Meet the Team

Debbie DiVirgilio
President

Debbie DiVirgilio is the President of the Faith Based Nonprofit Resource Center. Her professional credentials include:

Licensed Standards for Excellence Consultant

Certified Governance Trainer through

BoardSource

Grant Professional Certified

Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader

Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional

Debbie has more than 25 years of experience serving in the nonprofit sector. Over the past fifteen years, Debbie has acquired more than $48 million in grant funds to support the needs of individuals and communities. Additionally, she has worked with numerous organizations to help them raise funds using a variety of fundraising methods to support their work.

Debbie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences from Wilmington University and a Master’s Degree in Non-Profit Management from Regis University. From 2008 until 2016, Debbie served on the Board of Directors of the Grant Professionals Association. As President of the Association for four years, she led the organization through a critical transition period. Debbie is also a certified coach, teacher and speaker with The John Maxwell Team.

In addition to her work, Debbie is an active volunteer for several community-based organizations including her local church.

Debbie lives in northeastern Maryland with her husband and golden retriever.
In everything she does, Debbie is committed to helping others maximize their potential and live out their God-given hopes and dreams.

Emily Bell 
Client Care Manager

Emily Bell is responsible for caring for our clients and is also a consultant for the organizations we serve. As the Client Care Manager, Emily ensures that each individual who contacts us or needs our support receives personalized attention. Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Studies and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Wilmington University.

In her spare time, Emily loves watching Disney movies and singing Broadway tunes. Emily lives in Delaware and enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband.

EmmaGayle Cohen
Administrative Assistant

EmmaGayle is working part-time with the Faith Based Nonprofit Resource Center while she attends school at Cecil College.

She is responsible for administrative tasks as well as data entry. 

Kate Flack
Grant Writer

Kate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies from Millersville University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Crown College.

Kate is responsible for grant research and grant writing for the Faith Based Nonprofit Resource Center.

She lives in Northern Maryland with her husband and six children. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, geocaching, cooking, and traveling.