February 24, 2021
February 24, 2021
11:30 am -12:30 pm
Lunch and Learn: Let's talk to SOAR!

Did you know there is an organization that provides pro bono consulting services to small and midsize nonprofits who are facing planning and operational challenges associated with organizational growth and change?

What if you had an opportunity to share with a group of experienced and accomplished management professionals the kinds of services and supports that would be most helpful to you as you plan for the future of your organization post-COVID.

This is your chance.

Come learn about the resources SOAR Management Consulting Group offers and engage in a dialogue with three SOAR management professionals, Lexi Turner, Kathy Millstein, and Jud DeCew about how SOAR might adapt its services to better serve and understand the immediate needs and changing strategic priorities of MetroWest nonprofits including:

● How is COVID changing how you think about planning and your organizational
needs and priorities? How can SOAR help?
● How has the role of your Board changed? Do you need governance support?
● What types of short-term or scenario planning support would be helpful?
● What impacts on your organization will be long-lasting and what kind of help do you need to plan for beyond COVID?
● Are there silver-linings or learnings that you would like to capitalize on for the

Lend your voice to the conversation!
RSVP below. Zoom link will be sent the day before.
I'll be there!
02/24/21 11:30am - 02/24/21 12:30pm

About Lexi, Kathy and Jud
Lexi Turner has been a SOAR volunteer since 2016 and is currently
acting as Co-President. She most recently worked on a strategic plan with Elizabeth
Peabody House (EPH) in Somerville adapting the focus of the plan to the immediacy of
COVID-19 and its impacts on EPH. Before coming to SOAR, Lexi had more than twenty-
five years of senior-level strategic leadership and project management experience in the
non-profit sector in community development, affordable housing, and human service
programs at the national and local levels.

Kathy Millstein has been a SOAR volunteer since 2017. Most recently she was involved in strategic planning projects with Massachusetts Health Officers Association and East Boston Social Centers. An emerita professor and former Associate Dean at Simmons University School of Social Work, Kathy is a clinical social worker, educator, and researcher with expertise in mental health research and practice evaluation as well as 30+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector.

Judson (“Jud”) DeCew has been a SOAR volunteer for 9 years. He has served as a project team member, and a project coach charged with responding to and understanding client requests for service and organizing SOAR’s resources to respond to client needs. His professional career (university professor, corporate manager, and professional services entrepreneur) was largely in for-profit entities. He has also served in nonprofit volunteer and leadership roles and currently serves as the Board Chair of the
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.
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