Solving nonprofits’ challenges so they can go about doing what they do best: enabling positive social change.
Who We Serve
As nonprofits, you’re focused on outcomes, and so are we. Over the last 10 years, we’ve enabled organizations across the globe to achieve their goals by helping them organize, strategize, monetize, communicate and stay relevant in a changing world. Whether that means engaging celebrities in a public awareness campaign or helping an organization dig deep to re-discover its own mission, Sapient’s client and project list reflects the diversity of the nonprofit world and its common objective: enabling positive social change.
A 16-year veteran of Sapient, Nathan has spent his career leveraging the company's experience with leading brands to provide solutions to public sector organizations. In his role leading Sapient's federal civilian and nonprofit practices, he has worked with clients as diverse as the Washington National Cathedral, The United Nations, and the Department of Homeland Security. In 2015 Nathan was recognized as a "Top 25 Consultant" by Consulting Magazine for his work in shaping the future of the public sector. Outside of work, he spends time with his wife and two sons, and is an avid soccer fan.
Kirsten has almost 20 years of experience helping federal government, nonprofit and NGO clients through large-scale organizational transformation. With a background in end-to-end IT development, Kirsten leads with agile program management and a constant connection to the client audience needs. The result is award winning work that helps clients define, design, and implement a digital strategy that delivers the right and flexible user experience across web and mobile. Kirsten also regularly speaks on leadership and mentoring as the office program lead for Sapient's Women's Leadership Network.
Dan has spent his consulting career helping government and industry organizations understand the difference between quality and relevancy – and to achieve meaningful transparency – in what they do. Today, as a key leader in our nonprofit practice, Dan applies those same lessons and philosophies as a client executive on several nonprofit and NGO engagements, where he works to build our practice by applying and leveraging Sapient’s expertise spanning all areas of finance, marketing, creative design, and technology. Dan earned both his BA and MBA from the University of Virginia.
Director Nonprofit Practice
Ben brings his years of communications experience to a cross-section of the public sector and not-for-profit world. He helps apply Sapient’s global experience with commercial brands to nonprofits & government clients’ needs. With a background in marketing and a devotion to his own gadgets, Ben is driven by the opportunity to connect clients with technology-driven solutions. Ben founded the popular DC-area Meet-Up Digital Exchange and is deeply involved in volunteer work for the charitable group No Greater Sacrifice. He holds a B.A. in Communications from Virginia Tech.
For the last several years, Shahla has led the large-scale delivery of what is now a global program, and today, as a member of our nonprofit practice leadership team, helps our practice respond to the need specific needs of nonprofit financial cooperatives. Shahla applies the commercial best practices from her experience across marketing, IT and product development engagements with Fortune 100 companies to the management practices of cooperative clients within the transactional banking industry.
Director Business Consulting
As a leader in Sapient's global business consulting practice, David brings over 15 years of experience to Fortune 500 and nonprofit clients. David is an expert in strategy and operations consulting at the nexus of marketing and technology with deep expertise in developing business plans, designing customer engagement models and leading digital technology implementations. If David is not presenting on the latest trends in digital business at national industry events, or authoring articles on how to design organizations to create value, you can find him on the soccer field with his kids.
A business and technology consultant, Jason has delivered solutions for government, commercial, nonprofit, and NGOs both domestically and internationally. His experience ranges from program management and business strategy consulting to the management, development and implementation of complex IT systems. It is this depth and breadth of experience, combined with his ability to drive alignment and consensus, that help him partner with clients in an array of industries to ensure success in their planning, structuring, and execution of technology and business solutions.
Jay has over 20 years of experience leading complex technology solutions implementations. He is proficient in all aspects of software development, leveraging his technical knowledge to ensure solutions meet current and future business needs. He is an expert in developing enterprise-wide solutions in support of content management, e-commerce, and CRM applications, and he brings this experience to digitally transform organizations. In his spare time he enjoys Yoga, Running, and taking classes related to Data Science. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science and an MBA from Syracuse University.
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