Alan Cantor is principal of Alan Cantor Consulting LLC, where he helps community-based nonprofits solve critical issues, primarily in the areas of development and governance. In his practice Alan draws on over thirty years of experience, including serving as Executive Director and, later, Board Chair of The Mayhew Program; Vice President at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation; and Vice President for Philanthropy at the NH Community Loan Fund. A keen observer of the nonprofit sector, Alan is a frequent contributor to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. He is a lifelong New Englander, now living and working out of Concord, NH.