Marcia Hodges Consulting LLC provides nonprofit organizations critical leadership and perspective during times of transition and at moments of strategic business decisions. These are catalyst moments that can create real change and boost an organization’s momentum. With more than 30 years of nonprofit executive experience, Marcia infuses organizations with a calming, supportive and knowledgeable presence while addressing organizational challenges and continuing to meet key objectives.
Marcia specializes in serving as an Interim Executive Director with emphasis in organizational development, strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, financial management and board governance.
Marcia Hodges has been a nonprofit executive for over 30 years. Her passion for professionalizing the nonprofit sector began when she was working on her Masters Degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco, which she completed in 1990. Marcia is highly motivated to support nonprofit boards and staff during leadership transitions and at critical moments of strategic business decisions, recognizing that these are the catalyst moments that can boost an organization’s momentum.
Marcia has provided leadership to organizations ranging in size from less than $1 million to over $30 million. She has held positions as the Chief Operations Officer, Development Director and Chief Executive Officer. Her experience includes responsibility for all aspects of agency management including fund development, board development, programs, marketing, community relations, finance, human resources and information technology. She has worked with organizations undergoing challenging transitions, stabilizing staff morale and supporting boards of directors.
Her results include establishing financial accountability controls that moved one organization from a $400,000 deficit to an average $300,000 surplus several years in a row; developing strategic business plans and annual organizational plan updates in collaboration with board and senior staff; building a fund development department that included a data management system, major gifts, foundation and government grants, special events, and direct appeals which significantly grew contributions during a challenging economy; and training and managing up to 800 employees.
As a veteran nonprofit administrator, Marcia brings objectivity, a fresh perspective and new ideas to the organization. Her presence helps the Board gain clarity on the skills and attributes the next executive needs to help the organization reach it’s desired future. Plus she can resolve critical issues, thus freeing the new executive to begin building for the organization’s future.
Marcia is currently a consultant for nonprofits on executive transitions, strategic business planning and board governance. She is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and offers services to a broad geographic area—anything west of the Mississippi River.