Patricia  Schwartz

Patricia Schwartz


Patricia Schwartz  has over 35 years experience in fundraising and nonprofit and business leadership. Patricia is a Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation) and Master Trainer specializing in Major Gifts and Executive Coaching. She works with staff and board leaders to maximize their stakeholder engagement (of donors, board, staff, community, etc) and has raised over 12 million dollars. Patricia has been an executive director, development director and program director.

Patricia specializes in a strengths based approach to donor, board and staff engagement. This approach helps all stakeholders build on what’s already working to ignite innovation and increase bottom line results. She has developed a Relationship Building for Prosperity℠ Strategy Map and coaching process that will be published as a workbook for nonprofit staff and boards in the near future. Clients include: US Navy, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, Ventura College Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jr. Blind of America, Antioch University, Reiter Affiliated Companies, Alpha Resource Center SB, UC Santa Barbara, Fielding Graduate University, Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation, Santa Barbara Foundation, College of Executive Coaching, Pacific Capital Bancorps (Union Bank), Girl Scouts, DreamWorks Animation, Treebones Resort, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, Mary Health of the Sick, United Way, National Jewish Federations, Leadership Santa Barbara/Ventura County, Women’s Economic Ventures, and approximately 3,500 small business leaders and entrepreneurs.