Jenny Carrillo

Alexander | Carrillo Consulting

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2018

About Jenny

When it comes to fund development, non-profit governance, and strategic planning, Jenny Carrillo is a wellspring of insight, knowledge, and enthusiasm. With nearly 30 years of non-profit experience, there is perhaps no one more capable at getting right to the core issues, assessing strengths and limitations, identifying challenges and opportunities, and integrating everything into a coherent—and do-able!— plan. Clients value her integrity, forthrightness and fervent support. Jenny offers solid and perceptive advice to help her clients grow, perform and exceed their expectations.

Jenny is Partner and Principal Consultant in the Tucson-based firm Alexander|Carrillo Consulting with co-founder Laura Alexander. Since 2010, Laura and Jenny have worked with over 250 nonprofit organizations throughout Arizona and the region, helping them to “Do Good. Better.” The firm’s primary services include strategic planning, board development, fund development planning, capital campaigns, and training and facilitation.

Jenny earned her Master of Arts degree in Philanthropy & Development, the professional credential of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), the BoardSource designation as a Certified Governance Consultant, and is a NonProfit Lifecycles Consultant. In 2006, Jenny was recognized as Outstanding Fundraising Professional presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southern Arizona Chapter.

Consultant Information

Email: [email protected]


Location: Tucson, Arizona

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

Areas of Engagement: 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: Founder-led organizations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs