Judy Perlman has worked as a nonprofit CEO in greater Boston and, nationally, as a consultant assigned by HUD to help communities throughout the US to strengthen their services and strategies to address homelessness.
In 2019, her collaborations with Pear Associates include working on projects related to strategic planning, helping social service agencies prepare for major state procurements, and winning approved-vendor status to facilitate city-level stakeholder engagements.
Erin Cunha is a nonprofit consultant collaborating with nonprofit leaders to increase capacity through hands-on support and consulting services. Erin’s work focuses on annual fund strategy and implementation, grant writing and management, fundraising event planning, prospect research, and database management. Areas of expertise include independent schools, veteran service organizations, human services and special education, and elderly services. Erin holds a BA in Sociology from Framingham State University and an MS in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy from Bay Path University. Erin and her husband, Jon, live in Plymouth, Mass with their two young daughters and two rescue dogs.
Deb Beck is Chief Creative Rabbit at BigBunny Marketing and Pear Associate’s graphic design partner. Through BigBunny Marketing, Deb’s creativity combines design with strategy in both print and electronic media. In addition to supporting Pear Associates clients Amoskeag Health and UMass Medical, BigBunny Marketing has executed communications and design initiatives for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Fenway Community Health, among other clients. Deb has served on numerous professional panels, think tanks and creative collaborations and recently served on the Leadership Board of the MetroWest Chapter of the Polka Dot Powerhouse as the Social Media Director; where she helped to create brand standards and social media presence for this fastest growing chapter of this global organization.