American Nonprofits Board

Board of Directors:

Pamela Davis

Pamela Davis is Founder and CEO of the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group (the NIA Group), a multi-state nonprofit insurance cooperative providing property/casualty insurance for more than 17,000 nonprofits. The NIA Group has assets of more than $443 million and is rated AVIII (Excellent) by A.M. Best. All of the insurance cooperatives in the NIA Group are 501(c)(3) nonprofits themselves. As a cooperative, the NIA Group has declared $38.2 million in dividends for its member nonprofits in California. Ms. Davis has made it her life’s work to help nonprofits gain control over their financial service options. Ms. Davis holds a B.A. in Economics with Highest Honors from University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master's in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Susan Bradshaw

Susan Bradshaw, currently Principal of H-B Associates and former Vice President of Marketing/Member and Broker Services for the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group. Ms. Bradshaw is recognized for her excellent leadership qualities, including project management, team building and developing strategic partnerships. Over 17 years, Ms. Bradshaw played a key role in the expansion and growth of the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group into 32 states plus DC serving over 16,000 nonprofits. Prior to this, Ms. Bradshaw was a senior executive with the American Electronics Association. She holds a BA in Psychology from Worcester State University.


Irv Katz

Irv Katz is President-Emeritus of the National Human Services Assembly (NHSA), a Washington-based association of 80 of the nation's leading nonprofit human service organizations (alphabetically, from the American Red Cross to the YWCA of the USA). Following a fifteen-year tenure with NHSA and more than twenty years in the United Way movement, locally and nationally, Irv is now Principal with Civic Sector Strategies, a consulting practice specializing in non-profit organizational development and strategy.  A graduate of Indiana University (BA, MSW), Katz was recognized for over a dozen years as one of the Nonprofit Power & Influence 50 by the Nonprofit Times.  He is a founding director of American Nonprofits, Inc.

Drew Hastings

Andrew Hastings is the Vice President of Premier Philanthropy for National Philanthropic Trust, and has 25 years of experience in the philanthropic and nonprofit marketplace. During his 12 year tenure with NPT he has overseen the generation of over $3.5 billion in charitable gifts, and increased assets under management to $2.1 billion. He specializes in handling contributions of complex and illiquid assets, such as privately-held securities, limited partnerships, hedge funds, real estate, among many others. He also works directly with ultra-high-net-worth donors in designing philanthropic structures that includes grant making, investment/endowment management and legacy plans. Mr. Hastings is a nationally recognized thought leader in philanthropy. He conceived and currently writes and edits NPT’s annual Donor-Advised Fund Market Report which has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times among hundreds of other national, regional and trade publications, and is featured in Giving USA’s annual report on charitable giving. Mr. Hastings also developed, writes and edits NPT’s award-winning publication A Chronological History of Philanthropy in the United States. Mr. Hastings was formerly the President and CEO of the Delaware Association of Nonprofit Agencies, which provided management services and technical assistance to more than 2400 nonprofit organizations, and was National Program Director of the American Institute for Public Service.

Marc Rand

Marc Rand is a former Senior Partner with Avivar Capital and former Program Director for Loans and Affordable Housing at Marin Community Foundation (MCF). Mr. Rand has invested more than $50 million to Marin-based nonprofits. He managed the MCF Loan Fund for over ten years. In the last two years Marc’s responsibility expanded to also include management of the affordable housing grant portfolio, which focuses on the creation of low cost housing in one of the highest cost counties in the country. His interest in nonprofit lending and economic development extends to regional intermediaries and initiatives. Marc served six years as a Board Member (two as Board Chair) of Opportunity Fund, a micro- and small business lending-focused community development financial institution serving the San Jose and Los Angeles markets with assets over $45 million. He has also served on many advisory committees, including: Co-Chair of Northern California Grantmaker’s Emergency Loan Fund, Co-Chair of the Marin Workforce Housing Trust Fund Program and Lending Committee, board member for the Marin Workforce Housing Trust Fund; steering committee member of Marin’s Housing Council; and a steering committee member of Marin’s 10-Year Homelessness Initiative. Mr. Rand has spoken at several national conferences on nonprofit lending and served as a guest lecturer at the Haas School of Business. Prior to arriving at the Foundation, Mr. Rand worked in Romania with the Peace Corps. While serving two years in Timisoara, Mr. Rand was the project manager for a USAID funded program that developed five credit unions. Mr. Rand began working in finance with First Union in Philadelphia where he was a financial analyst for five years in the International Corporate Division concentrating on UK, Dutch, Japanese and Thai large corporations. Mr. Rand earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Delaware.

Thaddeus Squire

Thaddeus Squire is the Founder and Managing Director of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and has worked across a wide variety of disciplines, from history and heritage to the fine and performing arts. His particular interest is in building creative collaborations and new models for resource sharing for the cultural and creative industries. Mr. Squire founded Peregrine Arts in 2005 with two business areas, multidisciplinary producing and management consulting. In 2010, Peregrine was converted into CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, which offers shared space and services to the arts and heritage fields. In 2013, Mr. Squire founded CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, an affiliate of CultureWorks, which is a shared nonprofit administrative platform for projects and organizations, and is the first of its kind serving arts and heritage in the country. He has served on numerous artistic and funding panels, including the Institute for Museum and Library Services, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the American Composers Forum (Philadelphia Chapter), Delaware Division of the Arts, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. Thaddeus has participated in the Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange of Pennsylvania Economy League and is a member of The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia, and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Russell Byers Charter School and the Editorial Advisory Board of, both in Philadelphia, and on the Advisory Board of the American Communities Trust, headquartered in Baltimore. Mr. Squire has a degree in music from Princeton University with a concentration in the history and philosophy of science and was a J. William Fulbright Scholar at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He also holds an orchestral conducting degree from the Leipziger Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.”