Gary is an experienced strategist and advisor driven by the vision that no child will grow up in poverty. In 2009, he founded Civitas Strategies to provide mission-driven organizations with the high-quality, cost-effective consulting services needed to improve outcomes for families and children. The firm is leading innovative projects around talent management, program evaluation, and nonprofit strategy. Gary’s civic planning and engagement work in Massachusetts has earned accolades for innovation, and he is a sought-after speaker and author on several nonprofit topics.
Founded Civitas Strategies to provide mission-driven organizations with high-quality, cost-effective consulting services
Oversees the design and execution of every engagement
Leads Civitas Strategies innovation projects, including Lean Recruitment, Finding Your North Star, and Luminary Evaluation Group
Designed and led the Our City project, a civic planning and engagement effort in a rapidly growing and changing city north of Boston which received the Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award from the Massachusetts Municipal Association
Frequent speaker on the topics of nonprofit strategy, talent recruitment, and program evaluation
Author of Small But Mighty and Lean Recruitment