Duane is a career nonprofit professional with more than 25 years of experience. He strongly believes that healthy, well-managed nonprofit organizations help make strong and healthy communities. Successful nonprofits bring people, organizations, and businesses together in ways that positively impact all in the community. The best nonprofits practice the “three E’s”—efficiency, effectiveness, and ethics—with regard to their activities for the people they serve. He regards productive collaboration between board, staff, volunteers, businesses, community partners, and other stakeholders to be a cornerstone of moving mission forward.