The Napa Valley Symphony
The Napa Valley Symphony has retained NewLevel Group to help the Board of Directors build a common understanding of the organization's opportunitites, vision, and direction for the future, and lay a solid foundation for the effective implementation of its strategic objectives. NewLevel will design and carry-out a community perception study, lead a board development session, and work with the NVS leadership to develop a strategic approach for future planning.
Green Tech Summit Planning Underway
NewLevel Group will be working with the Napa Valley College to provide conference planning and production services for a Green Tech Summit planned for June, 2008. The invitation-only event will bring together educators and industry leaders represeting the wine, agriculture, construction, green technology, and hospitality sectors from Napa, Sonoma, and Solano Counties to discuss future training needs for green technology jobs.
More than Numbers
The St. Helena Hospital Foundation knows that annual reports can be a great relationship-building tool, in addition to imparting financial information. It has hired NewLevel Group to help it create a useful and attractive annual report to convey its 2007 financial results to the community.
Sustainable Napa County Forges Ahead
The Gasser Foundation’s Sustainable Napa County Initiative has partnered with NewLevel Group to help it put its vision -- a thriving community taking action for economic, environmental, and social vitality -- into action. SNC will host a series of workshops for builders, developers, architects, realtors, lenders and members of Chambers of Commerce throughout Napa County to provide information and inspire action to implement green building ordinances.
Napa Valley Conference & Visitors Bureau Considers Next Steps
NewLevel Group has been hired to help the NVCVB examine its opportunities and outline a direction for the future. The firm is designing and facilitating a visioning session with community stakeholders to develop input, commitment, and a shared vision for NVCVB's future.
NLG Provides Management Services for SNC
Sustainable Napa County has engaged NewLevel Group to provide management services for the newly-formed nonprofit. NLG consultant, Jeri Hansen-Gill, has been appointed the CEO of SNC.
Justin-Siena Foundation Board Examines Strategy
NewLevel Group is working with the Justin-Siena Foundation Board of Directors to review and update their strategic plan, explore the board’s role in fundraising, identify key development activities, and outline some processes for future leadership development.
NLG Clients Use Comprehensive Feedback Tool
Carrie Hays is working with two client organizations to implement a 360° feedback assessment process for managers. A 360° feedback system is a comprehensive tool to help managers self-assess their strengths and development needs with the addition of feedback from bosses, peers, direct reports, and customers. It allows managers to receive valuable insights and feedback from many different perspectives, so they can identify areas in which they can capitalize on strengths, build skills in needed areas, and enhance their overall effectiveness.
Hays begins with consulting on the selection of the 360° instrument and its implementation. After the feedback results are received, Hays provides coaching on the results, followed by consulting on action planning, training, and coaching for the managers, tailored to their individual goals.
Center for Health Design Receives Grant
Through a grant from the California Health Care Foundation, the Center for Health Design has engaged John Heymann & Carrie Hays of NewLevel Group to lead a full day interactive session with a diverse group of professionals working to improve the quality of safety-net out-patient care facilities. The session is designed to strengthen participant engagement in improving ambulatory care process and facility design, develop connections among and between participants, and create a road map for future efforts to generate progress in ambulatory care design.
Teton County (WY) Human Services Planning Council Turns to NLG for Campaign Strategy
With a goal to build broader support for the work of the community's critical social service agencies, the Teton County Human Services Planning Council has engaged NewLevel Group to help it develop strategies and tactics for a public awareness campaign.