"I have attended many corporate and nonprofit strategic planning sessions and this is the best I've seen. I am amazed by how much we accomplished in such a short time."
Nonprofit Board Member
"You successfully shephered us through a challenging process. It was a joy to watch up close your wisdom, compassion and discernment in making everyone feel ownership of the process. One of our board members stated that she felt it was her most important contribution to date as a board member."
Merger Steering Committee Member
"We hired Marta on two occasions. Both times we were pleased beyond words. Marta is exceptional. She is proficient in her techniques. She is extremely focused,
detailed oriented, and very mindful of the project goals. She is extraordinarily
organized, ethical, and punctual. I would welcome any opportunity to hire her
again. She conducted a teambuilding workshop that kept our team permanently
cohesive. She also served as my executive coach. She constantly challenged me to
be the best me at all times. She helped me in ways that are still positively
affecting my life and career. Thanks, Marta!"
Executive Director, Human
"You helped guide us through what could have been a difficult strategic planning process. Your leadership through the discussions about combining the operations kept us on task, especially dealing with issues that could have been contentious."
"Navigating the world of nonprofit priorities requires more than experience and talent from agency leadership. When organizational development expertise and a fresh perspective are needed, Marta Brockmeyer is our first call. Marta's broad nonprofit background has helped our agency identify, evaluate and choose the best alternative in a variety of situations. She is a treasure-- a rare combination of a professional consultant and a trusted advisor."
CEO, Cincinnati Affiliate of a National Organization
“Because the new program is so consistent and aligned with the strategic plan, it was easy for the Board to endorse moving forward with it. So, thanks for your good work with us that laid the groundwork for where we are today.”
CEO, Large Nonprofit
"I found your help and expertise to be invaluable with the strategic planning. It really helps me to have someone with your experience sit down with me to clarify ideas and develop the strategies necessary to acheive a goal."
CEO, Human Services Organization
"Marta was a full partner with the leadership of the organizations in our merger process. Her attention to detail, realistic timelines and well defined processes made it possible for us to achieve our goals for the year. As the CEO, having initiated the merger, a highlight of Marta's work was her dedicated focus on the human aspect of this venture. Our employees, our single most valuable asset, were given a voice and the opportunity to fully participate in the planning. This was largely due to Marta's knowledge, experience and value based principles. Marta provided the bridge for the two cultures, helping us merge the best of both worlds."
CEO, Behavioral Health Organization
"We hired Marta on two occasions. Both times we were pleased beyond words. Marta is exceptional. She is proficient in her techniques. She is extremely focused, detailed oriented, and very mindful of the project goals. She is extraordinarily organized, ethical, and punctual. I would welcome any opportunity to hire her again. She conducted a teambuilding workshop that kept our team permanently cohesive. She also served as my executive coach. She constantly challenged me to be the best me at all times. She helped me in ways that are still positively affecting my life and career."
Executive Director, Human Services Organization
"You have done a great job yourself and in getting us the right people for what is needed. I just completed the six month evaluation for the directors... they are doing a great job and exceeding my expectations."
Human Services Executive Director, Northern Kentucky
"An excellent job, under difficult circumstances. Few people could emerge with such grace and confidence.”
Executive Director, AIDS Service Organization
"You did a great job of keeping us on task, letting us explore ideas and come away with a doable list of goals and tasks--with our group, that is pretty incredible!"
“Your time with us has had a tremendous impact! I hope we can keep the momentum going.”
Northern Kentucky Executive Director
"I have always found your publications to be of excellent value to me personally but also as a tool to share with the staff."
Human Services Manager
"I have been attending staff planning days here for thirty years and can honestly say that Marta is the best consultant we have ever had. Her ability to keep the group focused and make personal commitments to change made the difference."
Staff Member, Human Services Organization
“I have never attended a meeting that stayed on track so well and kept folks focused on the job at hand… and accomplished results!”
Participant, Consortium Planning Meeting
“A wonderful job, from start to finish, with a complex task and a challenging group. She was organized, directed and, above all, fair.”
Administrator, City Neighborhood Services Department
“She has a warm, sensitive and reassuring way of relating and reaching out to people as well as a most engaging facilitation style.”
Associate Director, Community Mental Health Agency
“Marta was able to pull this group together, focus their energies and lead them through one of the most productive strategic planning sessions this chapter has ever had. She captured their attention and used her outstanding presentation and facilitation skills to keep everyone on task and moving forward.”
Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Large Service Organization
"You have done an absolutely unbelievable job. You were not only worth anything you were paid but there is no amount of money to fairly recompense you for your work. You successfully did a job that I never thought could be done! I would recommend you to anyone in a heartbeat.“
Clinical Supervisor, Human Services Organization
"It's been a good experience, working with you. I am very impressed with your organizational skills, people skills and flexibility. You accomplished a great deal in a limited time frame."
Vice President, Healthcare Organization
"This week couldn’t have been better! Everyone is so enthused. Your leadership at our retreat was inspirational and productive. Thanks for your hard work."
Director, Animal-serving organization
"I truly appreciate the way that you stepped up and made our project a priority. Your skills and expertise were well recognized and added value to our process."
Executive Director, Child-serving Nonprofit
"Good meeting! You did well with boundaries and norms, considering this is a large group with obviously lots of variance in personality and thought process styles. Keep it up!"
Vice President, Nonprofit Merger Participant
"The Integration Team members really admire the way you are handling your work with the merger and your professionalism."
Nonprofit Merger Participant
"I really like the style of inclusion and planning that you have incorporated into this process. It will serve us well."
CEO, Child Behavioral Health Organization
"Your detailed and thoughtful presentation helped staff learn more about others; and, at the same time, learn quite a bit about themselves… So many of the attendees have approached me since the training to let me know how much they enjoyed your presentation style."
CEO, Disabilities Nonprofit
“I have attended many workshops on a variety of work related subjects. None have been as useful and inspiring as Marta Brockmeyer’s project management class. I would recommend Marta’s workshops to anyone and guarantee you will leave motivated to tackle any job!”
“Thanks again for your outstanding project management class. People are using your techniques and the methods are working.”
Executive Director, Behavioral Health Organization
"I enjoyed the meetings and felt you did a great job keeping us on track and focused on finding solutions."