Roxanne Hanson

Senior Consultant
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Roxanne works with FMA’s Consulting and Advisory Services team to deliver fiscal management and operational insights to nonprofit and philanthropic clients across the country.  She has extensive experience with instructional design, developing curricula and delivering trainings and workshops to a wide variety of audiences.  To assist leadership teams in strategic decision-making, she excels at designing and implementing dashboards and other data-visualization tools. And, as an expert in recruitment, supervision and talent-management, she understands intimately the role of organizational culture in mission success. Roxanne’s on-the-ground experience, as a nonprofit executive and philanthropic leader, has equipped her for addressing a broad range of client needs in a way that is sensitive to all stakeholders.

Prior to joining FMA, Roxanne was the Director of Operations and Planning at Women’s Community Clinic in San Francisco where she led the organization to independence from fiscal sponsorship and built its capacity for strategic planning. Earlier in her career, she held a variety of nonprofit capacity-building roles at Tides including as a leader of an effort to facilitate sharing of space and services for nonprofits. She also served as a Senior Advisor covering grant making, fiscal operations, human resources and risk management. For more than a decade, Roxanne worked in national and international advocacy organizations in Washington D.C., directing communications, fundraising and travel programs for Witness for Peace, managing training and consulting for Points of Light Foundation, and organizing volunteer recruitment and placement for Whitman-Walker Clinic.

Roxanne holds a BA in International Studies with a Minor in Women’s & Gender Studies from American University.  She served on the board of Takoma Theatre Arts Project and has been recognized as an American Express NGen Fellow for Nonprofit Leadership by Independent Sector.  Roxanne is based in FMA’s Oakland office.


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