A dedicated nonprofit executive with more than 25 years of experience creating opportunities for families with low incomes, strengthening communities and working for a more just and equitable society, Natallie Keiser previously served as senior associate for community economic development and neighborhood transformation at the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In that role, she spearheaded the organization’s community development strategy in Atlanta and applied a racial equity lens to issues like affordable housing and commercial development, most notably in the recently redeveloped Pittsburgh Yards® neighborhood in southeast Atlanta.
Prior to joining the Casey Foundation, Natallie operated a community development consulting practice specializing in strategic planning, project management, fundraising, interim leadership and board governance. Before founding Keiser Consulting, Natallie served as chief of staff and interim CEO at Resources for Residents and Communities (RRC), a nonprofit community development corporation focused on housing development, property management, homebuyer and financial education, and community building. Previous roles have included supervising national microenterprise development projects for the Association for Enterprise Opportunity and guiding the United Way of Greater Atlanta’s strategy in microenterprise and workforce development.
Keiser holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and is a graduate of the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership. Currently, she serves on the advisory boards of Enterprise Community Partners and Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership.