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Affiliated with Boardsource since 2014
With more than 20 years of experience in working with nonprofits, Katherine focuses on helping nonprofit boards carry out their responsibilities in:
- Setting the strategic direction of the organization through strategic planning facilitation.
- Hiring the CEO or Head of School through executive searches
- Ensuring good governance through board development and training
- Decision-making on important topics such as organizational growth through mergers.
Katherine has significant experience in a number of nonprofit sectors, including at-risk youth services; human services, such as workforce development, food pantries, and homeless services; and education, especially independent schools.
Each process is tailored to the needs of the specific client, taking into account the client’s culture, purpose, and capacity. A client recently wrote, “You’ve kept us on track, helped us navigate the sticky wickets and manage all the personalities.”
Katherine is a co-founder and partner of Warren Whitney, a consulting firm founded in 1989. Warren Whitney is headquartered in Richmond, VA and serves the mid-Atlantic. Katherine has support from Warren Whitney professionals in the areas of finance and accounting, human resources and IT strategy.
Katherine’s passion is helping organizations reach their potential.
Email: [email protected]
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Board roles and responsibilities, CEO-Board partnership, Executive transition, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Succession planning, Sustained collaboration (mergers/partnerships/etc.)
Areas of Engagement: 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, Family foundations, Founder-led organizations, Private foundations, Religiously-affiliated organizations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations
Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs