Zoot Velasco
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Adding Benefit to Community Benefit Organizations

Select Clients

Past Clients

Bakersfield Masterworks Chorale, Auctioneer

Bethune TheatreDanse, Interim Management

Beverly Hospital, Keynote Speaker

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Bay, Interim Management

City of Long Beach Homeland Cultural Center, Interim Management

CF Dance- Dancing Angels Program, Strategic PLan

Culture Shock LA, Strategic Plan & Board Development

Fullerton Union School District, STEAM Program Design 

Kern Alliance of Nonprofits, Strategic Planning

Mountain Arts Network, Founder

Outback Studios, Strategic Plan

Riverside Arts Council, Trainer/Correctional Programs

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, Orange County, Keynote Speaker/Planning (3 years)

San Pedro Ballet, Fundraising 

Spotlight Theatre Foundation, Strategic Plan

unusual suspects theatre company, Interim Management

Zhena Folk Chorus, Strategic Plan

Current Clients

501(c)(3)(b)(s) Podcast Producer (ongoing)

Cal Poly Pomona, Instructor, Nonprofit Management Certificate (Jul-Oct)

California Association of Museums, Panelist, Virtual Museums Panel (Feb)

CharityHowto.com, Instructor, Workshops on Program Design (next in Oct)

CSUF Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research/ Summer School for Nonprofits, Instructor, (last year keynote) Capacity Building (Aug)

Cultural Alliance of the Pass, Conference Keynote Speaker (Aug)

Fresno Arts Council /Arts In Corrections, Correctional Program Design (ongoing)

The Olin Group, Executive Coaching, St. Joe's Health Initiative- Victor Valley (Jul-Oct)

TEDx Bakersfield conference producer (Sep)

Utah Community Action Partnership, Poverty Conference Keynote Speaker (Sep)




I heard nothing but rave reviews about your comments, suggestions, and ideas. Thank you for participating, and your experience and expertise!
— Lester Fujimoto, Chief Development Officer, Beverly Hospital

I’m excited for whomever gets to consult with Zoot Velasco next.
— Jennifer Sampson Stewart, Theatre Producer (on Facebook)

Your keynote speech on ‘CBOs in the 21st Century’ was the perfect start to our conference!
— Dr. Susan Cadwalader, CSUF Summer School for Nonprofits