Our Values

We believe in...

Growth

Continually improving individuals, companies, and ourselves for the betterment of our shared community.

Curiosity & Being Challenged

Often, we hear others say to us, "that's a great question" because of the gentle pushes we cannot help but to ask.

 

Resourcefulness

 It is important to

take your current

outcomes and parlay

them into the results

you desire to

achieve.

Humility

 Often being humble

in the hard work it

takes to get there.

Energy & Excitement

With every person

or organization, with whom we

work, we get

excited about the

potential that they

can achieve.

Our Values

We believe in...

Growth

Continually improving individuals, companies, and ourselves for the betterment of our shared community.

Curiosity & Being Challenged

Often, we hear others say to us, "that's a great question" because of the gentle pushes we cannot help but to ask.

 

Resourcefulness

 It is important to

take your current

outcomes and parlay

them into the results

you desire to

achieve.

Humility

 Often being humble

in the hard work it

takes to get there.

Energy & Excitement

With every person

or organization, with whom we

work, we get

excited about the

potential that they

can achieve.

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Beth Morrissette

MPA & MSW

CEO

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  Beth has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years.  She is experienced in the full continuum of job responsibilities from Nonprofit Executive Director to Nonprofit Board member to an elected official. As an Executive Director, she helped lead a collective impact organization successfully build partnerships across multiple nonprofits organizations and government entities. Currently, she serves on the Board of Education for Westside Community Schools and on the Crossroads of Western Iowa Board of Directors.  She specializes in building organizational capacity through board governance, strategic planning, and implementation coaching. She is a skilled facilitator of small and large groups.

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Natalie Scarpa

MPA & MSW

Director of Research & Design

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Natalie is passionate about working with organizations and initiatives that make a difference in their community. She enjoys using her research and applied practice knowledge to empower organizations to achieve their missions through data-driven decision-making. She approaches this work by joining with our clients to develop individualized strategies to meet their unique needs. Natalie uses inclusive and empowering facilitation techniques when working with groups and uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods in conducting needs assessments and process, outcome, and impact evaluations.

Meet The Team

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Kay Doyle

MSLOC

Director of System Change

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Kay is passionate about bringing people and ideas together to solve complex challenges, informed by more than 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, investor relations, finance, and accounting. Leaning on her strength as a strategic thinker, Kay brings theory and practice together with an eye on organizational and leadership development to enhance outcomes and achieve sustainable change. She is a certified executive coach and graduate from Northwestern University with a Master of Science in Learning and Organizational Change. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for Duchesne Academy and United Way of the Midlands Community Impact Cabinet.

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Valerie Calderon

Ph.D.

Director of Strategy & Capacity Building

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Valerie specializes in strategic planning and the design and implementation of programs aimed at improving organizational outcomes and helping leaders to create thriving places to learn, serve and work. She worked for more than 12 years. As a senior consultant and account lead, she directed internal and client teams in program design and implementation. She led employee engagement and change management initiatives, served as Director of the Gallup Student Poll and led numerous nationally representative studies for public release. Valerie is in her tenth year of service as an elected member of the Bennington Public Schools Board of Education and is the current Vice President.

Jeff Kemp

MS Ed Psych (MSEP)

Engagement & Curriculum Specialist

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Jeffrey has worked in the non-profit sector for over 25 years, areas of influence have been human services, youth corrections and or juvenile probation, case management and higher education with an emphasis on adult learning. He is most passionate about empowering individuals and organizations to develop and accomplish their goals by intentional design. As a trained mediator, he is able to connect and facilitate common ground that aligns the interests of all parties involved to bring about change. Jeffrey has been a guest presenter/speaker at several conferences, serves his community through mentoring and volunteerism and has co-authored a book on Legacy Wealth.

Jeffry Morrissette

Information & Cybersecurity Consultant

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Jeffry has developed his career in Information Technology, Information Security and Cyber Security for over 15 years.  He has experience in systems administration, security risk analysis, regulatory compliance, system, information and data security controls, vendor and other third-party risk management, and many other areas associated with physical & information security, compliance and privacy.  Jeffry’s work experience includes a variety of organizations representing a range of business models including; local family business, State government, information security services provider, billing & payment transactions at an International company and a State-wide Insurance company. Jeffry’s expertise enables him to work with small to large organizations to determine their regulatory compliance, physical, information & cyber security risk areas.  Once an organization’s risk is identified, he can help develop meaningful plans to mitigate or remediate that risk and respond effectively in the event of a security or privacy incident.

Stephanie Wenz

Administrative Assistant

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Stephanie recently joined Parlay with 10+ years’ experience working with marketing, sales & communication. She developed this skillset as a liaison with physicians and social workers within the home health care and senior services industries. She believes in building trust and dependability is critical to all client relationships. Stephanie specializes in the client experience from beginning to end. While Stephanie balances work and motherhood she enjoys volunteering at her girl's school.