A nationally recognized nonprofit leader and consultant, Jan has devoted more than 25 years to refining a model approach to facilitate performance improvement for nonprofits and government agencies. Jan specializes in executive leadership transitions, development and coaching, strategic and business planning, and organizational restructuring and mergers.
Since founding the firm in 1996, he has played a pivotal role in transforming the organizational performance of hundreds of clients in the nonprofit and government sectors. He has strengthened ineffective programs and departments, developed new programs and partnerships, and created lasting change and performance improvement for organizations in distress. Jan’s methods help clients address, and subsequently resolve, deep-rooted organizational issues that influence decision-making and impede success.
Jan is the author of Nonprofit Turnaround, A Guide for Nonprofit Leaders, Consultants and Funders, and his workshops and classes on mergers, turnarounds and executive leadership have received national acclaim. Jan guides clients toward their goals by using research-based methodologies, several of which he has developed, and providing results-oriented services in a down-to-earth style.
Jan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University. He lives in Seattle where he enjoys hiking and climbing, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
With over 25 years building and supporting partnerships, Ms. Hitchcock has consulted with local, state, national and international organizations across multiple sectors, including human services, health, public health, housing, environment, and transportation. Her expertise includes guiding strategy and program development, multi-organization advocacy and policy strategies, and organizational systems analysis and improvement.
She has led and facilitated partnerships to advocate for over $40 million in public operating investments and systems reform in human services, homelessness prevention, behavioral health integration, and early childhood education; capital investments in technology to support information and referral 211, and planning for E911; pay-for-value based approaches to public sector healthcare purchasing; availability of health system performance and cost data; and public sector shared-savings partnerships addressing capital and operational efficiencies.
Prior to re-joining Jan Glick & Associates in 2017, Ms. Hitchcock served as Executive Director for the Washington State Public Health Association and a senior policy advisor at King County in both the executive and legislative branches. She has also served as a policy analyst for the Seattle City Council, the director of public policy and community relations at the nation’s largest United Way, and worked for a member of Congress. In the past, she consulted with the United Nations, and worked for the Government of Tanzania on environmental and natural resources policy. She is a lawyer by training, with significant experience in nonprofit management, public policy research, and work at all levels of government.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pomona College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon. When not promoting the nonprofit and public sectors, she enjoys spending time with her teenage daughters, husband and rescue dog, Buddy, volunteering, and being outdoors. A native Seattleite, she has also spent several years living and working abroad and enjoys the opportunity to explore other parts of the US and the world.
Randy Brinson’s professional experience spans more than 30 years in the nonprofit sector, as both a senior executive and as a nonprofit management consultant.
Randy is a trusted partner in executive search, where he brings best practices in effective organizational assessments that determine recruitment priorities and shape targeted recruitment to help boards make one of their most important decisions. Randy also specializes in organizational capacity building and board governance, having worked with clients such as Bainbridge Youth Services, Communities in School of Renton, Coyote Central, the Southwest Youth & Family Services, and Washington Recovery Alliance. He is skilled in using stakeholder interviews and survey tools and enjoys helping clients work with the resulting data to identify priorities and strategies for building capacity. Randy is also known for assisting organizations to build commitment to community partnerships and diversity, and through financial turn-arounds. A graduate of the Third Sector Company’s Board Chairs Academy, Randy leads governance trainings, board retreats and strategic planning activities. In senior executive and operational roles at public television station KCTS 9, he served as general manager of station operations, executive director of programming and strategic projects, giving him day-to-day insight into nonprofit management needs.
Randy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, and a Master’s degree from Syracuse University. In addition, he holds a Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource and a Certificate of Executive Leadership from Seattle University.
An effective facilitator and project manager, Kate works with teams to identify goals and milestones, keeping them on track and completing on time. Her career spans community health, student health, public health, and health research. Kate has 20+ years of experience focused on quality improvement, project management, facilitation, compliance and technology. Kate is skilled at data and information gathering and synthesis, leading and guiding teams, and managing projects through completion.
Kate joins JGA most recently from Public Health – Seattle & King County. There she led quality improvement efforts across the department from the Office of the Director, and then led technology improvement efforts in Environmental Health. Kate was part of the team that developed and reviewed RFPs for an electronic health record for Public Health – Seattle & King County, and worked at a community health center during electronic health record implementation.
While at Country Doctor Community Health Centers, Kate prepared the organization for Joint Commission accreditation, and was point of contact for subcontract monitoring from various funding agencies. At Los Angeles Family AIDS Network, Kate conducted site visits to monitor subcontracts, and at the University of Washington also conducted site visits to assess adherence to study protocol in large, nationwide HIV study.
Kate holds a BA from U.C. Santa Cruz, a Master of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and a Certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Washington.
Other JGA Partners
Third Sector Company
Jan Glick & Associates is proud to partner with the Third Sector Company as we offer the following services:
- Executive Search
- Interim Executive Placement
- Board Development
Public Interest Management Group
Jan Glick & Associates is proud to partner with the Public Interest Management Group around financial restructuring in mergers, partnerships and turnarounds.