Expanding Our Work in Impact Coaching

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By Kelley Abell Earlier this fall, I sat down with WNT Principal and Managing Partner Andrea Torres to talk about Strengths-Based Coaching. As part of her work with WNT, Andrea offers coaching to social sector and nonprofit executive leaders and managers. Ever ready with a growth mindset, she is passionate about building skill sets to […]

What Does Sam Woollard Love More than a Good Astros Game?!?

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Being able to rock her One Voice Central Texas jersey, recently gifted at One Voice Central Texas’ 40th Anniversary Party, while attending an Astros game, of course! Over the last 40 years, One Voice Central Texas has existed as a coalition of nonprofit health and human service organizations working to make sure that everyone can […]

WNA is now Woollard Nichols Torres Consulting! 

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Sam Woollard and Kelly Nichols founded Woollard Nichols & Associates in 2013 to support cross-sector collaboration and build the capacity of the social sector. In 2021, Andrea Torres joined the company as a managing partner after working with the team for several years as a contractor on both client and internal projects. After two years, […]

Hello Autumn! (see what I did there?!)

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Autumn riding a bobcat

Autumn Ford is WNA’s newest Coalition Coordinator – she primarily supports Meals on Wheels Texas. She’s been on the job a few months so we sat down to ask her what her experience has been like so far. What is your favorite part of working at WNA so far? Working with a group of women […]

Introducing Kat Horstmann

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Kat Horstmann

Kat Horstmann is WNA’s newest Coalition Coordinator. After being on the job for a couple of months, we threw some questions at her and we think her answers are super thoughtful. We are so glad to have Kat as a part of our team! What is your favorite part of working at WNA? My favorite […]

Welcome Corie, Kelley & Madeleine!

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2021 has been a whirlwind at WNA so far, with three new staff members joining the team. We wanted to introduce them to you! Kelley Abell (Project Manager) is a performer, educator-facilitator, disability rights advocate and gardener. She will be supporting Meals on Wheels Texas as well as contributing on short-term projects. Kelley started with […]

Announcing Our New Managing Partner Andrea Torres

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Andrea Torres

About five years ago, we met with Andrea as she started her own consulting business. Both Kelly and Sam had known and admired Andrea and were excited about looking for projects we could work on together and she became one of our Associates. Over time we realized that Andrea’s skillset is a great complement to the […]

Exploring Collaboration in the Nonprofit World

By KiYa Moghaddam | | 1 Comment

As a rising college senior studying Politics, Mass Communications, and Poverty and Human Capability Studies, the opportunity to intern for Woollard Nichols and Associates (WNA) has been a perfect culmination of my academic interests and emerging passions. My academic studies and past internship experience have made me want to pursue a career in the nonprofit world. […]

WNA Honored as a Finalist for the 2019 Celia Bell Entrepreneur Awards hosted by SCORE Austin

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It was a while ago, but we were so proud to be honored as one of three small business finalists for the Celia Bell Entrepreneur Awards hosted by SCORE Austin in 2019. We have turned to SCORE mentors for assistance as our business has grown over the past five years and we are thrilled to […]

Introducing our Summer Interns

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It may be summer, but we’re keeping busy! We’re excited to announce that we’ve brought on three full-time interns for the summer. They’re jumping right in and lending their talents and expertise to various projects, and they are already making great contributions. Read on to meet our new interns!   Ryan Carlino Ryan is thrilled […]