Helping nonprofits grow with innovation and ROI

As a wealth management advisor with over two decades in the financial services industry, SVP Partner Justin Pawl understands return on investment. That’s what makes him a big believer in SVP. For Pawl, SVP’s appeal is its adoption of the venture capital model that investors use in private enterprise: building smaller organizations and helping them scale by investing not only dollars, but professional guidance.

SVP founder shares leaderships insights in San Antonio

The most important (leadership trait) of all, Shoemaker said, “is a generosity mindset, which looks for ways to connect people and is based on the belief that bringing people together makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts.”

“It’s insanely important in the world today. It’s not about being nicey nice and polite. Having a generosity mindset is a truly strategic way you approach your work. When you walk into the room, are you looking to see who should be connected?” he said.

Helping nonprofits stay financially strong

Chris Carmona has built his business on helping nonprofit organizations with their accounting needs. Along the way, he’s developed a passion for serving San Antonio nonprofits as a board member and is now giving back as an SVPSA partner. Carmona is a CPA and the co-owner of Schriver Carmona, an accounting and advisory firm. He and his partner Derek Schriver … Read More

The Power of the SVPSA Network

A car wash does not seem to be a very big deal. However, when a fledgling organization gets an unexpected communication offering the proceeds of a Haunted Car Wash to be held the weekend prior to Halloween, the wheels start to turn.

Dr. Cindy Rebmann

Cindy Rebmann has over three decades of experience with faith-based nonprofit organizations primarily in the education and human service sectors in San Antonio, Texas. Cindy’s expertise is helping nonprofit organizations accomplish their mission and vision while staying true to their values.

From First Responder to Nonprofit Executive

SVPSA Partner Leslie Palmer knows the nonprofit world from every possible angle. In a career spanning more than 30 years, she’s volunteered in just about every position on various boards and served in virtually every role as a nonprofit staff member.   “I’ve been CEO, program and operations person, chief development officer and emptied the trash if you needed it,” … Read More

Kickoff to 2022 Fellowship

Sept 14 Fellowship Group

Nineteen nonprofit leaders began a journey with SVPSA on September 14th to strengthen their skills, learn from each other and build a community of support. The SVPSA Fellowship, under Lead Partner, Jennifer Moriarty, started with each Fellow telling their own story of how they began their nonprofit journey.

Life Motivates Him to Do More

By all accounts, Jason Massiatte is an American success story. He’s the executive vice president of moving services for Ward North American, overseeing five of the company’s Texas markets. He started his career there more than 20 years ago as a furniture mover, moving up the ranks to the warehouse, sales, operations, then into management training. He joined the company’s executive team this year.

SVPSA Partner: Kathy MacNaughton

Kathy MacNaughton believes service is the rent we pay for our space on earth.  Engagement is key to identifying individual responsibilities that can strengthen our community.  The development of meaningful partnerships between altruistic individuals, businesses, and foundations and nonprofit / civic organizations creates a wealth of opportunities to fulfill critical missions in our diverse community.  Kathy worked in the nonprofit … Read More