Listee Features — Nonprofit Services

SHIRLEY LEEVY

An expert in purchasing materials, management and logistics, Shirley Leevy currently excels as the operation manager for the Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach nonprofit since 2018. With the Sisters Mission outreach, she oversees two warehouses, instructs a team of three truck drivers and schedules pickups from 93 hospitals throughout the Midwest. Prior to this appointment, she flourished as the global inventory logistics manager for T/CCI Manufacturing, LLC, from 2013 to 2018. As global manager, the organization has several locations throughout the world with a plant in China, a warehouse in Barcelona, a mini plant in Ireland, a company on Germany, a startup plant in Argentina and a U.S. based plant. Ms. Leevy is responsible for the inventory at those locations, as

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AUDREY R. MATTHEWS

The president and founder of the Derrick B. Hart Jr. Autism Center, Audrey R. Matthews was inspired to open an autism center after her experiences raising her son, who has autism. Knowing very little about autism, she struggled at first to figure out how to help her son and how to find organizations where she could learn more and get help. Her hope for the Derrick B. Hart Jr. Autism Center is that she can provide resources to make the lives of families with autistic children easier and give them a place to turn to so they don’t have to struggle the way she did. Finding that her son responded well to sensory learning on a tablet, one of the

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SANDIE FAURIOL

Holding considerable expertise in nonprofit development, Sandie Fauriol retired from her position as the director of development with the AARP Foundation in 2007. She began her work with the AARP as the director of the annual campaign for the AARP Andrus Foundation in 1996, later serving as the director of development for the foundation in 1999. In 2002, she joined the Andrus Foundation’s parent organization, the AARP Foundation, as the acting chief development officer, before attaining her final posting as director of development in 2004. Ms. Fauriol cites her time with the AARP as the highlight of her career, nothing that it was a wonderful place to work and she enjoyed being able to work her way up the ranks

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PAMELA D. PRICE

With two decades of administrative expertise to her credit, Pamela D. Price, MSA, PMP, CSM, CSPO, excels as the proprietor of Priceless Dreams, with her success cemented in her affinity for teaching. Throughout her higher education, she learned that the percentage of Americans who applied to and attended college remained considerably low at the time. Likewise, as a teacher, Dr. Price realized many of her students possessed a literacy rate below the expected level for their age range. Eager to return the kindness she received from others growing up, she resolved to establish a foundation and create opportunities for the less fortunate. Over the course of her education, Dr. Price has accrued several degrees spanning across multiple areas of academia.

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Dale Coudert

DALE COUDERT

Dale Coudert has, for decades, been lauded for her outstanding community leadership and her success in bringing competing voices together in dialogue. While she has amassed many academic and professional accomplishments, it is perhaps her commitment to advancing the possibilities of our shared humanity for which she is most admired. An alumnus of Northwestern University, Ms. Coudert’s professional journey has been rich with noteworthy roles, including serving as a real estate broker with Cross and Brown Company in New York, specializing in commercial and investment real estate; a broker with Brown Harris Stevens in Palm Beach; and as director of marketing for Lafer Management in New York, a hedge fund. Ms. Coudert additionally held the title of director with Hospital

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Monica Holmes

MONICA HOLMES

Monica Holmes has, as she puts it, “went through the fire of life and came out the other side with little scars.” After struggling with her own addictions, she has turned her life around and dedicated it to working with underserved individuals in an effort to help them reach their highest quality of life. Ms. Holmes has the unique ability to truly understand how the people she helps feel, as she is used to struggle with addiction, and is also living HIV positive, though she has been sober for more than 10 years. As the outreach GPRA specialist of Harlem United, the nonprofit health care service that specifically serves the HIV/AIDS community, Ms. Holmes is responsible for providing program screenings,

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Margie Handley

MARGIE L. HANDLEY

Margie L. Handley is recognized in her local area of Willits, California, as a pillar of the community where she was born and raised. An immensely successful businesswoman, she has operated a thriving asphalt and aggregate business company and spent several years in real estate development before becoming president of Harrah Industries, which was established by her father Robert “Bob” Harrah in the 1940s. Ms. Handley also served as vice president of Microphor, Inc., for just under a decade and as president of Hot Rocks, Inc. Ms. Handley continues carrying on her father’s legacy as president of the board of directors for the Frank R. Howard Foundation. The organization, which supports Howard Hospital and its mission to provide high quality

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Judith-Rae Ross

JUDITH-RAE ROSS

Having accrued more than 40 years of expertise in the field of historiography, the Hon. Judith-Rae Ross, PhD, has garnered a laudable reputation as a historian, educator and writer. She attended Michigan State University, graduating in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts in history and was proud to have succeeded as a woman in academia during a time when cultural expectations for women were limited. Dr. Ross earned a Master of Arts at Loyola University in 1971 and completed a PhD in history at the University of Illinois in 1978. From 1979 until 1980, Dr. Ross served as an instructor at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois. She continued her career as a visiting professor at the University of

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BERNICE L. FRAZIER

Inspired by the example of her mother, Bernice L. Frazier was encouraged to pursue a career in community service, culminating in her current work as the president and chief executive officer of the Southern Christian Leadership Foundation, Inc. An experienced executive with considerable expertise in nonprofit organization management, philanthropy, policy analysis, volunteer management and more, she gained valuable expertise in the field as the vice president of L&B Enterprises between 1996 and 2011. Moreover, Ms. Frazier is certified as a grant writer. Before entering the nonprofit industry, Ms. Frazier worked as a manager of transportation for Dayton Public Schools, where she served between 1996 and 2000. Additionally, she excelled as a student advisor for Senegalese students attending universities in the

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DIANA HUMPHREY

Upon earning a diploma from the Wheeler School in Rhode Island, Diana Humphrey attended Smith College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1960. She also completed coursework at the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore. Soon thereafter, she became a licensed real estate broker in the State of Massachusetts in 1978. At the start of her career, Ms. Humphrey worked as a foreign rights sales representative for Little, Brown & Company, as well as Hachette Book Group in Boston from 1960 to 1963. Consequently, Ms. Humphrey joined the Smith College Club in Concord, Massachusetts, as a volunteer fundraiser between 1976 and 1989. During this time, she also contributed as a member of the board of development for Center Club

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