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Pisgah Consulting was created to serve the nonprofit community and organizations by helping them focus on their core strengths. We want you to reach your highest potential.
Randy Gorod
Founder and President

Randy spent many summers in Western North Carolina, near Pisgah National Forest. Pisgah, the Hebrew word for peak, comes from the Bible. His interest in the nonprofit world began there, but he didn't realize it at the time. He now works to help you and your organization reach your greatest potential.


Randy has years of theoretical and practical experience in program development and creation, organizational development and fundraising. He is passionate about helping the small and medium nonprofit.


Randy has learned great development work through his past with the Jewish Federation, Emory University and numerous other organizations. He is very involved in the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serving as Chapter President and on the International level as a Mentor and Diversity Task Force member.

Joel Berger
President, Business Strategy

Joel Berger has been in Jewish communal work in South and Central Florida for 30 years.  Joel recently completed his tenure as CEO of the Rosen JCC in Orlando and before joining the JCC, 

He has served as Executive Director to Temple Israel of Greater Miami, Beth David Congregation of Miami and Beth Torah in Aventura.


Most recently, Berger was a founding member of The Collective, a consortium of over 300 non-profits in the Orlando Area.  Joel has also served two years as the President of the Florida Association of Synagogue and Temple Administration, which offers its professional members networking, education and training activities.   


Joel is a guest speaker on a wide variety of industry topics. Adept at managing multiple projects, leading cross-functional teams, and driving program success across functions. Strong relationship building, decision-making, communications and problem solving capabilities. Excellent knowledge in areas of human resources and employee benefits.

Joel Focuses on 6 Key Core Areas (LASTIC) in turning around non-profits:

- Leadership
- Adaptability
- Sustainability
- Technology
- Innovation
- Collaboration

An alumnus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Berger holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance and a BS in Management/Management Information Decision Systems.

“We're a small and growing consultancy. We look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your goals, develop solutions - and realize them! So what are you waiting for, let's meet" 

Randy Gorod, President, Pisgah Consulting