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More About Me

I bring a unique blend* of high-level strategic thinking and in-the-weeds, tactical knowledge, drawing on significant on-the-ground experience and results, to help you and your organization thrive!

* like the combination of an apricot and a plum ... an aprium!

A subset of the client projects I've led:

  • Salary benchmarking

  • Comprehensive compensation redesign

  • Performance review system design

  • Employee Handbook creation (including all associated policies)

  • Employee listening, engagement and retention

  • Audit of HR & Talent systems

  • Leadership team coaching & facilitation

  • Onboarding design

  • Competency mapping and career pathway design

  • Job description and hiring process design

  • Collective bargaining support

  • HRIS implementation support

  • 30+ clients span the nonprofit sector (education, health & human services, employment & workforce development, legal, nonprofit consulting) and range in size from 5 to 1,000+ employees

A subset of the roles I've held and initiatives I've led within nonprofits:

  • Member of Senior Leadership Team of 200-person organization

  • Led management’s negotiations of first & subsequent Collective Bargaining Agreements; point of contact for union

  • Designed and conducted biannual staff satisfaction survey

  • Founded Teacher Residency program

  • Implemented new HR Information System including Payroll

  • Conducted compensation redesigns for unionized and non-unionized staff

  • Project managed high-stakes, complex, organization-wide initiatives with many stakeholders (e.g., COVID-19 response, new school openings)

  • Co-led organization-wide DEI priority as white co-conspirator

  • Designed performance review systems

  • Increased nonprofit fundraising revenue 50% over 3 years and led annual gala

Career and education specifics:

  • 5 years at Envision Education as Chief People Officer leading Talent & HR, Development & Communications, and Enrollment & Growth

  • 3 years at Summit Public Schools leading Growth & Facilities, Educational Partnerships, and Adult Learning

  • 3 years at the Bridgespan Group doing nonprofit strategy consulting

  • MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University

  • BA in Astrophysics from Harvard University

I am also a proud wife and mother of two sweet kids.

Let's have a free 30-minute chat to see how I can help you

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