Good Works provides guidance, training, and strategy for nonprofit organizations looking to get better at doing good.

About Me

Hey there—I’m Victoria! After years of working in the world of nonprofits, I noticed a need for accessible and affordable nonprofit guidance and counsel - specifically at the crossroads of fundraising, storytelling and board engagement. I set out to start Good Works in 2017 to partner with organizations ready to level up and work on their nonprofit, not simply at their nonprofit. Through a process of appreciative inquiry, we will explore your organization’s strengths, values and big vision for the future. Then, we’ll get to work on designing and activating a strategy that works for you with tremendous clarity, data-driven goals, best and next practices and, of course, a little fun.

I’m not really a fan of the word “consultant”, honestly—think of me as your nonprofit strategist, mentor and guide. My philosophy is, “If you’ve seen one nonprofit, you’ve seen one nonprofit.” Each Good Works client gets a custom plan based on their goals, strengths, audience, and needs. When we finish our time working together, you will have tools that work for you and your organization.

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Get to Know a Few of My Clients

Read a little about their needs, solutions, and outcomes.

What Clients Have to Say

Victoria has been invaluable to us. I truly feel like when I look back at my career, I will think of the time I spent with Victoria as some of the most pivotal moments for me. So, really, thank you.

Tarin Trip

Executive Director, Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia

The word balanced comes to mind when thinking about working with Victoria. She addresses problems and opportunities with short and long term views. She can simultaneously serve the board of directors, staff, volunteers, bylaws, and mission of the organization understanding each’s authority, priorities, and needs. She is comfortable with shifting priorities unique to relying on volunteers and donors. She listens to understand and communicates clearly. Victoria has been an impactful partner and we are grateful.

Bill Jones

Executive Director, Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land

Victoria has a clear knack for “cutting through” all the miscellany and getting right to the heart of the matter — identifying the problems and citing the many paths to success. She is a skilled communicator, works extremely efficiently and delivers more than what she promises. Her vision and thoughtful strategy for our 50-year old agency was enlightening. Our Board of Directors and I could not have been more pleased with Good Works Consulting.

Aimee Hanna

Executive Director, Aiken Senior Life Services

Victoria stepped in as the interim CEO of United Way of Northeast Georgia (UWNEGA) for 10 months. She was quickly able to stabilize the staff and assess many uncovered prior issues. She also was intimately involved in assisting us with the selection of a new permanent CEO. She actively supported the entire 2018 campaign and helped the board through a very difficult time. She is extremely organized and driven to results. As the board chairman, I could not have kept the organization afloat without Victoria’s help and expertise.

Dr. Charles Peck

CEO, Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, UWNEGA Board President

Victoria is able to blend the perfect mix of science and art into our development work, allowing ACCA to create an agency wide culture of gratitude and generosity while helping us implement a financial and stewardship strategy. Victoria made the effort to fully understand ACCA’s mission, staff strengths and agency goals, while helping me feel more confident in both mine and our organization’s fundraising abilities. Working with Good Works has been one of the best investments we have made this year!

Eve Anthony

CEO, Athens Community Council on Aging

Victoria served as the interim Executive Director of the Clarke County Mentor Program while the organization conducted a comprehensive assessment and search that led to my hiring. As a first time nonprofit executive, I could not have been more fortunate than to follow in Victoria’s footsteps. In the year that I have been in my role, I have called upon Victoria numerous times for her expert advice in numerous areas including strategic planning, service delivery, staffing, board relations, donor stewardship, and technology. She has always been gracious with her time and spot on with her advice!

Joe Ehrlich

Executive Director, Clarke County Mentor Program

We could not be more satisfied with Victoria and Good Works LLC! As Georgia Military College moves forward with the development of a capital campaign in support of our sesquicentennial anniversary in 2029, we have found a full business partner in Victoria. Her data-driven and customized approach to the build out of our campaign has laid the foundation for success. Rather than take an “out of the box, cookie cutter approach,” Victoria has taken the time to understand Georgia Military College and our mission. The end result has been to develop strategies that have instilled confidence in the College leadership with regards to the ultimate success of the campaign.

Mark Strom

Executive Director, The Georgia Military College Foundation, Inc.

Our nonprofit, Strong Girls Serve, is brand new. Victoria has been instrumental in getting us off to a great start with assistance in formation, mission statement writing, and board member recruitment. She is the perfect blend of knowledge, energy, professionalism and charm. Since both of our founders have education backgrounds, we have limited nonprofit experience, and Victoria has an amazing ability to make the hardest tasks easier and more palatable. We wouldn't be where we are now without her expertise and we are forever grateful.

Kim Turner

CoFounder, Strong Girls Serve

Victoria has a true understanding of the challenges and opportunities nonprofit organizations face as they strive to build their infrastructure and impact. She was instrumental in getting all of our Board members to understand how we can grow and increase the role we play in our community. She made my job as an executive director so much easier.

Jill Helme

Executive Director, AthFest Educates

Wow! What an awesome session we enjoyed with you at Bethel Haven. Thank you for coming to present and discuss how we can move forward as a much more active, engaged and present board. We are moving forward with multiple steps and I am so grateful to you for shepherding us in this direction.

Katie Patterson

Board Member, Bethel Haven Ministries
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