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Author: Carlyn Madden

Good Insight: A Year in Review

Right before leaving my office on December 31st last year, I shook a Magic 8 ball I kept at my desk. “Will my business grow next year?” I asked it.  “Outlook Good,” it replied. While 2020 was a hard year by every definition, my family

Adapting Recruitment Strategies to COVID-19 (Part I)

Good Insight helps nonprofits recruit talented senior leaders and strengthen their boards. Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve continued to support clients to navigate subtle and significant changes to the nonprofit executive search field.   This is the first in a two-part blog series to

Board Giving Webinar featuring Thread Strategies

In late October, Good Insight hosted a free webinar on board giving with our CEO Carlyn Madden and Tracy Shaw, a Principal Consultant at Thread Strategies, a Washington, DC-based fundraising consulting firm. In their session, Carlyn and Tracy shared about developing effective board giving strategies,

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Names New Executive Director

We are delighted to share that the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation announced the selection of Thomas J. Mason Jr., PhD as its next Executive Director. He begins his new role on October 1, 2020. Thierry Porté, Chairman of the Bridging Foundation’s Board of Directors and Managing

Building Resilient Nonprofit Boards

In late July, Good Insight’s CEO, Carlyn Madden, was a featured speaker at the National Small Nonprofit Summit, a convening of mission-minded leaders from across the country. Our session, Building Resilient Boards, discussed how to build nonprofit board capacity to sustain and recover from the

Best Buddies Capital Region welcomes new State Director

We are thrilled to announce that Best Buddies Capital Region has selected Molly Laychak Whalen as its next State Director following a national search led by Carlyn Madden of Good Insight. Her first day was May 1, 2020. “As a nonprofit leader, fundraising executive, and parent of children