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CRAIG POWELL
CHAIRMAN
President & CEO, MOTUS, LLC
Craig is a software and Internet executive who has built companies from inception to industry leadership positions as well as consolidating assets to create growth platforms. Craig currently serves as the President & CEO of Boston-based Motus, a company that delivers efficiencies to the mobile workforce by capturing, automating, and integrating vehicle reimbursement, personal-use of fleet vehicles, T&E expenses and CRM entries. Previously, Craig was the CEO of ConnectEDU, which experienced 200% (CAGR) revenue growth, established long-term profitable contracts, amassed more than 20 million proprietary student records, serviced over 5,000 K-12 districts, colleges and universities, 130,000 employers, and secured numerous state-wide deployment contracts under his leadership.
DON CROSBY
VICE-CHAIRMAN
Former Senior Vice President of International and Corporate Human Relations, McDonalds Corporation
Before retiring Don Crosby served as Senior Vice President of International and Corporate Human Relations at McDonald’s Corporation. Don started as a manager trainee in 1975 after serving in the Marine Corps. He oversaw McDonald’s home office HR division and the development of international HR strategies and plans in support of the achievement of the company’s overall corporate strategies. He served for four years in the United States Marine Corps and took business administration classes at Broome Community College. Mr. Crosby also served as a Director of Society for Human Resource Management Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the six Chicago Ronald McDonald Houses.
PAMELA BRADEN
PAST CHAIRMAN
President & CEO, Gryphon Technologies
P.J. Braden is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Gryphon Technologies, LC, a premier engineering and technical services firm providing support to National Security and Coalition Forces. Gryphon is a company that has grown to over 700 employees and $100M in annual revenue since being founded 15 years ago. It was ranked Deloitte Consulting’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 for Maryland as one of 500 fastest growing defense companies in the nation, and was hailed by Washington Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work.”
PHIL BRONSTEIN
CO-FOUNDER
Executive Chairman, Center for Investigative Reporting
Phil Bronstein was named executive chair of the board of The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) in April 2012, when the organization merged with The Bay Citizen. Bronstein joined the CIR board in 2006 and became board chair in 2011. Previously, Bronstein was editor-at-large and director of content development for Hearst Newspapers. Before that, he was executive vice president and editor-at-large of the San Francisco Chronicle, after serving as the newspaper's editor from 2000 to 2008. Bronstein was editor of the San Francisco Examiner, which merged with the Chronicle in 2000, from 1991 to 2000. He is also a 1986 Pulitzer Prize finalist for his work in the Philippines.
GEORGIA GILLETTE
AT LARGE
Vice President, Points of Life Foundation
Georgia is currently the Vice President for Corporate Initiatives at Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit committed to expanding and strengthening volunteerism. At Points of Light, Georgia leads A Billion + Change, a national campaign that has inspired 2,500 companies and their employees to do more than $2B worth of skills-based and pro bono volunteer work. She collaborates closely with businesses of all sizes to help them strengthen their service initiatives. Previously, she was the Senior Director of Marketing at Teach For All, where she built the marketing and communications functions for a global network of independent organizations dedicated to improving education in over 30 countries.
TODD KOETJE
TREASURER
Managing Director, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Todd Koetje is a Managing Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the investment banking division of SunTrust Banks, Inc (NYSE: STI), one of the nation’s largest banking organizations. He has served as one of the leaders within SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s Leveraged Finance division for the past 17 years, currently acting as Head of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Leveraged Finance practice.
ROBERT J. O’NEILL
AT LARGE / CO-FOUNDER
(SEAL), Leadership Speaker, Former Team Leader at DEVGRU
Rob O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time with 52 honors, including two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars with Valor, a Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, three Presidential Unit citations, and two Navy/Marine Corps Commendations with Valor. He was a team leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, and held combat leadership roles in more than 400 combat missions in four different theaters of war. A highly-trained Navy SEAL, he’s led the military’s most elite and was involved in our nation’s most important campaigns. With most of his career shrouded in a classified cloak, O’Neill was the man on the ground we have never heard of but know exists.
ROB ROSANIA
AT LARGE
Founder & Lead Visionary, Maximus Real Estate Partners
Rob Rosania is leading the creation of a new paradigm in urban living in the San Francisco Bay Area with Maximus Real Estate Partners, the region’s fastest-growing real estate investment and development company. Maximus is transforming Parkmerced, which is currently more than 3,200 apartments, into an urban eco-neighborhood of nearly 9,000 apartments over a 20-year span. Noted for its innovation in urban design, the Parkmerced Vision plan received the highest architectural honor bestowed by the American Institute of Architects. Prior, Rob was CEO of Stellar Management, the most prolific renovator of apartments in America’s urban gateways, including NYC, San Francisco and LA.
JEFFREY J. CLARKE
CO-FOUNDER
CEO Kodak / Former Chairman, Orbitz Worldwide
Jeff Clarke is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Eastman Kodak Co. Prior to joining Kodak, Mr. Clarke was a Managing Partner of Augusta Columbia Capital Group LLC (formerly, Augusta Columbia Capital), a private investment firm he co-founded in 2012. He served as Executive Chairman of Travelport Inc. and as the Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. from June 2007 to April 10, 2014. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer at CA Technologies (formerly, Computer Associates Inc., and CA Inc.) and was the Vice President of Global Operations at HP where he was integral in the planning, negotiations, and execution of the merger of Compaq and Hewlett-Packard.
DAN MOSCHELLA
AT LARGE
VP of Finance, FOX Sports Media Group
Dan Moschella is the Vice President of Finance for the FOX Sports Media Group. In his current role, Dan oversees finance for several businesses under the Fox Sports umbrella including the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports College Properties, and the Fox Sports Digital group. Prior to FOX Sports, Dan spent 15-plus years in the media space at Geffen Records, Paramount Pictures, The Universal Music Group, and Yahoo! Several years ago Dan discovered his true passion and personal mission in serving those that have served. He is the proud son of an Army heavy machine gunner who fought in the Korean War as a Paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division.