A Comprehensive and Holistic Approach

The Morten Group has been a trusted advisor through developing and integrating Pride Foundation’s racial equity work, visioning our strategic plan, and leading our executive search. They have also been critical to organizing and driving these processes, while adding critical capacity and expertise to help our organization expand and deepen our work. Their comprehensive and […]

BootCamp Success Story

Mary Morten is a Faculty member for the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University’s Executive Director BootCamp. Lauren Sivak, the managing director of 2nd Story, a performing arts nonprofit focused on first-person true narrative storytelling, has addressed challenge after challenge head-on since taking a leadership role at the organization in 2014. With a […]

Building Cultural Competence

ECHO Joint Agreement has been working in collaboration with the Morten Group to provide personalized organizational trainings to our staff. The Morten Group provides a level of expertise that allows our staff to have healthy and meaningful discussions in building cultural competence. • Lea Anne Frost, Executive Director ECHO Joint Agreement

Approach, Expertise, Outcomes

“In working with Morten Group on our recent executive search, I found a true partner. Their approach, their expertise, and their outcomes make Morten Group uniquely qualified to support any nonprofit pursue a culture of excellence. Because of our partnership with Morten Group, we are a stronger, more strategic organization.”  • Joe Hollendoner, CEO San […]

Executive Director Search

“The services we received from the Morten Group were far broader than simply an Executive Director search. They have helped us manage the entire transition process and are still working with us as we move through the first 90 days under new leadership. While giving us complete control over the outcome, Mary was uncannily on […]

Branding and Strategy

“We had a great experience working with Mary and the Morten Group team throughout our re-branding and strategic planning process. Critical to our organizing model is having a deep base of community members engaged at all steps. The process that Morten Group laid out with us was engaging, flexible, and led us to a 3-year […]

Board Development

“The Morten Group helped us dig deeper into the important work of board development and board recruitment. The tools, feedback, and project deliverable gave our organization the confidence to continue on with this work, have strategic conversations about what our organization needs, and how we are going to get there. The Morten Group’s support and […]

Excellent Workshop

In July and August 2013, Mary led a “Build the Best Board” workshop at The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University for executive directors from Bethany Fund grantee institutions. When evaluating the workshop, 100% of respondents rated Mary’s content and presentation as good or excellent. Other comments include: Excellent workshop! Really enjoyed […]

Praise for Morten Group

“Our Morten Group consultants did a wonderful job assessing our needs and providing services specifically tailored to meet them. The board development project that they did with us really took us to the next level in terms of leadership, bringing out the strengths of the organization and building on them to make us stronger.” • […]