We know when it’s time to pull in industry experts to best serve an organization. These rock stars are considered part of the family. We’ve tapped into their expertise and professionalism for decades; often sub-contracting services or referring them directly to clients. Their talent helps us provide top products and services to nonprofits in the most economical way, and each of these top-shelf pros has worked with nonprofits their entire career. Our clients love them, and you will too.
Keith Roberts, Zenman Productions
Marketing, Web Development, Branding
Keith Roberts is an exceptional artist, designer, and developer. He is a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography. He has been working as a designer for nineteen years and as a photographer for more than twenty. His inventive concepts unfailingly result in visually pleasing, informative and provoking connections that penetrate to the target audience, ultimately resulting in sales. Keith’s passion for the arts and community is obvious through his commitment to non-profits. He utilizes a five-step process to maximize efficiency on every project and ensure the highest possible return on investment for our clients. The results speak for themselves. He’s been an integral part of the NPR team on numerous web development and marketing projects for clients, serving industries ranging from building sciences to performing arts and the health care industry.
Katie Yearby – Site Selection and Destination Management
Katie serves our clients through Prestige, a single-source connection to a global network of high-quality resorts, hotels, and destination management companies (DMCs). Katie serves as our account manager; providing expert representation to a luxury portfolio of resorts, hotels, and DMCs. Katie works with all Nonprofit Resources clients to ensure the best venue, the best rates and fully manages the contract process for all events from small Board meetings or training events, to national conferences.
Greg Cortopassi, Catalyst Training Services
Strategic Planning, Facilitation, Growth Catalyst
Through Greg Cortopassi‘s extensive experience in business development and process facilitation for more than 30 years, he has earned a reputation for being a highly effective Personal and Organizational Catalyst. He specializes in upgrading leadership practices, strengthening teamwork, and increasing Response-Ability to change, which together result in unleashed creativity to deliver greater value for service. His insights in organizational dynamics generate practical solutions to common challenges in business. Greg has been on the forefront of assisting people and organizations to activate their innate potential in the mainstream for over 34 years. His pioneering ventures have attracted over 200 media interviews around the world, and Greg has given more than 3,000 presentations in hundreds of companies and in more than 1300 schools. Using his charisma, quick wit, and history of “walking his talk,” he is instrumental in creating maximum results for clients of diverse needs and interests. His successes demonstrate the span of his interests and talents: from professional athlete with two national titles, to successful entrepreneur and owner of nine successful businesses, to an in-spirited photographic artist.
S. Lena Cazeaux has worked in non-profit consulting and fundraising for over 20 years. Specialties include strategic planning, grants management, proposal writing, program articulation, development, financial and program assessments, corporate and foundation relations, government grants, fundraising strategies, stewardship, corporate and foundation relations, annual funds, and government proposals. Lena served for ten years in universities, including Arizona State University, Washington State University, and the Colorado School of Mines, and then for the last ten years, with a wide range of non-profit organizations in Colorado and around the country. She presents workshops, board development sessions, and training seminars in grant writing and fundraising – and thoroughly enjoys helping organizations reach their resource development goals. Lena is our most experienced development professional, with more than 25 years of experience in development and fundraising. Her proposal acceptance rate is a whopping 50–60%, compared to the national average of only 7%. When it’s time to bring in the big bucks, Lena’s the one we rely on.
Carrie Howell – Account Executive
Carrie has spent over 16 years in leadership positions with nonprofits and became an executive director at the age of 25. She immediately fell in love with the impact that nonprofits of any size can make when the right structure is in place. Her passion for nonprofits spans from board development to financial viability. She is a recipient of a Brava Award, which honors outstanding female CEOs and she was also touted with the award of the 50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte, NC. Carrie grew up in the Carolinas, and now lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her 4-year-old son and her husband.