Authorized Dealers are consultants for nonprofits and associations of nonprofits who are authorized to use and sell M. L. Donnellan products and receive a commission for sales. Consultants pay a one-time membership fee and associations pay a renewable membership fee good for three years. Authorized Dealers are expected to maintain and support the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in their work with the nonprofit sector. All are highly experienced and knowledgeable and receive referrals from M.L. Donnellan.
The states listed indicate only the headquarters of the Authorized Dealers. They serve in multiple states.
H. Lovell Mosely, Consultant
Lovell Mosely served in various local United Way communities (Seattle, WA, Santa Clara, CA, San Francisco, CA) and at the national office of United Way of America (UWA), where he served in the National Corporate Relations division, Consulting Services and Field Relations. When UWA became United Way Worldwide, he served as Vice President and Western Regional Director. He retired after 30 years of services and began his consulting services. Previous professional experience included: purchasing manager, contracts manager and continuous quality improvement coordinator for Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation. Mosely was the first Authorized Dealer for M. L. Donnellan, beginning in 2011.
His consulting services include, but are not limited to:
• Nonprofit management consultation
• Organizational assessments
• Board training
• Executive coaching
• United Way mergers and consolidations
Ron Soto, Principal Consultant, MSW, MPH
Ron Soto Consulting, based in San Jose, CA, is an independent consultant offering high quality, cost-effective management consulting, training and development services to public and private nonprofit organizations.
Soto considers himself blessed to combine his personal mission with the career path for more than 35 years. He has a rich and diverse education and professional track records, including executive, management, service delivery and consulting experiences with county and city governments, United Way agencies, and private nonprofit agencies. In these capacities, he has assessed and analyzed organizational and community problems, planned effective, and evidenced-based strategies to address issues or expand services. He has played a key role in raising millions in needed funding resources, bringing aa rich professional background of perspectives, knowledge, expertise and consulting solutions to clients.
Soto earned master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. Other professional credentials include: Certified Fund-Raising Executive, California State Community College Instructor Credentials in Public Service and Administration, and California State Community College Counseling Credential and training in Evidenced-based Youth Services Practices.
He works with government agencies and small to mid-sized community-based nonprofits seeking to improve the lives of individuals in underserved, social-economically distressed, multi-cultured communities. Soto has been an Authorized Dealer for M. L. Donnellan since 2012 and is the co-author of the Nonprofit Toolkit #4: Executive Director Succession Plan and Search Process, available at www.amazon.com/author/mldonnellan
Claudia Virga, Principal
Claudia Virga is the creator of CHAT Communication System, the only communication assessment tool that helps participants identify the preferred communication styles of others in less than 60 seconds. The system allows the individual to effortlessly adjust their own communication style to meet the listener where they are, forging more authentic, effective and lasting connections. To date, Claudia has facilitated more than a 100 employee trainings and presentations, based on the CHAT system. She is also a qualified facilitator for strategic planning and board development, based on Marilyn Donnellan’s material.
Claudia has over 30 years of experience working with for-profits and nonprofit organizations. Claudia is a member of the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International. Claudia founded a nonprofit organization, Girlz to Women, and has been featured in Shape Magazine, Women’s First, and various other national and local media outlets. She has been in front of the camera as a TV host, as well as behind the camera as an award-winning producer. She is a TEDx Speaker as well as a TEDx Curator and has coached hundreds of TEDx speakers from all over the world.
“I have worked as a nonprofit leader for 20 years and this is the first time I have walked away from a training with the ability to immediately implement what I learned. The CHAT method has truly changed how my team communicates with each other. The monthly individual coaching sessions I am now having with Claudia are proving to be the best investment I have ever made in my organization.” Kimberly Galban-Countryman, Chief Executive Officer at Lighthouse of the Big Bend
Aretha Simons, M.Ed.
Leadership – Aretha is a retired Navy Veteran (Operation Desert Storm & Operation Iraqi Freedom), and a former Orlando Mayoral Candidate. She is the author of The Power of the 501(c)(3), The Best Guide for Nonprofit Consultants, and Deadly Force Recall. Aretha holds a Bachelors of Theology from Life Christian University & Seminary, Bachelors of Business Management from University of Phoenix, and a Masters of Education from Nova Southeastern University.
Clients – As a President of Multiplying Talents™ and a national speaker, some of her clients include SCORE, Disney/National Entrepreneur Center, Life Christian University, Nova Southeastern University, Rollins College, Florida Association of Christian Colleges, Latina Style Business Conference, African American Chamber of Commerce, etc.
Brief Business Profile –Aretha Simons has a 100% success rate of obtaining the 501(c )(3) status and is one of the most sought-after experts for setting up nonprofit corporations. Aretha has also been a professional grant writer for over fifteen years. Aretha was given an all-expense paid trip courtesy of media mogul Oprah Winfrey to speak on the US Senate floor concerning funding for nonprofit organizations.
Phone: (407) 575-0685
Bea Northcott, Principal
The president of Triple Impact, LLC, Bea Northcott offers a unique blend of marketing and human resources experience, mixed with training, facilitation and writing skills to help organizations grow. She has served in a variety of roles for nonprofit organizations, including serving as a board member, executive director, staff member and consultant. As a consultant, Northcott works with nonprofits on board development, strategic planning, outcomes measurements and program implementation.
Northcott is a graduate of Butler University, Kennedy-Western University, and Leadership Johnson County. She currently works with Indiana United Ways (IUW) to support their training programs and is a consultant for IUW’s Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network. She has implemented Central Nine Career Center’s Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate program and is a certified Challenge Course facilitator for the Indiana FFA Leadership Center. She joined the Authorized Dealer program in 2018.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org , (317) 441-5295