Building On was developed by Jodi Wilinsky Hill to provide project based consulting services to socially conscious businesses, nonprofit organizations, coalitions and cross-sector alliances, supporting entities with compelling missions to maximize their reach – to be bold.

Building On sees both the big picture and the detailed pieces of the puzzle. We embrace complexity – sort out challenges, create clarity, offer solutions and amplify impact.

Build on: go from where you are to where you really want to be – and beyond!

Passion and Values

Jodi brings to Building On her life’s passion for equity and access – a deeply held belief that everyone deserves loving care; safety, shelter and food; and top notch education and health care. A level playing field matters.

Big Thinking

Thinking big and figuring out how to get there are also key Building On values. Building On holds an unwavering belief in and commitment to strategy and actions that maximize resources and impacts.


Clients also benefit from Building On’s connected thinking, and relationships with myriad resources, people and organizations. Collaboration and Partnership are always in view.

Building On Strengths

According to the Gallup Strengths Assessment, Jodi’s top 5 strengths are: Ideation, Strategic, Futuristic, Individualization and Achiever. Ask her about these for more info!

Experience and Education

Building On builds on Jodi Wilinsky Hill’s education, work, and volunteer background:

Non-profit start up, management, scaling and merger (Parenting Resource Associates, COMPASS for kids, Imajine That COMPASS Training); workforce development; Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Trauma Therapist; Educator, Fundraiser, Change Agent

The Wesleyan Fund: Chair, Vice Chair ($16M annual fund); Fessenden Cares: developed and managed community social service network; SADS Foundation: Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Training initiatives; Womenade Boston

Jodi earned a Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BA from Wesleyan University.

Let’s Talk

My focus is broad and I am most interested in working with great organizations and great people. Building On has a big tool kit – and a lot of value added relationships.

I would love to have a conversation with you about any potential projects – and your dreams – and what might be getting in the way of achieving those dreams.

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting” – Paulo Coelho

My very best, Jodi

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