WHO WE ARE
Meet The Team Behind
The Nonprofit Plug
The Nonprofit Plug LLC is your one-stop shop consulting firm for those impacting the global community and anything your nonprofit needs! The NPP forms and incorporates tax-exempt charitable nonprofits (we do all the state and IRS paperwork for you!), ensures yearly compliance, ensures proper financial management, identifies and prepares organizations to be grant ready, creates a culture of impactful donor cultivation, develops strategic plans, provides community engagement and collaboration to enhance private and governmental relationships, and provides the board of director management services. We are a one-stop shop for everything NONPROFIT!
DR. SHARON ELEFANT, DHA, CIH, MHA
CEO & Founder
Nonprofit & Education Consultant
Dr. Sharon Elefant, Founder and CEO of The Nonprofit Plug, consults with various individuals to form and incorporate 501c3 tax exempt nonprofit organizations. Dr. Elefant specializes in supporting nonprofits to develop their organizational and administrative infrastructure, strategic vision, implementation plans, fund and growth development, and relationship cultivation.
Additionally, she is adjunct faculty for Central Michigan University, Florida International University, and Pacific Oaks College specializing in health care business curriculum, supporting academic excellence in student advising, mentoring and internship programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Living by the concept of Tikkun Olam, to repair the world, Dr. Sharon Elefant is an inclusive social justice advocate, educator, and nonprofit leader with a proven track record of building, growing, and enhancing organizational and fund development efforts on both a national and global level. Her innovative approaches and excellent communication skills have allowed her to successfully align community programs with specific community needs through various program partnerships and collaborations.
As an international. advisor to nonprofit organizations throughout the world, Dr. Elefant aids these nonprofits in strategic planning, business infrastructure development, fund development, and board creation and engagement, as well as developing private and governmental relationships. As a nonprofit consultant, she has been instrumental in the formation and incorporation of many nonprofits. Dr. Elefant and her team at The Nonprofit Plug have served in roles such as interim Executive Director at Karma Rescue, as the Executive Director for Engage the Vision and has held previous roles such as the California representative for outreach and relationships for Project Giving Kids, advisor, and consultant to the The Connect, and hundreds of other nonprofits, specializing in development, building infrastructure, and building partners. As a nonprofit consultant, Dr. Elefant serves as business advisor offering strategies for grant infrastructure development and donor cultivation and stewardship.
Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science in Health Management and Policy Oregon State University
VP of Sales & Community Relations
There is a thin line between being a business woman in corporate America and being a self-made entrepreneur who bends the rules and closes deals. Rocsii Frank, Founder and CEO of The Source LA is the epitome of what a self made entrepreneur, influencer, community leader, mother, and woman is all about.Frank's experience growing up in a single parent household mirrors her mother's independence and hustle, which drives all aspects of her life today.
After overcoming various obstacles growing up in LA without access to help as a young mother of her son, Frank used this fire to survive and provide. In the year 2017, a platform and gateway to answers, guidance, and support to everyone in LA looking for a light through their dark tunnel, lead to The Source LA.The unconditional love from her son Julian, inspired and helped push her passed boundaries, fear, and insecurity as a young black mother, which later granted her access into Aflac as a business consultant and regional recruiter with over 4 active years with the Fortune 500 company.
With her experience as a community liaison, Frank is here to help those in search of their cause, get plugged in with the right people.
LICENSES & CERTIFCATIONS
Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Certificate
Adult Mental Health First Aid
Chief Financial Officer
Amber Anthony is a highly experienced financial professional with a proven track record of success in the fields of finance and accounting. As our new Chief Financial Advisor, Amber brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. She is a profit booster, efficiency driver, and strategy specialist, with a passion for all things analytical.
Amber has spent years working in the finance and accounting industries, where she has developed a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of financial analysis, forecasting, and planning. Her experience has included working in a variety of roles, including financial analyst, accountant, and financial advisor.
In her most recent position, Amber served as the Chief Financial Officer of a large multinational corporation, where she was responsible for managing the company's finances, implementing strategic initiatives, and driving growth and profitability. Her ability to identify opportunities for improvement and implement innovative solutions has made her a valuable asset to every organization she has worked with.
Amber is thrilled to join our team and is committed to using her skills and experience to help us achieve our financial goals. She is passionate about helping businesses grow and succeed, and is excited to work with our team to drive profitability, efficiency, and success.
Manager of Operations and Customer Relations
Josie Jimenez is a seasoned office manager with years of experience in the field. She is highly skilled and dedicated to her clients and is passionate about helping and providing exceptional service. Josie's background in client relations includes working in a variety of industries, from retail to hospitality to legal aid, where she solidified her skills in problem-solving, communication, and conflict resolution.
In addition to customer relations, Josie also has worked for many years in a law firm directly managing client portfolios. This experience has given her a unique perspective and understanding of the importance of providing excellent service and attention to detail, especially in highly sensitive and complex situations. Josie is known for her strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to work well under pressure.
Josie is excited to bring her skills and experience to our family and looks forward to helping our customers with any needs they may have. She is committed to providing the highest level of service and ensuring that every customer interaction is a positive one.
Customer Relations Specialist
Andrea Almeida is a seasoned healthcare administrator with over twenty years of experience in the industry. With a strong background in policy, she has a deep understanding of the complex public health landscape and is skilled at navigating the ever-changing legal and regulatory environments. Andrea has held various leadership roles in both public and private organizations, including small nonprofits and government agencies. Andrea’s expertise in policy has been instrumental in developing and implementing successful healthcare programs that have improved patient outcomes and reduced costs. She is known for her strategic thinking, analytical skills, and ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels. Andrea is passionate about coalition building and is committed to the success of local initiatives to make real change in the community.
Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Duquesne University
The Nonprofit Plug is more than just a non stop consulting firm - we are your allies.
We care about serving you and your nonprofit by getting to know who you are, your mission and how we can bring everything together for you. Tell us whatever it is you need and let us handle the hard work!
We are here to empower you, your cause and uplift you during difficulties.
Through our partnerships and platform we want to build commUNITY with you and for you.
By establishing your nonprofit needs even if you are just starting out or have skin in the nonprofit game, we will take care of everything from beginning to end as your one stop shop consulting firm and ally.