Carol Wick

Principal
Carol Wick

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Carol Wick

Principal

Carol started her career working with at-risk children and quickly gained national attention of her ability to create and implement innovative and sustainable solutions to century old problems. Over the years, she has developed a proven method that can be applied to any organization to help them grow, build their brand, and attract and retain investors.

Most recently, Carol served for a decade as the CEO of Harbor House of Central Florida. During her tenure she dramatically increased the organization’s funding, stature, and performance. As their success attracted international attention, nonprofits around the world began to emulate her methods and use the developed strategies as a best practices and state-of-the-art model for effectiveness and sustainability.

Utilizing this wealth of experience, Carol is assisting nonprofit organizations to assess their capacity and take their organization to the next level. Her services focus on planning and visioning, messaging to raise more funds, and global and national replication. By combining her organizational growth expertise and Convergent’s fundraising skills, we can help you develop the vision, test it, and sell it to investors to make it a reality.

Summary of Experience

  • Developed a global award winning domestic abuse screening app, featured in the New England Journal of Medicine, and in use worldwide
  • Published author of five evidence-based studies on program effectiveness
  • Raised more than $14 million in capital and strategic initiative funds
  • Recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including:
    • “50 Most Powerful People in Orlando” by Orlando Magazine (2013, 2014, 2015)
    • “CEO of the Year” by Orlando Business Journal (2015)
    • “Woman of the Year” by Orange Appeal Magazine (2015)
    • “Business Executive of the Year” by Orlando Business Journal (2014)
    • “Central Floridian of the Year Runner Up” by Orlando Sentinel (2013, 2015, 2016)
    • “Humanitarian of the Year” by Asian Chamber of Commerce (2014)
  • Earned Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University; Master’s Degree from Auburn University; Certificate in Advanced Entrepreneurship from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College; Certificate of Nonprofit Management from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
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