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Matt Dooley


Adjunct Faculty

Matt Dooley brings over 25 years of experience as a nonprofit executive and board member to consulting with nonprofits to help them meet the challenges of organizational capacity and sustainability.

His areas of expertise include fundraising, capacity building, marketing, short and long-range planning, project management, and board development.

In addition, Matthew serves as adjunct professor teaching several courses in nonprofit management at both Carnegie Mellon University and Duquesne University.

Prior to becoming an independent consultant to nonprofits, he was Senior Consultant with First Side Partners.  Matt served as Director of Administration for the Pittsburgh Opera from 1992-1997.  Before coming to Pittsburgh in 1992, Matt was the Executive Director of Young Audiences of Eastern PA for 12 years.  This followed an exciting earlier career as an operatic and concert baritone.  His undergraduate and graduate work in Boston includes Boston University, Emerson College and Longy School of Music in Cambridge.

Matt continues to be active with organizations both as a board member and volunteer, and is currently a board member of Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania and the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh with whom he also sings.