About Us

Davis East Consulting was formed with the desire to offer the highest quality of social sector management consulting to our clients

We provide them more time to work on their social innovation and charitable programs. From the very first contact with our company, our clients will feel the professional and individual touch that separates Davis East Consulting from competing consulting companies. Our clients appreciate our proactive approach to consulting focused on best practices and stakeholder impact.

We have the knowledge and expertise to support your mission.

Anne Davis-East Has Over 20 Years of Social Sector Management Consulting

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Anne Davis East, CEO

Anne is a forward-thinking, social innovator with more than 20 years experience with nonprofit compliance, board of directors development, ethics training, strategic planning, and managing fund development programs for social service organizations, such as the March of Dimes. Anne’s funding strategies and programs have delivered over $10 million to social service causes to date.

Most recently, Anne served as CEO and Founder of AED Events where she engaged in event planning and management consultancy for social service organizations. AED Events built ongoing strategic relationships throughout the volunteer community and delivered over 100 events with budgets ranging from $10,000 to $600,000.

Anne continues her affiliation with several service and professional development organizations, including: National Association of Business Women, Association of Junior Leagues International, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Meeting Planners Association, Business Civic Leadership Center, AARP Women’s Leadership Circle, Cause Marketing Forum, and Center for Nonprofit Success.

Anne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from William Woods University and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Lesley University.


Terry East Has Over 20 Years of Social Innovation Consulting

Terry East, COO

Terry’s current passion is collaborating with social enterprises, nonprofits, local government and chamber of commerces to develop and implement services that democratize economic inclusion and workforce development.

Over the span of more than two decades, he has facilitated and participated on cross-functional teams developing and launching “what’s next” at organizations ranging from a large Fortune 100 corporation to Internet startups to SMBs to nonprofits. He is uniquely qualified to advise on new service development and implementation.

His involvement in new services development has been instrumental in:
• co-founding a Internet and New Media business unit,
• launching several new small businesses and nonprofit organizations,
• developing dozens of IT product and service lines,
• generating over $4 billion in new business,
• international expansion of business lines,
• securing over $20 million in venture capital,
• forming strategic alliances to create new industry segments, and
• completing mergers and acquisitions to accelerate business growth and presence.

He holds a BBA with emphasis in Computer Information Systems and a MBA with emphasis in Finance from National University.