Meet the Team

Lead Consultants

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


Certified Coach, Teacher & Speaker with the John Maxwell Team


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. In 2019, Debbie completed the course requirements for a Master’s of Divinity from Liberty 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 also serves as the Nonprofit Management and Ministry Department Chair for City Vision University.


Recognizing that strong, effective organizations have strong boards and strong leadership, Debbie works with nonprofits and ministries to develop these resources through trainings, retreats and coaching. She has taken organizations from struggling to thriving from start-up to growing. One of her strengths is her ability to quickly assess the current state of an organization and develop strategies to move the organization forward.

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.