Achiever • Restorative
• Individualization • Responsibility • Discipline
I'M AN EXECUTOR, GET-IT-DONE-GURU
PRECISE, RESPONSIVE, AND OBSESSES OVER GETTING THINGS RIGHT.
Empathetic Idealist -
THINKS ABOUT HOW THE WORLD COULD BE A BETTER PLACE - SOLVES PROBLEMS WITH RATIONAL COMPLEX ANALYSIS TO INNOVATE AND IMPROVE SYSTEMS
FOCUSES ON IDEAS AND CONCEPTS, PRIORITIZE PEOPLE AND EMOTIONS, PREFERS STRUCTURE AND ORDER, FRIENDLY CONSIDERATE, SUPPORTIVE
4: The Individualist
LIVES LIFE AUTHENTICALLY, HIGHLY ATTUNED TO EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCE
Noah is a Licensed and Certified Nonprofit Consultant, executive coach, and facilitator with over twenty-five years of management and executive-level experience in the nonprofit and social service sector. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he grew up in Portland, ME, and moved to Nashville in 2012. He began his career as a stage manager for theatre, ballet, symphony, and opera, and over the course of his career has lived or worked in over 41 states.
He thrives on working with people with big visions to help them turn their visions into verbs. Using a people-centered philosophy, Noah’s practice focuses on optimizing operations that build people, teams, and systems to achieve breakthrough results for organizations working for the social good. With clients across the U.S. and internationally, his current portfolio includes work on teams and capacity building, strategic planning, board development, human resources, and Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for arts groups, law firms, counseling agencies, ministries, government agencies, and environmental groups.
Noah supports the meaningful work of nonprofits across Middle Tennessee through his affiliation with the Center for Nonprofit Management, where he facilitates, consults, and is part of the collective impact consulting team. In addition, since 2017, he has been on the faculty of Young Leaders Council where he has trained hundreds of young business professionals learn how to successfully serve on nonprofit boards.
He is a champion for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. From 2010 to 2012, he served on the Leadership Team for Tulsa Regional Chamber’s Tulsa Young Professionals Diversity Crew, leading diversity and inclusion initiatives for the nation’s largest YP organization. He helped develop the nation’s first sensory-friendly opera program with Vanderbilt’s TRIAD program (The Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders) and is a graduate of Metro Arts’ inaugural REAL: Racial Equity in Arts Leadership program. Tulsa Business Journal named Noah one of 2009’s “40 Under 40” Professionals to Watch. In 2010, he was named “The Visionary'' by Tulsa People Magazine for their article Change Agents in Tulsa.
He has spoken at or served on panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, OPERA America, Metro Arts, the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Nonprofit Management, and Americans for the Arts. In 2021, his consulting practice achieved LGBTE Certified Business Enterprise® status through the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.
He is on the board of the Tennessee Diversity Consortium and has served on the boards of Nashville Arts Coalition (past Chair) and Tennesseans for the Arts (past President). He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), national and Middle Tennessee chapters, holds a certificate as a Talent Optimization Consultant with Predictive Index, a certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting with BoardSource, is a trained Circle facilitator, is a member of the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives, is a Certified Nonprofit Consultant and is a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant.
In his free time, Noah takes pottery classes at The Clay Lady's Campus and studies mindfulness meditation.