Sarah Glatt, Founder and Principal Consultant Sarah works with nonprofit leaders and entrepreneurs who are launching, growing, or pivoting their mission-driven organizations. She helps them put out today’s fires, plan for tomorrow, and achieve their world-changing visions. Over the last decade, she has helped more than 100 mission-driven organizations launch, grow, and pivot. Sarah holds a B.S. from Brandeis University in biology and biochemistry and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Haley McCarthy, Consultant Haley has worked, consulted and volunteered in the public health and health education fields for over 13 years. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and has a Master of Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University. Haley has worked in the higher education field at both Yale University and the University of Connecticut. Additionally, she served for a number of years on the Board of Directors for the CT Trans Advocacy Coalition. She is passionate about population health, LGBTQ health, sexual health, stress management and a variety of other areas that increase health quality and outcomes. Haley enjoys spending her free time outdoors and playing the occasional video game.
Andrea Greenstein, Consultant Andrea brings experience consulting with and working for nonprofits focused on education and economic development. Prior to joining Paper Crane Associates, Andrea was a program manager at an education nonprofit where she was responsible for a city-wide youth employment initiative led by the Seattle Mayor's Office. She has also supported social sector clients as a consultant for an executive search firm. Andrea is currently pursuing a master’s in public administration at Columbia University. Outside of work, she spends her time exploring farmer’s markets, jet-setting to Latin America, and playing soccer.
Brian Gilbert, Researcher Brian brings to Paper Crane Associates significant experience in music, research, entrepreneurship, and management. After completing a BA in mathematics from the University of San Diego, he moved to South Korea where, while working, he started a non-profit organization which helped independent musicians by promoting local music, connecting with music educators, and managing bands. From his first notes on a piano as a young child, he was hooked and never stopped learning the art, and the business, while growing as a songwriter, pianist, and guitarist through private education, secondary education and internet/mobile app-based learning. Brian is an avid traveler who is now visiting cities across the world experiencing local music and connecting with musicians, from learners to professionals.
Jenna Engelsen, Researcher Jenna is a Northern Illinois native who stayed in Massachusetts after completing her M.A. in Community Social Psychology at University of Massachusetts Lowell in May 2015. She worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations, including a Community Action Agency committed to helping low-income people become self-sufficient and a non-profit organization that works to promote financial literacy. She also has worked extensively in higher education, helping students to identify and achieve their educational and career paths. In her free time Jenna enjoys running, yoga, trying new group exercise classes in the area and exploring the many adventures that New England has to offer.
Suzanne Gibbons, Senior Consultant Suzanne Gibbons holds a Master’s degree in Child Development from Wheelock College, and has 17 years’ experience working with non-profit organizations, municipalities, higher education, and a variety of community partners. While managing a multi-year grant for the city of Somerville, Suzanne spearheaded a comprehensive community needs assessment in an effort to make resources more readily available to local families. The result was www.somervillehub.org, an easily accessible tool to help residents find food, housing, education, health, and other support services. In addition, Suzanne researched and reported on the early education landscape in Massachusetts, to enable Raising a Reader to make strategic organizational decisions. Suzanne recently co-chaired the Full-day Kindergarten Advisory Council for the Westford Public Schools which researched all aspects of implementing full day kindergarten program and provided recommendations to the Westford School Committee for the adoption and rollout of that program. Suzanne has served on the Board of the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children. Suzanne has conducted research for Harvard University and the Department of Early Education and Care, and also has professional writing experience.
Jason Reynolds, Practice Manager Jason brings an extensive background in the non-profit and education sectors to his work with Paper Crane’s clients. A former Executive Director within the Hands On Network, Jason has on-the-ground expertise and a deep knowledge of the volunteer space. Jason leveraged that experience creating high impact volunteer programs to grow volunteer and internships programs for a refugee resettlement agency. Jason has also worked extensively in the K-12 and higher education sectors, first as a high school history teacher, and, more recently, in college admissions and academic advising. Outside of work, Jason raises chickens, brews beer, and writes a sustainability and gardening blog.