Helene Blieberg Associates LLC offers practical, hands-on interim executive leadership and management, communication and grantmaking services to corporations, foundations and nonprofit organizations. With a specialty in arts and culture, HBA’s approach combines a thorough, efficient assessment with direct, results-oriented work. Clients gain skills and a culture-changing approach to their own problem solving and organization building.

HBA Philosophy: Management Through Communication
Helene Blieberg Associates believes that communication is the key to success; each project is viewed through that lens.  Attention to detail and subtle changes have a great impact on larger outcomes; this is a hallmark of HBA’s approach.  By carefully listening to and observing client organizations, and distilling key information from an often-cluttered landscape, significant issues are revealed and addressed in a practical, useable manner.

HBA Practice:  First-hand Experience
Each HBA client receives personalized attention that comes directly from first-hand knowledge.  Drawing on experience as a corporate and nonprofit manager, board member, funder, educator and speaker, Helene Blieberg and a roster of specialists assembled as needed to meet client needs, move nimbly within all organizational environments.  HBA takes a thoughtful, calm and task-oriented approach to the challenges you face.  We won’t leave you with a shelf full of reports and studies or talk to you in esoteric jargon.  We’ll become part of your team and you’ll benefit from our “informed outsider’s” perspective.

About Helene Blieberg
Helene Blieberg, Principal
Helene is a thought leader in the nonprofit management field and has been providing management, communication and grantmaking services to nonprofit organizations, foundations and corporations since 2001, following a two-decade leadership career in communications and philanthropy at CBS where she served as Vice President and Executive Director of the CBS Foundation and as Vice President of Communications for the company’s national radio division, and five years in management at the legendary Grossinger’s Resort Hotel. She recently served as Assistant Commissioner and Senior Advisor in the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.  

She is a specialist in working with organizations undergoing transitions and has served as Interim Executive Director for numerous nonprofits.  Her clients have impacted the areas of arts and culture, municipal engagement, education, social justice, advocacy and professional development.

She served on the faculty of New York University, Baruch College and Hunter College, and has led public programs and workshops in arts management, leadership, communications and grantmaking. Helene currently serves as Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of the Support Center. She is a member of the Coro New York Leadership Center’s and the University at Buffalo’s Alumni Associations. She attended the University of London and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University at Buffalo.

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