Harvey Tillipman is an innovative executive who has an impressive track record of visualizing and implementing successful business opportunities, even in struggling organizations. In addition to his strong analytical and financial acumen, Harvey empathetically connects with boards, staff, and stakeholders in a way that they feel respected and valued.
Harvey has vast experience in large and small nonprofits, including health care delivery settings where he has served for more than 30 years as the CEO of associations and health and behavioral health care organizations.
As an affiliated consultant with Transition Management Consulting, Inc. (TMC) and as principal and owner of Harvey Tillipman Consulting, LLC, Harvey has provided interim executive leadership to a number of organizations in transition, including, for example, the American Medical Directors Association, and CrisisLink.
Most recently, Harvey served as the President and CEO of the Association of Jewish Aging Services. As an association CEO, Harvey was successful in increasing membership by over 18%, increasing operating revenue by over 30% and added to association cash reserves by over 500%. He designed all marketing material and personally managed all marketing efforts to bring the organization from obscurity to become a well known Washington DC organization, including meetings with the White House staff and partnering on programs and services with other national and international associations.
In his work with health and behavioral health care organizations, including Sheppard Pratt Health System, NORCEN Behavioral Health Systems, Siouxland Mental Health Center & Woodbury County Care Facility, and Hennepin County Department of Mental Health-Retardation-Chemical Dependency, he managed and lead organizations that provided a complete continuum of care, including outpatient, inpatient, day, residential, long term care and at-home care management programs. In these leadership positions he administered organizations and services ranging from $1 million to more than $40 million.
Prior to his executive career, Harvey served as a family therapist and psychiatric social worker, providing treatment and counseling for those with problems of mental health, substance abuse and developmental disabilities.
Over his career, Harvey designed systems of outcome evaluation, created and started new and innovative programs, and consulted with many groups and organizations on topics of management, organization development, strategic planning, financial management and development, personnel development and as a mentor. He has designed and conducted many training sessions for boards of directors, staff, and community groups.
Harvey has also served as an Assistant Professor and Professor Adjunct at the University of Minnesota, University of Iowa and Cincinnati State College. Presently he is Professor Adjunct at the University Of Maryland Graduate School Of Social Work teaching a semester course on budgeting and finance for non-profit organizations. In addition he has presented technical and non-technical papers at many national conferences and meetings. Articles he has written have been published in national and international journals.
Harvey holds two advanced degrees, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Xavier University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.
TMC performed a background and credit check on Harvey in 2013.