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SVP is hiring a Chief Development Officer

Posted by Willow Russell

Join the SVP team! Our Network Office is seeking a Chief Development Officer to enable the next phase of growth and innovation in the organization. This new role of will be pivotal to the sustainability and advancement of existing and new SVP affiliates around the world.

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SVP Network Office welcomes new CEO, Tim Schottman!

Posted by Willow Russell

The SVP Network Office is thrilled to announce our new Chief Executive Officer, Tim Schottman. With more than three decades of executive experience in building global networks and developing leaders across cultures – plus seven active years as an SVP partner – Tim is uniquely suited for the job.

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The exodus of empowerment

Posted by Cecilia Garza

I had interrupted their normal session and each student occupied different corners of the room, their books and notes sprawled across work tables. Sitting in a lone seat at the front of the class, I was acutely aware of the uncomfortable distance between us.

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Reinvent the wheel no more: introducing SVP Knowledge Manager Sarabeth Zemel

Posted by Cecilia Garza

From the beginning, Sarabeth found a home in helping others help their communities. She has worked in the public health and nonprofit sectors for many years and was most recently involved in creating on an online tool that allowed Medicaid agencies, health insurance exchanges and public health departments connect and share resources. Learn how her journey began after a brief but alarming brush with ill health.

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SVP’s new graphic designer, Michael Castle connects a visual mind to an entrepreneurial spirit

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Michael Castle's need to bridge his creative mind with his inner problem solver pulled him onto several different career paths, from a three-year stint in Japan as an apprentice to a renowned sculptor to founding his own B2B business in Chinese Medicine. Fortunately for us, it’s these traits that brought Michael to SVP’s doorstep.

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Telling stories that matter: SVP welcomes staff writer, Cecilia Garza

Posted by Willow Russell

Newspapers are a permanent fixture on the Garza kitchen table – whether piled high in one corner or sprawled across the top as Cecilia's mom and dad trade sections back and forth. “My parents are religious news junkies,” explains Cecilia with a smile. “Usually clearing the table for food meant clearing it of newspapers … and seeing stories cover a kitchen table – it made an impression on me.”

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RFP: Mapping a Comprehensive, Modular Philanthropy Development Program

Posted by Rona Pryor

The SVP Network Office has put out a Request for Proposals for the initial phase of a philanthropy development initiative that the SVP Network Office is undertaking on behalf of our 39 affiliates. Over the next 3+ years, the SVP Network Office will be leading an effort to develop a comprehensive suite of flexible learning […] Read More »