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Sarah Olivieri, MPS: Nonprofit Digital Strategist & CEO

“I live to help people make a bigger impact and I thrive when creating certainty in dynamic environments.”

Sarah has over 13 years of experience working on the web and over 16 years of experience working in and leading nonprofit organizations. She co-founded the Open Center for Autism in 2005, served as the deputy director of the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, and executive director of the Helping Children of War Foundation. Sarah received her BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures, studying in Spain, Tanzania, and Cuba, and finally moving to Japan to teach English. In 2009 she completed a master’s degree in humanistic and multicultural education at SUNY New Paltz. She is the co-author of Lesson Planning a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students with Special Needs (AAPC Publishing). At PIVOTGROUND Sarah is on a mission to help nonprofits increase capacity, deliver better programming, attract more funding, and hopefully make the world a little better.

We have built a global team of individuals and other digital agencies ready to deliver on one cohesive digital strategy

Our team consists of individuals and other digital agencies who have specialized expertise in particular areas of the digital world, but they all have a few things in common:

  • They are passionate about helping nonprofits fulfill their missions
  • They are ready to take on new challenges unique to nonprofit organizations
  • They are ready to work together as a united PivotGround team to bring to life one cohesive digital strategy
  • They are true experts in their feild

Written Content

Anansi Content Solutions lead by Sayata Gabriel,  Written Content Strategist“I live to catalyze positive change and personal empowerment. I thrive when I am bringing clarity to people or situations via compassion.”


We have a handful of designers we love working with and who think our process is awesome. When we need top level UI/UX, we team up with Heartbeat Agency ,“They create scalable design systems driven by a deep understanding of how users interact with interfaces. ”

Data & Analytics

Marc Hewitt is our master of data. “Across all platforms we plan what and how data will be collected, monitor it, and analyze it to make predictions, model potential actions, and drive your strategy into the future.”

SEO & Online Advertising

We work with two different agencies who specialize in search engines online advertising because keeping up with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Google and online Advertising like Google Adwords require unique expertise and constant learning to stay up to date with the latest capabilities and requirements.

The Web Dev Team

Web Service Consultants lead by Ali Asgar Arif,  Full Stack Web Developer“Hi team of 20+ specialize in PHP, .NET/ASP.NET, Adobe Flex, Open Source, Cloud Computing, Databases, Social Network APIs and mobile application development for iPhone, iPad and Android”

Social Media

bSocial is a full service social media marketing agency that develops custom programs and loves working with nonprofits.

OUR PLEDGE TO YOU: When we work together you’ll have a digital strategy that furthers your mission plus an experienced team to implement that strategy so you can stay focused on what you do best.

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