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  Margaret LinnaneMargaret Linnane, Executive Director

Margaret Linnane is the executive director of the Edyth Bush Institute. Prior to coming to the Institute, Ms. Linnane was the executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for 18 years. Her extensive experience in resource development, program and fiscal management, and community outreach were paramount in selecting her to lead the Philanthropy Center in 2004.

Ms. Linnane serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Florida Nonprofit Alliance, the statewide association formed to provide a collective voice for nonprofits at the local, state and federal levels. A past recipient of the prestigious Martin L. Bell Memorial Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship awarded annually to a nonprofit executive in the Executive MBA Program at the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business, Linnane holds an MBA and a B.A. from Rollins College.

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Catelin Brown, Program Coordinator 

Catelin is the Program Coordinator for workshops and events at the Edyth Bush Institute.  After working in the educational and nonprofit fields for several years, she enjoys combining those passions by working to educate the Central Florida nonprofit community in meaningful and relevant ways.  Prior to joining at the Institute, Catelin worked with the Center for Management and Executive Education at Rollins College, educating professionals from Central Florida and around the world in skills such as leadership, organizational development, and organizational management.  She has also served the Central Florida community at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, working in fund development.  Catelin is passionate about giving those around her the opportunity to be personally and professionally successful.  Catelin graduated from Rollins College in 2008 with a B.A. in Spanish, and in 2017 with a Masters in Human Resources.

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Min Sun Kim, Program Manager

Min Sun Kim is the Program Manager at the Edyth Bush Institute, and is responsible for overseeing open enrollment programs. She additionally oversees the Central Florida Compensation and Benefits Survey, the Grant Professional Affinity Group, and Successful Start: Bootcamp for New Nonprofit Executive Directors.

Throughout her career, Min has joined organizations, both nonprofit and for-profit, during transitional periods. Her keen eye for details, fresh outlook to improve or maintain current processes, and her ability to bring a diverse team together, has moved organizations towards positive change and a unified brand. She is a proud graduate from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing her MBA at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.

Her nonprofit experience, while at Harbor House and the Assistance Fund, includes overseeing key annual events, managing all marketing functions, working on a team to develop the nationally recognized R3 app, managing logistics of capital campaigns, stewarding donors, and being a key team player for both the marketing and development departments.

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Jim Moody, Program Manager

Jim Moody is the Program Manager at the Edyth Bush Institute responsible for custom training and education. This includes working with new and existing clients to coordinate specialized instruction in the nonprofit specialty areas of board governance, fundraising, leadership, volunteer management and more.

Jim has 10 years of senior level management experience in nonprofit management, both in Florida and New York. His professional areas of expertise include operations, board development, fundraising, and leading turnaround / start-up organizations. Jim graduated from Northeastern Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Theology.  He also has two Bachelor of Science Degrees; in Administrative Management and Community Leadership & Development. He is also a graduate of Cornell University’s Leadership Institute for Non-Profit Executives.      

Jim served for 6 years on a public school Board of Education and with the New York Department of Education, State Rehabilitation Council. When not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his family and church, reading, and watching baseball.

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Tracey Olaez
, CNP, Membership & Administrative Specialist

Tracey Olaez is the Membership & Administrative Specialist handling the membership engagement and retention at the Edyth Bush Institute. She also maintains the Business Lawyers’ Pro Bono Project. Tracey is a Certified Nonprofit Professional with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and is certified in Nonprofit Management. She is an alumnae of the University of Central Florida.

Her experience in the nonprofit sector has been serving as an AmeriCorps National Service member in Public Allies Central Florida and through volunteering in the community. In her most recent role, she served as a Project Specialist at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando. Tracey currently serves as the Past Board Chair Advisor of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Orlando and has also served on the Prospanica Board Orlando Chapter. She remains an active member of ALPFA and of the AmeriCorps Alumni Orlando Chapter. In her down time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and camping outdoors with family.

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Karen Revels
, Senior Manager of Philanthropy

Karen Revels

Karen Revels is the Senior Manager of Philanthropy at the Edyth Bush Institute overseeing Donors Forum of Central Florida, Institute partnerships, the Leadership Certificate, fundraising programs and is an instructor for many Institute workshops.    

Karen has more than 20 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience in roles as Executive Director with The American Cancer Society and the International Fibrodisplaysia Ossificans Progressiva Association; and as Development Director with The Jewish Community Center and the Institute of Internal Auditors. She currently serves as an adviser on Cannonball Kids Cancer Board of Directors, is the Fundraising Chair for Boone High School Theatre Department and serves on the Boone High School Foundation Board. Karen and her husband co-founded Conway Cares – a grassroots effort to send food home over the weekend with children at three elementary schools in Conway that otherwise wouldn’t have food to eat. 

She was awarded the Women of Distinction Award from the Citrus Council of Girl Scouts, is a graduate of Leadership Orlando Class 69 and Leadership Brevard Class 2005.  She received both a B.S. in Public Administration and Masters of Science in Management from the University of Central Florida.  She is married to Jeff, the Artistic Director at the Orlando Rep and they have three children ranging in age from 16-6!

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Brian Schulte
, Marketing Manager

Brian Schulte is currently the Marketing Manager for the Edyth Bush Institute. Brian has been in marketing since graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Business Administration. Brian’s experience includes working at a marketing agency with a variety of clients, being the marketing director at a nonprofit organization, and marketing in higher education at two colleges in Florida.

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Barbara Van ArsdaleBarbara Van Arsdale
, Administrative & Program Services Manager 

Barbara manages the administrative and program services at the Edyth Bush Institute, coordinates the finances and budgeting, and provides support for the Donors Forum of Central Florida. After resigning from a banking career to raise a family, Barbara served the community as a volunteer for several organizations. She earned a B.A. from Rollins College.

 

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