Your partner in maximizing the effectiveness of your organization.

Ned J. Kiser Consulting, Inc. helps organizations and Christian ministries achieve their missions and objectives by providing high-impact counsel, coaching, and guidance.

Blessed to be located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina, Ned has a range of expertise upon which to draw that is both broad and deep.  He spent 21 years in the electronics industry followed by another 22 years in the Christian not-for-profit sector.

He has held senior management posi­tions in Fortune 100 companies, higher edu­cation, parachurch ministry, and charitable foundations.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master of divinity degree with con­cen­trations in systematic theology and Biblical counseling.

With this diverse background and a teachable spirit, Ned brings a “big picture” strategic per­spective and a great deal of wisdom to any engagement.  This coupled with a humble, winsome approach—characterized by a quick wit—makes him a welcome partner and valued advisor to any executive or organization.
 

 
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Non-for-Profit Services:

1.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Resource Development

  • Design, implement, and execute a resource development campaign that will revitalize your organization.
  • Analyze your organization’s needs for computer-based resource development tools, determine upgrades/conversions necessary, and help you navigate the tricky waters of system implementation.
  • Mobilize your organization’s board for resource development.
  • Perform a comprehensive audit of your organization’s resource development program and recommend/implement improvements.
  • Design, implement, and execute a communication strategy that supports resource development.


2.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Future

  • Design and execute a strategic-plan/operating-plan development process to clearly identify your organiza­tion’s future direction and desired ministry impact and then delineate the action steps to get you there.
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan to clarify your organization’s market position, poten­tial, and action steps for greater impact.
  • Develop a marketing communication plan that supports your organization’s objectives for resource development and growth in ministry impact.
  • Develop a facilities master plan (with architectural partner) that will chart the course for your organiza­tion’s facilities to meet your needs now and into the future.
  • Design and execute a resource development plan that supports your organiza­tion’s plans for ministry impact.
     

3.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Leadership

  • Design and execute a board development process to strengthen your organiza­­tion’s board in both governance and resource development.
  • Design and execute a staff development process that will improve the perfor­mance, productivity, job satisfaction, and commitment of your organization’s staff.
  • Provide executive coaching for those who are new to senior management or other ministry roles.
  • Design and implement a leadership development and mentoring plan for new, up-coming, or existing leaders in your organization.
  • Provide an executive sounding board for seasoned senior level executives in your organization to impart outside perspective and objective input.
  • Provide facilitation of executive level meetings and communication to insure an effective process of communication among the senior leadership of your organization or between senior leadership and the rest of the organization.
     

Family Foundation Services:

  • Assist families in discovering/determining their ministry passions and design a charitable giving plan that is aligned with those passions.
  • Develop and facilitate a process to identify and mitigate family relational challenges that adversely impact effective charitable giving.
  • Assist families in determining the best governance structure for their foundation.
  • Assist families in developing an appropriate grant approval process.
  • Develop administrative structures to maximize the resources going into ministry and minimize foundation “overhead” costs.
  • Provide a highly-experienced third-party perspective that can be of great help in facilitating clear and constructive family communication.
     

For-Profit Services:

1.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Future

  • Design and execute a strategic-plan/operating-plan development process to clearly identify your organiza­tion’s future direction and desired outcomes and then delineate the action steps to get you there.
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan to clarify your organization’s market position, poten­tial, and action steps for growth.
  • Design and execute a business development plan that supports your organiza­tion’s objectives for market presence and growth.
  • Develop a marketing communication plan that supports your organization’s objectives for growth and impact.
     

2.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Leadership

  • Design and execute a staff development process that will improve the perfor­mance, productivity, job satisfaction, and commitment of your organization’s staff.
  • Provide executive coaching for those who are new to senior management or other key roles.
  • Design and implement a leadership development and mentoring plan for new, up-coming, or existing leaders in your organization.
  • Provide an executive sounding board for seasoned senior level executives in your organization to impart outside perspective and objective input.
  • Provide facilitation of executive level meetings and communication to insure an effective process of communication among the senior leadership of your organization or between senior leadership and the rest of the organization.
     

3.  Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your Organization’s Project Management

  • Assist senior executives in the definition of the scope and scale of major projects
  • Delineate the defined project into an action plan with appropriate timeline
  • Act as overall project manager or as an advisor to the internal project manager
  • Complete project with appropriate sensitivity to time, budget, and desired results