From the Source maintains collaborative
relationships with many of the leading consultants and practitioners
in the philanthropic, nonprofit and sustainable development fields.
We build teams of experts drawn from our colleagues to assure that
each client and each situation receive the very best and most
A select sample follows.
Thomas Backer, PhD., President,
Human Interaction Research Institute (HIRI). Dr. Backer, a
consultant and the leader of the nonprofit HIRI, specializes in
nonprofits, communities and funders meet the challenges of innovation
and change. The research and interventions he directs cover the
spectrum of systems change–finding what works, getting it used, and
determining whether it works in a new setting. HIRI has done
pioneering work about the dissemination of innovations and the
evaluation of human service programs. Projects span a wide range of
nonprofits in health, human services, and the arts.
Deborah Bussel, President, Bussel
Deborah Bussel has over twenty years of
experience in the nonprofit, philanthropic and public relations
fields. She specializes in family philanthropy; foundation start-ups;
strategic philanthropy; and the development and analysis of
cutting-edge philanthropic and nonprofit data.
Barbara Garrett has spent 31
years with Applica, Inc., most recently as senior vice president.
During that time she has become an expert at corporate community
relations, nonprofit fundraising and political advocacy. She has been
a leading force in the development of the Greater Miami Prosperity
Campaign, a public advocacy effort to increase the use of the Earned
Income Tax Credit, and its replication throughout Florida.
president and a founder of Managance, whose mission is strengthening
the management of socially responsible organizations to enhance
performance that changes lives and communities. Managance is about
clarifying aspirations for making a difference, and connecting the
vision with the right systems, practices, tools and talent to make the
impact. Core business areas include executive leadership transition
and strategic planning and organization development. (http://www.managance.com)
Hughes, M.L.S., President, Information Resource Center,
With ten years of library and database experience, Kimberly Hughes,
President of IRC, has assisted numerous organizations design and
implement information management systems. IRC specializes in helping
companies and organizations design and implement effective data base
management systems, library collections, web sites and conducts
custom-tailored research projects. (http://www.informationresourcecenter.com)
Kathleen A. Shea, Ph.D. and Blanca Gálvez,
International Associates for Marketing (IAM, Inc.).
Dr. Shea and Ms. Gálvez are
Principals in IAM, Inc., a professional services firm whose core
competencies include Marketing & Communication, Applied Research &
Analyses, and Project Management. A Small Business Support Services
division also provides Accounting & Bookkeeping. Founded in 1984, the
firm has a solid track record in achieving desired results. The
firm's core competencies draw from the principals' backgrounds in
Healthcare Marketing, Management, Community Relations, Education, and
Research. Clients have included corporate, private, and government
agencies and organizations in both the USA and Latin America.
Barrie Pribyl, President and CEO,
Barrie Pribyl & Co. Barrie Pribyl & Co. is an independent
consulting firm specializing in management and organizational
development issues for start-up and mid-level nonprofit organizations
and the turnaround of organizations or programs in trouble. She is
nationally known within the field of organized philanthropy as a
meeting facilitator and conference and seminar planner. Current and
recent clients include The Kresge Foundation, The Ford Foundation and
the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. She is also the
owner of ABCD Books, an antiquarian bookstore in Camden, Maine (www.