Upcoming Speaking Engagements

April 24, 2019

Yakima, WA

Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good

“The Risk Bow Tie: Mastering Risk Assessment in 5 Easy Steps” and “Passing It On: How to Keep Organizational Knowledge from Walking Out the Door”

April 26, 2019

Georgia Community Action Association

“Risk Oversight and Fraud Prevention” – webinar

May 3, 2019

Georgia Community Action Association

“Employment Practices” – webinar

May 6, 2019

Lafayette, CO

USA Rugby

Board Training

May 9, 2019

Lancaster, PA

The Salvation Army – USA Eastern Territory

Enterprise Risk Management (keynote) and Financial Risk Management (workshop)

May 17, 2019

Austin, TX

ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies

“Risk Management for Nonprofit Leaders”

May 21, 2019

Bellevue, WA

Washington State Nonprofit Conference

Pre-Conference Deep Dive: “Risk Leadership in Action”

June 12, 2019

Georgia Community Action Association

“Volunteer Risk Management” – webinar

June 25, 2019

Snoqalmie, Washington

National Conference of State Legislatures

“Failure as an Innovation Opportunity”

July 11, 2019

Albany, NY

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Confidence, Culture and Conversations: Inspired Risk Leadership in a Nutshell” (keynote)

July 19, 2019

Savannah, GA

Georgia Community Action Association

“Developing and Maintaining an Effective CEO/Board Partnership”

August 14, 2019

Georgia Community Action Association

“Strategic Risk Engagement” – webinar

August 21, 2019

New Orleans, LA

NeighborWorks America

“Sexual Harassment Prevention and Compliance Prevention for Boards”

September 17, 2019

Gaylord Hotel, National Harbor, MD

SCCE’s Compliance & Ethics Institute

“Designing Actionable, Memorable Risk Reports”

Previous Speaking Engagements

April 16, 2019

Providence and Newport/Middletown, RI

OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc.

“Sensible Stewardship: Managing Governance Risks”

March 30, 2019

Reno, NV

USA Boxing

Board Training

March 18, 2019

Colorado Springs, CO

2019 Great Ideas Conference – ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

“Eyes Wide Open: Failure as an Innovation Opportunity”

March 3, 2019

Frisco, TX

USA Badminton

Board Training

January 17, 2019

New Orleans, LA

Management and Leadership Training Conference

“Risk Management in Action,” and “Workplace Harassment: An Unacceptable Risk”

January 14, 2019

Colorado Springs, CO

USA Shooting

Inspired Governance: Board Orientation

December 10, 2018

Kentucky Nonprofit Network

“Managing Volunteer Risks” – webinar

December 3, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA

NeighborWorks America Training Institute

“Sexual Harassment Prevention and Compliance for Boards” – Excellence in Governance program

September 18, 2018

Hartford, CT

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

“Another One Bites the Dust: Business Continuity Planning for Your Nonprofit”

August 30, 2018

Denver, CO

2018 Community Action Partnership Annual Convention

“Risk Mitigation: Next Steps After Your Risk Assessment,” and “Top 10 Risks for CAAs with Head Start”

July 26, 2018

Washington, DC

Humentum 2018 Annual Conference

“Anticipating and Delivering the Risk Information Your Board Wants and Needs”

June 19, 2018

Staten Island, NY

JCC of Staten Island

Staff Briefing

June 7, 2018

San Antonio, TX

YWCA Leadership and Capacity Building Institute

“Risk Leadership” and “Risk Management and Crisis Planning”

June 4, 2018

Des Moines, IA

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

“Sensible Stewardship: Understanding and Managing the Top Risks Facing Nonprofits,” “Demystifying the Risk Oversight Role of Nonprofit Boards,” and “Risk Reflections: Funders’ Forum”

May 18, 2018

Austin, TX

May 16, 2018

Virtual Conference

Risk Connect

“Risk Rundown: Top Risks Facing Nonprofits”

May 16, 2018

Virtual Conference

Risk Connect

“You Too: Workplace Harassment is Real”

May 3, 2018

New York, NY

NRMC Consulting Client

“Risk Lessons from Cinema”

April 26, 2018

Dallas, TX

Care Providers’ 2018 Advisory Council

“Cash Flow, Claims and Consequences: Implementing Risk Plans to Control Losses”

April 24, 2018


Land Trust Alliance

“Passing It On: How to Keep Organizational Knowledge from Walking Out the Door”

