Practical Wisdom for Nonprofit Leaders


 Thought to Action


Governance & Boards

  • Board Workshops & Trainings
    • Understanding Roles and Responsibilities
    • Models of Board Leadership
    • Working Effectively with the Executive Director
    • High-Performance Boards
  • Individual Consultations with Board Chairpersons
  • Board Assessment
    • Recruitment
    • Onboarding & Training
    • Performance & Process Improvement

Ethics: Developing Ethical Leadership & Organizational Culture

  • Workshops & Training for Teams & Organizations
  • Individual Consultations & Coaching



Phone: 856.834.0506

John M. Bradley

University of Notre Dame Law School
J.D., magna cum laude

Saint Joseph's University
B.S, Management, cum laude

John has served nonprofit organizations as a trustee, lawyer, fundraiser, and manager. He currently teaches Law of Nonprofit Organizations at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a Licensed Consultant through the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

As an attorney, John has counseled large and small nonprofit organizations. He previously worked as a litigator for an international law firm and took particular pride in representing refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

John has also overseen fundraising as a director of advancement, created and directed retreat and service programs, and served on boards of directors and advisory boards.

John brings his experience as a teacher and retreat facilitator to design processes conducive for bringing about organizational change, learning, and advancement. Due to the varied positions that John has held within charitable, educational, and religious organizations, he understands the importance of incorporating diverse perspectives when developing mission, structural, and strategic clarity.

He regularly gives presentations about ethical, legal, and governance issues to nonprofit organizations, churches, and nonprofit service providers. His recent article, Empowering Employees to Prevent Fraud in Nonprofit Organizations, was published in the Cardozo Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal.