Catalyst Consulting Services provides comprehensive consultative services and works with partners who have proven experience and expertise in the area of facilitating positive change for organizations and individuals. It is our goal to be “a turn-key solution” for your organization for our areas of service. Each partner brings another facet of organizational change that may be required by your organization in the areas of employment and pre-employment testing, background checks & drug screenings, grant research, writing & management, succession planning, and marketing and communications.

Professional Affiliations

Alliance for Nonprofit Management

Alliance for Nonprofit Management

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Nonprofit Network for Search Consultants

Nonprofit Network for Search Consultants

Meet Our Partners

Angela Bernard, Human Resources and Administrative, Recruiting & Placement Associate

Angela Bernard, Human Resources and Administrative, Recruiting & Placement Associate

Angela specializes in analyzing, consulting, and recruiting the ideal talent to ensure a smoother, shorter, and more enjoyable transition for our clients who are seeking assistance in the areas of human resources and administrative support. Angela has her Bachelors (Bachelor’s) degree in Public Relations.

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David A. Buckel, Finance and Accounting, Recruiting & Placement Associate

David A. Buckel, Finance and Accounting, Recruiting & Placement Associate

David has extensive finance and leadership background experience in the public and private sectors. His areas of focus include corporate strategizing, financial management, forecasting / budgeting, growth expansion, financial compliance, investor relations and financial compliance skills. Dave (David) is a Certified Management Accountant with an MBA in Operations Management and Finance from Syracuse University and a BS in Accounting from New York’s Canisius College.

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C3 Media Network, Marketing & Advertising

The team at C3 Media has over 30 years of combined experience that uses creative problem-solving at the core of our solutions.  C3 Media is our partner for project management, creative design, website development, digital marketing, printing coordination, promotional product fulfillment and more.

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Clarity Transitions

Clarity Transitions, Succession Planning & Leadership Transition Support

Clarity Transitions is our partner for succession planning and leadership transition support. Their team assists our clients through the policy and planning process to protect the organization’s mission whenever a transition occurs whether planned or unplanned including. This includes identifying an interim CEO, supporting the transition and/or our executive search process, and helping with onboarding or coaching the new CEO.

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Criteria, Pre-employment Testing

Criteria is our partner for pre-employment and employment testing in the areas of cognitive aptitude, personality, emotional intelligence, risk and skill. They are our go to resource for our executive searches for the following tests to ensure we get the right fit for our nonprofit partners:

  •    Criteria Cognitive Aptitude Test (CCAT) is a higher-level aptitude test that measures candidates’ agility, problem-solving ability, critical thinking, learning ability, communication, attention to detail, and reasoning. It shows how quickly individuals can learn, adapt, and apply new information.
  •     Employee Personality Profile (EPP) is a general personality test that measures twelve personality traits that provide valuable insights into a person’s work styles and how they are likely to interact with co-workers, management and customers.

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Pathways to Growth

Pathways to Growth, Grant Readiness, Research, Writing

Pathways to Growth is our partner for grant readiness, grant research, grant proposal writing, and education. Their team of grant writers and reviewers have over 100 years of combined experience and has served at the top levels of nonprofit organizations and foundations across the country. This level of expertise and experience in the nonprofit world allows us to deliver services that go beyond simple grant writing for our nonprofit clients who have the desire to be highly competitive and successful in their grant seeking initiatives.

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MBI Worldwide, Background Checks & Drug Screening

MBI Worldwide, Background Checks & Drug Screening

MBI Worldwide, Inc. is Catalyst Consulting Services go to Employee Background Check Company for compliant employment screening and safe hiring management solutions. We partner in all of our executive searches to ensure discretion and confidence for our nonprofits seeking the best talent to lead their organization. In addition, MBI assists with volunteer screenings for any organization that requires this to ensure best practices as it pertains to interactions with the most vulnerable of populations.

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Netco Design LLC, Web Development, OnLine Marketing, Sales Optimization

Netco Design is our partner for web development, online marketing, and sales optimization. Their team provides the necessary services for our nonprofit clients who wish to enhance the awareness and revenue of their brand through social media marketing, search engine optimization, Google analytics, and email marketing.

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