B.J. believes that people are always the solution and rarely the problem. From fundraising for multiple sclerosis research at a young age, to fighting for LGBTQ rights, to 15 years in animal welfare, B.J. is a lifelong learner and advocate. As Chief Communication Officer at Emancipet, B.J. oversees marketing, PR, and fundraising strategies, the organization’s client Resource Center, as well as all training and consulting services offered through the Emancipet New School. B.J. also provides organizational and team consulting services to nonprofits, municipalities, and businesses. A two-time nonprofit CEO and longtime educator, B.J. is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, a Certified Dialogue Education Teacher, and holds an Executive Education Certificate in Public Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.