Felicia Collins Correia, Principal of FCC Consulting, has over 25 years of CEO experience and strong executive competency. Ms. Collins Correia oversaw two well-established non-profit organizations in Tulsa (Domestic Violence Intervention Services/Call Rape and YWCA Tulsa), each with budgets over $3.5 million. She has experience in the service delivery, fund development and community relations arenas, as well as in growing programs and evaluating service delivery impact.
Ms. Collins Correia served for six years as board chair of the National Network to End Domestic Violence in Washington, DC. Seen as a leader in the field, she initiated the grant process which led DVIS to receive one of the first federally funded Department of Justice Family Safety Centers in the country. She also was the principal consultant on an initiative spearheaded by the Reynolds Foundation, which made a multimillion dollar commitment to fund domestic violence shelters in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Nevada. Following her July 2014 retirement, Felicia Collins Correia established FCC Consulting whose primary purpose is to contribute to the community by helping non-profits and their leaders maximize their impact by leveraging their contacts and board volunteers to most effectively implement their mission.
Since beginning FCC Consulting just a year ago, Ms. Collins Correia has assisted one of Oklahoma’s largest foundations, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, in assessing their funding initiatives by taking the pulse of community leaders; completed a needs assessment for NCHS, a foundation in Indiana; worked with a small non-profit to expand their funding base; and rounded out her consulting by providing coaching and mentoring services to new executive directors as well as seasoned CEOs.
As the principal consultant, Ms. Collins Correia provides a complete assessment of what an organization needs to move to its next stage of development. Organizations have a life cycle and need strong board support and executive leadership. Ms. Collins Correia is able to define what your organization requires for success. She has conducted regional programmatic needs assessments as well as strategic planning sessions for non-profit boards.
Ms. Collins Correia, as a result of knowledge gained through 26 years of successful executive director leadership of organizations with budgets of at least $3.5 million, has mentored CEOs through transitions, evaluating both their senior staff structures as well as board leadership needs.
A seasoned fundraiser, Ms. Collins Correia works with the board, evaluating its readiness to conduct a successful fundraising campaign.