Deborah Walsh’s career of more than 30 years in the nonprofit sector includes program, management, and development positions with an emphasis in human services. In addition to being a committed volunteer for numerous nonprofits, she served as volunteer coordinator and social worker for a hospice agency, executive director for a senior center and in-home aide service, campaign manager for a federated fundraising organization, and organized a volunteer center.
From 2000 to 2007, Debbie served as Logistics Manager for Prison Fellowship’s national Operation Starting Line program. In April 2008, she accepted a position as National Director of Prison Ministry for Child Evangelism Fellowship, where over a seven-year period she implemented programs in more than 40 states and developed working collaborations with more than 300 ministries. She has also taught Organizational Management at the Billy Graham Institute of Prison Ministries at Wheaton College and for Christian University GlobalNet.
Debbie has served on the board of directors of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists (COPE), and on the advisory board of the Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association (CMCA), in addition to boards of other Christian ministries.
Debbie received a Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) with an emphasis in nonprofit management from High Point University. She also holds a bachelor’s of arts degree with a major in social work from Oral Roberts University. She completed the Duke University certificate program in nonprofit management in 2002. She is a graduate of Leadership Randolph 1997, Leadership High Point 2008, Leadership North Carolina Class XIX (2012), and is a 2007 graduate of The Colson Institute’s Centurions Program.
Dennis Walsh has served the financial reporting, compliance, and planning needs of individuals, businesses, and exempt organizations for more than 30 years. Following a career in public accounting, he now volunteers as a consultant to religious workers and exempt organizations, focusing on financial management, legal compliance, and organizational development. Since 2003, he has been a consulting resource to hundreds of nonprofits and Christian workers across the country.
Dennis served with the Not-for-Profit Committee of the NC Association of CPAs and has participated in nonprofit conference panels and workshops on finance and governance topics. His articles have appeared in multiple publications including the Planned Giving Design Center, Journal of Accountancy, Blue Avocado and various nonprofit resources.
Dennis graduated from the University of Wisconsin. A licensed CPA, he is a member of the North Carolina Association of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He completed the Duke University certificate program in nonprofit management, Leadership High Point 2008, and Leadership North Carolina Class XIX (2012).