Pacific Training and Resources was incorporated in California in 2001. In the ten years that we’ve been in business, we have helped non-profit managers, staff, board members and other volunteers strengthen their programs and operations. Additionally, we have worked with other consultants and non-profit networks like Craigslist Foundation, Compass Point, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Louisiana Association of Non-profits (among others) to make community based organizations healthier. A women owned and operated business, we have worked extensively with LGBTQ, Arts and Theatre, and Family Service organizations.
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Jennie Brick is the senior Finance and Administration consultant for Pacific Training and Resources. Having worked in the non-profit sector for over twenty-five years, Jennie is experienced in creating systems to streamline and accommodate the challenging world of the non-profit administrator.
She has trained management, staff, board members, and volunteers in the areas of budgeting, general fiscal operations, public speaking, and office administration.
Mary Griggs is the senior Human Resources and Organizational Development consultant for Pacific Training and Resources. She uses her 20 years of experience in nonprofit and retail management to improve the effectiveness of organizations so that they can better achieve their mission. Her background includes recruitment, training, employee relations, writing personnel manuals, developing performance evaluation procedures, benefit administration, and risk assessment.
She has trained management, staff, board members, and volunteers in the areas of human resources, organizational development and strategic planning. Most recently, she has served as the Managing Director for the Forum For Equality, a statewide civil rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government in Louisiana.
Brian Brick is a special consultant focusing on business operations, risk assessment, and legal issues. Brian served in various leadership roles throughout his 15 years in the underwriting department at State Compensation Insurance Fund, California's largest provider of workers compensation insurance. He received the State Fund President's Achievement Award as one of the top 1% of employees, statewide. Brian also has 20 years' experience as a top-rated civil litigation and insurance coverage attorney (Martindale-Hubbell "a.v." rating), including mediation, arbitration, trial and appellate proceedings.
Consistently recognized for leadership in serving others, legal acumen, and his natural and creative problem-solving abilities, Brian is an expert in translating "legalese" in to simple English, having developed and presented training classes and seminars throughout California for new employees, insurance brokers, trade associations, policyholders, and legal clientele. He has provided professional assistance to non-profits in Northern and Southern California, including lease and other contract reviews, incorporation of non-profit associations, and insurance coverage reviews.
Pacific Training and Resources is a full service consulting firm specializing in identifying organizational challenges and implementing problem solving tools to assist in the achievement of operational goals.
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Oakland, California 94605
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New Orleans, LA 70115