Nonprofit Executive Director

Sam Sterling
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Results oriented executive with comprehensive experience in non-profit and foundation administration. Proven ability to revitalize productive programs, identify and eliminate unproductive programs, conceive and implement new programs, and raise needed funds.


• Strategic planning • Program development • Assessment
• Budgets • Growth strategies • Relationship building
• Team building • Fund raising • Communication
• Research / data gathering • Gerontology


• President, Affordable Housing, Inc.
• Presidential Appointee, White House Conference on Aging.
• United States Representative to United Nations, Committee on Aging.
• National Counsel on Aging.
• Gerontology Society.
• Counsel of Senior Citizens.
• Community Policy Council of New York City Police Department.
• Vice Chairman, Planning Board of BakerTownship.
• Committee Member, Baker Township.


Manning Housing, Manning, NH
2001 - Present
Manning Housing is a $60 million non-profit affordable low-income housing development corporation with 10 full-time employees, 100 builders and tradesmen.

Spent great deal of time seeking funding for purchase of properties and development of joint ventures for future projects. Constantly interacted with contractors, developers, board members, and tenants.
• Created Sunside Village, a $5.3 million 36-townhouse community in Manning for low-income families. Developed and renovated abandoned buildings to create 30 apartments worth $4.7 million.

Northeast Senior Center, Inc, Manchester, NH
1974 - 1998
CEO/Ed. Founding
NSC is multi-service senior citizen program and is ranked in top 10 in country. NSC operates with $34 million budget with 273 employees.

Oversaw operation on day-to-day basis coordinating fund-raisers and developing and implementing new programs.
• Expanded agency from $125,000 to $25 million in 15 years. Expanded and developed much needed programs with city, state, and federal grants. Resolved expansion of Senior Citizen Center to a multi-purpose citywide program.
• Expanded and developed programs that could not be accomplished with government funds. Raised $9.2 million annually.
• Established Northeast Coalition for Senior Housing.
• Through networking and membership on various committees, developed professional contacts with various government agencies. As a result, organization received available funds majority of time. Became highly respected by government agencies.
Program accomplishments:
• Serviced 27,000 people 5 days per week at 6 nutrition sites.
• Assisted 760 people daily in Homebound Program.
• Created Senior Employment Program with 350 part-time older employees working in non-profit agencies.
• Created hospice for HIV people and Alzheimer's Center.


Boston College, Boston, MA
M.A. in Gerontology, 1971
M.A. in Classics, 1970


Fellow, College School of Gerontology, Class of 1994 honorary degree


. • National Council of Senior Citizens Convention, Older Workers in the Workplace
• Columbia University, Alzheimer's Study


Verbal and written proficiency in Russian, Greek, French, German, and Latin.

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