Meet The Staff: Elizabeth Medina

October 8, 2015

Meet The Staff: Elizabeth Medina

Elizabeth Medina comes from over 16 years of experience in nonprofit organization management, which she is able to utilize well here at First Nonprofit Group. She originally joined First Nonprofit as a Program Assistant to assist Vice President Cecilia Piazza. Now, in her current role as Business Development, Elizabeth is in an inside sales position and is excited to be helping nonprofits around the country save significantly on their State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) costs.

Prior to working at First Nonprofit, Elizabeth received a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from North Park University and she attended Northeastern Illinois University. She then heard about First Nonprofit Group because she used to be employed at a nonprofit organization that benefitted from our unemployment programs. Now, she is thrilled to be helping even more nonprofits around the country save money that can be put back towards their missions. “I believe in our products,” she states. “We all win: the member, the state association, and First Nonprofit,” Elizabeth continued. “First Nonprofit is truly able to help all of the parties involved.”

Outside of the office, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her 23-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter. While she was born and raised in Wicker Park, a western neighborhood of Chicago, Elizabeth now enjoys living in the south Chicago suburbs close to 4 of her siblings, where she is able to spend quality time with her family.

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First Nonprofit has saved us so much money over the state’s program. We had one little glitch with the state recently and we contacted FNP immediately. FNP staff called us back immediately and moved to remedy the problem.

WI Council of Religious & Independent Schools (WCRIS), Madison, WI

First Nonprofit has been a great partner. They have helped us saved hundreds of thousands of dollars! They have awesome resources for our nonprofit organization. Thanks for the partnership.

Community Care Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Life is certainly busy these days but having business partners like First Nonprofit has made some of the process hassle free. We have worked with this team for years. When we changed payroll systems, they outlined every step. I think this team is terrific and I know they get the job done! Thank you, Cruz, to all the team at FNP.

Gulfside Healthcare Services, New Port Richey, FL

FNP has helped our agency to save thousands of dollars every year on our unemployment coverage. The service is phenomenal, and we are thankful to their team as our partner. My experience working with Marshall on the advocacy around UE for nonprofits was also a highlight as someone who teaches advocacy and lobbying for nonprofits. Really, your whole team is top shelf, so thank YOU!

Advancing Academics, Turtle Creek, PA

Chicago Children’s Theatre has greatly benefited from our partnership with First Nonprofit, and I have always enjoyed working with the staff on our filings and any complicated questions. I would not hesitate to recommend First Nonprofit to fellow nonprofits. We’re very happy customers.

Chicago Children’s Theatre, Chicago, IL

FNP is a great resource for Daniel Kids. To have a TPA that we can count on to take point on not only managing our unemployment claims, but to support and guide any protest hearing, is invaluable. All the professional support staff we have worked with have been excellent, very knowledgeable and responsive. We are grateful for the help and support, thank you.

Daniel Kids, Jacksonville, FL

When I first began in my position at my organization, I hadn’t had experience working with a company like FNP. The staff was so patient and helpful in helping to explain the benefits of First Nonprofit. Anytime I reach out with a question I receive a quick, clear, and thorough response. I’m so thankful that we decided to partner with FNP. Their excellence in customer service, coupled with their variety of packages frees us up to truly serve our staff and community with a peace of mind knowing that our organization is protected against unanticipated unemployment insurance expenses.

Homes of Hope, Chicago, IL

First Nonprofit gets an A+ in my book. You are so easy to work with & very knowledgeable! Whether it is my quarterly correspondence with Kim or my random interactions with Dawn about a bond … I am so pleased that I get to work with such a helpful company. Thank you!

Women's Choice Network, Pittsburgh, PA