Kari McAvoy

Kari brings 14 years of experience at the United Way of Greater St. Louis to her consulting role. As Vice President of Community Investment, she managed the multi-step, year-long funding decision process involving more than 400 volunteers, 200 member agencies, and the annual allocation of more than $55 million. During that time she worked with volunteers to review community investment strategies, wrote quality standards, and implemented major allocation process changes.

She is passionate about building the organizational strength of nonprofits; developing processes to make purposeful decisions; and successfully implementing short-term projects.  Kari is an adjunct professor at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, where she teaches Strategic Planning & Execution.

Contact: kmcavoy@emdconsulting.com  (314) 479-4626