OUR TEAM

With over 80 years of experience combined, the SRG team is equipped with the tools to advise your organization and help you thrive. Whether it's assessments, planning, coaching, operational assistance, governance expertise, design, communications - or all of the above - we can facilitate your growth and development and bring new life to your goals.​

Chris Strong, Principal

Chris has more than 40 years of professional experience providing consulting services to nonprofits and associations. Chris helps individuals and organizations understand the complex issues they face, providing strategic counsel to define and develop capacity, and create long-term sustainable solutions.

Chris's expertise is in organizational assessments, strategic and operational planning, coaching, board governance, management and operations, human resources, and fundraising.

Before establishing SRG, Chris was a vice president of a major medical center in Southern California and an executive with an international association. In 1992, after completing her MBA, Chris was compelled to broaden her work consulting to a greater array of industries. Her vision: to create a consulting practice founded on contemporary, forward-thinking, and practical approaches to helping leaders identify their values and strategic goals, synthesize information to attain those goals, and implement measurable action plans.

Chris is Chair of Great Bay Community College Board of Advisors and past President of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, Northern New England, and Orange County, CA.

Chris has an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA from the University of Colorado.

Alysa Renzelman, Design and Communications

Alysa oversees our client's design, marketing, and communications needs. Alysa brings over 15 years of experience in project management, sales, and design. She ensures maintaining sensitivity to the big picture throughout multiple projects for a client, always keeping an organization’s brand and goals central while designing and writing. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications (concentration in Graphic Design) from Savannah College of Art and Design. In her spare time, Alysa likes to take her daughter to farms and the beach, spend time with family, and work in her garden.

Laura Costello, Administrative Assistant

Laura has over 20 years of experience as a financial controller, administrative assistant, and human resources manager. Laura oversees SRG's calendar and interfaces with clients, regularly providing support to Chris and the team. She has an Associate of Science in Accounting from Northern Essex Community College, MA. In her spare time, Laura likes to paddleboard, hike, and watch her two kids play lacrosse.  

Casey Lane, Bookkeeper

Casey has worked in accounting and bookkeeping for ten years. She handles all of SRG’s accounting and billing processes, and has a Bachelor of Science from Keene State College. Casey has lived in Montana, but grew up in Portsmouth, and has returned to stay. She’s the mother of a little girl, and loves golf.

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STRONG RESOURCE GROUP

 

P.O. Box 1075

Portsmouth, NH  03802

chris@strongresourcegroup.com

Tel: 1.603.475.2889

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Strong Resource Group is a proud member of the NH Center for Nonprofits

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