A lunchtime conversation with trepwise and the Greater New Orleans Foundation

New Orleans (October 10, 2018) – Local consulting firm, trepwise, is partnering with the Greater New Orleans Foundation to co-host How to Strengthen Your Nonprofit – a lunchtime conversation on October 17th presented by the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce.

Local nonprofit organizations and their leaders are encouraged to attend the discussion to explore questions around what makes an effective nonprofit, key steps organizations can take to maximize their potential and the unique challenges and opportunities facing nonprofits organizations in the Greater New Orleans region. The talk will be lead by Joann Ricci, Vice President Organizational Effectiveness of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, in conjunction with trepwise Advisor Geoffrey Hamlyn, and moderated by Christopher Wimbush, Director of Business Operations and General Counsel at trepwise.

“This is an excellent opportunity for our local nonprofit community to get focused, professional direction,” said Joann Ricci, Vice President Organizational Effectiveness of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. “We are honored to address nonprofits from around the region with our partner trepwise at this event thanks to the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce.”

The event will be held at the Greater New Orleans Foundation at 919 St. Charles Avenue in its “Chevron” room where boxed lunch will be provided. Registration check-in will begin at 11:30 a.m. with the talk beginning at 12 p.m. This event is open to the public, but is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members. Parking options include metered street spots or nearby parking lots (Premium Parking P148 900 St. Charles Ave. and P147 855 St. Charles Ave.). Space is limited and registration is highly encouraged: http://www.neworleanschamber.org/events/details/2018-educational-seminar-with-gnof-how-to-strengthen-your-nonprofit-organization-12623.

About the Greater New Orleans Foundation

The mission of the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) is to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action. Through its Organizational Effectiveness Initiative, the Greater New Orleans Foundation is supporting the regions nonprofits by ensuring they benefit from good management and strong governance, allowing them to better deliver programs that serve the community.

Strengthening nonprofits through Organizational Effectiveness is impact the Greater New Orleans Foundation makes every day. Since 2011, GNOF has supported over 5,212 nonprofit leaders with over 300 trainings, workshops, and programs across the region. This work allows the foundation to extend its impact while improving the sustainability of a critical sector that helps to improve the community.

Connect with GNOF on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information, visit: https://www.gnof.org/.

 About trepwise, llc

trepwise was founded in 2013 with the mission of being a growth catalyst for entrepreneurial cities. Today it is a robust advisory team with broad cross-functional knowledge. trepwise advisors are well-educated, passionate individuals with experience working with hundreds of organizations here in New Orleans and beyond. The team has led non-profit boards, entered new markets, conceptualized innovative products, and built well-aligned teams. The firm continues to do whatever it takes to maximize the value of its work to clients.

The company’s client portfolio is a mix of organizations, from the for-profit, non-profit and public sectors, from virtually every industry, including education, financial services, food & hospitality, technology, the arts, faith-based institutions and many more. Since trepwise works with a variety of organizations across the local economy, the team has a breadth of knowledge of both the unique challenges facing each, as well as how learning can be disseminated to effectively problem solve.

Located in Central City on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, trepwise is a for-profit, values based, and mission driven company. It uses innovative approaches to scale and sustain organizations by providing practical and creative solutions. trepwise provides clients across all sizes, sectors, and industries with the pathways to organizational capacity building in the fields of: Marketing, Finance, Operations, Organizational Culture, Leadership Development, Governance, Strategic Planning, and Impact Measurement.

Connect on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@trepwise) and LinkedIn. For more information, visit: www.trepwise.com.

Genevieve Douglass

Genevieve Douglass

Marketing Director at trepwise
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