Strategic Organizational and Conservation Consulting


In 2001, MAYES | WILSON & ASSOCIATES, LLC was founded by Carol Mayes and Sara Wilson with a shared passion for conservation, a belief in the importance of non-profits’ contributions to communities, and the conviction that people working together can change the world in positive ways.


Sara became the sole owner in 2012 and leads a team of dedicated associates who share a vision consistent with the pillars Sara established with her co-founder. The MAYES | WILSON & ASSOCIATES’ team advises all types of organizations and non-profits and has specific expertise working with conservation-minded individuals, organizations, and land trusts. Clients span a full continuum from newly founded non-profits to organizations with decades of experience; from government agencies to well-staffed multi-state organizations.



is very easy to work with and

has extensive knowledge

of the land trust world, which

is why we selected them

for our project. We absolutely would recommend



–  Wendy, Freshwater Land Trust