John M. Fulwider, Ph.D., advises nonprofit chief executives. He helps them solve problems in these areas:
- Change management
- Organizational culture
- Strategic doing
Heʼs also a happy husband, a proud papa, a fun-loving foodie, and an advocate of alliteration. He is a sought-after speaker, especially on nonprofit executive, board, and staff development. His two most recent books are The Nonprofit Book of Awesome: 25 Tips for Achieving Greater Mission Impact and Personal Fulfillment, and Energizing Entrepreneurial Communities: A Pathway to Prosperity (with Don Macke and Deb Markley).
John’s coaching, speaking and consulting clients have included these nonprofit segments:
Child-Focused: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands, Child Advocacy Center, Hope Center for Kids
Economic Development: alt.Consulting, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Goodwill Industries
Foundations: Heartland Council of Community Foundations, Kearney Area Community Foundation, Nebraska Community Foundation, West Central Initiative
Health Care: Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City, Brain Injury Association of Nebraska, Bryan Health
Housing and Community Development: Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity, NeighborWorks America, NeighborWorks Lincoln
Higher Education: South Dakota State University, University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
Other: Human Services Federation, KZUM 89.3 FM, Lincoln American Marketing Association, Lincoln Arts Council, Lincoln’s Young Professionals Group
Five things you might not otherwise know about John:
- His favorite cuisines are Ethiopian, German, and Indian, in that order.
- He once completed a five-rappel descent off Cat in the Hat in the dark, without a headlamp.
- He’s a redhead whose hair has gone dark. (Sad.)
- He still has the rock he used to (slowly) chip ice out of the wheel wells (all four!) of his Geo Metro one particularly wintry day in Boulder, Colorado, circa 1996.
- He adores functional public transportation systems with an abiding passion.