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Ari Betof

Engaging with Nonprofits to Drive Change

Address: Brookline, MA, US

Established as a Boston area organizational sustainability consultant, Ari Betof, EdD, has extensive senior leadership experience. Collaborating closely with nonprofit and educational organizations and teams in instituting organizational change, Dr. Ari Betof works to implement transformation that boosts fundraising, bottom-line capital allocation, and growth capacities.

Dr. Betof excels in understanding team dynamics and realigning senior administrative structures in ways that achieve organizational sustainability. He has successfully overseen the design of a 360-degree feedback process that fostered greater team cohesion and transparency. He also worked to set in place staffing changes that relied on a combination of external hires and internal promotion.

Having lectured in his field of expertise at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Dr. Ari Betof draws on successful turnaround experience. Dr. Betof was able to address a longstanding financial deficit situation through revenue growth, expense control, securing more than $1 million in philanthropic commitments from a major donor group at New Garden Friends School. Working with Boston University Academy over a three-year period, he helped boost enrollment significantly and achieve a goal of increasing effectiveness of diversity student recruitment.


Organizational Sustainability Consulting LLC


Jul 2018 - Present

Boston University Academy

Head of School

Jul 2015 - Jun 2018

New Garden Friends School

Head of School

Jul 2013 - Jun 2015


University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education


Aug 2005 - May 2011

Guilford College Honors Program


Aug 1998 - May 2002

George School

High School Diploma

Aug 1994 - Jun 1998