C.J. Cohen, Principal, CJ Cohen Associates

CATHY J. COHEN has over twenty years of experience in organizational management, consulting, writing, and technical editing. She has held senior management positions in healthcare and has worked with community health centers, hospitals, provider groups and a wide range of nonprofit organizations to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency. As a consultant, she helps to focus an organization’s strategic direction, develops fundraising strategy, offers targeted board development, and assists nonprofits with capacity building initiatives.

Launching her consulting work in 1990, Cohen has worked throughout the Commonwealth and across New England. She has chaired and served on several boards and facilitates workshops. She is a also a contributing author to national journals.

A graduate of Temple University, she received her M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts with a concentration in marketing and finance. She is currently a member of the Core Pool of Interim Executive Directors, working with Third Sector New England, based in Boston.

 design, writing, communications, editors, marketing
Christine Polaczak CHRISTINE POLACZAK began a design career in the motion picture industry in 1973. She has worked mainly in the non-profit environment since 1981, in the fields of public television, healthcare, and education offering graphic design and illustration services. In a position as communications associate in healthcare marketing and now as an independent consultant, she also acts as art director, hiring professionals, buying print services and managing program budgets. Awards include the Printing Industry of the South Award of Excellence in 2000. She is also a pastel and watercolor artist with work currently exhibited in private collections.
marketing, communication, graphic design
marketing, communication, graphic design