Eleanor Evans to Present “Demystifying Mergers” at the 2021 Nonprofit Board Summit

May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021

Join Eleanor Evans for a deeper dive session during the 2021 Nonprofit Board Summit, presented by the Harvard Business School Associations of Boston, New York, and Northern California. This will be an interactive presentation and discussion.

In this session you will learn about various ways two or more nonprofits can combine their programs, assets or entire organizations to improve their sustainability and enhance their efficiency and effectiveness. Get answers to questions including: What can we achieve by merging? When should we begin thinking about a merger? What should we look for in a merger partner? How do we find a merger partner? What’s the board’s role in the merger process? What lessons have other nonprofits learned from their experience with mergers?

Eleanor Evans is Counsel in the nonprofit practice at Hemenway & Barnes LLP. She has over 20 years’ experience advising and training nonprofit organizations on a range of governance, legal, and compliance matters. Previously, Eleanor served as General Counsel of Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD), a large nonprofit human services provider. She also served as Executive Director/General Counsel of Community Action Program Legal Services, Inc. (CAPLAW), a nonprofit providing legal assistance and training to a national network of approximately 1,000 human services providers. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Smith College.


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