Corporate Social Responsibility Experts
Bea Boccalandro

Bea Boccalandro is a OneOC Center for Business & Community Partnerships Consultant. She is the president of VeraWorks, a global consulting firm that helps companies design, execute and measure their community involvement, including their philanthropic programs. She also teaches courses and seminars on community involvement for Georgetown University, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, the Points of Light Institute and other organizations; and is a frequent keynote speaker on business involvement in societal issues. Boccalandro has helped Aetna, Allstate, Bank of America, FedEx, HP, IBM, Levi Strauss & Co., The Walt Disney Company and many other companies develop and enhance their community involvement programs through strategy development, program design and measurement.

Bailey Van Tassel

Bailey Cuzner

Bailey Van Tassel is the President and Founder of Abel Impact, a consulting firm that helps businesses create philanthropic strategies and cause marketing campaigns. Bailey’s professional background is in social entrepreneurship, marketing, non-profit management, sales, fundraising, public relations, and journalism. She spent years working in the non-profit space and with over two hundred business leaders who she led into a life of philanthropy, purpose, and impact before deciding to branch out on her own, further exploring the intersection between business and philanthropy. Bailey has worked with companies like Google, Bovespa, MasterCard, Club Corp, and many others.  

Glenn Parrish

Social Venture Philanthropy
Glenn Parrish brings more than 20 years of leadership experience working with businesses and philanthropy to make a lasting social impact through innovative and economically sustainable approaches.Specializing in start-ups he has pioneered entrepreneurial social enterprises such as the Rising Tide. Through the purchase and management of tax-exempt bond financed affordable housing the Rising Tide has created a thriving business which provides both housing and the net operating income to support a cutting-edge program for former foster youth which empowers them to become self-sufficient, responsible, caring adults.He provides leadership to major corporations such as Golden State Foods and United Stationers to create employee mobilizing corporate foundations that unleash the power of businesses, through their employees, to make a difference in the lives of those in need. He helps these businesses thrive by becoming recognized community partners that attract and keep great employees and are able to compete in a marketplace that demands corporate social responsibility.He currently serves on the board of directors of the Sacred Harvest Foundation. Sacred Harvest is a grant making foundation engaged in sustainable community transformation locally and internationally with substantial investments in the Philippines.Sample List of clients and partners include: The Fieldstone Company, Golden State Foods, United Stationers, Steadfast Companies, Orangewood Children’s Foundation, The Gochnauer Family Foundation, Sacred Harvest Foundation, The Foundation for Christian Stewardship, Guest House Ministries and the Rising Tide.

Nonprofit Experts
Cindi Phallen

As founder and President of Create Possibility, Cindi’s focus is on helping organizations grow their business and accelerate their impact. She specializes in building high performing boards, creating comprehensive fundraising plans, leadership development, organizational assessments and strategic planning. Her commitment is to guide leadership through applied learning to change results.

She is a nationally certified trainer on leadership development topics, and a sought-after facilitator for retreats and seminars because of her knowledge, positive energy, and ability to engage the audience. Pulling from her experience of leading nonprofits for over 20 years across the U.S., Cindi provides consulting, facilitated trainings and retreats, coaching, and speaking services. She has served as a member of the executive leadership team for the YMCA of San Diego County, the second largest YMCA in the country. Cindi obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Education.

Her highly regarded book “The Impact Triangle” has been described as mandatory reading for executive directors.

Dan McQuaid

OneOC, formerly Volunteer Center Orange County, named Dan McQuaid President & CEO in November 2005. Through his tenure, OneOC has expanded its business lines to include volunteering, training, consulting, and outsourcing services with a mission to accelerate nonprofit success.  As a result the organization’s total annual revenue has grown from three to over ten million, expanding its capacity to help build stronger nonprofits and stronger communities in Orange County.  Currently, Dan is championing the establishment of OneOC’s Center for Business and Community Partnerships with the mission to inspire, equip, and mobilize more mid-size companies to engage in volunteering and giving to address local urgent and unmet social needs.  In 2015, OneOC received from Pacific Life Foundation their Walter B. Gerken Award that annually is given to an outstanding nonprofit in Orange County. 

Dan has more than 35 years of nonprofit leadership experience as a chief executive officer, community leader, board chairperson, organization consultant, coach and trainer. Since 2000, Mr. McQuaid has been retained as a consultant to more than 125 Southern California nonprofits. 

For twenty years, he was the Executive Director of Canyon Acres Children’s Services. Dan guided Canyon Acres’ development of a full array of integrated child welfare and mental health services for severely abused and emotionally troubled children and their families.

In addition to his work in the nonprofit sector, Daniel is an inactive licensed psychotherapist.  He earned a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of California, Riverside and a MS in Social Work with distinction from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Dan Pittman

Dan Pittman has more than 35 years of public relations and marketing experience, and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. His strengths include strategic planning, copy writing, media relations, crisis communications, and special event planning and execution.

Prior to establishing his own practice in 1999, he held senior positions at BSMG Worldwide Public Relations, now Weber Shandwick, and at a several full-service advertising agencies, including Cochrane Chase, Salvati Montgomery Sakoda, Bozell Worldwide and Cunningham & Walsh. He began his career with the Associated Press.

Dan holds a B.A. in English from Arizona State University and a M.A. in Journalism from USC. He has won numerous awards for his successful marketing communications programs.

Janine Lombardi

Janine Lombardi is Founder and CEO of J9 Leading Solutions an organizational consulting services firm that helps organizations create high impact strategies, develop effective leaders and tailor operations to achieve maximum community impact. Janine is an organizational consultant, trainer and speaker specializing in strategic planning, leadership development, organizational development, employee engagement and capacity building. Janine is committed to help individuals grow as leaders, teams learn and organizations build capacity.

An 18 year veteran of The Merit Companies she held leadership and executive positions in community management, operations, human resources and training and organizational development. She served hundreds of nonprofit community associations and board of directors providing strategic guidance and fiscal management.


Janine harnesses the power of coalition building and collaboration to engage people in problem solving and decision-making and assists leadership teams to align vision, mission and values with organizational objectives. She is an affiliate consultant of OneOC providing consulting services to help accelerate nonprofit success in her community. Also, an instructor for University of California Irvine and Brandman University, she is a high energy, engaging facilitator and is known for her innovative training techniques and interactive learning environment.

LaVal Brewer

La Val Brewer has enjoyed considerable success launching and growing his own consulting company following over 21 years of service with YMCA’s in Southern California, the last nine years as Executive Director of three large branch facilities. In his capacity as ED, La Val met the growing local need for essential programs and services for the residents of Orange County that build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

Through the cultivation of strong leadership teams, dedicated boards, strategic partnerships, and volunteers, La Val managed daily and multi-site branch operations engaging 125 employees, 80 volunteers, 28,000 square foot facilities, and an annual $2.5 million operating budget. Under his leadership, community membership increased 35%, volunteerism 20%, Board membership 50%, branch revenues 29%, and childcare revenues by 8% over the past two years.

Education

Bachelors of Arts – Human Services
Springfield College, Springfield MS

Linda Krall

Service Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Ideation Innovation
  • Market Research

Education
BS – Education, Communication & Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Graphic Facilitation Training – Grove Consultants, San Francisco

Publications

  • The Wild Idea Club, CareerPress – Best in Business finalist, SDBA
  • Artist’s Block Cured! 201 Tips to Unleash your Creativity, Walter Foster Publishing

Presentations

  • Qualitative Research Consultants Association National Conference, California
  • U.S. Treasury Executive Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Ceridian Client Conference, Keynote Speaker, Creativity Wild Idea Club
  • American Psychological Association, Graphic Facilitation for Meeting
  • American Society for Training & Development, Wild Idea Club
  • International Society for Performance Improvement, Creative Problem Solving, Wild Idea Club
  • Association for Professional Consultants, Wild Ideas for New Business
  • Leadership Tomorrow, Cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine
  • OC Superior Courts, Mind Mapping for process involvement

Biography
Krall is an energizing facilitator who brings team’s ideas to life during ideation/brainstorming sessions, strategic planning meetings and focus group sessions in the US and abroad. She partners with award-winning design and innovation firms, strategic research companies, qualitative research consultants/moderators, brand managers and consultants creating stronger consumer connections to grow brands and increase profits.

Krall’s company can conduct ideation or innovation sessions in which she sketches concepts and ideas in real-time, creating a gallery of images that guide the team in brand strategy and direction in areas of:

  • product offerings
  • marketing and promotion
  • new packaging and co-branded products

The company can also facilitate qualitative market research by working in tandem with moderator during focus-group sessions, assisting client team with de-brief of consumer insights, and sketching integral parts of moderator’s report.

Paul Van Dolah

Paul Van Dolah
Van Dolah & Associates
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Service Expertise

Strategic Planning, Financial Management, and Business Development

 

Education

MHA – George Washington University
BA – Northwestern University

 

Paul Van Dolah specializes in serving non-profit community organizations, medical groups and health care organizations. He provides services for capacity building in organizations as well as strategic planning and organizational development ranging from board and leadership development to customized training and individualized coaching.

Paul has consulted with clients on strategic planning, business restructuring, board and leadership development and team development. His clients include a broad cross section of the nonprofit community including museums, foundations, schools, religious organizations, health care providers, business development organizations and social service agencies.

Paul began his career in healthcare at The Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital in Philadelphia where he completed his Fellowship in Healthcare Administration and was subsequently appointed as the Associate Hospital Administrator. Following this experience, he served as the Assistant Director of Hospitals for the Indiana University Hospitals, a six hospital medical school complex. Paul next served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Valley Children’s Hospital in Fresno, California.  He further served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego for over 16 years.

Paul is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the Social Entrepreneurs Alliance, the Kellogg College of Consultants and the Medical Group Management Association. He teaches business development in the graduate program at the University of San Diego.

Stacy Brooks
Stacy Brooks
Human Resources Manager
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Stacy Brooks has over 25 years of experience as a nonprofit leader and over ten years of experience in human resources.  Prior to joining the OneOC team in 2011, Stacy’s work history included the positions of Program Manager and HR Director for Olive Crest and HR Generalist with Boys Town California.  Labeled as being “HR with heart”, Stacy is dedicated to not only ensuring that organizations remain in compliance with laws and regulations, but that they are also “doing right” by their employees.

Stacy studied Journalism and Communications at the University of Southern California and is currently working towards obtaining her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.  She was recently featured in the Orange County Register where she gave advice on how to land a job using specialty job boards.

Sue Carter Kahl

Service Expertise
Volunteer Engagement, Service Enterprises, Leadership Development Retreat Facilitation, Executive Coaching, Evaluation and Research

Education
Pursuing Ph.D. in Leadership – University of San Diego
M.S.W. – San Diego State University, Administration Concentration
B.S. Psychology – Truman State University
Certificate of Nonprofit Management from Chapman University/ Nonprofit Management Solutions
Courage & Renewal® Facilitator – Center for Courage & Renewal

Organizational Work

Sue Carter Kahl is the President of SMCK Consulting and has 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Her consulting, writing, and facilitation are infused with lessons learned as a nonprofit executive, board member, staff member, volunteer, and researcher. Her current roles include serving as a Consultant with OneOC and Points of Light and as a Courage & Renewal® Facilitator.

Carter Kahl is pursuing a doctorate in Leadership at the University of San Diego where she is an adjunct faculty member and former Research Associate in the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research.  She volunteers as a state commissioner for California Volunteers and as a coach for nonprofit executives through the Fieldstone Leadership Network.

Susan K. Gerke

Service Expertise
Management and Leadership Development, Board and Staff Development, Team Building

Education
BS in Statistics
California State Polytechnic University,
San Luis Obispo

Publications
Quick Guide to Interaction Styles and Working Remotely
The I in Team… Accelerating the Performance of Remote and Co-Located Teams
Quick Guide to Interaction Styles and Time Dynamics

Biography
With over twenty years of experience in designing, customizing and implementing leadership and teamwork programs, Susan works with executive, managers and employees in a wide number of companies and industries. Application of her skill and knowledge is in facilitation, consulting, curriculum development and coaching.

Susan is well known in the Orange County non-profit sector where she has been visible since she started her own business in 1998. Susan facilitates board and staff retreats, provides leadership, staff and volunteer training and works with executive directors as a coach and guide in team building. She has worked with many agencies and organizations including Canyon Acres, Girl Scouts – Spanish Trails, Hospital Association of Southern California, Human Options, Irvine Public Schools Foundation, Mariposa Women and Family Center, National MS Society, Orangewood Foundation, Project Independence, Saddleback Valley Education Foundation, United Way, Volunteer Center of Orange County and Working Wardrobes.

Susan served 6 ½ years on the board of directors for FISH Harbor. She currently volunteers her time on the Orange County Friends of Guide Dogs for the Blind committee.

Her corporate experience includes 21 years working for IBM prior to starting her own business. Corporate clients include, Bank of the West, City of Anaheim, Orange Coast College, UC Irvine, The Irvine Company, and Sole Technology, and Warner Bros. Susan is a founding member of the Drucker Society of Orange County. Susan is committed to helping people work together successfully.

