The Nonprofit Resource Hub in Partnership with Molloy University Annual Leadership Half-Day Conference

Discover the future of effective nonprofit leadership at this year’s conference. Designed for C-Suite Executives, nonprofit board members, and Up and Coming Leaders, this conference offers a thorough exploration of the evolving role of nonprofit leaders. Uncover the qualities, skills, and strategies that define a successful leader and gain insights into navigating the challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit sector. Hear from world-renowned nonprofit fundraising expert, author, and business coach, Laura Fredricks, who will discuss the three keys to effective leadership in today’s nonprofit landscape.


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Doors Open – Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:00 AM to 9:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:10 AM to 10:10 AM Keynote Speaker Laura Fredricks, JD

The 3 Keys to Effective Leadership: Be Prepared – Be Personable – Be Present

10:15 AM to 11:00 AM  Panel Discussion

Collaboration: Why is It Important and How to Do it?

11:05 AM to 11:45 AM Presentation 

Using AI to Leverage Your Organization and Increase Fundraising

11:50 AM to 12:30 PM Presentation  

5 Keys To Laying A Foundation for Your Board To Help Them Thrive

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking 
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Panel Discussion

Profile of The Modern-Day Nonprofit Leader

Speaker Bios

Dr. Sherry Radowitz, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Grants & Sponsorship Programs
Molloy University

Sol Marie Alfonso-Jones

Program Director
Long Island Community Foundation (LICF)

Kathleen Rivera

Executive Director & CEO
North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center

Darren Port

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Joshua Peskay

RoundTable Technology

Ken Cerini

Managing Partner
Cerini & Associates, LLP

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Christine Deska

Nonprofit Sector Strategies & BellesBoard

David Goldstein

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Tommy DiMisa

Director of Strategic Alliances
Vanguard Benefits

Patrick Bardsley

Co-Founder & CEO
Spectrum Designs Foundation

Suzette Gordon

President & CEO
SCO Family Services

Dan Lloyd

Founder & President
Minority Millennials, Inc.

Minerva Perez

Executive Director
OLA of Eastern Long Island

PowerPoints and Documents

David Goldstein Additional Materials

Sherry Radowitz Additional Material

Important Resources