ABOUT SANDY JACOBSEN
Sandy Jacobsen has 30 years of experience in cross-sector collaborations, capacity building and organizational transitions in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
For 20 years, Sandy was in a leadership position in the financial services industry, involved in cross-sector relationships with corporate, nonprofit and government clients throughout the U.S. She served as president of two banks and launched a national community development initiative.
Sandy transitioned to the nonprofit sector and served as interim director of a nonprofit housing organization. She was first an independent consultant and then a consultant with the Wilder Center for Communities of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. For four years she was a Principal Consultant with Fieldstone Alliance. She has degrees in economics and psychology.
Sandy was also a contributing author on A Funder's Guide to Organizational Assessment.
Status of Fieldstone Alliance
Sandy was formerly a Principal Consultant with Fieldstone Alliance. However, as of the end of 2009, Fieldstone no longer offers consulting services and is closing its doors. Some of its former consultants, including Sandy, will carry on the work, enriched by their experiences at Fieldstone.
Finally, Fieldstone Alliance is still selling practical books for nonprofits and funders.