BOB REICH, Executive Consultant

My experience includes extensive work with small to large non-profit, academic, community, and municipal organizations. I assess your needs, challenges, strengths and opportunities to work closely with staff, boards and volunteers to envision and guide your future and enhance your success. 

  • Recognized for broad multi-functional knowledge and abilities
  • Over 30 years of professional experience in organizational management, audience development/marketing/public relations, programming, facility management, boards of directors, community and special events, fund raising and grant development
  • Over 25 years teaching of classes, workshops and professional development trainings on arts and nonprofit management, marketing, public speaking, exceptional customer service, and related topics for universities, community education programs, and professional associations.
  • Creation and maintenance of balanced budgets and prudent financial management
  • Effective development and training of boards of directors
  • Creation and expansion of diverse and innovative programs and services to better serve the community and patrons
  • Development and implementation of visionary strategic plans
  • Positive results in grant writing for programs, projects and general support
  • Successful building of internal and external relationships, partnerships and communication
  • Extensive experience in community outreach and programming

Among the organizations I have consulted with:

  • Association of Regional Center Agencies
  • Actors Workshop of Sacramento
  • Latino Leadership Council
  • Lincoln Hills Foundation
  • Sacramento Theatre Company
  • Lost But Not Forgotten
  • Saechao Partnership
  • Animals At Peace
  • Health For All
  • Lake County Arts Council

Among the organizations I have worked for:

  • PlacerArts (Executive Director)
  • City of Davis (Civic Arts Coordinator)
  • Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council (Executive Director)
  • City of Fairfield (Arts and Community Events Division Manager)
  • Sacramento Ballet (Marketing Director)
  • Sacramento Theater Company (Marketing Director)
  • Theatre Three of Fresno (Managing Director)
  • Utah Shakespearean Festival (Group Services Director)
  • Napa Valley Stage Company (Founder and Producing Director)

Among the classes I have taught (online and on ground):

  • Public Speaking
  • Arts Administration
  • Nonprofit Management 
  • Effective Fund Raising and Grant Writing
  • Audience Development and Retention 
  • Arts & Culture: Best Practices and Practical Skills
  • Cultural Participation and Program Planning
  • Basics of Arts and Culture Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing Planning
  • How to Start a Non-profit Organization
  • Boards of Directors
  • Theatre Management
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Community Outreach
  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Public Relations
  • Introduction to Humanities

 Among the universities, college and community organizations I have taught for:

  • University of Denver (Online)
  • California State University, Sacramento (on ground and online)
  • Sierra College Community Education
  • Shasta College Community Education
  • Cuesta College Community Education
  • Nonprofit Resource Center/Impact Foundry
  • University of Phoenix
  • Learning Exchange
  • Southern Utah University
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Cambridge Junior College
  • Chapman University College
  • Clovis Adult School
  • Napa Adult Education
  • Napa College

I have served on numerous professional and community boards and committees, including

  • Placer County Visitors Bureau arts committee
  • VSA Arts of California Board (Treasurer)
  • Yuba Sutter Chamber of Commerce Visitors Committee
  • Sutter Performing Arts Association Board
  • Marysville Rotary Board (Board Secretary)
  • Fairfield Downtown Association Board of Directors
  • Solano County Arts Council Board
  • Downtown Fresno Cultural Arts District Board (Chairman)
  • Napa County Arts Council Board of Directors

I hold an M.F.A. in Arts Administration from the Institute of Arts Administration at the University of Utah and a B.A. from Raymond College at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.