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 nonprofit director, founder, and blogger. I serve as the executive director of TACSC, a nonprofit cultivating leadership among Catholic middle and high school youth. I founded and co-chaired the The Spiritual Care Guild

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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. I started my corporate career at AT&T

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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 operations strategist and mother of two, with a business degree from San Francisco State.  Throughout my 17-year career, I have established a reputation as a transformational leader who is driven by challenge,

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I am currently an MBA student at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, I worked as a product manager at Globality, Inc., a technology marketplace focused on B2B

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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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Our Advisory Team

Supervising Producer, Scripted & Unscripted Television

Communications and Media Professional



Podcast Host and Author

Project Manager, DS-Interpretation, Inc.

CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley

Margaret Emery

Actress and Producer


Research Analyst at Global Family Research Project

Assistant Director of Advancement at the Rivers School

VP of Programming at the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester

News Anchor, NBC Boston

Executive Director, Meyers Learning Center

Senior Trust Advisor, Northern Trust

Recruitment Support Contractor

President, LightWerks Communication Systems, Inc.

Community Relations Manager at Lexus Stevens Creek



Heather Simpson


Digital Marketing Consultant

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

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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

Valley Foundation
Consigli Foundation
California Community Foundation
Boston 10

The Tucker Family

Other Supporting Organizations

Boston Central
Southern California Grantmakers