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Colleen Conley, MNLM, CLCC

Lifecycles Consultant

Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute

The Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute engages local experts who know and serve their communities as part of our team. The NLI teams meet on a regular basis to ensure strategic alignment and oversight of all projects. 

Colleen Conley has extensive experience facilitating collaborative groups and creating action-oriented strategic plans. She takes a holistic view to working with her clients and utilizes a Nonprofit Lifecycles lens in much of her work.

Colleen holds a Master of Nonprofit and Leadership and Management degree from Arizona State University (ASU). Prior to co-founding ckSYNERGY, she had a career at national and international law firms, where she facilitated teams to improve client service and developed firm-wide and team-specific strategic plans to implement the firms’ goals. Within and across sectors, Colleen has managed diverse -- and at-times competing -- agendas to create cohesive and actionable plans.

Colleen is a Certified Lifecycle Capacity Consultant and has received training from the American Management Association in Facilitation and has completed Interim Executive Director Training.