We believe long-term vision is more important than short-term gain.

Kirk Roberts and Chris Crosser

Kirk Roberts and Chris Crosser

As professionals who have spent most of our careers in the nonprofit world, we understand not only how nonprofits can serve the public, but also how they can do so with efficiency, imagination, and effectiveness. We are a for-profit business with a nonprofit perspective.

Kirk Roberts

Kirk has served in an executive director role for professional associations for 20 years. He has more than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He can provide long-term management as well as short-term transitional leadership. Organizations under Kirk's stewardship exemplify financial stability, high Board functioning, and creative programming. 

Kirk has also served as a consultant to various nonprofits, helping conduct Board retreats and trainings, design programs, and coordinate organizational growth strategies.

Kirk’s experience in the nonprofit world covers the areas of healthcare, the arts, and higher education. This eclectic background provides a wide base for understanding the needs of the diverse nonprofits in our community. Kirk’s expertise runs the gamut of nonprofit management, from articulating mission and vision statements to coordinating Board functions, from managing budgets to soliciting donations, from handling member inquiries to coordinating events with national speakers.

Reach Kirk at kirk@strongnonprofits.com or 360-734-3166.

Chris Crosser

Chris brings a wide range of administrative and office experience.  She has worked in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Chris has served as Executive Assistant, Contracts Assistant, Operations Manager, and Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) Specialist. At Free Range, she focuses on communications, constituent relationship management, and back-office functions, including website development and maintenance, and computer software support.

She is well versed in working with people from all walks of life, from program staff and community volunteers to museum directors and librarians to college administrators and professors to artists and writers to corporate leaders and philanthropists.

Reach Chris at chris@strongnonprofits.com or 360-734-3166.