Monday Morning Speaker: GLEN O'GILVIE
|The Nonprofit Sector in DC: Driving the Economy; Creating Jobs
Conversation with GLEN O'GILVIELearn more about how the nonprofit sector, including associations, community groups, advocacy organizations, and foundations, plays a critical role in the region's economic development, and the types of professional opportunities available in this diverse set of employers.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Glen O’Gilvie, CAE was named chief executive officer of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement on June 5, 2008. A leader with more than 15 years of experience in the Metropolitan Washington nonprofit sector, Glen is passionate about addressing the issues affecting communities throughout the region.
Before joining the Center, Glen served as president and CEO of Earth Conservation Corps. During his tenure from 2004 to 2008, he strengthened the organization’s programmatic infrastructure and forged partnerships with nonprofits, public officials, foundations and corporations throughout the region to advance the organization’s work. He developed structured environmental workforce development, leadership and service programs for disconnected youth in Washington, D.C., and built staff, board and organizational capacity with a focus on long-term sustainability.
Prior to Earth Conservation Corps, Glen worked as a program officer for the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. While at the Community Foundation, he was responsible for growing the organization’s youth development grant program, which builds the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout the region.
Previously, Glen served as the national coordinator for the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial’s RFK Fellows program. While there, he strengthened and developed youth training and leadership program model that placed young people within nonprofit organizations in Washington, D.C., and California to support their innovative efforts.
Glen holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology; a master’s of education in guidance and counseling and has completed various nonprofit management and leadership training and certification programs. He resides in Prince George’s County, Maryland, with his wife and two children.
CONTACT THE SPEAKER:
Glen O'Gilvie, CAE, Chief Executive Officer
Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free. Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.
Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:
1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.