Willow Consulting values integrity. We bring deep experience to help you solve problems and renew your commitment to your mission. With our assistance, you will become more flexible and effective in the face of change. You can expect:
- Dedication to your core mission
- Effective leadership during transitions
- Proven strategies for ensuring that all voices are heard
- Plans and infrastructure for organizational improvement and outcomes
- Solutions to staffing, program, and funding challenges
- Options for growth and reorganization
Amy Arcand founded Willow Consulting in 2013. She has two decades of nonprofit management experience and specializes in interim executive leadership where she supports organizations through times of transition, chaos, and change. Amy is passionate about good governance, community engagement, partnerships and building strong organizational foundations. She has dedicated her career to ensuring that community voices are heard and helping organizations and groups move their ideas to reality.
Amy has a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in Leadership and Civic Engagement from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the Uiversity of Minnesota and is a 2007 recipient of the Thomas Swain Fellowship for Leadership. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business from Augsburg College.
Amy studied community organizing in Namibia and South Africa and uses her skills to foster progressive change in neighborhoods, government, and nonprofit organizations.
Amy can be reached at 612-961-9517 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brigid Riley specializes in strategic planning, project management, training and organizational coaching. She is an experienced business entrepreneur, nonprofit executive, and leader of local, state and federal government projects. In over 20 years in the public and private sectors, Brigid has excelled in organizational development; board development; issue framing and public communications; fund development; and policy and systems change.
Brigid has a Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota, and an undergraduate degree from the University of St. Catherine. She is an alumna of the Policy Fellows program at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, and the Emerging Leaders Network, a program of Minnesota public health associations.
Brigid’s values and skills as a facilitator were honed through extensive work with local, state and national groups using the participatory methods of the Technology of Participation (ToP®), a set of internationally recognized facilitation tools developed by the Institute of Cultural Affairs, which emphasize authentic participation by all. She is a Certified ToP® Facilitator.
Brigid can be reached at 612-978-9361 or email@example.com