Nonprofit Providing Health Care for Vulernable Populations Appoints Interim Leader

Nonprofit Providing Health Care for Vulernable Populations Appoints Interim Leader

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Joan Greatrake McBride has started as the Interim Development and Communications Director of the Achievable Foundation.


The Achievable Foundation is changing the face of healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For the past 20 years, the Culver City, California-based nonprofit has worked continually to respond to the evolving needs of their community.


Joan said of the engagement, “Third Sector Company has provided me with quality continuing education in transitional management for more than 15 years. My position as Interim Development and Communications Director with Achievable marks my fourth interim engagement through TSC. The Achievable Foundation provides health care to community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities, along with other vulnerable populations. I am honored to support this critical mission through my interim role.


Joan is an award-winning fund development professional who was named Third Sector Company’s 2015 Interim Executive of the Year and AFP Orange County’s 2020 Outstanding Professional Fundraiser.


Joan Greatrake McBride, CFRE, FAHP, MBA has nearly 40 years of experience in fund development and is also a graduate of Third Sector Company’s Interim Executives Academy. A fundraising generalist, Joan brings an extensive portfolio of skills and knowledge to nonprofit organizations. She is recognized for a high level of productivity, strong organizational skills, excellent follow-through, ability to meet deadlines, and a cooperative and diplomatic management style. She has managed fund development programs for a variety of organizations, from health care to the arts, education to human services.


All of the Third Sector Company community sends our best wishes to Joan and our thanks to the leadership at the Achievable Foundation for putting their trust in the people, teachings and programs of Third Sector Company that have served nonprofits over the past 20 years.


The Achievable Foundation mission is to provide high-quality, integrated health care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and other vulnerable populations. Over the years, their programs have addressed financial, social, developmental, wellness, and healthcare needs. With a new focus on healthcare, they have created a new and unique model of care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.


Third Sector Company and the graduates of Interim Executives Academy are available to provide vetted, highly-trained nonprofit interim executive leadership. From the training and experience at Interim Executives Academy, the graduates can provide a series of protocols and deliverables to ensure a successful interim leader engagement. They will also have access to mentorship and coaching through our community of interim leadership professionals.


If your nonprofit is preparing for a leadership transition or succession planning, contact us today.

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