Certified Not-For-Profit Executive

October 16, 2015

Contact: Sally Rutledge-Ott, ACE, NFPC (815) 378-7841 Lisa M. Blacker (1)
2015 Midwest Certified Not-For-Profit Academy

MORRIS, IL—Lisa M. Blacker, NFPC has completed requirements to become a Certified Not-For-Profit Executive at the 2015 Midwest Certified Not-For-Profit Academy in Morris, Illinois.

Class requirements included not-for-profit Accounting & Finance, Special Events, Human Resource Management, Leadership Development, Board Development, Grant Writing Essentials and Legal Policies & Procedures.

The Academy was hosted at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Morris by local business Ottsie, LLC.

“Lisa’s testing was outstanding”, stated Sally Rutledge-Ott, owner and teacher at the NFP Academy. “She displayed a highly successful level of understanding and knowledge of the seven areas of not-for-profit management. Lisa will be an outstanding resource to the not-for-profit organizations in Illinois.”

Teachers at the Academy were Bob Kovanic, CPA, MBA, Padgett Business Services, Aurora, IL; Curt Bedei, Interim Director Ottawa Visitors Center, Ottawa, IL; Caroline Portlock, PHR, IOM, Director of Workforce Development for Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL; Mary Rooney Sheahen, RN, RLC, The Sheahen Group, Rolling Meadows, IL; Karen Nall, NFPC, Executive Director of United Way of Grundy County, and Sally Rutledge-Ott, ACE, NFPC, Ottsie, LLC, Ottawa, IL.

Graduation photo courtesy of Sally Rutledge-Ott


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