Maryfrances is adept at bringing individuals at various levels of understanding to a clearer view of the linkage of priorities and outcomes.
Cathy Smith Train, President
Cathy Smith Train, President
United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area

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Dr. Porter brings over 20 years of experience in research and

using data in leading local change initiatives across service sectors.


Maryfrances has been a long-time strategic partner with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE). She's trained our members on all aspects of organizational and program evaluation, and she's been a true consulting partner. Whether working with CNE staff to help local coalitions increase their impact or co-authoring our collaboration Roadmap, she's dedicated, personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable.
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Center for Nonprofit Excellence