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I love to design and facilitate all kinds of processess and meetings.
Organizational Assessment
I have helped the Center for Nonprofit Management in Dallas Texas create a new comprehensive organizational assessment process.
Strategic Planning
I use the Balanced Scorecard method of Strategic Planning and Implementation.
Community Organizing
I have formed dozens of neighborhood and crimewatch organizations.

Work experience

Oct 2008Dec 2008

Strategic Planning Consultant

MetroTex Association of REALTORS, Inc.

MTAR exists in conjunction with the Texas Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS, with a mission to serve all members by providing products and services which help members succeed in their business in an ethical and professional manor. MetroTex Association of REALTORS© founded in 1924 as a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization with a growing membership of nearly 14,000 realtors, a staff of 50, and an operating budget of 3.2 million.

Our understanding of your need is to have a professional facilitator to assist the organization in determining strategic goals and objectives for the coming year that will also serve as a framework for decision making and performance monitoring. In addition, assistance in identifying a dashboard of performance measures and targets to determine success in achieving strategic objectives.

 Desired Outcomes

Our understanding of your desired outcomes is an inclusive process that involves the staff and the board. Your desire is that the Board and Staff will gain consensus on

•  Shared vision, mission and core values

•  Strategic goals and objectives

•  Key Performance Indicators (targets and measures)

•  Implementation plan and timeline

•  Framework for decision making and performance monitoring

Jul 2008Dec 2008

Meeting Planner and Facilitator

Career Academy

Jul 2008Nov 2008

Strategic Planning Consultant

Retina Foundation of the Southwest

The Retina Foundation of the Southwest (the Foundation) was established in 1975 by three Dallas eye surgeons, as a charitable, educational and scientific nonprofit corporation.The Foundation is located in Dallas, Texas and has become one of the nation’s premier independent eye research institutions. In fact, the Foundation plays a unique role in vision research in that it bridges the gap between basic science and applied medical practice.

The Foundation has 29 employees, all but four working as research scientists and operates on a budget of $3.8 million. The Foundation operates six research labs and the Southwest Eye Registry to study pediatric eye disorders, macular degeneration, and genetic eye diseases, serving over 2700 people annually, who have been referred by partnering ophthalmologists.

Desired Outcomes

  • A collaborative process that appropriately engages the Board, staff, clients, funders and partner agencies.
  • An comprehensive organizational assessment (Financial, Programs, Operations, Governance & Leadership)
  • A consensus on priority issues, strategic goals, objectives, and specific performance outcomes.
  • A detailed 5-year strategic plan supported by the Board of Directors and Staff.


Roslyn Dawson Thompson

"As always, it's "poetry in motion" watching you work, Bobbi!  Awesome.  The Center, MetroTex and I are all grateful beneficiaries! Onward and upward!"

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About Me

Hi! I'm Bobbi Bilnoski, a national meeting facilitator and management consultant based in Dallas, Texas.

My expertise is in working with industry leaders to design inclusive, consensus based processes to:

  • create a strategic plan for the future,
  • launch a team project,
  • facilitate a collaborative project
  • design dynamic leadership retreats
  • develop stakeholder inclusionstratgies

I bring a unique perspective and experience in community building for the nonprofit sector. A good understanding of group dynamics, master facilitation skills and a passion for helping people enables me to assist leaders in tapping into the power of participation to achieve success and bottom-line results.