April 14, 2018

Chula Vista, CA

USA Archery

“Inspired Governance: Board Orientation”

April 11, 2018


Volunteers of America – Webinar for VOA CFOs

“Risk Management Maturity Models”

March 29, 2018

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma Community Action Association

“Top 10 Risks Facing Community Action Agencies,” and “Developing Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies”

January 24, 2018

Washington, DC

Public Media Women in Leadership

“Workplace Harassment: An Unacceptable Risk”

January 11, 2018

Houston, TX

Management and Leadership Training Conference, Community Action Partnership

“Top 10 Risks Facing Community Action Agencies,” and “Developing Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies”

November 9, 2017

Kansas City, MO

National Leadership Conference, Camp Fire

“Strengthen Board Effectiveness”

October 18, 2017


Minnesota School Boards Association & Kyllo Consulting

“Understanding Erin’s Law & Sexual Violence Prevention in Minnesota Public Schools”

September 13, 2017

Lafayette, IN

Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network

“Minimizing Risk and Preventing Fraud”

September 12, 2017

Greencastle, IN

Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network

“Financial Best Practices and Essential Policies”

August 29, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

2017 Annual Convention – Community Action Partnership

“Risk Management for Boards,” and “Implementing Risk Management Strategies”

July 21, 2017

Washington, DC

Inside NGO – 2017 Annual Conference

Risk Reporting to the Board & Other Leadership Teams

June 26, 2017

Louisville, KY

Goodwill Industries International – 2017 Delegates Assembly

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest

June 23, 2017

National Conference of Nonprofits

Member Benefit Spotlight: Nonprofit Risk Management Center

June 21, 2017

Nonprofit Issues

Insurance Basics for Nonprofits – Webinar

May 19, 2017

Austin, TX

May 18, 2017

ACC Highland Business Center, Austin, TX

ACC Center for Nonprofit Studies

People Are Strange: Managing Risks in Human Resources Series – “Hiring Hot Sauce: How to Spice Up Your Hiring Practices & Hire the Best,” “Now or Never: How to Stop Putting Employee Onboarding on the Backburner,” “The Gold Stars of Employee Performance Management,” and “Graceful Goodbyes: How to Terminate Employees with Class & Compassion”

May 16, 2017

Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA

Risk Management Pre-Conference with NPIP at the 2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference

“Effective Risk Communication,” “Risk Forecasting,” and “Managing Human Resource Risk: Taking the High Road”

March 22, 2017

Memphis, TN


“The Frankenstein Effect: Risky Transformations between Employees, Volunteers & Independent Contractors,” and “Top 10 Risks Facing Nonprofits”

March 21, 2017

Cincinnati, OH

Great American Insurance Group – 2017 National Sales Meeting

“Top Risks, Challenges and Opportunities Facing Nonprofits”

December 8, 2016

Augusta, ME

Maine Association of Non Profits, Camp Finance

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Nonprofit Boards and Risk Oversight” and “Risk Keeping You Awake? Get More Sleep with the Risk Bow Tie Technique”

November 14, 2016

Orlando, FL

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions

“Risky Business: Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail”

October 13, 2016

Washington, DC

Operations Summit, National Human Services Assembly

“Top 10 Risks Facing Nonprofits”

October 6, 2016

New Paltz, NY

New York Council of Nonprofits, Camp Finance

“2016: A Risk Odyssey” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Nonprofit Boards and Risk Oversight”

September 29, 2016

Ottumwa, IA

Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation

“Are You Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse? Top 10 Risks Facing Nonprofits”

September 18, 2016

Chicago, IL

2016 Risk Summit

“Looking for Clues: Using Root Cause Analysis to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes Again and Again,” and “I Doubt It: Hair Raising Risk Scenarios”

September 1, 2016

Austin, TX

Community Action Partnership, 2016 Annual Conference

“Risks Keeping You Awake? Get More Sleep with the Risk Bow Tie Technique,” and “Lego Love: Build the Board Your Mission Deserves”

August 25, 2016

Webinar for New Directors Workshop, Hillel International

“Risks Keeping You Awake? Priceless but Practical Risk Management Tips to Help You Sleep Soundly”

July 26, 2016

Kansas City, MO

Nonprofit Connect

“Top 10 Risks Facing Nonprofits,” and “Are You Ready for a Zombie Apocalypse? Crisis Management for Nonprofit Leaders”