Bobbe A. Luce directs ONEplace @ kpl, a nonprofit management support organization (MSO) offering Opportunities for Nonprofit Excellence in Kalamazoo County. The center opened in March, 2009, and operated by the Kalamazoo Public Library. Prior to joining the library in October, 2008, to develop ONEplace, Bobbe worked with the nonprofit sector through her communications, graphic design, writing, photography, and fund development consultancy and small business since 1981. In addition, she has served as executive director of two nonprofits, adjunct instructor, trainer, special needs counselor, and in board leadership roles of many nonprofits. She earned a MS in Counseling and Education through the Teacher Corps and Oakland University.
David Holmes is the regional training coordinator for the Foundation Center - Cleveland, and has provided training and research assistance there since February 2005. He was previously employed as a program officer for the Stocker Foundation in Lorain, Ohio, and as the director of grants and prospect research at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio.