Consultants

The Community Foundation is committed to increasing the capacity of the local nonprofit sector. Because of this commitment, we maintain a list of local consultants who are interested in working with nonprofit organizations. If you are a consultant that would like to be added to this list, please submit your information here.

The consultants, vendors, freelancers, and others listed are not sponsored, endorsed, recommended or licensed by the Community Foundation. We encourage organizations to have detailed conversations and explore references before hiring a consultant. We do not take responsibility for the work done by those listed.

Sonja Nelson | Sonja Nelson Design

Graphic Design development and consultation, Design marketing tools for brand identity or corporate events: Annual Reports, Brochures, Logos, Business cards, Posters, Trade show banners, Catalogs, Tshirts, etc.

Tim Neugent | The Neugent Group, Inc

Overall Business Development, Strategic Business and Revenue Planning and Execution, Organizational and Team Development, Executive Coaching, Human Resources, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Development, Staff Development, Staff Training, Strategic Planning

Thomas Newkirk | Newkirk Zwagerman

Des Moines-based law firm representing individuals in matters of discrimination, harassment, Title IX, Civil Rights and equal pay. Diversity & Inclusion consulting around implicit bias training, policy development

Sherry Nielsen | Easter Seals of Iowa

Diversity & Inclusion, specifically in the areas of Disabilities, Accommodation, Assistive Technology; and DiSC

Jill Olson | Results Group, LLC

Aligning Employees, Hiring and Retention, Leadership Development, Sales Training, Team Building, Assessments, Executive Coaching, Seminar Facilitation, Consultation

Beth Pargulski | Beth Pargulski Design

Graphic Design, Logos, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Brochures, Special Event/Promotional Items, Branding, Exhibits

Kim Peterson | Key Elements Consulting

Organizational development, strategic planning, executive and leadership coaching, project/change management and facilitation, benefits and systems strategies, workforce planning, culture and engagement, assessments, board consultation

Judi A. Pierick, IOM, CAE, CFRE |

Organizational Management, Revenue Enhancement, Marketing and Image Enhancement Strategies and Campaigns, PR/ Media Relations, Public Policy/ Advocacy Campaigns, Fundraising Strategies (grants, events, individual/corporate/foundation solicitations and sponsorships, planned giving)

Kevin Pokorny | Pokorny Consulting

Board Training and Development, Executive Coaching, Human Resources, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Development, Staff Development, Staff Training, Strategic Planning

Elena Polush | FutureEd Evaluators, LLC

Evaluation; needs assessment; policy analysis; community engagement; facilitation; curriculum and instructional design.

Jackie Pullen | CFO Advantage

Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Technology Planning

Linnea Rademaker | FutureEd Evaluators, LLC

Sam Reed | Leap Here, LLC

Leap Here assists your small to midsize business to achieve its growth potential. We will partner you with skilled business consultants to help your leadership focus on creative or growth goals while we address staffing needs and process challenges.

Angela Reed, CPA | Tarbell & Company, P.L.C

Accounting Services, Audit Services, Tax Services, Consulting Services

Casey Reints | Casey Reints Consulting

Grant writing, program development and monitoring, technical writing & communications, and fundraising

Claire Richmond | Clarified Design

Logo Design, Branding, Graphic Design, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Website Design, Digital Strategy, Social Media, Marketing Collateral, Copywriting, Grant Writing

Matt Ringgenberg | Access Systems

Local office technology company based out of Waukee with a footprint of 14 locations all over Iowa. We specialize in IT, Copiers, Printers, Document Imaging, and Telephone Systems. We also have a Cyber Security division that has a Certified Ethical Hacker and one of the only companies in Iowa that staffs Microsoft Gold Certified technicians. We are your single point of contact for all office technology needs!

Jeremy Rosen | JNR Consulting

Lobbying, advocacy, strategic planning

Betsy Rubiner | Rubiner Communications

Writing, editing, communications teamwork to capture and share stories for reports and newsletters illustrating the impact of grant-making, promising programs and policies in a clear, concise, compelling way.

Claudia Schabel | Schabel Solutions

Develop Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies, design and conduct organizational assessments, customized curriculum, workshops and training (including implicit bias training), deliver keynotes, talent acquisition and retention strategies, conflict resolution coaching and strategies, policy development (diversity), facilitation