Erik Anderson has been consulting and coaching non-profit professionals as an internal consultant working for Boys & Girls Clubs of America since 2006. Before that time, he worked in the non-profit trenches, just like you. The following are just a few references from people who know Erik’s work:

“Erik is a great communicator and motivator. I have wintessed his ability to conduct business with a variety of audiences with his tremendous leadership and fundraising experience. Erik is a hard working, detailed, passionate, compassionate leader that I would reccomend to any success-driven company.”

Chris Finkel
Business Manager, Lakeview Recplex
(Former Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake County)

“I have worked with Erik while he was executive director at the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin. Erik did an outstanding job running this organization for the six years he was there. He is very professional in his business dealings. Erik laid the groundwork for the club to build a brand new clubhouse prior to his departure. I would recommend Erik to anyone.”

Craig Lamp
President, Lamp Incorporated

“Erik was a tireless advocate and valued resource for the Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville during my time as chief operating officer. His knowledge and experience in the field of fundraising and philanthropy is significant and was critical to our success. I always enjoyed our time together and would highly recommend including him on your team.”

David Ide
Executive Director, Cornerstone Autism Center
(Former Chief Operating Officer, Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville)

“I have had the honor of knowing and working with Erik for the last two years in the area of resource development. Erik’s enthusiasm for Boys & Girls Clubs and for fundraising is contagious. He has the ability to stay abreast of recent developments in the area of fundraising and share his knowledge with staff and volunteers alike. With excellent skills in the area of training, he is often sought after to come to various clubs in the Midwest Region to conduct staff and board trainings. I have found Erik to be very well organized and detail oriented. He is extremely reliable, which is a very important trait for a person in his position. Erik listens well and is able to offer good counsel and guidance as you work through difficult fundraising issues.”

James R. “Rick” Whitten, CFRE
Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis

“I engaged Erik to conduct a Resource Development assessment for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago. I quickly found that he is a great listener, analytical, and well-versed in resource development issues. He not only helped us identify opportunities for revenue growth, but he also provided insightful suggestions around staff structure and functionality. I strongly recommend Erik and his services to anyone looking for a non-profit consultant, facilitator or coach.”

James Keane
President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago

“I have had the privilege of working with Erik implementing a capacity building grant in Indiana to over 30 Boys & Girls Clubs organizations. Erik’s work is nothing less than excellent, as is his dedication and commitment to projects, outcomes and people. His knowledge of resource development in the non-profit sector is superior to that of any one else I have met in the field.”

Cathy Malkani
Formerly Director, Lilly Initiative for Boys & Girls Clubs of America


For more references, please visit Erik’s LinkedIn profile.