Emily Davis

Emily Davis Consulting

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2015

About Emily


Emily Davis is the President of Emily Davis Consulting, Fundraising and the Next Generation author; BoardSource Senior Governance Consultant; and 21/64 philanthropic certified advisor. She serves nonprofits and philanthropists on board governance, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, nonprofit startup, multigenerational topics, and more.

Emily has served as a founder, chief executive, board member, grantmaker, staff, and volunteer for grantmaking and direct-service nonprofits. She has her Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and is certified in Real Time Strategic Planning™, Essential Facilitation™, and Technology of Participation Facilitation™. She has been a contributor to several nonprofit publications, blogs, and sector periodicals. Emily was named one of the 40 Under Forty in Boulder Valley in 2015.

Consultant Information


Email: [email protected]

Website: www.emilydavisconsulting.com

Location: Denver, Colorado

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO/Board chair coaching, CEO-Board partnership, Executive transition, Executive assessment and oversight, Fundraising, Founder transitions, Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Succession planning, Sustained collaboration (mergers, partnerships, etc.)

Areas of Engagement: Board self-assessment review and action planning, Board education retreat or seminar, Ongoing governance coaching and advising, Governance structure and design, Large-group training or conference session, Facilitation of important board conversations

Mission Areas: Advocacy organizations, Associations, Community foundations, Corporate volunteerism programs, Family foundations, Federated organizations, Founder-led organizations, International/Multi-National NGOs, Private foundations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs