My road in life took a while to figure out.
Stayed in my little college town for love.
Happened into a job where I learned about trading mortgages from really smart people.
Moved to LA when both the job and the relationship failed.
Took myself and my cat 3k miles to DC with a "two year plan" to work in finance at Fannie Mae.
Made a bunch of money and friends...and fell in love.
In 1999 finally had the guts to jump out of the corporate world.
Found that my business and leadership skills were transferable to certain nonprofits.
In 2003 met the founder of GlobalGiving. 10+ years later I'm still livin' the dream....
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Chief Business Officer

Connect companies to awesome grassroots nonprofits around the world.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Working with Others

Day to Day

I work with the most amazing team of people committed to having a positive impact on the world. We work with companies that are committed to providing their employees with ways to exercise their desire to do good in the world. We also work with nonprofits in 144 countries that are making a difference for people in their communities.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Bring an openness to the idea that nonprofit land is not inferior to the business world.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You should go take an operational job. Sales doesn't seem like your thing."