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Beyond the Bio: Lizzy Reinholt

by Lydia Swann
Lizzy Reinholt, a life-long Mainer and former staff member of Maine Association of Nonprofits, has years of experience working with high level political candidates, CEOs, and organizational leaders on public speaking, messaging and debate preparation. To help you get to know this MANP presenter, we asked Lizzy the following questions. Hometown? Cornville, Maine. What’s something we […]

Beyond the Bio: Kristen Kellner, Dog Lover

by Lydia Swann
Kristen Kellner is the Chief Learning Officer at KMA Human Resources Consulting. A seasoned human resources professional, Kristen’s unique background includes experience in training and development with additional expertise in the areas of customer service, training, leadership and organizational development, team effectiveness, group facilitation, and more. To help you get to know this MANP presenter, we […]

Beyond the Bio: Katie Mae Simpson, Speed Walker

by Lydia Swann
Katie Mae Simpson is Membership Manager at the Maine Association of Nonprofits. Before joining MANP she worked in the nonprofit and political fields for her entire career, including stints at Planned Parenthood and as Director of Emerge Maine. To help you get to know this MANP staffer and presenter, we asked Katie Mae the following questions. Hometown? […]

Beyond the Bio: Bill Bayreuther, Avid Outdoorsman

by Lydia Swann
Bill Bayreuther, CFRE, is a grant writing consultant to nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and corporations in New England and beyond. His comprehensive services help clients to obtain sustainable general operating support and project, organizational capacity building, and capital funding from foundation, corporate, and government sources. His grant proposals have won funding for internationally acclaimed river restoration […]

Beyond the Bio: Bob Keteyian, Pirate King

by Lydia Swann
Robert V. Keteyian, M.Ed. is a communication specialist and the author of Do You Know What I Mean?—Discovering Your Personal Communication Style, which offers a unique, in-depth approach to conversational dynamics, problem-solving, and successful collaboration. With over 30 years of experience, Bob has developed a wide ranging consulting practice, helping people have important/difficult conversations, developing […]

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

by Lydia Swann
In honor of National Volunteer Week, we would like to recognize and thank our volunteer presenters who have cumulatively donated over 500 hours of their time and expertise in the past year. Because of their commitment to strengthening Maine’s nonprofit sector, we were able to educate and engage over 1,000 participants through MANP’s education programs. As a small token of […]

Beyond the Bio: Alyssa Wright

by Lydia Swann
Alyssa Wright is an artist, activist, and the CEO of Wright Consulting.  She has worked with over 25 different international NGOs in her 7+ years of experience as a social change fundraiser. Alyssa has supported and coached the direction of $25+ million to organizations launching or growing Major Gifts Programs, mostly in the fields of women’s […]

Get to Know Greg Csikos

by Lydia Swann
Gregory Csikos, CPA, CFE,  is an Assurance Manager at Purdy Powers & Company, a Friend of MANP. He is one of our newest volunteer presenters, offering an upcoming webinar: The Auditors Are Coming! How to Get Ready For Their Annual Visit.  Greg is an auditor and business advisor with over seven years of experience helping nonprofit entities, […]

Get to Know Jeff Wahlstrom

by Lydia Swann
Jeff Wahlstrom is managing director of Starboard Leadership Consulting. He has more than 30 years of hands-on experience as a nonprofit leader, board member, and consultant to an extensive list of clients, large and small, throughout Maine. He regularly provides counsel to boards on governance best practices, succession and transition planning, and strategic planning. Jeff […]

Calling all young nonprofit professionals!

by Lydia Swann
Hi. My name is Lydia and I am a millennial. Yes, I am glued to my phone, used to live in my parents’ basement, and expect things to happen instantaneously. I also work at a nonprofit and am passionate about trying to make the world a better place. As Training Program Manager at MANP I […]