Abigail supports nonprofit, government, and philanthropic clients in creating greater social impact through landscape review and analysis, data collection, strategic planning, charter development, team and organizational development, partnership development, and coalition building.
Abigail is a senior professional and passionate leader with over 15 years of experience in management, strategy, fund-raising, program development, and direct service. She has an unwavering commitment to creating change with and on behalf of disenfranchised individuals and communities through clinical intervention, systems, and advocacy work. She has expertise in working from vision setting through implementation with organizations at various stages of development and life cycle. She has focused deeply on consensus building and partnership, collective impact work across sectors, organizational change management, and managing and inspiring a team, as well as facility, program, and operational management.
From 2008 to 2016 Abigail was the Director of Community Education and Strategic Partnerships at the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. There she was responsible for two of three program areas and spearheaded the development of the programs, facility, and operations of Children’s Advocacy Center of San Francisco, a public-private partnership. Overseeing a diverse and expanding team of educators, advocates, clinicians, and operations staff, Abigail created an effective, data-informed culture including the Prevention Center team and seven on-site public and private partners, who worked together setting shared priorities and improving the system’s response to child abuse. Abigail also oversaw community-wide training and awareness efforts throughout San Francisco.
Prior to her work in San Francisco, Abigail was a clinician, clinical supervisor, and program lead in various child-and family- serving organizations in New York City, working with survivors of trauma and youthful offenders. Abigail developed the first therapeutic children’s program in a Family Justice Center context in Brooklyn and worked with adult survivors of domestic violence in courts in Queens. She is a licensed clinical social worker.