Gordon Gottlieb


Gordon Gottlieb is a Program Director at TDC, a nonprofit consulting and training firm in Boston that serves nonprofit clients throughout New England.  He has been with TDC since December 1996, serving both as a human resource/OD consultant and as program director of TDC Training, a public training program designed to serve the needs of nonprofit staff, boards and volunteers.


His consulting work at TDC focuses on the human resource and board development needs of diverse nonprofit organizations, encompassing technical assistance, coaching and training. Current and recent projects include:

·        Developing and leading a multi-week leadership training program for middle managers at the Newport Partnership for Families (Newport, RI) and Fenway Health Center (Boston);

·        Conducting a benefit and salary survey for the Conservation Law Foundation (Boston, Mass,);

·       Providing one-on-one coaching services to senior managers at the Health Care for All (Boston, Mass.), Sociedad Latina (Roxbury, Mass.); and the Neighborhood Development Corporation of Jamaica Plain (Jamaica Plain, Mass.);

·        Providing on-going human resource technical assistance—personnel policy drafting; development of evaluation procedures; handling sensitive employee relations issues; coaching Executive Director and staff—for Teen Voices (Boston, Mass.), the Hyde Square Task Force (Jamaica Plain, Mass.) and Root Capital (Cambridge, Mass.); and

·        Analyzing the human resources function at Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc. (Brockton, Mass.) and Optimus Health Care (Bridgeport, Conn.).


Mr. Gottlieb is a frequent presenter at conferences and events, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals annual conference, the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers conference, and the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy.


Previously Mr. Gottlieb held human resource manager positions with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee and Northeastern University.   He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and a Master’s in Management (Human Resources

concentration) from Lesley College.  For ten years, he was a member of the board of directors of the Women’s Lunch Place, a daytime shelter for poor and homeless women in Boston, and served on their Personnel, Governance and Executive Committees.


His professional affiliations include the Consultants Network for Excellence in Nonprofits (CNEN) and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).  He is a Guest Lecturer at Northeastern University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies.


Consulting areas: Board Development/ Governance; Executive Search; Human Resources/ Benefits/ Compensation; Leadership Development/ Executive Coaching; Organizational Assessment; Organizational Development; Organizational Restructuring; Training

Focus areas: Aging/ Generational Issues; Agriculture, Food, Nutrition; Arts, Culture, Humanities; Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy; Community Development/ Improvement; Disabilities; Diversity/ Multiculturalism/ Inclusion; Domestic Violence; Economic Development; Environment; Education; Family Planning; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered; Health Care; HIV/AIDS; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Immigration; Insurance/Risk Management; International/ Foreign Affairs; Men's Issues; Mental Health; Mental Retardation; Minority Populations/ People of Color; Philanthropy/ Grant Making; Public Health; Substance Abuse; Transportation; Underserved Populations; Women's Issues; Youth Development

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