Glenda Hicks

Glenda Y. Hicks, CPA

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2013

About Glenda

With a mission to provide organizations with “Best Practices for Becoming the Best Nonprofit”SM, Glenda Hicks serves clients through her consulting firm located in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. Glenda has combined her passion for teaching, her skill for synthesizing varied ideas into succinct objectives, and her professional foundation as a Certified Public Accountant, encompassing process, planning, and communication, into a practice that provides capacity-building services to nonprofit organizations.

Glenda provides coaching, assessment, consulting, and training services to support nonprofit boards of directors and staff in developing and implementing solutions to their challenges. As a thought partner, facilitator, and coach, Glenda engages clients in activities and discussions that shape their future by employing best practice guidance and tools toward achieving mission accomplishment. Glenda’s services include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Board-staff partnership
  • Succession planning
  • Board recruitment and rotation
  • Board structure including committees and meeting effectiveness
  • Effective communication
  • Board roles and responsibilities
  • Team building
  • Internal controls
  • Board policies and procedures
  • Financial policies and procedures
  • Financial management and leadership
  • Board development
  • Grants management
  • Budgets and financial reporting

Through collaborations with esteemed colleagues, Glenda also assists clients in building strong teams using research-based platforms like CliftonStrengths and developing solutions using Design Thinking.

Consultant Information

Email: [email protected]


Location: Conyers, Georgia

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO/Board chair coaching, CEO-Board partnership , Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Succession planning

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: Associations, Community foundations, Federated organizations, Founder-led organizations , Religiously-affiliated organizations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs