Michael shares his energy for meaningfully talking about organizational impact in a way that speaks to how we have amplified positive change in our communities, rather than focusing scarce board time on total annual operating revenue and other, more traditional, financial metrics.
From Michael’s vantage point, it’s tough to determine the metrics that truly reveal mission impact and he acknowledges the imperative in figuring it out. When we are successful, the governance conversations at our board tables turn to a genuine focus on what matters – improving the lives of those in our community.
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After working in London and completing her MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore, Maria Turnbull joined Vantage Point’s team in 2006. Rooted in the not-for-profit sector through numerous leadership roles with the British and Canadian Red Cross Societies, OXFAM and Amnesty International, Maria loves...