The Team

The Team

Meet Our Team

We are PGK

PGK is a movement, and like all movements it is made up of many people, many faces, and most importantly, many giving hearts. A few of the most involved are shared below, but we are grateful to every single person helping us along in this journey to create #GivingKids.

Our Staff

Our Board


I am the founder of PGK and a life-long student of the nonprofit sector, having received my Master’s of Management and Social Policy from the Heller School at Brandeis University and a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University.

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I am a marketing leader with more than 20 years of experience in various industries from consumer packaged goods/food to non-profit and e-commerce.

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I am a UX Research leader with 17 years of experience and am currently Head of Research at Amazon Seller Services. I have been in UX Research leadership roles at Walmart eCommerce,

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With a degree in Business Administration from Boston University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, I started my career in high-tech operations, then transitioned to higher education,

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I am an entrepreneur, real estate investor, speaker and teacher who is passionate about teaching kids the skills and traits they need to lead happy empathetic lives.

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I currently lead partnerships, career support, and finance for Stride Funding, an edtech startup dedicated to expanding access to higher education through student-centric financing and end-to-end academic and career support.

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I am a strategy and business development professional with over 14 years of experience in consumer packaged goods and management consulting.  I am currently part independent consultant

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I am a business strategy and analytics professional with a lifelong passion for youth mental health and education. I started my career in management consulting at The Parthenon Group

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Our Advisory Team

Supervising Producer, Scripted & Unscripted Television

Executive Director, Consigli Foundation

Manufacturing Systems Analyst at Accenture Industry X.0


Senior Manager, Partner Marketing Operations at Nutanix

Podcast Host and Author

Project Manager, DS-Interpretation, Inc.

CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley

Margaret Emery

Actress and Producer

Assistant Director of Advancement at the Rivers School

VP of Programming at the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester

News Anchor, NBC Boston

Owner/Founder/Producer, BRCA Production, LLC


Recruitment Support Contractor

Becky Primmer


President, LightWerks Communication Systems, Inc.

People Associate at SmugMug


Heather Simpson


Independent HR Consultant, Board Chair Boys & Girls Club of Venice

Senior Social Worker, Dept of Veterans Affairs

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Our Sponsors

Thank You!

There are many individuals and organizations who make our work possible. We are incredibly grateful for all the support provided in ways large and small that allow us to connect kids to causes. Thank you!

The Koum Family Foundation

Dr. Anne C. Kubik
& Michael A. Krupka

The Tucker Family

Other Supporting Organizations