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Frank Abdale

Frank Abdale has twenty years of experience as an executive and consultant with nonprofit organizations and philanthropic institutions. A proven innovator, Frank has helped lead agencies and clients to higher levels of achievement than originally thought possible. As Executive Director of the Association of Nutrition Services Agencies from 2002-2008, Frank transformed a small association into a nationally recognized force, expanded and diversified the agency’s funding base, built an effective advocacy program from the ground up and launched an international nutrition and HIV/AIDS program in South Africa and Namibia.

As a consultant Frank works as both a sole-proprietor and a partner. Some recent clients include Art Students League of New York, Funders Concerned About AIDS, Johnson & Johnson, MAC AIDS Fund and United Way New York City. Working through the Support Center for Nonprofit Management, some of Frank’s clients include New York City Department of Health, Partnership for a Healthier New York City, Prudential Foundation and Take Care New York.

Frank’s latest venture is Rozzi/Abdale Advisors, offering financial planners and high net worth individuals a guide to high impact philanthropic giving. Frank is a gifted author, teacher and public speaker. His publications include “Practical Abundance: A Comprehensive Guide to Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits” which he used as the text for “Fundraising Concepts and Practices” a course he taught at NYU’s School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies. Partnering with corporate philanthropy clients Frank has designed RFPs, reviewed thousands of proposals and produced a Funders Toolkit to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Frank is Co-Chair of Association of Nonprofit Specialists (formerly NYTAP) and a proud member of the Board of Directors of Long Island Crisis Center and Pride for Youth.


Maria I. Badali

Maria Badali is an accomplished management consultant with 15+ years’ experience across sectors, industries and geographies. As the Principal and Lead Consultant at Arkle Consulting Group, she specializes in change management, strategic planning, human capital development, and team effectiveness for corporate, non-profit, government, and academic organizations.

Maria’s multidisciplinary and multicultural skills provide her with a unique perspective when developing strategies for individual and organizational success. She is able to effectively integrate business, operational and people related dynamics in working towards desired outcomes.

As a facilitator, consultant and executive coach, Maria has consulted to a wide range of organizations, including ASPCA, Columbia University School of Public Health, Covenant House International, Credit Suisse, Dramatist Guild Fund, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Park Service, Novartis, NYC Administration for Children Services, Pfizer, Policy Committee on NYC Hunger Resources, Settlement Health, and Roche.

Maria holds an MBA in Strategic Management and Finance from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Pedagogic from the University of Pertrozavodsk, Russia.


Rosemarie Slevin Perocchia

Rosemarie Slevin Perocchia has 25+ years of experience as a health communications executive and consultant. With a strong clinical background and expertise in program development, Rosemarie advises organizations on patient/consumer information, training and performance management. Prior to her consulting role, Rosemarie served as the Director of the NCI’s Cancer Information Service at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She sits on the Boards of two non-profits, served as adjunct faculty and has been the recipient of numerous leadership awards.

Rosemarie has a B.S. in Nursing from City College of New York, and a Masters from Columbia University’s Teachers College, New York.

Ben Roman

Ben Roman

Ben Roman is the Creative Director at Float Communications, providing website design, social media, online marketing, and content development services. Ben works with a wide range of clients including nonprofit organizations and small businesses, identifying and developing the most effective tools to deliver their messages. He holds a BA from Emory University.

For more information, visit www.FloatCommunications.com.



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