Brett Blyshak has more than two decades of diverse management experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. After practicing law for more than a decade, she redirected her skills to nonprofit organizations. Her nonprofit development, strategic planning and Board relations experience has been realized as both an employee and a highly engaged volunteer with the Support Center for Child Advocates since 1999.
Previously, Brett ran her own management consulting business, working with nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She was also the director of development at Legacy Youth Tennis and Education.
As development counsel for Schultz & Williams, Brett’s clients have included Pennsylvania Humanities Council (Philadelphia), Burlington County Historical Society (NJ), Grand View Health Foundation (Sellersville, PA) and Greenwood House (Ewing, NJ). She has also served as interim head of development for Peirce College (Philadelphia) and development counsel working with S&W’s integrated development, fundraising and marketing team on behalf of the Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia).
Brett graduated cum laude from Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. She also has a law degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and a certificate in nonprofit administration from Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania. She lives with her husband in Medford, NJ, and Wolfeboro, NH, where she serves, respectively, as treasurer to the Medford Democrats and secretary of the landowners’ association.