Danette L. O’Connell - Founder and Executive Director
Danette O'Connell has been helping for-profits and nonprofits start and grow since 2004 by empowering them with divergent entrepreneurial thinking and a unique combination of finance and operations experience. She has over 20 years of a proven track record in positioning organizations through dynamic start-up, turnaround, merger, and accelerated growth periods.
Ms. O'Connell is focused on building and managing all aspects of a business transformation. She is proficient in strategic planning, financial planning, and business transformation. She has gained a reputation through satisfied customers and growing businesses.
Ms. O'Connell holds an MBA in International Business, a Bachelor's in Business Administration, and an Associate's degree in Computer Management.
Jeanné Weidemann provides administrative support to The Nonprofit Cooperative. She is attentive to detail and enjoys what she does. Jeanné has a very big appreciation for nonprofit organizations and firmly believes in what The Nonprofit Cooperative stands for. She lives in South Africa in a small coastal town called Mossel Bay, she loves baking, decorating cakes and long hikes on the beach.