"I founded EFS because of the satisfaction I receive advancing the mission and vision of nonprofit organizations. I believe that all nonprofits regardless of size or length of time in operation, can benefit from professional guidance, and I intend to make my firm accessible to all groups seeking assistance."

Edward F. Swenson III, President


EFS is led by principals Jennifer Shropshire and Edward F. Swenson III. They are joined by Associate DeDe Chirgwin Brown.

Jennifer Shropshire brings nearly 30 years of management and fund-raising experience to her work. A puzzle-master, Jennifer is skilled at juggling and integrating data — the world of information, ideas, numbers and relationships. Analytical strengths combine with an ability to collaborate with a wide spectrum of staff and volunteers. Jennifer has consulted with more than 150 different nonprofits, intervening during periods of opportunity, crisis, transition or change. Jennifer earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania after working in development for several years at the Walnut Street Theatre. Jennifer is civically involved as a volunteer leader. She is on the board of both Presbyterian Senior Living and of Cathedral Village, an affiliate of PSL. She was a long-time board member of the SUNY Oswego alumni association and currently serves on the Oswego College Foundation board. She was a long-time board member and President of Rebuilding Together Philadelphia.