Christian Dame, Interim Executive Director

Christian Dame serves as Revels’ Interim Executive Director.  Chris has more than 40 years of experience in managing nonprofit organizations, businesses and government through periods of change.  He has successfully led multiple non-profits in growing and excelling while also proceeding with the selection of permanent leadership.

He has been the Interim Executive Director for many different kinds of organizations including a major homeless veterans’ shelter, social service agencies with multi-million-dollar budgets, a regional nonprofit housing development agency, and a child care center.  Chris lead the establishment of Rhode Island’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence, and he has consulted nationally on start-ups, governance, executive coaching, turnarounds, program administration, strategic planning, succession, and a host of other transition challenges.

A frequent guest speaker at industry conference and a certified professional mediator, Chris has a master’s degree in city planning from Harvard University and completed the Third Sector New England Interim Executive Directors training program.

In his spare time:  Chris is also an experienced international mountain climber and photographer.
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