Leadership

James Brobyn

James Brobyn

Founder & CEO | Board Member

  • Former Executive Director of the Travis Manion Foundation, rated 4-Stars by Charity Navigator.
  • Co-Founder of CauseEngine, which provides on-demand capacity building for the Modern Nonprofit.
  • US Marine with multiple combat deployments; Purple Heart recipient and former Top Secret/SCI security manager
  • B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania in NGO and Non-profit leadership
Mackenzie Padell

Mackenzie Padell

Chief Operating Officer

  • Former health care director with extensive experience leading diverse teams in dynamic environments
  • Led and implemented transformation of primary care for top-tier integrated health system
  • Founder of 31Heroes Project
  • MS in Healthcare Policy & Management, Carnegie Mellon University.
Chris Geisert

Chris Geisert

Chief Marketing Officer

  • Nearly 30 years of marketing experience from agency to startup, most recently CMO of Lockpath, enterprise risk management software
  • Spent 5 years as Director of Brand Promotions and Sponsorships for AOL managing programs around CPG, sports, charitable, and leveraging AOLTW assets.
  • Obtained Series 7 and 63 certifications while Managing Director of Tradebot Ventures