Justin Pollock is principal and founder of Orgforward, a consulting agency working with nonprofit agencies and capacity builders to develop strategies that encourage organizational sustainability. His practice focuses on strengthening the connection between leadership, programming, finance, and infrastructure and supporting organizational leaders with what they need to effectively govern and operate their organizations. Prior to launching Orgforward, Justin served as Chief Operating Officer for Maryland Nonprofits where he was responsible for the overall programming, finance, human resources, and membership activities of the organization. Justin has trained and presented to board, staff, and volunteers from hundreds of nonprofit and government agencies ranging from small start-ups to large well-established businesses on topics of governance, financial management, strategic planning, supervision, leadership development, and organizational sustainability. He has more than 20 years of experience in the education and nonprofit fields with an extensive background in the areas of leadership development, organizational management, group process facilitation, curriculum development, teambuilding, and facilitator/trainer development. Justin's career also includes work in the fields of information technology, classroom education, and experiential, outdoor learning.
Justin holds a dual B.A. in Organizational Theory and Environmental Studies from Pitzer College and a M.Ed.in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University.
Justin is a Standard for Excellence Licensed Consultant® through the national Standards for Excellence Institute and also serves as a master trainer for the Licensed Consultant Training program. Justin is a certified CCAT® (Core Capacity Assessment Tool) facilitator through TCC Group.