Tai Blythe

Tai Blythe

Tai Blythe, M.S., SHRM-CP, CCAP, holds a Master’s in Leadership Development and a Bachelor’s in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. She is Pace Community Action Agency’s Associate Director handling agency communications and providing oversight to multiple departments. She served as an adjunct professor of Psychology and remains a frequent guest speaker. Ms. Blythe has worked with a variety of non-profit organizations, healthcare services, and Fortune 500 companies in developing employee wellness initiatives, leadership programs, workplace safety, smoking cessation and parenting classes. Efficiency and compliance are her specialty. During her tenure as Associate Director, she has worked through the use of technology to develop streamlined systems and integrated teams.

 

 

Bertha Proctor

Bertha Proctor

Dr. Bertha A. Proctor, CCAP, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, has as her forte leadership training and staff development stemming from advanced education in Communications, Human Resource Development, and Educational Leadership. She is also a certified Senior Human Resource Professional.

Dr. Proctor has a wide array of work experience ranging from federal employment to private sector service. She is currently CEO of Pace Community Action Agency and has served in non-profits for over 25 years providing leadership as a Program Director and Executive Director. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at local universities, serves on various boards and has conducted training throughout the country. With expertise in Organizational Development, Culture, and Governance; she has developed and implemented a variety of management systems and business initiatives. Her background in diversified workplaces and experience in many positions, along with her lively training style offer an array of information and enlightenment.

 

 

Brian Tipton

Brian Tipton

R. Brian Tipton, Esq., is a practicing attorney, consultant, and trainer, who works with nonprofits, grant-funded entities, and other tax-exempt organizations throughout the United States.  Brian is a summa cum laude graduate of both the Louisiana State University and the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.  Before entering private practice, he completed a judicial clerkship with Senior United States District Judge James H. Hancock, of the Northern District of Alabama.  With two decades of legal and grants management experience, Brian currently practices law in Atlanta, Georgia.

Over the course of his career, Brian has worked with many different nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including charitable organizations, private foundations, trade and professional associations, public utility boards, Community Action Agencies, Head Start programs, and grant-funded entities.  He regularly represents nonprofit organizations in the areas of regulatory compliance, grant law, government audits, funding source disputes, administrative appeals, and litigation.  In addition, he consults with organizations on governance, human resources, programmatic, and corporate matters, and develops and presents training programs for nonprofits.  Brian is also a frequent speaker at local, state, regional, and national conferences for nonprofit organizations and grant-funded organizations.

 

 

Lori A. Williams

Lori A. Williams

Lori A. Williams, CCAP, has dedicated her entire career to non-profit management which began over 35 years ago. Her entry into non-profit was in the accounting field, serving as Controller overseeing grant-funded financials and ensuring compliance. Lori also held the position of Chief Operating Officer. She is a Certified Community Action Professional and Peer Reviewer for best practices in non-profits. For the past 12 years, she has been a lead trainer/consultant for WiseCAP Training & Consulting.

Currently serving as Associate Director at Pace Community Action Agency, her focus is on business development, program management and process optimization. She oversees a variety of assistance programs and social enterprise businesses. In addition, for the past 10 years, she has served as Treasurer for the Southwestern Indiana Workforce Development Board.