Our Approach

ESC provides high quality, affordable coaching and consulting services for nonprofits throughout Southern California. Our team of executive-level consultants volunteer their knowledge and experience to support our nonprofit clients as they face their most pressing challenges – and impact the lives of those who depend on their services every day.

ESC’s consultants come from diverse backgrounds with senior management experience in business, nonprofit organizations, academia and government, and receive extensive training from ESC. They are passionate about what they do, providing a consistently high level of service and devoting the necessary time to each client’s needs in order to ensure lasting results.

ESC trains and supports our volunteers in a client-centered approach based on a coaching model that employs active listening, facilitation, patience and guidance — with a deep commitment to client confidentiality

At ESC, we are committed to our clients’ success, staying involved from planning through implementation and impact.

Our Vision

Successful nonprofits making our community an extraordinary place in which all can thrive

Our Mission

To empower nonprofits to achieve their missions through affordable coaching and consulting by trained executive-level volunteers.

Our Values

  • Collaboration: Using a partnering approach for mutual development and enrichment
  • Integrity: Putting service first, fulfilling commitments and earning trust
  • Quality: Striving for excellence in all we do
  • Relationships: Forging strong connections throughout our community
  • Impact: Making a meaningful difference through dedicated service
  • Resourcefulness: Creatively building on diverse experience and expertise, continuous learning and customized approaches
ESC is deepening our commitment to DIVERSITY and INCLUSION, in order to better meet the needs of our nonprofit clients and the individuals they serve throughout our region.

The Team

STAFF

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William R. Barrett, Jr.

Chairman (retired)

Fiduciary Trust of California

Danielle Benoit

Business Performance Advisor
Insperity

Elizabeth M. Burnside

Associate

Jones Day

Bradford J. Ebner

Senior Vice President and Private Banker

City National Bank

Irwin S. Field

Chairman

Liberty Vegetable Oil Company

William Flumenbaum

Senior Vice President and Investment Counselor

The Capital Group Companies

Michael J. Goldberg

Partner

Bain & Company, Inc.

Abner D. Goldstine — Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President and Director of Capital Research (retired)

The Capital Group Companies

Irwin J. Jaeger

CEO
New Phoenix Management Company

Eric L. Moore

Founder and Executive Director

Educate California

Lizbeth Nevarez

Senior Manager

Green Hasson Janks

Denise J. Raytis – Secretary

Partner

O’Melveny & Myers, LLP

Robert F. Scoular – Co-Chair

Partner

Dentons US LLP

Laura L. Survant

Partner

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Daryl T. Twerdahl

Executive Director, Development
St. Vincent Meals on Wheels 

Diana L. Walker

Partner (retired)

O’Melveny & Myers

Scott Weiner — Vice Chair

Managing Principal

Payden & Rygel Investment Management

Barbara Yaroslavsky

Community Leader

David J. Zuercher –  Co-Chair

Executive Vice President  (retired)

Wells Fargo & Company

EX OFFICIO

David Factor

President and CEO

Executive Service Corps of Southern California

R. Alan Lavery – Chair, ESC Consultants Advisory Council

Senior Vice President (retired)

Wells Fargo & Company

ESC 2018 Annual Report

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