Author Archives for Jenny Carrillo

Still reeling from Penelope Burk…

November 2, 2015 5:00 am Published by Comments Off on Still reeling from Penelope Burk…

It's been over three weeks since Penelope Burke delivered her incredible presentation in front of a full house at the October AFP meeting, and I am still marveling at all the great stuff I learned that morning. I find myself parroting, "Penelope says! Penelope says!" over and over in the office, when I'm with clients and even a couple of times to my husband (who frankly has no clue who Penelope is).... Read More

Are you ready for tomorrow?

June 15, 2015 6:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Are you ready for tomorrow?

The Chronicle and Giving USA Foundation will hold a live video discussion with several fundraising experts at 10:30am on Tuesday, when Giving USA plans to release its estimate of how much was raised last year nationwide as well as details about trends in the sources of donations and the causes that did the best and worst.... Read More

Your Summer Harvest!

June 9, 2015 5:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Your Summer Harvest!

You deserve to celebrate this summer. Take time to rest, renew, reflect and restore your soul. Forget fiscal, calendar, or school— just look back at your year and celebrate all that you and your team have achieved. So little time and resources. So many barriers and challenges, yet you did it!... Read More

Hello, Summer!

June 3, 2015 10:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Hello, Summer!

I'd like to encourage you to participate in a survey being conducted by ASU, the Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits, and Lodestar.... Read More

Guest Blog: Does Our Leadership Reflect Our Community? by Lea Marquez Peterson, President/CEO, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

August 18, 2014 6:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

According to Korn/Ferry Senior Client Partner Victor Arias, “as our country climbs out of a recession, growth opportunities and financial success should absolutely include tapping into the Hispanic market. Companies that overlook having Latinos on their boards risk missing those opportunities.” There is a significant gap between the fast growing Hispanic population and the number of Hispanics serving on Boards in the state and the nation. At the Tucson Hispanic Chamber, we’ve created a Leadership Board on our website at Non-Profit organizations may send us their Board Qualifications and Organizational information and we will assist with matchmaking potential board members with organizations. Demographic shift is happening. How relevant will your organization be in 10, 15 or 20 years if you do not start now to cultivate the new generation of leaders? ... Read More