Strategies to Achieve Social Impact
TCC Group Strategy Programs/Grants Management Capacity Building Evaluation

Jared Raynor

Jared Raynor Director of Evaluation
jraynor@tccgrp.com

Education: BA: University of Utah, in Finance and Spanish, MS: The New School, Milano Graduate School, in Organizational Change Management
Service Expertise: evaluation, capacity building, organizational structure and design

Publications:

  • "The Impact of Large Capital Infusion to Community Development Credit Unions," published in the Journal of Microfinance
  • "Designing Your Role as a Funder in Disaster Relief," published in TCC's Winter 2006 newsletter
  • "When Things Fall Apart: Building Organizational Strength of Humanitarian Aid Organizations"
  • Building an Effective Advocacy Organization: A Framework for Examining Advocacy Organizational Capacity (co-authors Peter York and Shao-Chee Sim)

Jared Raynor joined TCC Group as a Consultant with a focus on evaluation, organizational development (including capacity building and collaboration), and international programs. His work at TCC has included evaluations of capacity building initiatives, multi-site cluster evaluations, evaluation system design, strategic planning, organizational structuring and design, and strategic organizational assessment.

Recent work at TCC includes conducting organizational assessments and structuring recommendations for the Instituto Federal para el Acceso a la Información (IFAI), the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and cancer organizations throughout Latin America through an initiative of the American Cancer Society. He helped to create the Health Leadership Partnership, a collaborative health leadership organization in Philadelphia and has worked on various aspects of evaluating policy and advocacy work, including work with the California Endowment to evaluate their general operating support grants to advocacy organizations, evaluation of The Atlantic Philanthropies' post-9-11 funding to civil liberties organizations, assisting several individual organizations improve their effectiveness, researched capacities of effective coalitions and developed a framework for examining advocacy organization capacity. He evaluated the capacity building initiatives of The Rapides Foundation, the Sunflower Foundation, and the Flint Funders Collaborative; helped the Philadelphia Zoo design a plan for measuring the achievement of their mission; and conducted large program evaluations of the Aspen Institute's Business and Society Program, Alcoa Foundation's Conservation and Sustainability Fellowship Program, Irvine Foundation's Arts Regional Initiative and the Wachovia Teachers in Teaching Initiative (TTI).

Prior to joining TCC, Raynor worked in a number of international organizations and U.S.-based development organizations. He worked for the International Rescue Committee in Azerbaijan, working with local communities and organizations affected by conflict. His work included design and evaluation for large integrated community development projects, youth program development, and enhancement of general organizational capacity for NGOs, local governments, and community-based organizations. Raynor has also worked for the United Nations in the NGO Section of the Department of Public Information, assisting with the development and implementation of several major conferences for NGOs, including post-conflict development, working on general outreach to NGOs, and coordinating media outreach efforts. He has extensive work experience in Latin America, including two years with a faith-based organization in Guatemala as well as in Honduras in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch. He also worked with an urban women's group to enhance their outreach and help them devise a strategic plan for a botanical garden and local seed exchange. He is fluent in Spanish.

Raynor is a graduate of the Milano Graduate School at New School University where he received an MS in Organizational Change Management, focusing on community development and the organizational structure of development organizations in humanitarian emergencies. He also conducted research with professors on the topics of ethics in the international arena and on strategies for rapid growth organizations, which helped lead to the publication of the book Guiding Growth: How Vision Keeps Companies on Course by Mark Lipton. Raynor also holds bachelor's degrees in Finance and Spanish from the University of Utah.

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