Erica Greeley leads Independent Sector’s efforts to expand and engage its diverse network. Erica’s role includes strengthening IS’s current membership, while investigating how people, organizations, and networks can best work together in today’s dynamic environment. Erica joined IS in 2007 as Director, Strategic Initiatives.
Prior to IS, Erica served the National Council of Nonprofit Associations (now the National Council of Nonprofits) as Director of Strategic Policy Planning and then Deputy Director. In that capacity, she oversaw an initiative that convened over 100 town hall meetings across the US to discuss the needs of local nonprofits. Her 18 years in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector also includes managing fundraising and marketing campaigns, evaluating community-building initiatives, chairing local grant-making committees, and directing after-school programs for at-risk youth.
Erica is an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program and serves on the board of Microfinance Opportunities. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MPP from the Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University.