Joni J. Byun, Senior Strategist, has more than 25 years of strategic communications, consultation, and project management experience. She started her career at a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles’ Koreatown and brings her expertise in diverse community organizing to campaigns reaching marginalized and underserved communities. Joni provides consultation on campaigns to build capacity, promote access, and engage diverse audiences on health, environmental, economic, and social justice issues. Prior to joining the Center for Nonprofit Management, Joni was the Senior Vice President of Nakatomi & Associates, a communications firm that strives to empower people and organizations to deliver on the promise of improving lives for social good through communications. Clients included educational institutions, government agencies, nonprofits and foundations, and corporations. She enjoys helping clients share their stories for greater leadership and representation. Joni earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of California, Irvine.