Sarah Glatt, Founder and Principal Consultant (she/her/hers) Sarah is the Founder of Paper Crane Associates, a woman-owned consulting firm. Sarah serves a trusted guide, coach, and confidant to founders and leaders who are launching, growing, and pivoting their mission-driven organizations. Sarah works with founders and leaders to successfully launch and sustainably grow their organizations by putting out today’s fires, planning for tomorrow, and achieving their world-changing visions. Over the last decade, she has helped more than 125 mission-driven organizations launch, grow, and pivot.
Sarah also supports job seekers and career switchers in identifying their strengths and passions, developing their career search strategy, and attracting employers who value what they have to offer. She has helped hundreds of professionals and students in their successful and empowering career searches. Sarah also regularly serves as a judge for business plan competitions, including the Hult Prize, Global Social Innovation Challenge, the Duke Start Up Challenge, and the Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs.
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. As a kid, Sarah took her first steps into entrepreneurship, watching her parents run their own small business: a paper printing company that inspired Paper Crane’s name.
Haley McCarthy, Consultant (she/her/hers) 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.
Adriane Apicelli, Associate Consultant (she/her/hers) Since April 2020, Adriane Apicelli has served as the manager of the University of New Hampshire, Department of Nursing’s Harm Reduction Education and Technical Assistance (HRETA) project. The HRETA project team promotes the evidence base which supports integration of harm reduction strategies into healthcare practitioner’s service provision to reduce drug related harms for people who use drugs (PWUD).
She holds a BSSW from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Boston College, where she also earned a Certificate in Management. She is expected to graduate in 2024 with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UNH’s Paul College of Business and Economics, specializing in data analytics. Ms. Apicelli has experience teaching the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) framework through an ecological perspective as an adjunct professor of Human Behavior and the Social Environment II for UNH’s Department of Social Work.
Adriane is a proponent of multi-sector collaboration, community-based participation, and person-centered planning as interdependent mechanisms necessary to realize meaningful social impact. She believes that increasing access to low-barrier, non-stigmatizing healthcare services is paramount in advancing health equity for systematically marginalized populations. Her dedication to these efforts are evidenced by both her occupation and professional memberships which include service as a board member of the Lovering Health Center and as a member of the Strafford County Public Health Network’s Addiction Task Force.
Firdaus Faiz, Nonprofit Consulting Intern (he/him/his) Firdaus is currently pursuing an MBA in Social Impact and MS in Digital Technology at Boston University. Prior to his graduate studies, Firdaus had worked in an education nonprofit in Malaysia for about 5 years.