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Ed Cortas

Ed Cortas, consultantEd Cortas directs the Consulting Services at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. In addition to managing CNPE’s consulting staff, Ed serves as a consultant to the nonprofit community.

Over the course of his career, Ed has designed and facilitated trainings, group sessions, and leadership retreats on such topics as problem-solving, strategic, and operational planning, process design, mission and vision development, goal development, fundraising, board governance, and organi­zational assessment. Ed has worked with scores of nonprofits of all sizes, facilitating every­thing from one- and two-day retreats to extended multi-meeting planning engagements on a range of topics.

Before joining CNPE, Ed held leadership positions in fundraising, business administration, and strategic development with various nonprofit organizations within the region.

Ed holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, an M.A. from the Saint Meinrad School of Theology, and a Master of Nonprofit Administration degree from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

To learn more about CNPE’s consulting services or to retain one of our consultants, contact Ed Cortas, our Director of Consulting Services, at  or 502-618-5329.

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