Lift Network of Interim Consultants

Lift Connection offers a free consultation call to any nonprofit considering contracting with an interim leader. Let us know and we’ll schedule a virtual meeting with you, and the board’s decision maker to discuss what to expect about working with an interim, how they would approach beginning their work, and find out if an interim leader is a good transition strategy for your organization.

Email, call 1-704 561-1696.

Tara Kenchen

Tara Kenchen has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit, affordable housing, and small business sectors. She is the founder of UF Strategies, a coaching and consulting firm supporting the growth and development of organizations through executive leadership[...]

Bruce LaRowe

Bruce LaRowe’s career has been dedicated to the non-profit sector, working extensively in the education and cultural sectors. He served for 20 years as Executive Director of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, recognized as one of the top 5 professional theaters for youth in the country. [...]

Ron Law

For 16 years, Ron served as Executive Director of Theatre Charlotte, in Charlotte, NC. He previously taught theatre at High Point University, High Point, NC, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC, and East Stroudsburg University, in the Poconos of PA[...]

David Middleton

David Middleton has been leading entrepreneurial and nonprofit organizations for over three decades. His efforts and involvement have been focused around three “pillars” he lives by – human dignity, intellectual freedom treated responsibly, and faith with curiosity. He is a gifted communicator, listener, and strategist who has led staff and board development, leadership transitions [...]

Jean Burns Pudlo

Jean had over 30 years of nonprofit leadership and consulting in North Carolina. After working with over 50 nonprofits in her career as a leader and a consultant, Jean enters an organization and facilitates increased understanding of the opportunities to make the organization stronger.  [...]

Stephen L. Smith

Stephen is currently the Interim Executive for Community Building Initiative (CBI) and was previously the Interim Executive for CareRing which provides health services for the uninsured, underinsured or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality health care. For over 20 years, Stephen has served on nonprofit boards in Ohio [...]

Senior Advisors


Kathy Ridge

Kathy Ridge


Colleen Campbell Bozard

Colleen Campbell Bozard