As a consultant and coach with the diverse team at FioPartners, LLC, Carole Ann works in partnership with mission-driven individuals, leaders, teams, and organizations to support purposeful individual and organizational growth.

Fio Partners offers customized consulting and training to nonprofit organizations, foundations, and municipal organizations. Through an information-rich process, Fio Partners supports organizational leadership in making the strategic, and sometimes, difficult decisions to increase their ability to create positive change.


Fio Partners services:

  • Strategic planning & implementation
  • Strategic alliances
  • Customized training to galvanize leadership, teach staff critical skills, and support organizational change
  • Evaluation & research
  • Investment protection to help foundations track their impact



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Carole Ann Penney, CPC

Carole Ann joins the Fio Partners team with an expertise in strategic planning and implementation, systems thinking, and professional coaching for new and mid-level leaders. Carole Ann brings together her skills as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) with her background of over ten years in nonprofit management to support clients’ mission-driven strategy and impact. Most recently, Carole Ann was the Associate Director of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. She has a B.A. in Education Studies from Brown University and holds certifications in nonprofit management & leadership from Tufts University and professional coaching from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC).