Jeffrey Franco
CEO and Founder

Jeffrey Franco has nearly 25 years of experience in leading and managing  a large scale nonprofit, and providing strategic consulting, business development and change management for both corporations and nonprofit organizations. In addition to leading Camino Consulting, Jeffrey also serves as Adjunct Professor at American University where he designed and currently teaches  a graduate class in nonprofit management.  


Jeffrey served as Interim Executive Director and Vice President of City Year Miami after serving over 10 years as Executive Director of City Year Washington, DC. Under Jeffrey's leadership, City Year Washington, DC tripled the size of its staff, tripled the number of schools served, and quadrupled the number of students served.  Since his arrival at City Year, Franco more than tripled the organization's fundraising capacity from $2.3 million to $8.6 million.

Directly prior to joining City Year, Franco served as the Director of Global Business Development and Project Manager at Voxiva, a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Associate Director of Marketing and Sales at Corporate Executive Board, and a Consultant at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group.

Outside of his professional work, Franco was named 2013 American University Kogod School of Business Alumni of the Year, is an alumnus of the Aspen Institute Socrates Program, and is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Greater Washington. He graduated with a B.A. from Fairfield University, and has both a Masters in International Affairs and an M.B.A. from American University. Franco is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, enjoys traveling, has completed 5 marathons and an Ironman triathlon, walked the 500 mile Camino de Santiago  in Spain in 2013 and completed the 150 Mile Annapurna Circuit in Nepal in 2017.


Building a Personal and Professional Brand

Jeff Franco, CEO of Camino Consulting Group, discusses strategies in personal and professional brand building as the keynote speaker for Korn Ferry's Staff Retreat. 

October 25, 2022

Challenges Nonprofit Leaders Face

Jeff Franco, CEO of Camino Consulting Group, discusses some of the most common challenges that nonprofit leaders face and how to address them in this interview with the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland from September 16, 2020.

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Jeff teaches Nonprofit Management and Leadership in the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy

For those looking to advance their careers but don't want to complete a full Master's program, the UMD nonprofit management certificate may be a great option.