Georgalu Swoboda, MAM, MS, is the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri. In the past, she has provided management consulting and other services to public and nonprofit agencies by planning/leading events, conferences, leadership programs, and fund raising. She has over thirty years of nonprofit administration and program experience. Previously Georgalu was an Equal Opportunity Specialist directing the operations of the Phoenix Women's Commission and the Human Relations Commission for the City of Phoenix, Arizona. Additionally, she was a Program and Management Consultant over seven Mid-Western states for the National Board Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). She was also Executive Director of the San Antonio YWCA and other smaller YWCA’s in Dallas and Public Relations/Field Director for Camp Fire in Fort Worth.
Georgalu is currently a part-time instructor of a graduate level course at Walden University entitled Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising. She and her husband, Dale, have written a textbook entitled Managing Non-Profit Fiscal and Financial Operations that will be published in the fall of 2008.
Georgalu has three adult stepdaughters and one granddaughter plus a son that is in college. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, tennis, and camping. Of course she and Dale also enjoy the time they spend with Tre, their Little Brother of three years. Their favorite activities so far include anything outdoors.