Advisory Board

Nat Stone - Certified Marketing Research Professional, Government of Canada
Nat Stone, Certified Marketing Research Professional (CMRP), is currently responsible for outreach and knowledge management at the Public Opinion Research Directorate of the Government of Canada. Previous to that, he was a consultant at… read more
Rafael Alcaraz, Ph.D. - Director, Advanced Analytics , The Hershey Company

Rafael Alcaraz is the Director of Advanced Analytics in the Business Insights group at The Hershey Company. Currently he leads the Global company's ROI accountability efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the marketing… read more

Dr. Greg Allgood - Director, Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW), Proctor & Gamble

Dr. Greg Allgood is Director, Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW), at Procter & Gamble and Senior Fellow in Sustainability. He leads P&G’s efforts to provide safe drinking water in the developing world using PUR… read more

Ted Baehr - Founder and Publisher, Movieguide
Ted Baehr is Founder and Publisher of Movieguide® and Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission®, as well as a noted critic, educator, lecturer, and media pundit. His life’s purpose is to be used of God to… read more
Charles Best - Founder,

Charles Best leads, a website where every public school teacher can be a change-maker, and any citizen can be a philanthropist.  At, public school teachers post classroom project requests, and donors… read more

Howard K. Brodwin - Founder,
Howard K. Brodwin is the founder of, an online resource for the sports non-profit space. offers a comprehensive guide to non-profit groups, foundations, charities and philanthropic… read more
Murli Buluswar - VP Insight and Innovation (I&I), Farmers Insurance

I&I, a newly created internal analytics strategy consulting group, is inculcating science driven decision making into an organization that has achieved great success on the backbone of its sales force. Murli has been brought in to… read more

Bruce Burtch - Founder, The Cause Marketing Catalyst
Bruce is a nationally-recognized cause marketing catalyst. He helps for-profit and nonprofit organizations develop win-win partnerships which maximize their strategic marketing and fund development. Clients have included the American Red… read more
Richard Canny - CEO, Think

Richard Canny was appointed CEO of Think in October, 2008. He joined Think as President and COO in August 2008.

His deep automotive experience includes 25 years with Ford Motor Company, including key leadership roles as… read more

Bob Foulon - Founder, iCalibre

Bob Foulon is an experienced marketing insight professional who has led multi-national and integrated insight teams in driving successful business results, including Windows 95, the most successful product launch in Microsoft’s… read more

Paul Freedman - producer-director-editor-writer,

Paul Freedman began his film career as an editorial assistant for television commercials. As an editor and director, his list of commercial credits spans a decade. Paul has also cut entertaining title sequences for feature films such as… read more

Patricia Funderburk Ware - President and Chief Executive Officer, Shiloh International Productions

Patricia Funderburk Ware is President and Chief Executive Officer of Shiloh International Productions, Inc. a company providing marketing and technical assistance services in the areas of media/entertainment, health advocacy, and… read more

Mary R. Galinkski, PhD - President, Malaria Foundation International

Dr. Mary Galinski is a Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where she has been establishing an International Center for Malaria Research, Education and Development (ICMRED). Her… read more

Patty Goldman - VP of eBusiness, March of Dimes

Patty Goldman is Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the March of Dimes. Her responsibilities include all areas of marketing the organization and building and marketing e-business projects. She focuses on exploring how… read more

William Guyton - President, World Cocoa Foundation
Bill Guyton is the president of the World Cocoa Foundation, private sector, non-profit organization supporting farmer outreach as well as environmental, health and educational programs. Currently, Bill oversees regional public-private… read more
Jim Gwaltney - President, J Gwaltney and Associates
Mr. Gwaltney spent 35 years in numerous Senior Level Executive positions within Ford Motor Company in Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance disciplines. He is an Executive Leader with Operational and Strategic Experience at all levels… read more
Scott Hillstrom - Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, The HealthStore Foundation

Scott D. Hillstrom, J.D., is founder and Chairman of The HealthStore Foundation. Mr. Hillstrom is a U.S. based entrepreneur and business/legal advisor. Prior to co-founding The HealthStore Foundation® in 1997, Mr. Hillstrom served for… read more

Sylvester John - Senior Vice President, International, Students In Free Enterprise, (SIFE)

Sylvester’s directive as the head of SIFE International is to lead SIFE’s activities in over 40 countries especially focusing on governance, organizational capacity, program management, financial sustainability and country… read more

Kay Keenan - Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Kay Keenan became the Vice President, Marketing and Communications, at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in 2007. In this position, Keenan is leading a broad-based marketing effort aimed at significantly increasing donor and volunteer… read more
Ted London - Professor, William Davidson Institute/Ross School of Business University of Michigan

Ted London is a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy and poverty alleviation.  Over the past two decades, his work has taken him to over 70 countries across the globe. In addition to research activities, Professor… read more

Bruce Nasby - Executive Vice President, Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE)
Bruce A. Nasby is the Executive Vice President for Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE). He
brings to the organization over 30 years of service to the NGO sector. His involvement with youth, education, and business advocacy based… read more
Trevor Neilson - Founder and President, Global Philanthropy Group

Trevor has advised a number of the world's leading philanthropists, including Bono, Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, and Sir Richard Branson, and has been involved in the creation and implementation of many of the world's most… read more

Lisa Nitze - Vice President, Global Engagement Team, Ashoka

Lisa Nitze is Vice President for the Global Engagement Team at Ashoka, facilitating connections between social and business entrepreneurs around the world. She spent more than a dozen years as a consultant, often developing public-private… read more

Chris Norwood - Founder and Executive Director, Health People

Chris Norwood is the founder and Executive Director of Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute, New York’s largest peer educator-based AIDS and chronic disease prevention and education community organization.
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Shari Novick - Founder & CEO, PLANET Sur

Creative business thinker, branding leader and innovative strategist. Shari identifies new markets, tells powerful brand stories and takes ideas from concept to visualization and implementation. She founded PLANET SUR to create… read more

Myrlia Purcell - Co-Founder,

Starting with an idea and a captive software engineer, Myrlia developed what is now the world’s top celebrity charity news site. Her creative, artistic and fearless approach to inspiring philanthropy have attracted a dedicated and… read more

Ruth A. Salinger - Co-founder, President, Salinger Group, Inc.

Co-founder, President, Salinger Group, Inc., Gloucester, MA - consultant to developing nation companies desiring to do business with American companies. Co-founder, President, The Greeley Foundation, Concord, MA -  with four major… read more

Steven Clay Schiller - VP of International Marketing, The Hershey Company

Steven Schiller has recently joined The Hershey Company. Key areas of global focus for his new role include advertising/media, promotions, packaging and brand identity, ethnic marketing, internet and emerging technologies and… read more

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