ABOUT US

A FEW WORDS FROM US

Grow Your Non-Profit helps non-profits and private foundations grow by providing consultative services for strategic planning, fund raising and executive leadership. Our firm strongly believes in big picture thinking and have the mindset of running your nonprofit like a business.  


For nine years, Grow Your Non-profit has earned a reputation for exceeding client expectations, delivering projects on time and budget, and yielding a return on investment. Let us help you scale your non-profit today. 

OUR PROFESSIONAL TEAM

Work with Consultants you can trust!

Tamika Seaotn, MSM

President & CEO

A Los Angeles native, Tamika has more than 14 years of experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She has held positions as executive director, planner, and public relations officer.


Tamika holds a master's degree in management from Hodges University, graduating Cum Laude, received a fundraising certificate from the University of Indiana Lilly School of Philanthropy, is a graduate of Leadership Collier, and currently serves as a board member with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Collier-Lee Chapter and is a Hodges University Board of Trustee.


Tamika is pursuing a certification to be designated as a Certified Fund-Raising Executive. When she is not working, Tamika enjoys resourcing furniture and interior decorating.

Darrel Peters, MBA

Technology Director

Darrel was reared in Montclair, New Jersey, then moved to Richmond, Viriginia to develop his career in technology. He is experienced in project management, software analysis, and systems integration and administration.


Darrel prioritizes workloads and manage client projects to optimize stellar results. He helps clients adapt effectively to rapidly changing technology while possessing the ability to keep them calm. Darrel has held positions as a cyber security systems engineer and infrastructure manager. He holds a master's degree from Colorado Technical University in Cyber Security Policy and has a CompTia Security certificate.


Darrel enjoys speaking at conferences involving technology and cyber security, and advocating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for young adults.

Myrtle October, MPA

Business Development Director

Born in Florida, reared in New York, Myrtle has more than 12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She earned a master's degree in public administration and a certificate in non-profit management from Barry University. Myrtle also holds a management certificate and a bachelor's degree in human resources from the University of Phoenix.


As the business development director, Myrtle identifies opportunities to expand the profile and reach of GYN and its brands. She leads sales, develops and strengthens external relationships that will lead to increased lead generation and market share, and fosters an entrepreneurial growth culture.

Dr. Kimberly R. Hudson, Ed. D.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director

A North Carolina native, Kim has a combined 19 years of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion training, program administration and development, classroom instruction, lesson plans and student assessments in conjunction with state learning regulations. She earned a Doctor of Education, Education Leadership, Administration and Policy from Pepperdine University.


Kim is a certified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion specialist, Global Career Development Facilitator, and Florida Clinical Educator Trainer. As the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director, Kim provides diversity, equity and inclusion training for clients in-person or virtually to efficiently and effectively promote organizational mission, vision values, strategic plan and the organization’s commitment to diversity and leadership development.


In her spare time, Kim enjoys writing motivational and self-help books, spending time with friends and family, and giving back through serving as a member of the Collier County Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and The Kiwanis Club of Naples.

Sydney Lenora

Administrative Coordinator

Syd is a Los Angeles native who migrated to Southwest Florida in 2003. She is a quick study skilled in social media, marketing, events and organization.

Syd is a graduate of South Fort Myers High School and is currently studying fire inspection. She is responsible for supporting GYN's administrative team to help them stay organized and complete tasks that allow them to focus on growing our clients' nonprofits.


Syd is instrumental in organizing meetings, greeting office visitors, and composing documents on behalf of the team. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her dog Zeus.