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Kathy Keeley, Principle, The Keeley Group

Kathy Keeley, Principle, The Keeley Group,  has been a social entrepreneur and executive for more than 20 years. She has been a nonprofit consultant for the last 10 years, providing strategic planning, consulting, facilitation, and coaching services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. Keeley focuses on social enterprise and business planning. She has worked for small and large boards, and consulted with more than 100 boards in the last 10 years. She regularly provides board development training and consulting to her nonprofit clients.

Keeley has started five nonprofit organizations in her career. The Women’s Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) is the best known: It was the first loan fund for women-owned businesses in the US. 

Keeley is the former Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Minneapolis, worked for the Corporation for Enterprise Development in DC, and has worked for Weidner, Inc. providing strategic planning and performance-based plans to large urban departments throughout the US.
 

 


Randy Joy Epstein, CPA, Founder, Randy Joy Consulting

Randy Joy Epstein helps her exceptional clients build extraordinary companies by utilizing all their financial resources and energy to fulfill their personal and businesses missions.  Ms. Epstein is a business expert who writes and speaks on entrepreneurship, business planning, systems creation and building financial independence.

Prior to starting her own company, Ms. Epstein worked for a startup .com which was sold for $125 million and for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she worked with entrepreneurial, real estate, and technology companies ranging from Fortune 500 clients to startups. 
 
Ms. Epstein’s current and prior boards, committees and affiliations include WNED’s PBS/NPR stations, the Wharton Club, IREM, CCIM, Steinhardt Heritage Center and NAWBO.
 
Ms. Epstein holds her CPA license in New York, graduated from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo, and holds her degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School of Business.

Judy Katz and Tanya Lewis Kelly, Judy Katz, President, On Target Strategies

 Judith E. Katz, President, On Target Strategies  helps organizations and small businesses build a successful future. As Chair of the Governance Matters Roundtable Committee, Judy spearheads program planning for senior nonprofit managers and board members focusing on improving their organizations’ effectiveness. Judy’s seminars for SCORE, affiliated with the Small Business Administration, cover business planning, starting a nonprofit and marketing. She was VP of Corporate Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions for American Express. She redesigned nationwide community relations for Barnes & Noble and was President of the two-year, career oriented college, the Katharine Gibbs School. She has served as president of two nonprofit boards and as a senior manager and consultant/trainer in education, health and social service agencies. 

Tanya Lewis-Kelly, Regional Director, Volunteer Consulting Group / boardnetUSA.org (VCG) provides board consulting and recruitment assistance to charter schools, youth serving agencies and other local organizations and works with corporations to prepare their employees for board service. Prior to joining VCG, Ms. Lewis-Kelly served as Deputy Director of the Harlem Community Justice Center. Ms. Lewis-Kelly also worked at the Children’s Defense Fund, Westchester County Press and the U.S. House of Representatives under Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey.  Over the years, Ms. Lewis-Kelly has been an active member of the Black Democrats of Westchester, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., St. Charles Borromeo Church’s Catechesis program in Harlem and "Class Mom" at The Spence School in New York City. Ms. Lewis-Kelly has a B.S. from Cornell University and was a Public Policy Major at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School.

 


Judith E. Katz, President, On Target Strategies


Judith Katz leads On Target Strategies, helping non profit organizations and small businesses build a successful future. As Chair of the Governance Matters Roundtable Committee, Judy spearheads program planning for senior nonprofit managers and board members focusing on improving their organizations’ effectiveness. Judy’s seminars for SCORE, affiliated with the Small Business Administration, cover business planning, starting a nonprofit and marketing. She was VP of Corporate Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions for American Express. She redesigned nationwide community relations for Barnes & Noble and was President of the two-year, career oriented college, the Katharine Gibbs School. She has served as president of two nonprofit boards and as a senior manager and consultant/trainer in education, health and social service agencies.


Alan Siege, CEO/Owner, Small Business Management Consulting

Alan Siege, CEO/Owner of Small Business Management Consulting, which focuses on small firms. SBMC helps companies increase profits by improving the way they tell their business story. He has been featured in NY Newsday, CrainsNewYork, American Express OPEN, Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, and Good Housekeeping. He is an instructor for the NYC Department of Small Business Services Entrepreneur Boot Camp, a Kaufman Foundation Certified Facilitator for its FastTrac programs offered by NYC, as well as an adjunct Professor at the Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University.


David Rudofsky, President, Rudofsky Associates, LLC

David Rudofsky is a business consultant who advises clients on how to optimize their business' profitability through cost management, financial and strategic planning, and competitive analysis. A graduate of Wharton School of Business, Rudofsky uses creativity, strategic thinking, and analysis to find fresh solutions to his clients' business problems.


Geri Stengel , President, Ventureneer

Geri Stengel is founder and president of Ventureneer, a content marketing, marketing research and education company that helps companies reach small businesses. As a writer (author of Forget the Glass Ceiling: Building Your Business Without One and Stand Out In the Crowd: How Women (and Men) Benefit From Equity Crowdfunding and Forbes contributor writing about the success factor of women entrepreneurs), consultant, teacher (Kauffman FastTrac facilitator and former adjunct professor at The New School) and speaker, Geri has helped thousands of entrepreneurs take their vision to reality, develop their business plan, and learn the strategies and tactics they need to grow their businesses.

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