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President of Helix Strategies Accredited by Nationally Recognized Standards for Excellence Institute®

July 21, 2021
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (Wednesday, July 21, 2021) President of Helix Strategies, LLC, Dr. Ivy Buchan, was recognized by the Standards for Excellence Institute® for successfully completing its Licensed Consultant training program, an exclusive, professional development initiative that gives independent consultants the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country.

Once eligible with the appropriate years and type of experience, applicants undergo an intensive three-day training from the Standards for Excellence Institute to work with organizations interested in implementing the Standards for Excellence® code and becoming accredited by the Institute. The national program has been formally adopted by twelve state, regional and national affiliate organizations. It is supported by more than 150 Licensed Consultants and more than 100 volunteers with professional experience in nonprofit governance and administration.

Ivy Buchan is President of Helix Strategies, LLC, which works with organizations to develop strategic solutions to fundraising and leadership challenges for their sustainable success. Helix Strategies, LLC is part of the McNees Strategic Solutions Group, a team of diverse lobbyists, government relations specialists, grassroots professionals and nonprofit experts offering government affairs, grassroots advocacy and nonprofit consulting services.


McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Devon, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, Pa.; Columbus, Ohio; Frederick, Md.; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. | @McNeeslaw | LinkedIn


Ivy R. Buchan

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