#GivingTuesday – Are You In?

Happy #GivingTuesday‬!

Did you know that every donation made to NESC this month will be matched to our current challenge grant? See below for a snapshot of our work. Click here to donate to NESC, the nonprofit that is dedicated to empowering other nonprofits.




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September Consultant Lunch and Learn

9/16/15 Lunch

A big thanks to all the consultants who attended this week’s Lunch and Learn session. Over 18 consultants shared their experience and advice over lunch. Featured consultants from left to right: Saadia Zehra, Jerry Schiller, Joe Townsend, and Dave Mollen.

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6 Steps to Winning Branding

Branding Infographic

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Welcome Mark Evens!

Mark Evens, SVP, Executive Search – CT

NESC is pleased to announce that Mark Evens has been appointed Senior Vice President of Executive Search, Connecticut, effective July 1, 2015. In this capacity, Mr. Evens will oversee all aspects of NESC’s Executive Search business in the region. Continue reading

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Special Guest at the Consultant Lunch & Learn

Big thanks to Anne Miller, Presentation & Sales Specialist / Author / Coach, for teaching our consultants the art of making presentations effective and engaging!

Lunch & Learn Forum

Consultant Lunch & Learn Forum

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Organizational Assessments: A Solution to the Questions That Keeps Some Nonprofit Leaders Awake At Night

Post by Bill McAndrews, SVP and Regional Director of Long Island

When meeting with nonprofit leaders, I often ask: “What keeps you awake at night?

To this, many nonprofit leaders respond that they wonder whether their organization is structured to maximize potential. For example:

  • Do I have the right people in the right place doing the right things at the right time?
  • Are there organizational weaknesses that could pose a risk to success and, even more serious, the survival of the organization?
  • How can I improve the organization’s performance, especially in a time when the operating environment is changing and resources are dwindling?

One way NESC has helped a number of organizations find solutions to these questions is through performing an Organizational Assessment. Continue reading

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Bacchus and Strauss Join NESC Board

Frank Bacchus

Frank Bacchus

Burt Strauss

Burton Strauss, Jr.

Frank Bacchus and Burton Strauss, Jr. have joined NESC’s Board of Directors. Continue reading

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Welcome Diane Blum, LMSW

Diane Blum, SVP of Social Services

Diane Blum, LMSW
Sr. SVP of Social Services

Please welcome Diane Blum, new Senior Vice President of NESC’s New York Social Services sector.

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Fine Tuning NESC’s Marketing

Marty Mitchell, CMO of Bodden Partners, was the featured speaker at a Consultant Lunch & Learn Session.

Marty Mitchell, CMO of Bodden Partners, was the featured speaker at a Consultant Lunch & Learn Session.

NESC has engaged Bodden Partners, an independent Madison Avenue marketing agency, to revitalize the NESC brand and to develop a program to enhance awareness of NESC among various audiences.
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Staff Spotlight: Meet Our Intern

Sugandhi Tanwar NESC Intern

Sugandhi Tanwar
NESC Intern

Name: Sugandhi Tanwar
School: Baruch College. Masters in Public Administration (MPA), School of Public Affairs. Within the program I specialized in Policy Analysis and Evaluation. My Capstone (Final thesis) was on Healthcare and the Immigrant Population
Year: Class of 2014
Extracurricular Activities/Hobbies: I enjoy cooking and baking. I most often cook Indian along with Asian food occasionally. I also enjoy doing Zumba as an exercise.
Plans for 2015: My coursework in policy research at Baruch has inspired me to pursue a doctoral degree in public policy for which I will be applying next year.
My NESC Experience: Supporting research tasks for consulting projects and provide administrative support in events like the Annual Gala Dinner and Arts Reception.

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