Martha Pritchard Spear MBA

A nonprofit professional and community leader who is inspiring and focused, with vision and heart.  

View of Lake Placid

Over 7 years of experience
Consulting In the north country

Martha focuses on helping small, rural non-profits to build relationships, raise more money, develop their boards of directors and plan for the future.

Client List

  • Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation
  • Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
  • AdkAction
  • Brigid Project
  • Essex County Arts Council
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Fuller Center for the Adirondacks
  • Green Goddess Natural Market
  • Homeward Bound Adirondacks
  • Lake Placid Sinfonietta
  • Literacy Volunteers of Clinton, Essex & Franklin Counties
  • New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA)
  • North Country Ballet Ensemble
  • North Country Creamery
  • Northern Lights School
  • Paul Smiths College
  • Saranac Lake ArtWorks
  • Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce
  • Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association
  • Shipman Youth Center


Martha Spear was wonderful to work with. She is very organized, efficient, and a pleasure to talk with. Her excellent work on our Case for Support and fundraising plan gave us a solid basis for the eventual growth of our organization to an independent nonprofit entity
Nina Schoch
“…[Martha’s] workshop was really well organized from the moment we sat down, and run in such a way that everyone attending felt at ease and free to receive the information, brainstorm and ultimately discuss the topics at hand. Martha’s is informative with a clear and concise delivery of the needed information. Each participant walks away with more knowledge than before and written material. I subsequently started working one-on-one with Martha… We are tackling issues that a discerning outside consultant can see much more clearly than those of us involved in the day to day operation of our organization. I would recommend working with Martha–it’s a really worthwhile investment!
Alice Schonbek