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Zach Perry Joins PMA as Graduate Student Intern

May 2022


Zach Perry
NC State University Graduate Student Intern


PMA is delighted to welcome Zach Perry, a talented emerging leader in the nonprofit sector, to the team as a Graduate Student Intern.  "I'm excited to build a partnership with the excellent Master of Public Administration program at NC State University," noted PMA President Patton McDowell, "and look forward to Zach's contributions to all of our content development, leadership programs and consulting services."

Zach joined the PMA team as a Graduate Student Intern in April of 2022. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Administration at North Carolina State University and is concentrating in Nonprofit Management. Zach also serves as a graduate assistant in the Public Administration Department where he assists in leadership development training for peer recovery organizations in several states. In his role as a grant writing intern for the veteran's organization Flanders Fields, Zach has contributed to funding applications and program proposals to expand the organization's service capacity. Zach currently serves on the Programming Committee for the Research Triangle chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN). Zach is passionate about building community capacity in urban areas through development strategies, housing assistance and organizing. He also received his Bachelor's degree in Geography from SUNY Albany. 

​​​​​​About PMA Nonprofit Leadership 

As a firm, PMA Nonprofit Leadership is constantly developing content and programs to help you in three distinct ways.  The first way is to help you be a thought leader in the nonprofit sector by producing weekly content through our podcast Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership. The second way is through individual coaching, training and our unique Mastermind Nonprofit Leadership program. The third way is to help your nonprofit organization through support of its strategic planning, board & staff development, and fundraising. Through our exclusive partnership with the Institute for Philanthropic Leadership, we also  guide aspiring nonprofit leaders through the virtual New Development Professionals cohort training program, as well as the annual Leadership Gift School, now entering its 10th cohort season.  Let us know how we can help you! Join our community by signing up for our free resources here, and schedule a call if you'd like to learn more about ways we can help you on your journey to nonprofit leadership.