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    I fix broken nonprofits with a focus on resolving nonprofit board/exec relationships. I also help nonprofit boards and staff figure out where they want their organization to be in the future and focus on the four columns of a nonprofit: program, management and operations, governance and sustainability. If you would like to know more about me and my firm, please visit my web site:


Mike focuses on improving the capacity of organizations to solve their own problems. He serves as a facilitator and resource for nonprofits addressing issues of governance, strategic planning, business planning, and marketing, helping each organization set goals and priorities and establish appropriate budgeting and monitoring processes. He is responsible for the nonprofit strategic planning, venture planning, and organizational development services of Brody • Weiser • Burns. Mike joined BWB in 1994 after 15 years as Executive Director of the New Haven, Connecticut based Development and Technical Assistance Research and Resource Center (DATA), a nonprofit management support organization that provided information, training, and consulting services in planning and organizational development. He was an associate professor of management for ten years at the Antioch-New England Graduate Schools of Organization and Management and Environmental Studies. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Marquette University and a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Management from Lesley College. He has published several books and articles on nonprofit governance, planning, budgeting, and proposal writing.