Janet Schulman offers more than 30 years of diverse experience and nonprofit expertise which has earned her a reputation for: transformational leadership providing nonprofit agencies with creative and innovative solutions to organizational challenges; experienced nonprofit executive management demonstrating strong organizational skills which capitalize on the strengths of Senior Management in an effective team approach; fiscal management and fund development displaying fiscal savvy through grant writing and strategic collaborative partnerships that seek leveraged relationships and resources to support comprehensive service delivery to populations in need; strategic collaboration offering partnerships and ventures with key community connections to maximize agency influence and outcomes; Board development training and consulting using the most cutting edge research and concepts of nonprofit governance.

Janet Schulman is a recognized leader in nonprofit management. She established and managed a major mentoring agency, transformed and reorganized an underperforming agency into a dynamic organization with new programs to meet community needs, and she successfully led diverse groups of Board members, volunteers, staff and community groups to achieve goals through strategic thinking and effective communication. In each situation, she generated significant funds, resources, community support and visibility for the agencies.

Janet has served as Interim Executive Director, Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce, Interim Executive Director, Westside Children’s Center, Interim Executive Director; Bienvenidos Children’s Center, President and CEO, Special Olympics Southern California, and Founding Executive Director, Big Sisters of Los Angeles.

Other professional work experiences and community affiliations include Instructor, University of Judaism–Master of Nonprofit Management Program; Instructor, Wells Fargo New Executive Directors Institute of Greater Los Angeles and Wells Fargo Executive Leadership Institute; National Association of Social Workers, Southern California and National boards; State of California Governor’s Council on Mentoring; Los Angeles Unified School district Commission on Gender Equity; and Los Angeles Mentoring Coalition – Chair.