About Goldstein Consulting
Ken Goldstein, MPPA, has been working in nonprofits and local government agencies since 1989. Since founding Goldstein Consulting in December of 2003, Ken has served half-a-dozen organizations as an Interim Executive Director, managing nonprofits through transitions, mergers, and turn-arounds. Ken has also facilitated strategic planning processes, taught fundraising and nonprofit management workshops, raised several million dollars in grants, and performed other contract consulting work.
His many years of senior management experience include being the first Executive Director of Recovery Cafe San Jose and Sustainable San Mateo County, Assistant Director of EHC LifeBuilders, Silicon Valley Director of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, Director of Online Community Development for HandsNet, and Bay Area Director for Benevolent. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of Future Families, Habitat for Humanity Santa Cruz County, and Recovery Cafe Santa Cruz.
Ken holds a Master of Public Policy and Administration from CSU Sacramento and a BA in Politics from UC Santa Cruz.
"My mission as a consultant is to increase the impact of nonprofit organizations and the effectiveness of their staffs. The organizations that I choose to work for are innovative in approach and progressive in spirit. I accomplish this through my extensive nonprofit management experience, graduate level education, analytic and communications skills, and leadership ability."
Ken is currently under long-term contract with Recovery Cafe Network to serve as "California Catalyst," providing technical assistance for emerging Network member nonprofit organizations and identifying other nonprofits in the region interested in implementing the Recovery Cafe model.
He is also currently available for limited term consulting, training, and facilitation services.
If you are interested in retaining Ken's services, you may contact me at ken (at) goldstein(dot)net or phone me at 408.396.3677.