Independent Consultants with expertise in Operations

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First NameLast NamePositionOrganizationAddressCityStateZipBusiness PhoneEmailWebsiteNotes
Wright-Pierce11 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 140TopshamME04086(207) 725-8721, wastewater and infrastructure engineering services
TracyCassidyTracy Cassidy, CPA1 Nugget LaneBrunswickME04011-1745https://tracycassidy.comQuickbooks and Accounting consultant. Works with several local land trusts on a monthly basis reconciling banks, grant tracking, net asset reconciliation, overall review of internally produced financials and assisting with board reports. Has worked with Kennebec Estuary LT, Boothbay Region LT, Brunswick-Topsham LT, Midcoast Conservancy, others.
LynFreundlichPrincipal & FounderChange4Good Consulting10 Edge Hill StreetJamaica PlainMA02130(617) 680-5265 offers on-call HR and scheduled HR office hours for small and mid-sized nonprofits that may have transactional human resources needs covered but don't have capacity to provide consistent coaching and counsel to organizational leaders and staff.
DuncanMcGovernNonprofit Technology ConsultingPedal LucidPortlandME04013https://www.pedallucid.comPedal Lucid helps nonprofits use CRM data to engage supporters more effectively, with a particular focus on organizations working in the environmental conservation and outdoor recreation sectors. Duncan previously organized the Portland nonprofit Salesforce user group, and has worked with nonprofit land-use/trust organizations including the Maine Island Trail Association, Portland Trails, Idaho Conservation League, and Heart of the Rockies Initiative.
Anne J.ReiterConnect! Consulting(207) 313-0388Financial management: reconcile financial records with donor database, monthly financial reports, bookkeeping. Operations management: planning and operations oversight, contract staffing for administrative, human resources, and financial admin. Fundraising: grantwriting; state or federal grantwriting, foundation grant prospect research, grant management. Has worked for Kennebec Estuary LT, Mahoosuc LT, Medomak Valley LT, Brunswick-Topsham LT, Kennebec LT
Thomas S.RogersCFPPortland Financial Planning Group LLC511 Congress Street Ste 800PortlandME04101-3478(207) 771-8821Charitable giving, lifetime gifting strategies, bequests, etc.
SarahRuef LindquistFinancial AdvisorAllen Insurance and Financial PlanningCamdenME(207) 236-8376 management, financial planning, financial advisor
Jo D.SaffeirConsultantJo D. Saffeir Consulting67 Leighton RoadPownalME04069(207) 400-4810Areas of expertise include agriculture and food systems, state and federal natural resource policy, sustainable forestry, land conservation, and natural climate solutions. Jo D. provides a range of services including technical facilitation, strategic planning, academic research, administration of public and private sources of conservation funding, editing, and fundraising strategy development. Past clients include Maine Farmland Trust, Forest Society of Maine, Midcoast Conservancy,
The Conservation Fund,
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust,
Land for Maine’s Future Program, and more.
Karen E.SchallerKaren Schaller Fundraising Database Consultant LLC1388 Avenue RoadExeterME04435-3407(207) 379-2032 and utilization of donor and prospect data, data conversion, custom training
HarryWhiteEcologist, MS Forest Ecosystem Science, Yale UHarry White199 Sandy Brook RoadColebrookCT06021Applied science, baselines, stewardship, acquisitions, cartography, operations structure and support, unmanned aerial photography/documentation. Many LT clients include Northeast Wilderness Trust.
KathyLandryPortfire EventsYorkME03909(207) 850-7785 planning & special events
SallyNewhallPresidentSea Glass Events(781) 856-4805 planning & special events
CharliFounder and PrincipalConfetti & Cocktails Event Company
Event planning
MargieDirigo Event Co. planning
GerilynBosseManager of OperationsSewall Forestry & Natural Resource Consulting1141 Maine StreetOld TownME04468(207) 827-9634Over 21 years experience in timberland valuation in all timberland producing regions of North America. In Maine, we have appraised everything from small lease lots to very large timberland properties. Our projects have included appraising fee simple properties, easement encumbered properties, and conservation easements. We have completed appraisal for the State of Maine, The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Lands, USFS, USFWS, USDA-NRCS, as well as many local conservation groups. We have completed numerous appraisals under UASFLA (YellowBook) and Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) standards.
JayCollierWordpress ConsultingThe Compass LLCFor land trusts using WordPress, it is possible to make significant improvements in user experience and ease of site management by focusing on updating and reconfiguring the weakest elements. Jay offers pro bono consults to provide suggestions for simple updates that would make a difference on WordPress websites.
NancyWilliamsPrincipal8 Park PlaceWatervilleME04901(207) 716-6595Has served as Executive Director of conservation land trusts in Massachusetts, New York and Maine. Wide range of hands-on experience in land planning, executive functions, land acquisition, landowner outreach, website development, input of donor information into development software, grant writing, GIS map development, fundraising, newsletter writing and production, trail development, and creative problem solving. Also loves to design and develop gardens and outdoor spaces for passive enjoyment of the natural world. Retired and looking for part-time or consultant work.
BethBandyPrincipalBeth Bandy Research & Consulting LLCRichmondME04357(413) 824-2593http://www.bethbandy.comLong-time fundraising consultant specializing in prospect research, prospect research training, and nonprofit operations. Member, 1% fo the Planet
CeciDanforthEvents & Donor Stewardship ConsultantCeci Danforth Events6 Twin PinesTopshamME04086(207) 295-5707 planning and donor acquisition and stewardship strategies for Maine’s land trusts, the conservation community, and mission-driven businesses connected to the outdoor economy in Maine. Specializing in business/nonprofit partnerships, fundraising events, and outdoor experiences for your constituents.