Nonprofit organizations and their leaders face unique challenges. Deb brings robust experience to organizations as a consultant, coach, facilitator, and presenter.
For six years, Deb served as CEO of Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley. During this time, she launched the Habitat Lehigh Valley Re-Store. She found new ways to serve more families with the Neighborhood Revitalization program.
She has extensive experience with change management. Deb served as the former Interim Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County. She led the organization through a complex merger process.
Ms. Stellato is also an experienced fundraiser. Deb has extensive experience in educational fundraising and corporate sponsorship.
She is a certified leadership coach and facilitator for The Leadership Challenge.
She has extensive consulting experience working with diverse organizations. From building the right leadership to evaluating organizational capacity, Deb supports businesses moving from good to great.
What distinguishes Deb from other coaches and consultants?
Experience from the Trenches:
Studying nonprofit leadership is one thing. Living life as a nonprofit leader is another.
Solutions to problems can't be theoretical. They need to be actionable at the organizational level.
Lifelong learner of all things non-profit:
Deb has a degree in Social Work and a Master's degree in Organizational Development. She understands people and systems.
A self -proclaimed "leadership geek", Deb prides herself on understanding best practices. She has her pulse on best practices
and the newest trends in all things leadership.
A unique ability to see and help others articulate the big picture and to execute on it!
Strategic Thinker. Synthesizer. Extensive training in cognitive diversity. Deb has a unique approach to diagnosing organizational challenges. She knows how to support leaders in developing future-focused solutions and action plans.
A lifelong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity:
She traveled with the AIDS quilt. Supported students in affinity groups fighting for justice. Deb has used her influence to encourage nonprofits to look at D,I and E in innovative ways.
A former employee of the largest diversity and inclusion firm in the U.S., Deb studied best practices. She can support organizations in rethinking issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Certified Leadership Coach:
Deb is a certified coach and facilitator for The Leadership Challenge. She also is an expert in the Whole Brain Thinking (HBDI) model and its assessment.
Member of The PANO Consultant Collaborative
This collaborative connects nonprofit organizations with experienced, like-minded professional consultants. Our goal is to increase efficacy and impact through collaborative, needs-based counsel.