Maryfrances is the CEO and Founder of Partnerships for Strategic Impact® and brings 25 years of experience in research; working with nonprofits, foundations, and local governments; program development and program evaluation; grant writing; and developing strategic vision and action. In her consulting work, she facilitates diverse, cross-sector groups in finding collaborative, strengths-based solutions.
Maryfrances grew up in New Orleans. She completed her B.A. at Emory University in Atlanta before moving to Denver so her husband could become a master brewer. She completed her Ph.D. in clinical and community psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
In addition to being a nonprofit consultant, she is a licensed, clinical psychologist specializing in treating anxiety and neurodiversity.