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a nonprofit with a view!

Running a nonprofit organization is not an easy task. Make your vision shine by getting the help you need to  focus on the heart and the soul of your mission and programs. 

VistaConsulting offers financial assessment, planning, and training tools  to support boards and top leadership, so you can continue to make the world a better place.


Do you want to flex your financial muscle and show your donors what you've got? 

A strong, smoothly operating finance department with the right nonprofit accounting system 

is central to organizational success.  

I can offer the following support:

Finance Department Needs Assessment

CFO and Accounting Staff Recruitment

Grant and Long Term Budget Creation

Financial Training for Boards and CEOs

Strategic Partnership Exploration

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“Deanna provided strong leadership and oversight as executive director of the Novato Human Needs Center for over 11 years. She is a strategic leader with a strong financial acumen and extensive background in human resources and nonprofit management issues. Following our merger with a sister nonprofit organization, we were grateful for Deanna’s continued support as a consultant to help ensure the success of the new merged entity.”   

David Short, Vice President, Bank of Marin 

 (former President of Novato Human Needs Center)


“I have known Deanna for nine years and our organization is grateful to her for consultation support following our 2018 merger. She has a clear understanding of fundraising, financials, and many of the other issues facing today’s nonprofits.”

 Cheryl Paddack – CEO of North Marin Community Services​


“Deanna is a strategic thinker and worked closely with our board on 3 long-term strategic plans. She is well versed in nonprofit board and board governance issues, and as a former CPA has a strong understanding of nonprofit financial statements and budgets.” ​

Mark Hoffman, Nonprofit Consultant 

 (former president of Novato Human Needs Center)

Get the help you need to make a difference in the world!