Meet Our Team

Bonnie Hilory

Founder, Principal
Nonprofit Accelerator, LLC

Bonnie specializes in grant research (a passion of hers) which often includes setting up an ecosystem for volunteers and staff to collaborate in researching funders, creating a pipeline resulting in supporting the nonprofits mission.

The other areas Bonnie enjoys supporting are volunteer and Leadership recruitment (recruiting for Philanthropic leadership roles in nonprofits such as Grant Writers, Development Directors) evaluating the use of Constant Contact, and coaching with Senior leadership on strategic direction and goal setting. 

Chris Adams

Friends of the Accelerator
Managing Partner

Adams & Duncan Law Firm has supported the Snohomish Community nonprofit sector for years.  Known for Navigating sound legal strategies for our clients in the Pacific Northwest for over 40 years, the Adams & Duncan Law Group is a resource to develop these unchartered waters during the COVID-19 crisis, which may include mergers, acquisitions and dissolution's. 

Melvin Givens

Givens & Associates 

Melvin specializes in marketing and communications, and is a certified Constant Contact specialist. He has worked with several nonprofits and companies for more than 10 years to increase brand and event engagement. He's supported clients in the development and rebranding of websites and social media. He also leads trainings around collaborative marketing tools and inclusive strategies.

Abby Miller

Miller Data Solutions

Abby specializes in Raiser’s Edge NXT usage assessment, database configuration, data clean-up, report design, gift processing/data entry, donation form configuration, process documentation, and training.

Julie Bonner

Coeurbridge, LLC

Dr. Julie Bonner has an extensive background in business and information technology as an accounting professional. In 2016, Dr. Bonner started working with for profits and non-profits to provide accounting and finance support. The goal is to help educate and empower clients to handle their own finance and accounting tasks on their own, should they want to do so. We help clients to document processes and procedures so you can know exactly how to handle this important aspect of your business and make sure that your assets are well managed and protected. Dr. Bonner and her associates are Quickbooks Online and TSheets certified.

Dr. Laura Portolese

Central Washington University

Dr. Laura excels in instructional design and content writing. She is able to take your vision for course offerings, curriculum, or content and make it a reality in an organized and effective manner.

Laura is a gifted trainer, presenter and facilitator, and her talents lie in the area of assisting organizations meet their goals by providing facilitated training, course development, and content development. 

Linda Kroner

LK Consulting

Linda's mission is to help organizations with their human resources program. To help management provide a safe and productive workplace where employees strive to succeed and want to help the organization succeed. She has worked with union and non union organizations and can assist with all aspects of labor relations. Trained in conflict management and can assist with interpersonal problems. Background in training and teaching in higher education. Linda can develop and provide training on all areas of supervision, management and any human resources related topic.

Gloria Morris

Special Project Director

Gloria Morris is an experienced human resources manager with expertise in organizational onboarding, performance evaluation and management, grievance resolution and employee relations. She has also done contract negotiations, supervisory training and has a particular affinity for investigating allegations of employee misconduct. Her skills include planning, project management, critical thinking and document review and editing. Gloria is specifically interested in fostering organizational excellence through fair and equitable treatment of employees, good customer service, and staff development. Gloria holds a master’s degree in management from the University of Phoenix and a BA degree in business administration from Pacific Lutheran University. 

Cesar Abad

Waferwire

WaferWire is a Bellevue, WA based IT consulting firm specializing in Collaboration, Data Analystics & Business Intelligence, and Digital Transformation. Our business model of utilizing offshore resources allows us to meet or exceed client expectations, budget requirements, and timelines. Our teams include certified engineers, developers, and project/program managers who are well experienced in delvering world-class solutions.

Dr. Jesse Bolinger

Bolinger Solutions

To provide competitively priced home-based call center solutions, business and nonprofit consulting services and personal coaching services to clients so they may grow personally, professionally and financially.  One of our favorite  services is to work with clients on  donor prospecting (using Iwave). 

Organic Search Agency

 

Organic Search Agency is a full service professional digital agency providing a full suite of website creation services, search engine optimization (SEO) services, internet marketing training, content marketing, conversion optimization & maximizing engagement with target markets.

Matt Souza

Greater Good Gear

Greater Good Gear is a fantastic ecommerce solution, worthy of your consideration.  Explore the blog post on Matt's solution and give him a call. 

A passion of Matt's is also to provide implementation support with Salesforce,  LMS configurations and merchant account set up.  

Dr. Brenda Hilby

The Editing Desk 

Dr. Brenda Hilby, owner of The Editing Desk, has traditionally edited for independent publishers. A writer herself, Dr. Hilby has the ability to help writers find their voice to create unique and effective advertisements, blog posts, professional articles, memoirs, and novels. With a diverse staff of writers, The Editing Desk offers services which range from creative writing to editing for grammar, content, and/or style.  

Vacancy
Graphic Designer Wanted

Open until filled

Graphic Designer in all platforms; web and print Contract work for hire - W-9 We are seeking an individual or small boutique firm who has:  A diverse background in graphics  Experience in creation of logos, branding, letterhead, web design - look and feel,  Digital campaign work in email platforms and social media  Ability to be flexible, client focused  Has the bandwidth to support quick turn-around requests  Who has a reasonable rate for our clients. This is part-time work for hire, dependent on referrals and the needs of our clients. There is not a guarantee of steady income. We have a high percentage of return clients (over 80 %) and pride ourselves on on-time quality. About our clients: nonprofits (several are start-ups) and small to mid-size businesses is our niche.

To be considered: Send to our founder [email protected] your
website or portfolio. In your cover letter, please describe how this opportunity fits in with the rest of your life. Are you yourself a start-up?

Please state your expected hourly rate and range. Include the best day and times to reach you. In one paragraph, provide one to three sentences to describe your services and the name of your company.

Include 3 client references, name, company, email, and phone with time zone.

Charlotte Kearney

Kearney Grants

Charlotte Kearney is a professional grantwriter based in Bellingham, Washington, working to fund the missions and programs of change-making organizations through private foundation and government grants. As a grantwriter, Charlotte specializes in building clear, targeted, and convincing written arguments for organizations and their programs, from refreshing existing language to developing new strategies. Kyle has developed an effective and highly organized writing process that involves multiple drafts and review processes. In addition to grant writing, Charlotte provides grant research services and grant management services.