Easing Transitions, Preparing for Success

Nonprofit Management Transitions

While many organizations are able to put together solid succession plans to replace their leadership, other changes happen when planning hasn’t occurred. Our consultants can help your board of directors and other staff plan and figure out what you really need. Whether this is assessing current position descriptions and responsibilities or changing organizational structure; our consultants will work with you to make the transition as easy as possible.  Making sure your organization is ready for new leadership can position your nonprofit for success.

Jennifer Skolaski walked through our doors during a transitional time of leadership within the organization. The four months prior we averaged a staff turnover of 44% leaving gaps of information in vital parts of our non-profit. At the end of Jennifer’s first day she had a schedule of what needed to happen and when it should be done. Her first priority was to sit and talk to each staff person to get to know who we were and how our mission statement applied to the practical world. When Jennifer’s contract ended, we were organized and in a better position to tell our mission to the community. Our staff considers Jennifer to be part of our team. Jennifer is professional, intelligent, kind, caring, and a wonderful sense of humor. We plan on bringing Jennifer back time and time again.
— Rachel Youngquist, Past Interim Executive Director Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities

Jennifer Skolaski had an extraordinary impact on our organization and built a strong and lasting foundation for development at both the staff and board levels. Her insights, ideas and advice have certainly put the Zoo in a stronger position. The fundraising plan she developed for us is helping us reach our goals and is putting us on a solid foundation to ensure that our organization is successful in its mission. Jennifer is a pleasure to work with and would be an asset to any organization seeking exceptional skills and fresh thinking on development funding options.
— Anna Reynolds, Past Executive Director Henry Vilas Zoo