a background in healthcare and policy work, Christine is excited to put into action her love of planning, organization, and implementation to Nonprofit Resources. Christine has extensive experience in digital marketing and data analytics tool, and brings the skills necessary to leverage new platforms to the Nonprofit Resources team. She is always seeking the next challenge, and is eager to innovate. As a California native, she is a big fan of tacos, the Portland Trail Blazers, the Miami Heat, and learning American Sign Language (ASL) in her free time. 

Gabriela Duron

Administrative Coordinator

Gabriela, more commonly known as Gaby, received her degree in Public Health at Brigham Young University- Idaho. Her coursework in college is what first introduced her to the idea of supporting nonprofit organizations and since that time, she has worked to serve several throughout eastern Idaho. Through her experience working with nonprofit organizations, Gaby has become very familiar with the discipline, attention to detail, and integrity that it takes to keep these valuable agencies running. Together with her husband, Gaby enjoys travelling, canoeing, and trying new restaurants. 

Maria Eide

Graphic Design Coordinator

Maria is a new kid on the block at NPR, but has visited the neighborhood a time or two. While attending Lake Area Technical institute for Photography & Business back in 2015 she helped out with some administrative duties for Nonprofit Resources as well as tagging along to a couple client conventions to do event photography. Now with her permanent spot on the team, she brings with her over six years of graphic arts experience as our new Graphic Design Coordinator. She is excited to expand horizons for the diverse range of NPR clients by providing visual assets that put the fun in functional.

When she’s not feverishly clicking away behind a computer screen, she spends her time with her Husband, Jake, their toddler twins, Jackson and Ellie, and will be welcoming their third child in a few short months. Her favorite things to do include traveling to new places, trying new restaurants, watching live music or sporting events, painting and golf. 

Clara Hedrick

Account Manager

Clara lives in SLC, Utah with her husband and two cats. Clara maintains core values of rigorous honesty, open-mindedness, and compassion-in-action. Her attention to detail, tenacity, and love for a job well done makes Clara a good fit for Nonprofit Resources. Clara enjoys spending spare time trying new restaurants, playing video games, attending concerts, and traveling.

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Emily Hrabik

Administrative Coordinator

Emily received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and spent several years teaching and coaching in Arizona and South Dakota before joining the Nonprofit Resources team. Her passion to help people succeed lights the way in her position as an Administrative Coordinator.

Emily and her husband have three young boys and are active in her small home-town community. She is a coffee and fitness connoisseur and enjoys spending time with family, hanging out at the lake, playing sports, and cheering on her brother and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Michelle Jack

Administrative Coordinator

Michelle attended Lindenwood University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. After completing her education, she began working with local nonprofits in Charleston, South Carolina to help provide services to victims of child abuse, neglect, and human trafficking.

She enjoys being with people and servicing their needs, and her new position at Nonprofit Resources will be an excellent fit. As a new employee, she will be serving as an Administrative Coordinator and assisting in a variety of roles to partner with colleagues and help Nonprofit Resources clients achieve success. In her free time, Michelle enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and crocheting.

Cecilia Malsom

Staff Accountant

Cecilia received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and start working as an Office Manager for her family business. Her professional experience includes HR, Administration, Customer Service, and Finance. She has been working in accounting for a decade, managing accounts payable and receivable, bookkeeping, reconciling accounts and more.

She received her master’s in business administration in 2016 from a Mexican University with Honorable Mention for her thesis, “Transfer of Tacit Knowledge in Organizations”. She is originally from Mexico, living in the Black Hills for five years with her husband and two kids.

She enjoys spending time with her family, go outside in the summer and travel, she is a yoga instructor and teach in person and online classes.

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Jessica McKenna

Administrative Coordinator
Jessica has an extensive background in operations management and customer service. A New Jersey native, she spent many years with a prominent new homebuilder in various areas within the company.  With her strong commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, she provided support to new homebuyers as they went through the exciting process of becoming homeowners. Jessica loves to help others and is always looking to volunteer or donate to local organizations within her community and is delighted to be part of the Nonprofit Resources team. Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and relaxing on the beach.

Kristen Metsch

Account Manager | HR Director
Kristen Metsch is Nonprofit Resources’ newly appointed Human Resource Director. She is an empowering growth leader and culture champion who brings over a decade of experience from a variety of settings. In 2021, she graduated Colorado State University-Global with a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and completed the DEI certificate program from the University of South Florida. She is an advocate for an employee-oriented company culture that maximizes human potential and emphasizes high performance through continuous improvement.

Brittany Quinn

DEIA, HR & Account Manager
Brittany Quinn is the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Program Manager for Nonprofit Resources, as well as an Account Manager for our Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) where she manages their certification program.  After graduating from George Fox University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History, Brittany worked for a nonprofit in Chiang Mai, Thailand, that worked with victims of human trafficking and the commercial sex industry.  She enjoys working with the DEIA Task Force and supporting our staff and clients in this important work. She’s a big fan of the Portland Trail Blazers, Manchester City FC, traveling, her nieces and nephews, and is a firm believer that you can’t own too many books.

Safoora Siddiqui

HR Coordinator

Safoora joined Nonprofit Resources in August of 2022 as an HR Coordinator. Before NPR, she worked as an HR Coordinator at LVT Labs LLC and as a senior technical recruiter at Enthsquare Inc. She has six years of experience in HR altogether. Safoora has a master’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources and Finance.

She currently lives in Dallas with her husband and three beautiful daughters. When she is not keeping busy with work, you can find Safoora with her kids.

Hanif Smith

Account Executive

Hanif earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology. He has spent his career supporting the mission of professional associations, particularly medical specialty associations across the Caribbean. He is proud to have worked with association clients whose missions are consistent with his own desire for a healthier, safer, and more equitable world.

He has a wide range of experience in meeting and event planning; membership recruitment and retention; accounting, governance, and advocacy. His core values of integrity, compassion, empathy, and teamwork align well with the ethos of Nonprofit Resources. Hanif enjoys reading, running, and spending time with his young family.

Marisa Ten Brink

Graphic Designer

Marisa is a graphic designer from South Dakota. She received a B.S. in Graphic Design from South Dakota State University and an M.F.A. in Graphic Design from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has several years of experience volunteering and designing for art and design non-profits and is excited to put that experience to use for Nonprofit Resources. She loves helping organizations communicate effectively through visual media. When not working, she enjoys reading, designing her own typefaces, and traveling.

Kristen Thayer

Account Executive

Kristen, known as Krissy to friends and NPR staff, received her education in Business Marketing and Management at Lake Area Technical Institute. Her experience working with various different industries in the nonprofit world gives her the background to tackle any new project thrown her way.

What makes her the happiest is lending a helping hand wherever she can. Krissy enjoys having the opportunity to learn the many different industries Nonprofit Resources services and looks forward to getting to work with the passionate volunteers in the process.

Krissy’s time outside the office is spent volunteering around her community and chairing the local Action Club. She enjoys the beautiful great outdoors of South Dakota, yes, even in negative degree weather, as much as she can.

Wes Vance

Marketing Coordinator

Wes attended the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Throughout college, he was heavily involved with the student government, Marketing Association, and volunteer work at the local animal shelter. After gradution, he began his career as a sales rep in the manufacturing industry, which allowed him to refine his communication skills and understanding of how businesses and people operate. Now he’s getting back to his roots and using his business experience to provide a well-rounded approach to all things marketing.

When he’s not honing in his marketing skills, you can find Wes at his home in Greenville, SC trying new breweries, hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains with his dogs, or biking around town. 

Rosa Diaz

Director of Drama

Title: Director of Drama

Personality: Athletic, Intelligent, Alert, Talkative, and Curious

Employee Testimonial: “Effective communication is important to all teamwork and Rosa would certainly keep people informed of her thoughts and concerns. So, for the right role I would hire her.” 

Awards and Distinctions: 2023 Nonprofit Resources Mascot

Jojo

Chief Cuddle Officer

Title: Chief Cuddle Officer

Personality: Affectionate, Lazy, Cuddly

Employee Testimonial: “I would not hire Jojo to work for me, she is far too lazy and would totally sleep on the job” 

Awards and Distinctions: 2022 Nonprofit Resources Mascot

Jojo

Chief Cuddle Officer

Title: Chief Cuddle Officer

Personality: Affectionate, Lazy, Cuddly

Employee Testimonial: “I would not hire Jojo to work for me, she is far too lazy and would totally sleep on the job” 

Awards and Distinctions: 2022 Nonprofit Resources Mascot