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LinkedIn for the Nonprofit Professional: Renovate Your Profile

Date/TimeWednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 2-3:30 pm ET

If you are a working in or running a nonprofit, LinkedIn is the best way to showcase your personal, professional profile. And if your profile rocks, it will boost the brand of the nonprofit you love.

Using actual personal profiles he has “renovated,” our instructor (and LinkedIn guru) Marc Halpert,  will give you practical advice about how to make your various professional undertakings both what you do for the nonprofit and, if you have any, your other jobs -- stand out.

Your personal profile affects the image of your organization to the more than 120 million LinkedIn members. When you look good, your organization looks good and can more easily engage donors, volunteers, board members, and fans who are as passionate about your organization as you are.

When you finish this online seminar, you’ll know how to integrate all your roles using LinkedIn and how to make sure your profile shows all that you do and shows your organization at its best.

This is an interactive, affordable online training that uses practical, real-life examples to answer your questions.

Note: Prerequesite for this webinar is an active LinkedIn profile. This webinar presumes basic knowledge and use of LinkedIn. It will provide tips and technical advice to take you to the advanced, highly visible level of expertise using the no-cost options of LinkedIn.


Who Should Attend?
  • Executive directors
  • Management-level staff
  • Board members
  • Active, highly visible volunteers
Marc W. Halpert, Managing Partner, Your Best Interest LLC

Marc W. Halpert  is Managing Partner, Your Best Interest LLC and its divisions: e-giving and connect2collaborate.
Since leaving the corporate world  in 2001, Halpert has started two companies offering  paperless electronic payment services to optimize the cash flow of and speed collections to: 

  • retailers, particularly small- and mid-sized businesses (Your Best Interest LLC)
  • professional and membership groups, and not-for-profit organizations (e-giving).

In his latest business, Connect2Collaborate, Halpert uses his skills in networking and his LinkedIn evangelism to train and coach others. Connect2Collaborate gives business people with whom he connects the opportunity to become clients of his customized cash flow and payment services. Everyone benefits simultaneously: improved business cash flow and new business collaboration.

He has been recognized for client service and is a frequent speaker at national, regional, and local conferences for small businesses and nonprofits. He has also authored articles on innovations in cash flow technologies, and on LinkedIn as a powerful branding power.

He serves as an instructor at the University of Phoenix’s Fairfield County on-ground campus, where he teaches finance, management, and business ethics.

He volunteers as a counselor at the award-winning Norwalk, CT chapter of SCORE where he provides expertise in e-commerce, nonprofits, and social media. He also teaches LinkedIn to job-seekers at Connect to Care at Westchester Jewish Community Services in Westchester County, NY.

Halpert holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Virginia and his MBA in International Business from George Washington University.