Children's Home Society of America
Marlo Nash is the Managing Director of Children’s Home Society of America. Nash combines multi-faceted leadership talents with her passion to work with others to achieve big wins over intractable problems. She has a career history of energizing new levels of individual, organizational, and network-level accomplishments, especially during periods of transformation and growth. She is a consummate change maker and collaborator.
CHSA’s commitment to cross-sector collaboration aligns well with Nash’s track record of successful collaboration on major initiatives and campaigns. Her leadership at national and state levels spans nearly three decades. She has held executive leadership roles at United Way Worldwide, Voices for America’s Children, and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, where she worked closely with congressional offices to help shape the Family First Prevention Services Act. She has contributed her knowledge of both early childhood and child welfare systems to elevate the need to address the high rate of young children entering the child welfare system. As a consultant, she works with organizations to develop results-based plans for shifting systems and culture to focus on well-being and collaboration, advance trauma and resilience sciences into policy and practice, and secure federal pandemic relief funding in support of early relational health for infants and toddlers. Her client list includes YMCA of the USA, the BUILD Initiative, Futures Without Violence, Maryland Philanthropy Network, Potts Family Foundation, the Coalition for Family and Children’s Services in Iowa, among other child and family-focused organizations around the country. As a volunteer, she is an advisor to the board for the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice (CTIPP) where she co-founded the National Trauma Campaign