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Rapid Response Consulting

GCN's Nonprofit Consulting Group is providing complimentary Rapid Response Consulting sessions to member organizations. Sessions are 60 minutes and, due to demand, limited to one Rapid Response session per organization in a 30 day period. You will be paired with a consultant based on the nature of your inquiry and the availability of our team. 

This service is currently available to GCN members only.
• Interested in membership? Learn more.
• Not a member but want to book a consulting session? Reach out to our team at [email protected].

Due to high demand, all available Rapid Response sessions are booked.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
Members may reach out to [email protected] with questions or concerns.


Meet Our Consultants

Elizabeth Runkle

Senior Consultant
Elizabeth possesses a diverse background, having generated and implemented innovative and breakthrough ideas within the social sector, and having worked with low-wealth and marginalized populations for over 12 years. She has advised numerous nonprofits and small businesses on strategy and business models, and is an expert in social enterprise.


Peter Chatel

Senior Consultant
Peter is a certified speaker, trainer, and coach with vast experience in the nonprofit sector. Five years ago, he established a private consulting, training, and coaching practice. Prior to that, he worked with The Coca-Cola Company and Arthur D. Little, Inc. Peter received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and earned Masters of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University.

Kathy Keeley

Executive Vice President, Programs & Senior Consultant 
As a social entrepreneur, consultant, chief of staff for the mayor of Minneapolis, founder of multiple organizations, and director of nonprofit and for-profit businesses, Kathy has worked with organizations of all kinds in 50 states and 30 countries. Over 35-plus years working in and with nonprofits, she has turned around struggling and underperforming ventures, helped launch new companies and initiatives, and given established successes new pathways toward efficiency and expansion.