Our consultants are experienced leaders, thinkers and business people who excel at listening to your needs and translating them into exceptional business solutions.
Staci Rice, CEO + Founder
Staci founded Idlewild Partners, having worked as a fully certified Salesforce.com specialist for nearly a decade. In her role as CEO, Staci implements the platform for a wide variety of philanthropic agencies, including human services, education reform, and foundations/grantmaking organizations. As an official partner of Salesforce.com, she has worked on over 150 implementations and projects. She was first introduced to the Salesforce.com platform while working for a national education nonprofit organization where she acted as a System Administrator for the National Fundraising team along with ten sites across the country. She lives in New York with her husband and loves experiencing what the city has to offer.
Sylvia Cabral, Senior Implementation Consultant
Sylvia joins the Idlewild team as a Senior Implementation Consultant. She is a certified Salesforce administrator and has over 8 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations to implement Salesforce. As the Senior Manager of Operations and Systems Development at an education based nonprofit, she spent several years designing and building processes and used the Salesforce platform to increase efficiencies for the Admissions & Recruitment program teams around the country. Through this experience, she found her true passion for working with such a versatile platform and combining that with her desire to work with nonprofit organizations.
Amy Cobb, Implementation Consultant
Amy has experience in the nonprofit sector working in education and youth-centered organizations as a program director and a Salesforce Administrator. She also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member for two years working to improve student literacy through tutoring and increased access to books. In her last position at a literacy nonprofit in New Haven, CT, Amy propelled the implementation of Salesforce and expanded the use of Salesforce throughout multiple programs in the organization.
Hannah Kim, Implementation Consultant
Hannah’s background is in Social Work with a research & policy focus with over 7 years experience working in the nonprofit field. Prior to joining Idlewild Partners, she has worked as a consultant managing multiple, high-intensity Salesforce projects for foundation and nonprofit clients. Hannah also has experience developing data systems for tracking progress on homelessness and housing campaigns in the US and Canada and has also worked with immigrant and refugee/asylee youth & young adults while working for the NYC Department of Education and the International Rescue Committee.
James Lees, Lead Implementation Consultant
James has over 8 years experience working as a strategic consultant and adviser to non profit organizations across the US and UK. As a Salesforce Certified Administrator James has spent the last 4 years working with non-profits to enhance their technology and analytics, primarily through implementing Salesforce. He has worked with clients across multiple industries including, education (K-12 and Higher), grant making foundations, workforce development, religious organizations, advocacy groups and human services. A transatlantic transplant, James moved to the US 5 years ago to complete his Master's at NYU and now lives in New York with his wife and son.
Kristina O'Brien, Implementation Consultant
Kristina has 10 years working in nonprofit and higher education in constituent management and prospect analysis. Once she realized the power and flexibility of Salesforce, she became passionate about helping to bring this functionality to nonprofits. Kristina is a Salesforce Certified Administrator and Sales Cloud Consultant with over 4 years’ experience implementing and optimizing Salesforce. She lives in Marin County California and loves exploring the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and two kids.