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Our Team

Meet the team that makes the magic happen for your non-profit!

Magic Lamp Consulting, Inc.'s mission is to strengthen communities through innovative work with nonprofit partners, helping them attain the financial support needed to fulfill their organization's mission.

A Massachusetts-based, Woman-owned business


Debbi Mallinson

CEO and Founder

Debbi is a nonprofit consultant with two decades of experience in the nonprofit world. She works with small to mid-sized non-profits providing business development services to increase funding, deepen stakeholder relationships, and expand community impact.

Prior to nonprofit consulting, Debbi managed the Information Technology Department for a local Home Health Agency. She has volunteered for a number of non-profits providing grants management, event management, and marketing expertise. She has held a board position for the Women in Development of Central Massachusetts. ​Debbi holds a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. 

Professional Memberships
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
Philanthropy Massachusetts
Women in Development of Greater Boston & Central MA


Ruth Kuria 

Administrative Assistant

Ruth is our talented and multi-skilled Administrative Assistant. Ruth is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. She enjoys practicing meditation and mindfulness to stay alert and productive.


Hannah Hubbard

Development Associate

Hannah is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a minor in Criminal Justice. She has joined our Grant Writing Team.


Esther Ndegwa

Marketing Assistant

Esther is our fabulous Marketing Assistant, utilizing her experience in content creation and social media management. Esther is a graduate of Kenyatta University with a degree in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

Esther creates Magic Lamp Consulting's weekly email and LinkedIn Newsletters. She assists in creating impact reports, annual reports, and client one-pagers.


Kunal Mehta

Financial Analyst

Kunal brings over ten years of financial management experience with him to Magic Lamp Consulting. He has experience working with clients to raise funds to advance their business. Kunal attained a Masters Degree in Business Administration, with concentrations in Finance and Marketing. He recently received a Masters in Finance from Clark University.

Kunal assists nonprofit clients analyzing financial data and ensuring that the program budgets are accurately accounted for in the organizational budget. 


Christian Norton

IT Analyst

Christian joined Magic Lamp Consulting's IT Team from Visions Internships' 2022 Fall VIP program. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer System Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has experience as a technical consultant.

Christian works on Magic Lamp Consulting's systems automation, solving IT issues, and creating and setting up our client portals.


Garrett Mallinson

IT/Financial Analyst

Garrett's experience in Finance and  IT make him an asset to the Magic Lamp Consulting Team. He attended Champlain College majoring in Cyber-Security and has enjoyed participating in local Hackathons.

Garrett has a diverse skillset which range from supporting our Microsoft system, hardware and software setup, providing finance support, and assisting the grants team.


Yihan "Jamie" Wang

Marketing Specialist

Jamie works as a Marketing Specialist at Magic Lamp Consulting, focusing on Digital Marketing. She is completing her graduate degree at Clark University in Marketing Analytics.


Heel Patel

Finance Specialist

Heel is finishing his Master's of Finance at Clark University, while also working as a graduate teaching assistant. His is an experienced account manager with experience in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting. He is pursuing his CPA and cleared the FAR and AUD.


YanJing "Frankie" Wang

Business Analyst

Frankie is graduate student pursuing his degree in Business Analytics at Clark University. His goal of contributing his business analytical skills to create a positive societal change is in direct alignment with the work he is doing at Magic Lamp Consulting!

Magic Lamp Consulting is grateful for our partnerships with the Small Business Development Center at Clark University and EforAll Greater Worcester.