As a consultant and executive coach, Nadia has over 25 years of experience working with leading Fortune 500 and small to medium sized companies both in the US and Europe. At PeopleSoft where she was VP of Supply Chain Marketing, she was recognized multiple times for outstanding performance and built and trained a team to deliver results on time, on budget and to have fun in the process. Nadia founded Emerging Executive in 2002 to capitalize on her passion and energy to develop sustainable nonprofit organizations with exceptional leaders.
Her work is focused on strategic planning, board and leadership development, and developing diverse applied income streams to address the current economic realities facing the nonprofit sector. She is a trained consultant in the nonprofit lifecycles methodology from the renowned consultant Dr. Susan Kenny Stevens, author of Nonprofit Lifecycles” and worked with Susan and The Gifford Foundation for over four years on the capacity building initiative for small to medium-sized nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she was one of only a select group of capacity building consultants who were part of The Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians/The Haiti Fund Capacity Building Initiative to support grassroots organizations.
Nadia is also a successful grant writer using her strengths in positioning and strategy to develop compelling proposals for her clients. To date, she has generated over $1.5 million on behalf of clients from government and private sources including $100,000 for organizations in the capacity building project.
As an executive coach, she has also worked with individuals – nonprofit and corporate – to help people realize their potential as leaders and follow their passion and dreams which has resulted in career progression and often career transitions.
Nadia holds a BA in Marketing, a coaching qualification through The Coaches Training Institute and is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation. She is also a graduate and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Communications, Advertising and Marketing Foundation in the UK. She is a member of the International Association of Coaches and the Nonprofit Consultant Network in Boston.
Nadia is an avid traveler and considers herself a citizen of the world. At home in Salem she loves to experiment with recipes collected on her travels, watch tennis and spend time with her two cockatiels.