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 two children and loves experiencing what the city has to offer.
Rob has over 20 years of experience as a technology executive and consulting. Rob started as an independent IT consultant in New York serving clients in the entertainment industry. He went on to build and sell two consulting firms serving clients ranging from financial services, law firms, architecture, hospitality, and real estate firms, and along the way spent five years as the CIO for a healthcare and human-services organization. He is passionate about leading teams of equally passionate technology professionals, and about using technology to drive change. Rob lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
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.
Hannah’s background is in Social Work and has over 10 years of experience working in and with the nonprofit sector. She has developed data systems for tracking progress on homelessness and housing campaigns in the US and Canada and has also worked with refugee/asylee youth & young adults while working as a Social Worker for the NYC Department of Education and the International Rescue Committee. Hannah has managed multiple, high-intensity Salesforce projects for over 50 nonprofit organizations in various industries. She lives in Brooklyn, NY and enjoys traveling, biking, and making music.
Julia has over 8 years of experience in the non-profit sector. She is trained as a social worker and has worked with local and international organizations on participatory research, grassroots organizing, and fundraising. Julia shifted her focus to Salesforce as the data manager for a social services agency, where she implemented data tracking and reporting systems and led a transition to Lightning. She is enthusiastic about helping non-profit organizations use Salesforce to increase their impact.
Christine comes to Idlewild with more than 20 years' experience in the nonprofit sector, including over 10 years as a Salesforce user. As a wildlife ecologist and Salesforce Certified Administrator, she built programs and developed systems, both in the cloud and on the ground, to support watershed and wildlife conservation efforts. She lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys hiking and paddling with her kids.
Cori is a Salesforce Certified Administrator with a passion for the nonprofit world. She was introduced to Salesforce while working at a domestic violence shelter, where she streamlined data entry and reporting practices so that staff had more time to spend with clients. Her professional background prior to joining Idlewild includes 7 years of working at nonprofits supporting immigrants, refugees, and survivors, and 2 years serving in Peace Corps Morocco. She lives in Colorado, and when she's not working she's either reading or out playing in the mountains.
Elena has over 10 years of helping mission-driven organizations innovate and increase their impact through data and process management. Prior to joining Idlewild Elena worked at Youth Communication, an education non-profit whose mission is to amplify the voices of underserved youth in New York City. She is also an active member in the city's nonprofit community, serving on Junior Boards and Young Professional leagues across the education, literacy, and community development sectors. Elena lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and enjoys spooky movies and an extensive vinyl collection.
Jenny is a Salesforce Certified Nonprofit Cloud Consultant with a passion for empowering nonprofits to leverage Salesforce to drive community impact. She has 20+ years of professional technology experience, 10+ years within the nonprofit industry. Her specialties include process improvement, project management, technical support, and end-user training. She has an MBA with an Emphasis in Management of Emerging Technologies and a BBA in Business Management. Jenny lives in Metro Atlanta and while not working enjoys hanging out with her husband and two children - often going to movies or trying out new restaurants.
Jimmy is a Salesforce Certified Administrator and former Idlewild client with 7 years of nonprofit service. He has spent his entire career helping others utilize technology as a means to achieve their organizational goals. He found his passion for Salesforce while overseeing all software systems and business operations as Managing Director of the Chicago Literacy Alliance, a nonprofit umbrella organization that supported over 100 literacy nonprofits. He spends his free time giggling with his wife and two daughters in Chicago.
John has over 20 years of technology experience in the nonprofit sector. He has been immersed in the nonprofit IT world for the majority of his career with the last 6 years focused on implementing case/program, volunteer, and fundraising management solutions built on Salesforce. Prior to joining Idlewild Partners, he implemented Salesforce and Office 365 solutions for a nonprofit consulting firm based in Atlanta. Early in his career, John worked as a refugee resettlement case manager and taught ESL--direct service experiences which have helped him connect with the nonprofit clients he serves. John has an English degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Salesforce Certified Nonprofit Cloud Consultant. He lives in the Atlanta area and enjoys kayaking, hiking, and playing his guitar.
Katie is a Salesforce Certified Administrator with a passion for the nonprofit world. Prior to joining Idlewild, Katie worked in advertising for 6 years with a focus on branding strategy and content creation. Seeking a professional change that aligned with her personal values, she was introduced to Salesforce within the nonprofit space. She lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys traveling, volunteering at animal sanctuaries, and staying active.
Laura has worked in the nonprofit, education, and political sector for 11 years. She has worked in fundraising and operations, focusing heavily on database administration and management. As a Director of Operations for high schools and as a Compliance Consultant, she has spent her career focusing on maximizing the efficiency of databases to lighten the workload of all team members, ensuring their focus is on the important work of their missions and not on time-consuming data entry or research. Laura lives in upstate NY and when she isn't hanging out with her new daughter, enjoys solving puzzles and playing board games with her husband.
Marie’s professional expertise sits at the intersection of data management, systems thinking, and the nonprofit sector. Before joining Idlewild, Marie was the Director of Operations and Grants Management at the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. Prior to that, she worked with data on both public charities and international grantmakers at Foundation Center, a.k.a. Candid.org. Marie’s further nonprofit experience includes direct services for at-risk youth, global affairs education, and gender equity. She loves libraries and any kind of DIY/crafting project. Marie is a Certified Salesforce Administrator and a Certified Nonprofit Cloud Consultant.
Olivia is a Certified Salesforce Administrator with over 6 years of experience in working with nonprofits. She started using salesforce as an administrator and transitioned to working as a consultant with organizations across the United States. Olivia has helped a variety of organizations leverage the power of the salesforce platform to increase their fundraising efficiency or drive programmatic impact. She lives in Nashville and is often busy playing with her 3 children!
Rachana is Salesforce Certified Administrator with over 6 years experience working on the salesforce platform. She has worked with various nonprofits to enable them track and measure their impact and use data effectively. Prior to Idlewild she worked as a Customer Success Specialist where she worked with organizations solving issues, training staff and implementing projects. Her experience extends to nonprofits in housing, education, and microfinance sectors. Rachana lives in the Bay area, when not working she loves to bake and watch baking shows.
Regina is a Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator with 5 years of nonprofit experience. Prior to joining Idlewild, she was the senior database administator at Make the Road New York, an immigrant organizing and services nonprofit. She lives in Queens, NY and enjoys making playlists and spending time with her cat Momo.
Theresa has over 6 years of experience working with Salesforce in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Idlewild she was the Salesforce Administrator at Urban Green Council, an environmental nonprofit, where she worked closely with the Programs, Fundraising, and Operations teams to thoughtfully improve internal processes and support new projects with technology. Theresa lives in Brooklyn NY with her cats Pepper and Marzipan.