Managing a nonprofit organization isn’t easy– collaboration is crucial for success. Therefore, LANO has begun a series of networking events specifically for nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs to share and learn best practices, discover new ways to build partnerships, and create collective impact as a nonprofit community.
June 16, 2021, MORE TO COME!
March 16, 2021: Executive Director Roundtable: What’s Next for LANO & How Can You Get Involved?
Guest Speaker: Jill Roshto
Jill Roshto has over 29 years of experience in retail management, corporate sales, business ownership, fundraising and non-profit management. Roshto served most recently as the President/CEO of the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation. Roshto is currently serving as Executive Director of Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO).
In her varied career, Ms. Roshto worked in multiple roles at Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, LSU Foundation and as Executive Director of Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. Ms. Roshto also owned The Keeping Room, a stationery and gift business.
Ms. Roshto has been very involved in community service, serving on numerous non-profit Boards and as an advisor to the LSU Delta Gamma Chapter.
April 14, 2021: Executive Director Roundtable
Guest Speaker: Sevetri Wilson
Sevetri is a 2010 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Public Service, the Jefferson Award; and her work was featured in the U.S. Senate report to the White House on Volunteerism in the U.S., under President Obama. Sevetri’s work and that of her clients has been featured in national publications such as USA Today, Time Magazine, and CNN. She serves as a voice for communities as a Forbes contributor and has amassed over 200,000 followers across social media.
Headquartered in New Orleans with a second office in New York, Resilia is revolutionizing how nonprofits are created and maintained, and how funders scale impact. In 2020, Sevetri became one of the only 50 Black women in the U.S. to have raised over $10M in venture funding. In September 2020, Sevetri was named a Rising Star on the Forbes Cloud 100 List. Resilia was named to Venture Beat’s top startups to watch out for in 2019; also in 2019, Sevetri was named to Inc. Magazine’s 100 Female Founders building world-changing companies and to PitchBook’s 27 leading black founders and investor list.
Prior to Resilia, she founded Solid Ground Innovations, LLC., a strategic communications agency and authored Solid Ground: How I Built a 7 Figure Company at 22 with Zero Capital. Her book spent 6 weeks at #1 on Amazon in the startup category.
Her new book, Resilient, comes out on April 6th.
June 3, 2021: The 20 Minute Technology Plan – The Simple Solution for Creating a Technology Plan that Works