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BJ Sung

240-04 70th Ave., 2C
Douglaston NY 11362
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BJ Sung, founder and principal of Pinnacle Social Impact Consultancy, works with corporations, nonprofits, foundations, and families/individuals to significantly impact the communities they serve. With over 25 concurrent years of experience in philanthropy, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and nonprofit management, BJ has extensive knowledge of the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors and has a keen sense of strategic opportunities for social impact.

As a CSR professional at Citi, BJ built strategic partnerships, created impact programs, worked on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives, trained and placed executives on nonprofit boards, and managed employee volunteer programs. As the VP of Global Community Relations, she worked with national nonprofits, including LISC, NCAPACD, Habitat for Humanity, Operation Hope, Red Cross, Enterprise Partners, and other leading progressive nonprofits. During her tenure at a major utility company, she developed a hallmark STEM program, which included science festivals in the five boroughs, visits to museums, and scholarships to 14 CUNY colleges. BJ also funded and implemented capacity-building programs for hundreds of nonprofit partners, including board leadership, succession planning, volunteer engagement, organizational development, and operational excellence.

Retired as Chair Emerita of the Korean American Family Service Center, BJ grew the organization by tripling its operating budget, led a merger, and diversified the board. She is a board member & Development Chair of Nonprofit New York and serves on Manhattan Community Board 5. BJ is a proud aunt to twelve nieces/nephews, loves the arts, especially opera, and dreams of someday moving to Milano, Italy.

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How many years have you worked as a nonprofit consultant or specialist? : 6-10 years
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