A 15-year veteran of the nonprofit sector, Val has served diverse missions including arts and culture, education, health, social justice and social services. Val has worked with young, start-up nonprofits as well as long-established organizations and her experience includes roles in program/direct services, recruitment, retention, fundraising, marketing/communications, volunteer management and organizational management. Through this work, Val has developed a deep passion for the health and wellbeing of the nonprofit sector. It is, after all, the glue that holds communities together.
Val established Blueprint Nonprofit Consulting LLC to help nonprofits build their organizational capacity working within a team approach to forge partnerships between board, staff, volunteers and donors. Val combines a wealth of professional experiences with knowledge of best practices to help nonprofits make informed decisions and establish internal processes to become stronger, more stable organizations.
Trailblazer in Philanthropy, The Contigo Fund
Emerging Leader, Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central Florida
40 Under 40, Guide to Greater Gainesville
Blueprint strives to strengthen the nonprofit sector not just through our consulting services but through philanthropic gifts of time, talent, and treasure as well. We believe as our business grows, so does our responsibility to return our good fortune to the community. Blueprint is committed to donating a minimum of 10% of profits and 100 hours of volunteer/consulting time annually. In both 2021 and 2022, these donations approached nearly 15%. Organizations benefitting from these gifts include arts and culture, social justice, healthcare, and children’s services missions.