Research: Consultations

Noble Fool Theatricals, St. Charles, Illinois
2009 to 2010

Analyzed existing operational systems and structure of a for-profit theatre company and recommended processes and organizational changes to facilitate re-organization as a not-for-profit organization.

La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, California
2008

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Calliope: Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2004/2005

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2004

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Saltworks Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2003

Analyzed and evaluated organizational structure, board relations and financial operations.

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2001/2002

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
2002

Analyzed and evaluated the company’s financial statements, budget projections and income assumptions.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2001

Organized, administered and facilitated an update of the organization’s strategic plan.

Calliope: Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2000

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1997/1998

Organized, administered and facilitated strategic planning process.

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1995/1996

Administered a project to develop and install a new grants management system for the state arts agency, and to develop, test and implement a digital grant application program.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1996

Reviewed the company’s personnel policies and employee handbook and recommended updates and changes to improve effectiveness.

New Horizons Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1995

Organizational structure and board development

Mary Miller Dance Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1993/1994

Fundraising campaign and board development

Weathervane Playhouse, Akron, Ohio
1992

Board/executive leadership structure, job descriptions and evaluation process

Theatre  L’Homme Dieu, Alexandria, Minnesota
1991/1992

Marketing plan and annual giving campaign plan

Magical Theatre Company, Barberton, Ohio
1990

Fundraising, financial controls and operations