Meet Our Consultants

ESC is powered by 100+ executive-level volunteer consultants who are passionate about helping nonprofits. They come from diverse professional backgrounds, with senior management experience in business, nonprofits, and government. Their experience, combined with ESC’s extensive training, turns their commitment to community service into transformational results for our clients.

In 2017 ESC's volunteer consultants provided more than 10,000 hours of services to our nonprofit clients, allowing ESC to offer our effective capacity building services at very affordable rates. The services provided by our consultants add up to a huge return-on-investment for our clients and our funders. Click here to learn more about becoming an ESC volunteer consultant.


ESC Consultants 


  • Susan H. Afriat
  • Leadership Development Consultant
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Albert Algaze
  • Vice President
  • TRW
  • Barbara E. Arnold
  • Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
  • Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Marshal Backlar
  • President
  • Backlar Consultants
  • Judith Bain
  • Vice President of Legal Affairs General Counsel
  • Epson America, Inc.
  • Susan Barton
  • Associate General Manager
  • Center Theater Group
  • Natalia Baudin
  • Margaret Black
  • Managing Director
  • Marsh, Inc.
  • Benjamin Breslauer
  • Principal
  • Breslauer Financial Services
  • Michael Bridge
  • Partner
  • Kirsch Kohn & Bridge, LLP, CPAs
  • Jim Bright
  • President
  • Bristol Associates, Inc.
  • Bennett Brown
  • President
  • Stellar Products, Inc.
  • Karen Buxbaum
  • Mars Program Planetary Protection Manager
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Linda H. Camras
  • Development Director
  • Westside Women’s Health Center
  • Selina Chi
  • Scott Choate
  • John Coleman
  • President-COO
  • Harbor Universal, Inc.
  • Rachel Davenport
  • CEO
  • Horizon Advisers, LLC
  • Phil Davis
  • VP, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer & Deputy General Counsel
  • Health Net
  • Eric DeWeese
  • General Manager
  • KUSC
  • Agapito Diaz
  • Vice President, Transit Services
  • ACS State & Local Solutions
  • Lynn Dines
  • Sales Manager, Critical Care
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Gail M. Doi
  • Independent Management Consultant
  • Jim Esterle
  • Vice President
  • HerbaLife International
  • Roxie Esterle
  • Middle School Director
  • AJ Heschel Day School
  • Richard Fass
  • Vice President for Planning
  • Pomona College
  • Mona Field
  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Los Angeles Community College District
  • Susan C. Flaming
  • Senior Manager
  • The Boeing Company
  • Gwendolyn Flynn
  • Michele Foster
  • Owner
  • Foster & Associates
  • Mark E. Friedman
  • Vice President
  • City of Hope
  • Beverly Froelich
  • Executive Director
  • Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Foundation
  • Pat Garner
  • Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
  • Blue Cross of California

  • Dan Goodstein
  • CPA
  • Micah Greenberg
  • Director of Marketing
  • NPR/National Public Media
  • Stephen Gutwillig
  • Deputy Executive Director, Programs
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • Jeff Henderson
  • Business Consultant
  • Henderson Solutions LA
  • Michael Hirschfeld
  • Assistant Director
  • American Technion Society
  • Clive Hoffman
  • President and CEO
  • Clive Hoffman Associates, Inc.
  • Leslie Horowitz
  • Executive Director
  • Temple Beth Hillel
  • Alma Johnson-Hawkins
  • Interim President
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Mika Kim
  • Founder and Chief Happiness Officer
  • Place of the Future LLC 
  • Craig Kinzer
  • Tim Kittleson
  • Director
  • UCLA Film & Television Archive
  • Bert Kleinman
  • President
  • Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc.
  • Yu-Lin Kong
  • President
  • ULink Consulting
  • Peter Koplik
  • President, Digital Cinema
  • MasterImage 3D, Inc.
  • Devra Korwin
  • Principal and Management Consultant
  • Interactions 
  • John Krakowski
  • Corporate Director, Human Resources
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Al Lavery
  • Senior Vice President
  • Wells Fargo
  • Steven Lavine
  • George Leftwich
  • Peggy Lennon
  • Hugh Leonard
  • Principal
  • Leonard Coaching, Training, and Consulting
  • Susan K. Leonard
  • Tax Partner
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Charles Lindahl
  • Senior Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
  • California State University System
  • Michael Linsk
  • Managing Director
  • FTI Consulting, Inc.
  • S. Brigette Loden, CFRE
  • Executive Director
  • Community Foundation of the Valleys
  • Lad Lorenz
  • Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
  • Sempra Energy
  • Brenda Lynch
  • Michael Marshall
  • Senior Regional Account Manager
  • Oracle
  • Alvin Martin
  • Principal
  • Bader Martin
  • Karen McCarthy
  • Director, Employee Development
  • Hughes Aircraft Co.
  • Ann McMullan
  • Asbjon Melo
  • Vice President of Services
  • PART Solutions LLC
  • Georgia Mercer
  • Judy Milestone
  • Francine Moskowitz
  • Vice President, Operations
  • CAPG
  • Theresa Murphy
  • Assistant Chief Nursing Officer
  • St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Alma Myers
  • Scott Nave
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • San Manuel Band of Mission Indians 
  • Polly Nelson
  • Managing Director
  • DFS Group
  • Bea Nemlaha
  • Attorney
  • Howard Parmet
  • Major Gifts Officer
  • California State University, Northridge

  • Yvette Reiner
  • Assistant Professor
  • Rush University
  • Yesmean Rihbany
  • Owner
  • The Rihbany Group
  • Jake Rohrer
  • Director of General Fund Development
  • Hoag Hospital Foundation
  • Nancy Sacks
  • Executive VP and Chief Development Officer
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
  • Fred Samulon
  • Vice President, Director
  • Citigroup
  • Karen Schneider
  • Vice President
  • M & M Philanthropy Consultants
  • Janet Schulman
  • Founding Executive Director
  • Big Sisters of Los Angeles
  • Jorge Sciupac
  • Madonna Shannon
  • Amy Shapiro
  • Managing Director
  • Zimmer Children's Museum
  • Diane Siegfried
  • Managing Director
  • FTI Consulting
  • Marlene Singer
  • Director
  • Jewish Family Service
  • Carol Smith
  • Executive Director
  • Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
  • Harris Sperling
  • Director, Office of the CEO
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Jill Roth Spuehler
  • Executive Consultant
  • Barry Steinberg
  • Producer
  • Viacom Productions
  • Roberta Suber
  • Senior Vice President
  • CareAmerica/Eldermed America
  • Ethel Taft
  • Executive Director
  • Jewish Vocational Service
  • Mel Takata
  • Ricardo Tejada
  • Richard Thaler
  • President & General Manager
  • Thaler Family Markets
  • David Tillipman
  • Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Richard Tom
  • Program Development Coordinator
  • CA Minority Counsel Program
  • Mary Trigg
  • Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
  •  Wells Fargo & Co.
  • Eugene Tuch
  • Controller
  • The Help Group
  • Michael VanBruaene
  • Consulting Manager
  • Macias Consulting Group
  • Sally Vasen Alter
  • Sr. Leadership Development Consultant
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Ronald Vinje
  • Director of Employee Development
  • Psomas
  • Lauree Weaver
  • Director of Operations
  • NEC Unified Solutions
  • Lois Weinsaft
  • Interim Executive Director
  • Jewish World Watch
  • Beverly L. Weise
  • Founder and President
  • Leadership Talent Solutions
  • Jerry Weissman
  • Vice President, Strategic Planning
  • Litton Industries
  • Frank Wurtzel
  • Vice President & Senior Counsel
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation Legal Department
  • Tena Yatroussis
  • Philip Young
  • Manager of Systems Engineering
  • Xerox Special Information Systems

