Retirement of Steve Koller

Steve Koller

Steve Koller

Stephen J. Koller has retired from an illustrious 12-year career with NESC. Steve held the position of Senior Vice President for Government, Education and Religion Sectors as well as an active member in several aspects of the management of the organization.  Continue reading

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20th Annual Arts Reception


Special Guest Speaker The Honorable Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs
at the 20th Annual Arts Reception

NESC held its 20th Annual Arts Reception on November 5, at the Salmagundi Club in New York.  The special guest speaker was The Honorable Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner of New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Continue reading

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Anne Finn Appointed Executive Vice President of NESC

Anne Finn Executive Vice President, NESC

Anne Finn
Executive Vice President, NESC

At the September 9th meeting of the NESC Board, the directors appointed Anne Finn Executive Vice President of NESC. Continue reading

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NESC Honors Kenneth G. Bartels at 10th Annual Gala Dinner

Kenneth G. Bartels, Honoree of NESC's 10th Annual Gala Dinner

Kenneth G. Bartels
Honoree of NESC’s 10th Annual Gala Dinner

Kenneth G. Bartels, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the real estate investment firm Paxton Properties, Inc. and an active leader of nonprofit organizations and educational institutions, was the honoree at NESC’s 10th Annual Gala Dinner celebration, held at The Yale Club of New York City on October 28, 2014. Continue reading

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Our Work with Board of Education Featured on Westport News

NESC Consultant Bill Brautigam and Regional Director of SWCT Deborah Brennan

“Bill Brautigam (left) and Deborah B. Brennan of the National Executive Service Corps at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. The group was hired by the board to come up with cost-saving ideas for the school system’s budget. Photo: Anne M. Amato / westport news”

“A consulting firm was hired by the Board of Education Monday night to try to ensure that school budget dollars are being spent efficiently.”

Read the full story at Westport News.

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Our Interns

Mandy Chen NESC Intern

Mandy Chen
NESC Intern

Name: Mandy Chen
School: Cornell University
Year: Class of 2015
Extracurricular: National Organization of Minority Architects Student; Cornell Sustainable Design Research Facility; Thumbnail open forum; Tread Magazine, Tzu Chi Collegiate Association
Plans for the Fall: I will be going back to school to finish my last year of college education.
My NESC experience: At NESC, I gained exposure to the nonprofit world and gained totally new perspectives. I also learned about the many factors that contribute to a success of a management consulting project. It was one of a kind experience that I only wish the semester didn’t end so early.

Ashna Raza NESC Intern

Ashna Raza
NESC Intern

Name: Ashna Raza
School: Francis Lewis High School
Year: Senior (12th grade)
Extracurricular: Arista National Honor Society, Key Club, Track
Plans for the Fall: Adelphi University – Physical Therapy
What do you like the most about NESC: The atmosphere and the company goals. Everyone is so nice and professional. It is evident that NESC leaves a positive impact in communities.

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NESC Members Mentor Boys & Girls Club of Harlem

A group of NESC members are participating in a five-session “Life Cycle Mentoring” program to the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, which meets at the Frederick Douglass Academy on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard.

The first session, co-sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), covered the topic of cyber-bullying.  The second session was held in February, which focused on college.  Club members express enthusiasm for these mentoring efforts.  Future sessions will include career, family, and community service.

The group is led and facilitated Marv Berenblum CEO, who developed the program for the Boys & Girls Club of New Haven as part of Yale University’s annual alumni Day of Service.

Frederick Douglass Academy draws students in grades 6-through-12 from the entire metropolitan area; well over 90% of its graduates go on to college.

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Building a Self-Funding Nonprofit Through Social Impact Investment

Stephen’s Village is a nonprofit in Stamford, Connecticut with a focus on revitalizing marginal neighborhoods by supplying low-cost housing to early-career individuals. NESC was engaged by Stephens Village for the development of an expansion plan to attract social impact investors to Stephens Village II, which will become a real estate investment model that can be easily scaled and replicated, spreading to other cities and communities across the nation. Continue reading

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Reinvigorating Consultant Training

Consultants Donna McNamara and Michael Vaughn are in the midst of a multi-faceted effort to enhance the skills and the caliber of work of NESC personnel.  As Michael explains, “Our desire is to institute reinvigorated training of consultants and staff to get higher effectiveness.” Continue reading

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Welcome Carol McKinney

Carol McKinney SVP & NJ Regional Director

Carol McKinney
SVP & NJ Regional Director

Carol McKinney has been appointed Senior Vice President and Director of NESC’s New Jersey region.  She will join Sharon Genin in managing the organization’s activities in that state. Continue reading

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