Jessica Berrett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She earned her Ph.D. in Public Administration at North Carolina State University’s School of Public and International Affairs. She also holds an MBA with a focus on nonprofit management and social entrepreneurship from Syracuse University and a BA in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder. Her area of specialization is nonprofit management with a research focus on nonprofit financial and performance management. Dr. Berrett’s research has been published in Nonprofit Management and Leadership, VOLUNTAS, and the Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. Her strong commitment to the social sector is reflected in sixteen years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, management, and consulting. She is also the CEO of Three Stones Consulting, a strategy firm for the social sector that she founded ten years ago.