WHO WE ARE

OUR TEAM

We’re a passionate team of social impact nerds. Our experience is the fuel, our collaboration the vehicle. If you’re ready to chart new paths and discover new trajectories, climb aboard. All systems go.

We’re
all over the map

While our roots are in Boston, we’re spread across the country as a fully remote team and represent a range of experiences and backgrounds.
  • 71% of our team members are Women
  • 35% are Minority
  • And 100% are a blast to be around

THE TEAM

Rich Maiore

CEO

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Mayor of New York, International Olympic Committee, Coca-Cola, US Telecom, Reading Is Fundamental

INSPIRATION:
Four year old Alex Scott, whose lemonade stand has raised over $200 million so far for pediatric cancer research. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson who wears a t-shirt under his uniform that reads “No one cares. Work harder”. Humility, hunger and hustle.

Melanie Newell

President

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
National Park Foundation, American Airlines, Make-A-Wish America, March of Dimes, Roark Capital

INSPIRATION:
Seeing the world through travel, connecting over a great meal, fearlessness, brands working to move the needle on social issues, my family

Jenn Debarge-Goonan

Senior Vice President

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
lululemon athletica, Ben & Jerry’s, Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, Bosch Community Fund, The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation

INSPIRATION:
Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Greta Thunberg, Glennon Doyle

Suzanne Pace

Vice President

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Samuel Adams, Angry Orchard, Truly Hard Seltzer, Samsung, Fresenius Kidney Care

INSPIRATION:
My family and especially my fearless kiddos who dream big, kindness, people who help others, Lake Winnipesaukee, New England beaches, Rose', and pizza. Always pizza.

Deidre osei

Senior Account Director

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Mattel: Barbie, PeaceLove Foundation, Alex and Ani

INSPIRATION:
My Jamaican upbringing where I witnessed inequalities firsthand, my close-knit family, the thrill of exploring new cultures through travel, and a deep appreciation for brands dedicated to positive global impact.

Drew Yukelson

Account Director
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Bleacher Report, Thumbtack, Samaschool, Upwardly Global, International Rescue Committee, ESPN, Nike

INSPIRATION:
Niurka Meléndez and Héctor Arguinzones who, after arriving in the United States as asylum seekers from Venezuela, founded Venezuelans and Immigrants Aid (VIA) to help displaced people adapt and integrate into New York City quickly and safely.

Julia Broudy

Senior Account Manager

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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
The Make-A-Wish Foundation, ViacomCBS, ESPN, Activision Blizzard

INSPIRATION:
As the only girl in an all boys baseball league, I am inspired by Jen Welter, the first female coach in NFL history. She is changing traditional gender stereotypes and is a voice for girls around the world.

Meghan Vogel

Senior Account Manager
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
First Republic Bank, Cradles to Crayons, United Way

INSPIRATION:
Making connections with strangers while traveling (you always hear the greatest stories when you have the courage to strike up a conversation!), being on top of a mountain, live music, and a stellar first bite of food.

Jennifer Robinson

Account Specialist
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
March of Dimes, PKD Foundation, KMBC-TV

INSPIRATION:
The wonder, joy, perseverance and boundless energy of my 3 exhausting children. Trying things that push me outside of my comfort zone. (and maybe scare me a little) Cherished people that just make life better. Kindness not because it's called for, but because it's possible. Making a difference where and when it matters.

Leesa Coyne

Creative Specialist
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Bosch, T-Mobile, Timberland, Berklee College of Music, Degree

INSPIRATION:
Nature, creative office spaces, a better world and life through design.

Ariana Aguero

Marketing Manager
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Ornami Skincare, Quickbase, TJX Companies, Sexual Violence Prevention Association

INSPIRATION:
Any and all forms of storytelling and art (especially musical theatre!), my family -- my parents in particular -- being in nature, and looking up at the leaves..

Michael Fields

Digital Specialist
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
coming soon!

INSPIRATION:
coming soon!

Kelly Faville

Account Specialist
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Make-A-Wish Foundation, IKEA Foundation, Western Union Foundation, Kind Foundation

INSPIRATION:
Simple unprovoked acts of kindness - a friendly smile, a door held open, a warm greeting from an unfamiliar face. The kindness of strangers is a powerful reminder that we are all connected.

Ryan Odibo

Social Impact Intern
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EXPERIENCE SNAPSHOT:
Arcesium, MIT, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia21


INSPIRATION:
My mother and grandmother: They both worked tirelessly to ensure that my future was bright - I owe all of my success to their sacrifices, economic development in underserved communities, the potential to pay it forward.

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