"When a raft full of people is plunging through rapids, it is vital that every oar and every person is actively contributing to every turn."

- Dr. Charles A. Montorio-Archer

Dr. Charles A. Montorio-Archer, ESQ., MPA

Advocate | Nonprofit Leader | Speaker | Author

Dr. Charles A. Montorio-Archer is a lawyer, author, speaker, adviser, entrepreneur and researcher, the co-Founder and former CEO of The THRIVE Network, and now the President and CEO of One Hope United.

One Hope United is a multi-state nonprofit, operating in Florida, Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin, that creates opportunities for children and families to live life without limits by providing early education, foster care, adoption, counseling, residential and other support services.

His enthusiasm about advocacy, community development, business sustainability and policy reform has led him to receive a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Public Policy. He has successfully maneuvered the delicate balance between dedication to mission, the need for bold entrepreneurial initiatives, and the application of sound business management. He is now bringing this tenacity to a broader agenda that integrates ideals, leadership, governance and policy.

Montorio-Archers’ third book, Everybody Paddles: A Leaders Blueprint for Creating A Unified Team, is an international best seller providing a management model focused on reaching strategic alignment and accelerating organizational change through respect, collaboration and leadership.

In addition to his service on countless Boards, Montorio-Archer presented two TEDx Talks entitled “The Friendship Clause” and “IDENTITYphobia,” remains a Forbes and Huffington Post contributor and has been featured on television, radio, print and other media outlets.


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Dr. Charles A. Montario Archer Video
DiversAbility: Reflections on The THRIVE Network's People Who THRIVE Cocktail Fundraise Industry Rules: The THRIVE Network Double G Sports: Former New York Giant, Howard Cross, Among The THRIVE Network Honorees Times Square Chronicles: A Beautiful Night at The People Who THRIVE Cocktail Fundraiser Brooklyn Reporter: Kings of Kings County crowned at 2016 Networking and Awards Ceremony Bullock Consulting: Developing as a Leader with Charles Archer Rob Harter: Charles A. Archer, The THRIVE Network Podcast Harold Arnold, The Pursuit of Influence: Leadership in the Trenches with the THRIVE Network’s Charles A. Archer Social Lifestyle Magazine: The THRIVE Network: Everyone Paddles at the Same Time NY Non-Profit Media: CEO Corner: Charles A. Archer TEDx Talk: The Friendship Clause | Charles Archer | TEDxOcala My Social Good News: THE FIGHT FOR ALL! Disability Community Stands Up to the Voiceless Political Discourse Social Lifestyle Magazine: The Leadership Blueprint Huffington Post: Travel Tips For Those With Disabilities Forbes: Struggling To Drive Online Donations? Here Are Five Ways To Incentivize Huffington Post: It’s Time to Re-Focus America Forbes: Six Rules For Success From The Social Sector Huffington Post: “Injustice Anywhere Is Injustice Everywhere.” In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These 3 Sharp Chicago Duos Are Some of City's Most Stylish
NY Non-Profit Media: NYN Board Con Panel Huffington Post: How Authentic Is Your Leadership? Huffington Post: Consensus Culture – Leadership Insights for Success Industry Rules: Charles A. Archer Huffington Post: Author Biography Forbes: Six Tips To Keep Board Members Engaged And Motivated Huffington Post: Black History Month: Our Time of Reflection, Rejoice and Recommitment to Effect Positive Change Forbes: Overcoming A Tight Budget: Five Ways Nonprofits Can Best Use Their Resources Brooklyn Reporter: Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce honors local leaders at Black History Month Celebration Huffington Post: Celebrating National Disability Month Huffington Post: Your Apologies Are Not Needed. Overt Racism Is Still A Problem Forbes: Fundraising: What You Can Learn From Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign Forbes: Revenue Streams: Five Tips On How To Fund Your Next Project NY1 New Yorker of the Week NY1 New Yorker of the Week (THRIVE segment kicks off at 45:29) Huffington Post: Embracing A New Perspective: National Autism Month - PBS NewsHour: How these new Sesame Street and Power Rangers characters are changing Hollywood’s portrayal of Autism Community Journal: Autism Acceptance on TV & the Big Screen with New ‘Power Rangers’ Movie Huffington Post: Autism Diagnosis – Tips To Assist With Diverse Symptoms John Williams Interview HBCU Grad Charles Montorio-Archer Is The First Black CEO Of Chicago’s One Hope United
Huffington Post: Lessons Learned – 7 Insights on Leadership Forbes: Five Talent Management Tactics To Beat The Skills Shortage Forbes: Six Changes Nonprofits Should Prepare For Under The Current Administration Forbes: Five Big Fundraising Mistakes Your Nonprofit Should Avoid Forbes: Writing A Grant? Seven Smart Tips To Keep In Mind Forbes: Want A Big-Name Partner? Take These Five Steps First TEDx Talk: IDENTITYphobia | Charles Archer | TEDxWoodBridgeHigh Huffington Post: Making Friends - Back 2 School Huffington Post: ABC’s and IEPs Huffington Post: The Importance of Respite Huffington Post: Be Your Own Advocate CUNY Baruch College Spotlight Huffington Post: Teaching Money Management Huffington Post: Emergency Planning Forbes: Six Effective Ways To Help Build Risk Leadership At Your Nonprofit Forbes: Six Useful Tips For Nonprofits To Keep Marketing Automation Personal Forbes: Nine Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Community Engagement Forbes: Five Tips On Improving Email Deliverability In Nonprofit Fundraising Efforts Huffington Post: A Person-Centered Approach The Advocate: A Gay Entrepreneur's Letter to His 8-Year-Old Self Huffington Post: Building Consensus With The “Everybody Paddles” Concept Huffington Post: Leadership and Advocacy

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