tory dietel hopps
Tory Dietel Hopps is the Managing Partner of Dietel Partners. She manages portfolios for clients with both domestic and international interests. Tory works closely with the Dietel Partners team to define strategy for clients and identify grantee and funding partners. She also provides assistance to grantees with their strategies, resource development and capacity building needs. Tory engages in field building in the areas of interest to her clients. She is dedicated to working to improve dynamics between the funding and grantseeking communities and takes a humanist approach to her work.
Prior to joining Dietel Partners, Tory had a 25 year career in nonprofit management, nonprofit resource development and governance with a particular focus in education and health and human services. She was trained by BoardSource as a nonprofit governance consultant and was a principle of Turning Point Consulting, which focused on strategic planning and organizational capacity building in the nonprofit sector.
In addition to her career in the nonprofit sector, Tory was co-founder of RockHopp Partners, a company that developed materials for parents and children, which received the Teacher’s Choice Award and Parent’s Choice Award.
Tory currently serves on the Board of Directors of Health Care Without Harm, the National Advisory Board of Wholesome Wave, the Development Committee of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in Uganda and Chairs the Advisory Board of 2B Design an award-winning social enterprise based in Cambridge, MA and Lebanon.
Tory is a graduate of the Emma Willard School and the University of Vermont. She is the mother of two grown children and lives in Maine with her husband and loves the great outdoors, dancing and travel. Tory has travelled to more than 30 countries. At heart, she is a networker and strives to inspire others to lead a life of purpose and to support solutions-minded colleagues.