For over 30 years Maura Schwartz worked in different jobs. Recently, Maura Schwartz worked as a Consultant and Board Director in Northwest Cooperative Development Center developing different skills. Maura Schwartz graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Pamplin College of Business in 1993 where this professional received all the required knowledge. Maura Schwartz is fluently speaking three languages: Spanish, Albanian, and Danish. You can find this professional in Culver, Oregon, where he is located nowadays. Connexy has all the personal info you need to contact Maura Schwartz, such as Maura Schwartz's number or email address. Feel free to send the request to get more info.
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Jul 3, 2022
Consultant and Board Director
Nonprofit Organization Management
Consultant and Board Director
Cooperative development advisor on various start-up businesses in the Pacific Northwest. Past board chair. Board director since 2005.
Project work plan design; facilitation & training; staff mentor for IMPPACTS and EMIRGE projects in Mongolia.
Nov 2010 — Nov 2011
Board Secretary (Volunteer)
All correspondence with donors, grantees and media. Grant management. Board training.
2005 — 2010
Trainer for Ford Institute Leadership Program in Walla Walla, WA and three rural Oregon communities.
2004 — 2010
Entrepreneur training workshop for producers seeking advice in taking a product or service to market. Taught in English and Spanish (with an interpreter).
2009 — Feb 2009
Developed and updated work plan, training, mentoring and evaluation for two successive USAID grants in the Mongolian dairy value chain. Provided technical assistance to cooperative apex orga...
2009 — 2009
Technical assistance to newly organized cooperative for purchase of a manufactured home park to preserve affordable housing.
Jan 2008 — Sep 2009
Revised and delivered "Made At The Kitchen Table" training program to pre-entrepreneurs and business owners in both English and Spanish (with an interpreter).
2007 — 2009
Project Workplan, Evaluation and Training
Wrote workplan for Dairy Development project in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Conducted interviews and completed 12-month evaluation of Dairy Development-Lanka project . Lead training workshop for coop...
Oct 2007 — Oct 2008
Developed 2-year work plan for Jaffna, Sri Lanka dairy development project. Conducted training with stakeholders and staff. Evaluated project 2x/year and wrote final report.
2005 — Sep 2007
Association Development Consultant
Assisted new tourism trade association with its bylaws, board development and member needs assessment in Brasov, Romania.
2006 — 2006
Reviewed cooperative activity in Afghanistan to develop opportunities for cooperative growth/development for marketing grapes and other agricultural products.
2004 — 2004
Turned around trade association and created value for members through: linkages, education, political advocacy and communication. Managed daily operations and member contact. Oversaw MAC Edu...
1999 — 2003
Managed USAID Farmer-to-Farmer programs in Albania and Poland.
1993 — 1996
Agricultural Marketing Specialist
Assisted entrepreneurs with feasibility, marketing and business planning to establish cooperative businesses.
1990 — 1993
Daily management of all livestock in quarantine facility; coordinated shipment of livestock to project sites; public speaking; volunteer management; arranged donations and purchase of livest...
1981 — 1983
1985 — 1988
1977 — 1981
1979 — 1980
Chairman of the Board
New Business Development
Value Chain Analysis
Private Sector Development
Board of Directors
Corporate Social Responsibility