Ellen Sturgis has worked in nonprofits for over 30 years, in a variety of sectors and positions. She has served as interim executive director in a variety of situations that called for different needs from that position, and understands that your needs will be both unique and familiar.
The Pandemic put new pressure on every non-profit and every Board and executive director. As you consider staying remote, or developing a hybrid operation, ensure your financial & operational systems are as secure as when you were in the office.
I am available as a part-time CFO, as well as a short term consultant to help you assess and design the best system for your current needs.
As your Interim Director, I will help your organization move through that important transition of Executive Directors.
I'm also available as an experienced (part time) CFO to advise you and your Board
Think about it:
Do your operational systems resemble a crazy quilt?
Does audit time cause you to cringe, much like it did last year?
With 30+ years of nonprofit experience, I can evaluate what your organization needs, and will work with you from design to implementation and not disappear before your staff is fully comfortable
Several Night Heron clients have demonstrated their
creativity in reaching new communities as a result of the Pandemic--I can help you set up systems to enable that creativity!
News & Articles of interest
10-12-20 Top Five Things Every Nonprofit Leader Should Know about Finance
Click here to read my recent contribution to @MassNonprofit's Sector News. A quick read to hand to your board members and senior staff.
2-17-20 Is Crisis Necessary for Change?
Click here to read about my recent experiences with two very different organizations--what do you think? What is the root cause of significant change?