Meet the NTEN Community

The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.

Nancy E. Schwartz

Getting Attention Blog

Nancy E. Schwartz helps nonprofits succeed through effective marketing and communications as the publisher of the Getting Attention blog and e-newsletter, and as President of New York City-based Nancy Schwartz & Company (NS&C). Nancy and her team at NS&C provide marketing planning and implem2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Boosterentation services to organizations as varied as the Corporation for Supportive Housing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Association of Mothers' Centers (NAMC), The New York Botanical Garden and the Association of Small Foundations.

In her life beyond nonprofit marketing, Nancy loves hanging with her husb Sean and daughter Charlotte, gardening, cooking/eating, hiking, photo-ing and so much more!

Eve Simon

Beaconfire Consulting

Eve’s 14 years of online visual design, user experience and creative management in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors makes 2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Boosterher either a quirky dinner party guest or a font of random knowledge. Either way, as Creative Director at Beaconfire Consulting, she’s responsible for all aspects of the design process from start to finish. When not helping make the world a better place (one website at a time), Eve is an Adjunct Professor of web design at The American University School of Communication, volunteers with her therapy dog Max, and wears an inordinate amount of black.

John Merritt

YMCA of San Diego County

John has been a not-for-profit techie for over 18 years and currently2009 NTENny Winner serves as the Vice President of Information Systems for the YMCA of San Diego County. As a leader in the YMCA technology community, John has worked collaboratively to assist organizations in aligning technology with their strategic, business and operational goals. Focused on relationships and transparency, John works toward building “people centric” technology organizations that bring service & value. John’s passion is helping not for profit organizations leverage technology and on-line media to meet their mission.