Tim Strauch

Expertise
Board Excellence, Fundraising, Strategic & Business Planning, Operations, Volunteer Engagement, Service Enterprise, Leadership Development, Retreat Facilitation, Executive Coaching, Program Development & Project Management

Education 
Master of Science, Florida State University

Bachelors of Arts, University of Southern California

Organizational Work

Tim is the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for OneOC in Orange County, California. During the last eight years, he has provided strategic leadership and direction with his business management acumen to help strengthen over 750 organizations in the community.  He also serves as a coach, consultant and trainer to professional leaders as well as a presenter and facilitator throughout the year. Tim currently serves on the California Volunteers Commission as well as on various task forces with Points of Light. Tim played an instrumental role at a state and national level with the Service Enterprise program serving over 125 organizations since its inception and is now being replicated throughout the country.   

Before his current position, Tim served in various leadership roles with the YMCA including Executive Director of the Saddleback Valley YMCA, Senior Vice President of Branch Operations, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Development Officer.

With over 30 years as a successful nonprofit leader dedicated to strengthening communities, Tim has guided and empowered individuals to seek their greatest potential while making a positive difference in others.

His areas of expertise include leadership development, operations, business growth, board development, volunteer advancement, fundraising and strategic planning.   

He earned a Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration from Florida State University and completed his undergraduate work at the University of Southern California.

Ursula Walsh
Ursula Walsh
Director of Volunteer Services
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Ursula has served as OneOC’s Director of Volunteer Services for the last five years.  During that time she has led the development and implementation of OneOC’s corporate employee engagement programs, including national Days of Service, Team Building Service Projects, Board Connection, Skill-Based Volunteering with clients including  Altria, Disneyland Resorts, Fluidmaster, Hilton Worldwide, Home Depot, Hyundai Capital, Outerwall and many more.  

Ursula has over twenty years of nonprofit professional experience. Prior to OneOC, Ursula held various management positions within the YMCA, including the Executive Director of the Highland Branch.  She has served in a multitude of facilitative, board and capacity building roles for nonprofits, including a trainer & consultant for the CA Service Enterprise Initiative (CVSEI) and has received the Fred Hoshiyama Leadership and William A. Dunlap Fellowship Awards, respectively. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Springfield College and is a graduate of the Executive Development Institute, a Y collaborative through Cornell University.  Additionally she provides leadership for OneOC’s volunteer department, including AmeriCorps both State and National, Disaster Services, Family Service Team and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP 55+).

Although her commitment to service is inexhaustible, her true success is through her family—Martin, her husband of 21 years and her seventeen year-old son Blaine.  They currently reside in San Clemente, CA, are avid aquatic nuts (swimming, surfing, SCUBA, kayaking etc…) and love every minute of it.

Vivian Clecak

Vivian Clecak brings a unique combination of experience and passion to her nonprofit leadership coaching and consulting practice. A dynamic leader, founder of a successful nonprofit agency, and inspiring speaker, Vivian helped guide her agency through executive succession.  Instead of retiring she turned her focus to helping strengthen nonprofit leadership.

Services include:

Individual and group coaching for CEOs

Board Retreat Leadership

Succession Planning and Transition Guidance

Professional Speaking

 

 As a social worker in the early 1980’s, Clecak gave a voice to women in abusive relationships by co-founding Human Options and serving as its CEO for nearly 35 years. Under her strategic leadership, she led the organization from a grassroots startup to a multiservice $4.5 million dollar nonprofit agency.

Vivian is one of only a handful of individuals certified as an organizational transition consultant through the William Bridges Institute. She’s an honors graduate of Stanford University and received her MSW at UCLA.

Recognized as an inspirational speaker, Vivian speaks on selected topics related to building success for nonprofit leaders.   Sample titles include “Taking Charge of Your Time,” “Leadership Lessons: a 35 year Journey.” 

A Hesselbein Fellow of the Peter Drucker Leadership Institute in 1998, Vivian received a scholarship to the first Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders sponsored by Stanford University Business School in 2001. She was a coach in the Fieldstone Foundation Coaching Network for Nonprofit Executives for four years and is a past member of the Vistage Leadership Network (formerly TEC).

Vivian provides a no cost initial consultation to all new clients.

To contact Vivian call 949.422.0118 or visit www.vivianclecak.com.

 

 

Questions?

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