Sorkin Center

Sorkin Summit

2022 Sorkin Summit Nonprofit Board Training

The Sorkin Center at Compass is pleased to invite you to join us at our 2022 Sorkin Summit on May 17 and 19, 9:00am-12:00pm EDT.

The cost of the Summit is $95 and includes both sessions. All registered attendees will have access to recordings of the Summit until June 10th. Please click here to register.

The Sorkin Summit is our highly anticipated annual training event that brings current and prospective nonprofit board members, community changemakers, and social entrepreneurs together to learn and lead.

The virtual, two-session event will feature panels led by nonprofit experts, along with board members and executive directors bringing their real-world experience. Topics include:

Best Practices in Governance through a DEI Lens

  • Kyle Moore – Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America; Board of Directors, The Child and Family Network Centers
  • Jeanne Holmes, Ph.D. – Director of Employment Practices (HR) & Chief Learning Architect, RiskVersity 

Understanding Nonprofit Finance and Risk Management 

Presented by GRF CPAs & Advisors         

  • Melissa Musser – Partner and Director, Risk & Advisory Services, GRF CPAs & Advisors
  • Trevor Williams – Audit Partner, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, GRF CPAs & Advisors
  • Sally Sloan – Chief Financial Officer, Horizons Greater Washington
  • Joan Barclay – Sorkin Center Strategic Advisor, Compass

The Board’s Role in Nonprofit Fundraising

The Role of Strong Nonprofit Boards in a Thriving Community

  • Andrea Sáenz – Chief Operating Officer, The Chicago Community Trust
  • Pedro Ramos – President and CEO, Philadelphia Foundation

Questions? Contact Amy Cress at


“[The event] was far beyond my expectations and absolutely relevant to the current board we have.  Thank you so very much for the training, I left energized and ready to reach for the moon!”