Our remarkable faculty are carefully chosen for their rich experience with philanthropy and nonprofits, as well as their accessibility and engaging presentation styles.


Jen-Lachman-Peer-CoachingJen Lachman
Lachman Consulting

Jen is an organizational consultant and executive coach who supports nonprofit leaders and organizations to act with greater purpose, authenticity, and impact. She believes that organizations perform at their highest potential when leaders create a clear and compelling vision for the future, and organizational systems and culture value collaboration, integrity, and accountability for real results. Jen specializes in strategic planning, leadership coaching and development, board development, and facilitation. She is a certified professional co-active coach (CPCC) and a graduate of Georgetown University’s Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership Program.

Andy-100x150Andy Carroll
Senior Program Director
Exponent Philanthropy
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Andy develops resources and programs on grantmaking, leadership, and trends in small-staffed philanthropy. One of Andy’s goals and passions is to empower more foundations and donors to take advantage of their unique freedom, assets, and powers to provide leadership on important issues they feel passionate about. Previously, Andy worked with the National Center for Family Philanthropy and the Council on Foundations. He has an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School and 30 years of experience in nonprofit management, training, and program development.

Stephen-100x150Stephen Alexander
Program Manager
Exponent Philanthropy
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Stephen develops programs and resources on philanthropic giving and foundation administration, and guides and connects members throughout the network. Stephen’s first introduction to coaching was through ProInspire’s Managing for Success training, after which he partnered with a leadership coach for a full year. He chairs the Board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC and serves on the steering committee of the DC Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy.


The 2016 program is now full. Contact Stephen Alexander to be the first to hear about our next coaching program.