ESC Emeritus Consultants


  • John McDonald Abel
  • Assistant Corporate Secretary
  • Unocal
  • Hal Alcorn
  • Director of Program Management
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Benjamin Allen
  • Manager
  • TRW
  • Robert Baxter
  • Director, Strategic & Business Planning
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Frederick F. Beck
  • Project Manager
  • Hughes Training, Inc.
  • David Blenko
  • Founder, President & CEO
  • Haverford Capital, LLC
  • Anne M. Bunney
  • Vice President, Marketing
  • Security Pacific Automation Company
  • Gilbert Cohen
  • President & CEO
  • Jason Natural Foods
  • Janet Conn
  • Career Management Consultant
  • ProPath, Inc.
  • Donald Cook
  • Managing Director
  • Elizabeth Center for Cancer Detection
  • Fred Cowan
  • Partner
  • The Cowan Partnership
  • Bill Crookston
  • Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship
  • University of Southern California
  • Reggie Davis
  • Senior Vice President
  • Browne Financial
  • Cynthia de Nuño
  • Vice President, Strategic Planning
  • Showboat, Inc.
  • Donald S. Doner
  • Managing Director
  • Modern Way Still Productions
  • Vera L. Dorsey-Reeves
  • Director
  • New L.A. Automotive Training Corporation
  • Paul F. Doucette
  • Executive Vice President
  • Bell Industries, Inc.
  • Al Frank
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Onyx Software, Inc.
  • Anne Gates
  • Executive Vice President and CFO
  • Disney Consumer Products
  • Jeri Gerner
  • Partner
  • Battalia Winston International
  • Larry Gilbert
  • President
  • Armo Construction, Inc.
  • Harold M. Gordy
  • Vice President
  • American Ecology
  • Richard Gunther
  • Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Author
  • George Horne
  • Vice President
  • Dole Food Company

  • Martin Hurwitz
  • Managing Director
  • US Bank
  • Irwin Jaeger
  • CEO
  • New Phoenix Management Company
  • Denise Jackson
  • Owner
  • Denise Jackson Real Estate Group
  • Marilyn Jellison
  • President/Owner
  • Brock Skelton Consulting
  • Jovita Jenkins
  • Director, Systems Integration
  • TRW Systems
  • Michael Kadish
  • Executive Director
  • GRID Alternatives
  • Larry Kaplan
  • Director, Los Angeles Office
  • Trust for Public Land
  • Marilyn Kronmal
  • Director of Volunteers
  • City of Santa Monica
  • Dennis Kunisaki
  • Senior Vice President
  • Bank of America/US Trust
  • Ernest M. Littles
  • President
  • Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Robert Marx
  • Owner/CEO
  • Gilda Marx Industries
  • John R. Mills
  • General Manager, Marine Diesel Division
  • Allis-Chalmers Corp.
  • Stanley M. Morris
  • Corporate Vice President, Technology
  • Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
  • Jane Morton
  • Human Resources Business Partner
  • BP/ARCO
  • Lorenzo Mota
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Maruchan, Inc.
  • Henry T. “Joe” Mulryan
  • Senior Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Administration
  • Cyprus Minerals
  • Lewis Newman
  • President
  • Lewis Newman & Associates
  • Robert J. Newmark
  • Managing Director, Western States
  • The New York Times
  • Marge Nichols
  • Director of Research
  • United Way
  • Robin Noah
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Crest Financial Corp.
  • Richard Pancost
  • Director, Center for Program Excellence
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Wilma Pinder
  • Assistant City Attorney
  • Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney
  • Carrie Polhamus
  • Vice President of Administration
  • Zebra Communications

  • Maxine J. Pollack
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • J.D. Power & Associates
  • Aileen Strike Preonas
  • Program Director
  • Executive Service Corps
  • Robert Ralls
  • President & CEO
  • Junior Blind of America
  • Humayun Rashid
  • CEO
  • Xavor Corporation
  • Leslie Robin
  • Director
  • United Jewish Communities
  • Mauro Sardi
  • Senior Vice President, Administration & Operations
  • Warner Bros.
  • Walter Schramm
  • President & Founder
  • Products 2 Market Corp.
  • Jack M. Smart
  • Vice Chancellor
  • California State University System
  • Steve Solton
  • President, Development Group
  • City of Hope
  • Murray Spector
  • Treasurer
  • Xerox Federal Credit Union
  • Ann Stephani
  • Executive Director
  • Northwest Portland Ministries
  • Martin Taft
  • President
  • Socio-Economic Systems
  • Sandy Tauber-Rosen
  • Practice Manager
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Carl Weiss
  • President – COO
  • G & H Technology Inc.
  • Judith Weiss
  • Senior Manager
  • Grant Thornton
  • Kendall Williams
  • Director
  • Sitel
  • Dr. Micheal K. Williams, Sr.
  • Executive Director
  • LAHRAC
  • Marlene Woodworth
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Corona Regional Medical Center
  • Trula Worthy-Clayton
  • Bureau Chief
  • Los Angeles County Probation Department
  • Alan Wright
  • Senior Consultant
  • Wagner-Hohns-Inglis