Ben Bisbee | Founder + Principal
I'm a dreamer, a doer, a madman with focus.
I'm the good kind of dangerous.
I support most of the day-to-day client consulting needs and proudly set the focus and direction of Rhinocorn's vision and purpose as a nonprofit industry leader.
With over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit industry building successful and award winning community and development programs for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes, I have been proudly contracted to solve problems, create national fundraising and volunteer platforms, and mentor leaders through new or difficult challenges nationwide.
And I love a challenge.
The best nonprofits on the planet are not successful because of their staffing or budgets, but by their spirit and engagement architecture. So I see myself as a very spirited program architect who not only wants to see others succeed but absolutely exceed their own goals.
Beyond my professional merits, I'm also a proud husband, LGBTQ, Native American, pet owner and animal advocate, author and idealist.
Kathy Murdoch-Wisniewski, CVA | Director of Education
Kathy is the head of all things informational and educational for Rhinocorn, helping to direct and curate the team's larger vision and influence with blogs, articles, tools and resources. She is also the Executive Director for 31st Century Nonprofits.
With over a decade of volunteer, event and organizational operations experience in the nonprofit sector, Kathy has a keen eye for what makes things not only amazing, but considered valuable and sustainable by key stakeholders. She's also a well established industry writer and expert, a Certified Volunteer Administrator, and has an array of global event planning and management experience under her belt, allowing her to not only offer a worldly viewpoint, but create future-forward visions.
Joe Takacs | Chief Operating Officer
Joe manages most of the day-to-day operations, accounting, and management for Team Rhinocorn.
He has over a decade of experience in client management and organizational operations with a strong focus on social/electronic media, client services and business strategy. He has a mosaic background working in high-level pharmaceutical communications, helping to run operations for the nation's largest animal welfare organization, and managing clients and operations with several national tech start-ups and leading international communications companies.
Clay Smalley | Junior Project Associate
Clay coordinates and conducts implementation and research for several of Rhinocorn's special program, client, and administrative projects.
He has experience with the on-the-ground aspect of non-profits through his time as an international volunteer. He is currently a senior student of economics at the University of Akron and aspires to be a thought leader for future generations. Clay is learning to navigate the intricacies of the nonprofit world and is excited to be an important part of team Rhinocorn's growth and success.
Rachael | The Research Raccoon
More than just an adorable face, Rachael has been working side-by-side with Ben for over a decade as one of the best and most effective visual devices possible.
Involved in many of of the presentations and educational experiences with Rhinocorn, Rachel helps to support the simple idea that everyone's individual professional and nonprofit experiences are unique. And as unique, may need additional exploration or research when applying new ideas, methodologies and strategies. So when someone sees Rachael in a presentation or on a document, they know it's ideal to consider additional thoughts or research for their own professional goals.