More than 257 area nonprofit and educational organizations have worked with us to achieve their goals through services tailored to their needs. We know how important it is for volunteer and staff leaders of nonprofit organizations to feel confident in their decision to invest resources in consulting services.

We are proud that our clients say they are stronger after our time together, and we remain invested in their success long after our engagements end. Recent and former clients are listed by sector in our client list.

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  • Academic Medicine, Health and Well-being

  • Art and Culture and Museums

  • Environment

  • Faith Communities

  • Higher Education

  • Human and Social Services

  • Independent Schools and Youth Advocacy and Education

  • Professional Organizations

“I appreciate all the work from you and the team.  I am a believer in goal setting now!”

Mark Holtzman, Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain

“We wouldn’t be where we are without the planning that went in on the front end and your help along the way to get the campaign to this point.”

Todd Roberts, Chancellor, North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics

“The leadership at Beth Meyer Synagogue cannot thank moss + ross enough! moss + ross team members provided expert and continuous counsel to facilitate the launch and management of Securing Tomorrow, a special campaign to grow Beth Meyer Synagogue’s endowment. They became our trusted partners and steered us with thoughtful care to help generate campaign momentum.”

Jonathan Wertheim, Executive Director, Beth Meyer Synagogue

“There are not enough words to express how much working with you and Susan has meant to me as a volunteer with MOW.  I am really excited for the platform moss+ross created for us to move forward strategically.  It is a milestone for this organization and something you should be proud of as consultants.”

Deborah Knight, Board member, Meals on Wheels of Central NC

moss+ross has delivered true value for both the capital campaign and our Executive Director search. We ended up with our number 1 candidate and kept to our goal deadline! It certainly helps to have a team with experience and the macro view of our agency. And it’s always a joy to work with you.”

Gillian Hare, Board Chair, Compass Center

“I wanted to tell you how thankful we were to have moss+ross and Fred and Emily, in particular, as the team working on our search for a new ED. The team was outstanding in their responsiveness and professionalism. They were skilled and worked with speed. My highest compliment is that they made it look like a team working with us and not two entities. Truly co-creation.”

Thomas Dekle, Search Committee Chair, Kramden Institute

“moss+ross worked to make the Executive Director search inclusive of many candidates and specific to our organization. They kept us informed at every step and offered valuable insight during the process. We hired a terrific ED, who also felt well informed during the hiring process thanks to moss+ross.”

John Bowman, Board Chair, Families Moving Forward

“An incredibly special thanks to our search firm,moss+ross, who provided exceptional, uncommon concierge service during this thoughtful process that was specific to the unique needs of InterAct.”

Edward Schenk, Board Chair, InterAct

“Your fine team has been an incredible resource to Local Start. Thank you so much for your wise counsel.  We couldn’t have done it without you!”

Doug Brown, President, Local Start Dental

“Calling moss+ross was one of the first best steps I took in my new position. The m+r interim staff are experienced and talented, and fit into our culture. The m+r fundraising plan got us through an important transition and gave us a roadmap.The Director of Development that we hired after an extensive m+r executive search has hit the ground running. In each case, moss+ross delivered more than I asked.”

Shana Tucker, Executive Director, Kidznotes

“Newly hired, I was greeted by an energetic volunteer committee (including Mary Moss) dedicated to raising funds for CMS in honor of longtime community leader Tom McGuire. We produced a focused and powerful virtual event with expert help from moss+ross, and exceeded our fundraising goal! m+r had helped CMS develop strategic and fundraising plans, and also placed the interim ED who preceded me, putting us on a path for success.”

Melanie Doerner, Executive Director, Community Music School

“I’ve done a lot of campaigns, and this is the best planned campaign I have ever seen. And our success shows it is working.”

Barbara Coury, Vice Chancellor for Development NCSSM Foundation President, North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics



We celebrate the launch of the Western campus of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, a historic moment more than a decade in the making. The new Morganton campus continues the vision and public-private partnership that is creating access to high-quality STEM education in our state.

“We are proud to provide counsel for the $50M Ignite + Transform campaign that is creating new opportunities for all NCSSM students – in Morganton, Durham and online. The new Morganton campus increases the breadth of STEM education in NC.” Deborah Thompson, moss+ross Associate

The UNC Health Foundation has surpassed its $1 billion goal for the Campaign for Carolina that ends this year. UNC Health Foundation fosters philanthropic support of clinical care, research and education for areas across UNC Health and at UNC Health’s many locations throughout the state.

“Midway through its eight-year campaign, UNC Health Foundation engaged moss+ross to analyze and recommend way to strengthen its fundraising capacity. As the Foundation nears the end of its historic campaign, we join the UNC Health team in expressing gratitude for the life-changing opportunities and healthier futures that have been made possible through the generosity of donors across the state and country.” Kim Glenn, moss+ross President

The NC Rural Center works to improve quality of life in 78 rural North Carolina counties, with a special focus on individuals with low to moderate incomes and communities with limited resources. moss+ross is working with the Rural Center’s leadership team to align strategy, people and processes in ways that improve the organizational structure and integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of the organization.

“Effective DEI practices stem from ground-level human resources and organizational development work – – and from commitment at the top. As the NC Rural Center pursues its vision, we work as thought partners to help executives shape the strategy, then work as trusted advisors to create the integrated organizational structure that will fulfill the state-wide mission.” Carolyn Rhodes, moss+ross Senior Associate