Episode 24

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8th Mar 2022

The Life and Times of an Executive Director

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an Executive Director of a nonprofit? Is it as tough a job as popular opinion declares it? Are there challenges that never seem to go away? To answer these questions, we speak with Susan McManus about her 30 years as the Executive Director for her organization. And yes, she still loves her job!

This episode's Coaches Corner answers the listener's question in "How do you know when it’s the right time to move up--or out--of a nonprofit?' with Debra HaleyImpact Coach and consultant for nonprofit organizations at Soukup Strategic Solutions

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About the Podcast

IMPACTability®: The Nonprofit Leaders’ Podcast
This show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and offers incredible insight from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country.

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Joe Turner

For more than 20 years, Joe had successfully programmed radio stations in Detroit; Lansing, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and southwest Florida. Joe left the day-to-day radio world in 2007 for the nonprofit world when he joined Hodges University as its Director of Public Relations and Alumni Services. In 2021, he joined Soukup Strategic Solutions as the Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications. Joe continues to run his own voice over company where he offers commercial and narration voice over services and has won three Telly awards for his work. He is a native of Detroit where he attended Wayne State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts. In his spare time Joe loves to cook, is a musician and a self-professed “foodie.”