MEET THE TEAM

Rebecca Rubin

Owner, Principal

Owner and principal Rebecca Rubin has worked with community based and public sector organizations since 1995 that have focused on education, health and human services, and arts and culture. She works with clients in Los Angeles and across the country. Wide Sky Consulting was founded primarily as a capacity building firm–one that provides professional and specialized manpower–to serve organizations that lack the resources to bring a project or concept to fruition.

Rebecca received her Masters in Public Policy from the University of Southern California where she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar.  She holds a bachelors degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Marianne Kulikov

Consultant

Marianne Kulikov is a nonprofit executive with 10 years of experience in fundraising and management. She was Executive Director of a leading human services agency specializing in rescuing food to feed homeless and extremely low-income families and individuals in downtown Los Angeles through the onset of the pandemic, and previously as the organization’s Development Director for four years. Now, she now supports the advancement of small- to medium-sized nonprofits focused on health and human services, education, environmental, youth development and literacy through grant writing and capacity-building. She earned her certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy — Indiana University in 2016; completed the intensive, 18-month Developing Development Program through Executive Service Corps of SoCal; Project Grantsmanship through The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles; and graduated from Chapman University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Linda Tobey

Consultant

Linda has over 35 years of experience working with national, regional and local nonprofits including ​Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Jackson Park Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Prevent Child Abuse America, Saint Xavier University, The Chicago Urban League, Think Cure (Los Angeles Dodgers), United States Veterans Initiative, and healthcare services for economically disadvantaged residents throughout the state of Nevada. Experienced in foundation, corporate and government grant development, grant research, and reporting, she also has an extensive background in major and planned giving, chapter fundraising and capital campaigns. Linda loves working with new clients to help them sustain and grow their services through grant funding.