Advisory Board

Advisory Board members provide guidance on emerging issues and solutions in the broad area of strategies (th)at work and help shape the themes and direction of the blog. My thanks to:


Devon Hopkins is Director of InBound Marketing for NGP VAN focusing on their new service for NGOs called EveryAction. NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, field, organizing, new media, and social networking products.

He is a frequent presenter at seminars and conferences on topics related to social media and effective use of the web to support business objectives. He earned his BA from Wesleyan University with a double major in psychology and dance.

Teague Advisory Board PhotoTeague Hopkins leads Teague Hopkins Group with 15 years of innovation strategy and implementation experience working with the US federal government, a billion-dollar software company, the world’s largest consulting firm, and America’s most trusted national institution, among others.

He is an advisor to the Lean Startup Machine and developed entrepreneurship curriculum materials for Goldman Sachs as a Fischer Fellow at Babson’s Serious Games Initiative.

LeahformalphotoLeah Stern is a communications strategist and project manager with sector experience in nonprofit advocacy, women’s rights, and global health. In her work as a Senior Project Manager for Forum One Communications, she leverages the internet, communications, evidence-based policies, and behavioral economics to maximize impact for social good. She helps organizations engage their audiences and connect their supporters with each other.

She holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University.