Judith Teitelman brings more than 25 years of experience in helping grass roots and mid-sized organizations and large institutions strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. Judith is also a mentor and professional advisor to artists working in all disciplines. A skilled and innovative designer and facilitator of meetings and retreats, she regularly works with Boards of Directors and staff to institute positive, sustainable change within their organizations. Between 1994 and 1996, Judith served as a Planning Consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts Advancement Program: assisting organizations in a process of self-assessment, financial and statistical data review, and strategic long-range planning. Her national consulting practice, established in 1990 and based in Los Angeles, provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique vision and particular needs of each organization and artist including: long-range strategic planning, needs and program assessments, meeting and retreat facilitation, nonprofit administration training, resource development, leadership coaching and board and staff development. In her parallel realm, Judith recently completed her first novel, a magical realist tale entitled, "Guesthouse for Ganesha."