Chuck V. Loring, MBA, CFRE is the senior partner of the Fort Lauderdale and Indianapolis -based firm of Loring, Sternberg, & Associates, which provides fundraising and governance consulting services to nonprofits. Chuck is also a Senior Governance Associate for BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) in Washington, DC, offering expertise in board development and other board governance issues.
Chuck has helped nonprofits across the country improve their governance by conducting dozens of training programs for funders, community foundations and nonprofit centers interested in good governance.
Since 2009, through the generosity of the Gorter Family Foundation, Chuck has presented six group seminars to approximately 450 board and staff members of many Lake County nonprofit organizations, as well as 27 individual sessions determined by the Gorter family. His experience and knowledge provide guidance, thought-provoking discussion points and materials as tools to assist in self-evaluation. The exercises presented are designed to strengthen boards, thoughtfully engage board members in fundraising and align strategic planning with operations. Many workshop attendees also comment on how they benefit from the networking opportunities. Board members and executive directors want to attend year after year as Chuck’s passion enlightens new members and offers past attendees a fresh look at their organization’s strengths and weaknesses. Chuck’s 2015 seminar was presented to more than 100 Lake County attendees.