Marla J. Bobowick, MBA/CNMMarla has over a decade of nonprofit experience and a history of creative problem solving. Specializing in nonprofit management and leadership, she has extensive experience with board governance, strategy, research, and publishing. She has worked with nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes, ranging from a local Habitat for Humanity and a family foundation to the Smithsonian Institution, a regional healthcare organization, and a national federated organization.
Previously, Marla was a Vice President of Products at BoardSource, where she oversaw publications, online products, and research. During her tenure at BoardSource, she was an active consultant and trainer, developed educational curriculum, managed regional capacity building projects, oversaw the global program, and coordinated the annual conference. She remains a Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource.
While at BoardSource, Marla managed the “Nonprofit Governance Index,” a research project that gathers baseline data about board practices in the
Previously, Marla was an acquisitions editor at John Wiley & Sons, where she developed Wiley's Nonprofit Law, Finance, and Management Series and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Fund Development Series.
Marla holds a bachelor's degree in English from