Noted consultant and widely-respected nonprofit practitioner Gail Nayowith is partnering with Risk Alternatives as a Senior Consultant to provide expanded risk management services around the nation. Gail will be resident in New York City, but will provide work on risk engagements across the nation. I am delighted to have Gail on board and look forward to this important collaboration. You can find our press release announcing this collaboration here.
Gail started her career in New York City government and has led three nonprofit organizations: Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, and SCO Family of Services. She serves on the Boards of the Kenworthy-Swift Foundation and Cities of Service and is a member of the New York City Board of Health and Chair of the Community Services Board. Gail is a trusted advisor, strategist, and design and implementation partner with government, philanthropy, and health and human service sector leaders.
Gail publishes and speaks publicly on matters of child and family policy, the business of health and human services, and non-profit performance, quality, and risk. With Jesse Feiler, Gail co-authored The Nonprofit Risk Book – Finding and Managing Risk in Nonprofits and NGOs, published by De|G Press and available on Amazon. Gail has taught at the Columbia University School of Social Work, Hunter College – Urban Policy and Planning, and The New School – Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Gail received her undergraduate degree from New York University and received her master’s degree and ABD in social policy from Columbia University School of Social Work.