Testimonials

Rachel, Houston Audubon

“Just a quick note to say I enjoyed the webinar with Melanie on building support for risk management! I am fairly new to my position and have been learning like crazy. Thank you for offering this service.”

2019 Risk Summit Attendee

As a first-time attendee, I was impressed with the number of other first-time attendees. Also, the selection of topics was plentiful!

2019 Risk Summit attendee

I really enjoyed meeting so many Risk Champions going through similar experiences and the sharing and exchanging of lessons learned. It felt like we were all in it together!

Debbie Matz

An excellent opportunity to network with and learn from risk professionals in a collegial atmosphere.

The Risk Summit is an opportunity to hear from, learn from and share with your peers. You get an opportunity to be with individuals who understand your successes, challenges, and remaining questions when it comes to risk and compliance management. Please take the opportunity to attend the Risk Summit.

The Risk Summit was by far, the most informative conference I have been to in the last three years.

Dearta Fusaro, Independent Consultant

Risk management is an area that sits across multiple functions and levels of leadership. NRMC’s Risk Summit brings the right people to the table and fosters an invaluable environment for learning and networking. I recommend this to anyone involved in creating or maintaining or contributing to their organization’s strategy.

Holly Raymond, Upbring

The Risk Summit is an absolutely fantastic event for networking and learning from others as we attempt to figure out how risk management fits into our organizations to make them better.

Noreen Bridgham, Nonprofit Connect

It was our good fortune to have Melanie Herman in Kansas City recently for a workshop on risk management and crisis communications. Melanie brings a high degree of expertise and professionalism to this subject matter and I was impressed by her strong communication skills and enthusiasm for the topic. And as a bonus, she is … Continued

Kinkini Banerjee, United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

We were so glad to have Melanie present a session on ‘Top 10 Risks Facing Non-Profits.’ The engaging and thought-provoking presentation gave our audience valuable information about crisis management, managing unhappy stakeholders, resolving conflicts on the board, preventing careless contracting, and more, while providing scenarios and practical strategies to prevent and address these risks. Ms. … Continued

Pamela Mattel, Chief Operating Officer, Basics Promesa Systems Inc.

Melanie Herman has provided expert, insightful, timely and well resourced information to our Executive Team and Board of Directors. Our corporation recently experienced massive growth through merger and the Board has been working to better integrate their expanded set of roles and responsibilities. Melanie presented at our Annual Board of Director’s Retreat and captured the … Continued

Richard Petty, Independent Living Research Utilization

My organization hired the Center to design and deliver a series of four webinars on sound employment practices for Executive Directors and other managers at centers for independent living. The webinars were excellent. Melanie Herman’s presentations were informative and thorough. She worked closely with our training team to address unique needs of our large national … Continued

Matt Smith, Executive Director, Out Youth

Melanie, of all our trainers, you were a standout. I never expected risk management or HR classes to be engaging and fun. You put it all together, from the common sense fundamentals to the evidence-based best practices, so that it made perfect sense. I think that’s why I’ve retained it all so well.

Karina Nersesyan, Senior Director, Field Administration at Creative Associates

Thank you for the great presentation at the InsideNGO Conference today. Your approach to not just present the issue but couple it with pointed questions made a big difference.

Debra, Senior Manager, Volunteer & Community Engagement, 4-H Ontario

Melanie is an excellent facilitator who offers not just knowledge about legalities and risks, but also practical stories and examples.

Eric Miller, CEO, Capitol City Medical Teams

Melanie Herman’s keynote address on the “Top 10 Legal Risks Facing Nonprofit Boards” should be attended by all board members. It covered more than just legal exposures and will help keep our board focused on key issues in the year ahead.