Nonprofit Consultants/Vendors

HandsOn Northwest North Carolina does not endorse consultants or vendors. This information is provided as a possible resource to assist nonprofits. Consultants/Vendors- Request to be Added to Our List

Capability Company

Sherry Heuser
8300 Clarks Branch Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613

Number years in business: 15+

Principle services: Capability Company provides consultation and support to nonprofit organizations to help them hire the best team members to meet their needs and fulfill their mission.

Local nonprofits served: Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, other statewide organizations serving the northwest North Carolina region.
Cap Dev

Allan Burrows
915 W. 4th St., Suite 101
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Number of years in business: 28

Principle services: Full service fundraising consulting and executive search firm serving nonprofits throughout the southeast since 1984.

Local nonprofits served: After Gateway, Partners Ending Homelessness, YMCA of Greensboro, NC A&T State University, Wake Forest University, NC Humanities Council, Samaritan Ministries, The Children’s Home, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Arc of Davidson County, YMCA of Greater High Point.

Karl Yena
184 Mallard Glen Circle
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Number years in business: 15+

Principle services: board development and assessment, strategic planning, staff development, coaching, business planning, organization analysis and structure, executive search processes, mediation/facilitation, human resource policies.

Local nonprofits served: Consumer Credit Counseling, Second Harvest Food Bank, Komen Affiliates, Forsyth Medical Center, WFUBMC, Winston-Salem State University, United Way of Forsyth, Hands-On NWNC, Imprints, HHH, Association of Agency Executives, Arts Council, Forsyth County Government, NC Sickle Cell, NC Professional Health Administrators, NC Medical Society.
Piedmont Direct Mail

Mary McIver
901 Norwalk St, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27407

Number of years in business:

Principle services:
data hygiene, demographic mapping, mail lists,
mailing services, printing, variable data printing, digital direct.

Local nonprofits served:
HandsOn NWNC
EDIFY Background Screening

Chas Scott
PO Box 35141

Greensboro, NC 27425

Number of years in business: 10+

Principle services:Background screening, social security validation, address history search, E-Verify search, electronic form I-9, I-9 electronic capture

Teri Beckman or
Paula McCoy
732 Ninth Street, #574
Durham, NC

Number of year in business: 6

Principle services:
HIGOL helps nonprofit organizations grow revenue and impact taking a holistic yet precise approach to organizational development. Typically, income increases by 50% or more within a 12-month period of engaging with us. We assist with board engagement, leadership development at the team and CEO levels as well as with Strategic Action Planning. This propriety process unifies the board and staff around the future of the organization and how to get there with strategic goals and timeframes to accomplish it. The process increases the capacity of both the board and staff to grow the organization to the next level. No more boring strategic plans that are outdated before they get to the printer! Please contact us for a sixty-minute Capabilities Briefing to learn the five specific times leaders contact us and to share with us your future dreams!

Local nonprofits served:Triangle Land Conservancy, Bridge II Sports, Rise Against Hunger, Play Works, Durham Partnership for Children (with the exception of Goler CDC these are in Durham or Wake County, we are just starting to work in this region)
JB Pudlo Consulting

Jean Pudlo
203 Kemp Rd. W
Greensboro, NC 27410

Number of years in business: 18

Principle services: Seasoned professional with strength in organizational development for nonprofits. Experience in start -ups (Reading Connections, HandyCapable Network, Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc.); Organizational assessments and development; Fundraising Planning; Program Development; Strategic Planning and other aspects of building a stronger organization. Experienced Interim Executive Director. Also facilitated multi organization, collaborative, planning processes.

Local nonprofits served:Examples in the Triad area Strategic Planning and Organizational Assessments: Hands-On NWNC, Financial Pathways of the Piedmont, Greensboro Farmers Market, Preservation Greensboro, SECU Family House. Interim Executive Director: YWCA Greensboro, NC School Based Health Alliance, Reading Connections. Start-ups: Reading Connections, HandyCapable Network, Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. Collaborative, Inter-organizational Planning: Voices, Choices Health Access and Financial Stability (UWGG); NC Rural Center, Small Town Economic Prosperity program
Security Underwriters Insurance

Steve Viola
6380 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023
Number of years in business: 37

Principle services: Security Underwriters, Inc., founded in 1981, is an independent insurance agency with a passion and expertise in the non-profit sector. They understand the unique risks that non-profit organizations face and offer a full complement of coverages and programs specifically tailored for non-profits.

Local nonprofits served: Room at the Inn, Freedom House, Hannah's Haven, Birthright of Winston-Salem
The Engaging Educator

Jen Brown
525 Vine Street STE 210
Winston Salem, NC 27101

Principle services: The Engaging Educator provides classes, programs and workshops that polish presentation skills, increase storytelling abilities and enhance communication, initiative and flexibility through improv-based continuing education.
Classes in: Presentation Skills and Public Speaking
Communication Skills – Listening, Leadership, Initiative
Storytelling – Mission building, Public Speaking, Audience-based Storytelling

Local nonprofits served: Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC, The Arts Council of Winston Salem, The Enrichment Center, Swerve, Arts For Life, Reynolda House, iCan House, ABC of NC
The INS Group

Ruth Peebles
P.O. Box 20575 Raleigh, NC 27619

Number of years in business: 21

Principle services: The INS Group is a seasoned consulting firm that helps nonprofits, government agencies, and faith-based institutions create innovative solutions to build their capacity, sustain programs and services, and plan for the future. Since 1999, we have worked with more than 175 agencies and organizations nationwide to provide high-quality consulting, strategy, and training services. Our diverse team has decades of experience in fields including grant writing, marketing, organizational development, public-private partnerships, intergovernmental management, and research. The INS Group provides the following organizational development and capacity building services to nonprofits: strategic planning, fund development planning, organizational assessments, executive coaching, board development and training, grant writing, grant research, resource development audits, project management and community organizing (facilitation, focus groups, public forums). We understand that every organization is unique and tailor our services to best meet the needs of organizations.

Local nonprofits served: International Center of Forsyth Tech, HandsOnNWNC, Hispanic League, Historic Bethabara Park, Triad Local First, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Third Space Studio

Meredith Emmett
1301 Alabama Avenue
Durham, NC 27705

Principle services: Designing and creating to craft a concrete product and to build the capacity of people to discover and implement new ideas. Services include Nonprofit Leadership Academy, Equipping Staff with New Skills, Articulating a Strategic Framework, Crafting a Fundraising Strategy and Plan, Coaching Leaders for Success, and Researching Adaptations in the Nonprofit Sector.
Wilson Insurance Services

Fletcher Wilson
3288 Robinhood Rd. Suite 102,
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Number of years in business: 25+

Principle services: Personal insurance: Auto Insurance, Homeowner's Insurance, Renter's Insurance, Boat Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance and Disability Insurance.

Commercial insurance: Property Insurance, General Liability Insurance (GL), Worker's Compensation Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Umbrella Liability Insurance, Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI), Professional Liability Insurance, Errors & Omissions Liability Insurance (E&O), Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (D&O), Crime Bonds, Surety Bonds, and other Specialty, Excess, or Surplus Lines Insurance needs.

Local nonprofits served: HandsOn NWNC