As a Senior Consultant at FMA, Neela works with leadership teams at community-based organizations nationwide to integrate financial strategy with program vision. She designs and facilitates group learning experiences and coaches executives on their vision around operational change. Long-term clients include: NeighborWorks America (national collective of homeownership organizations), Packard Foundation, and Youth INC (venture philanthropy).
Neela Pal has worked in the social sector for over a decade, building systems and processes for mission-based organizations domestically and internationally, including the Aspen Institute, College Summit, and Agora Partnerships.
Neela writes on social innovation and impact topics, and her by-line has appeared in Forbes, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and Inc. She has taken coursework with the Coach Training Institute, and is a facilitator at the Yale School of Management for the popular Interpersonal Dynamics course.
Neela holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor’s in English Literature (major) and African American Studies (minor) from the University of Virginia.