MEET OUR TEAM

Proven Business Experts Who Drive Change and Transformation for Conflict-Affected Communities


Leadership

Toni Maloney

CEO

From the onset, Toni differentiated Bpeace with a strategy to focus on Fast Runner small business owners who are in the best position to create jobs for others. Before cofounding Bpeace in 2002, Toni ran a strategic marketing consulting business—The Maloney Group. She previously held executive positions at American Express, and the Ogilvy and McCann-Erickson advertising agencies.

Mark Fleming

Board Chair

A former managing partner at Accenture, Mark has served on the Bpeace Board since 2014 and has traveled to Guatemala and El Salvador to work on growth strategies with 40 Fast Runners in our Central America portfolio. He is also a board director of privately held Queralt and the nonprofit, Harding Land Trust.

Board of Directors

Randy Browning

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

As a partner at PwC, Randy has held several leadership positions, including Global Advisory Markets Leader and US Consulting Leader. Randy actively involves other PwC partners, managers and associates as volunteer experts for Bpeace. As volunteers, PwC professionals have had positive impact on more than 60 Fast Runner businesses.

Ann Callison

Ann Callison

Managing Director, Barclays

Based in London, Ann heads Operations globally for Barclays Corporate Bank, accountable for payments, lending, and trade finance. She previously spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley leading enterprise-wide technology initiatives, including regulatory reform, operations innovation and Agile transformation. Ann is passionate about creating business growth and efficiency through technology and human-centered design. She’s been a traveling mentor to Lebanon, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Zaby Currie

Zaby Currie

Director, Spotify

Zaby is passionate about working at the cross section of tech, music, media and marketplace expansion. An early employee of Spotify, she led its growth through Latin America, built out operations for the Global Artist & Label Relations team, and currently oversees Communications & Strategic Partners in Licensing. Prior to Spotify, she was Chief of Staff for AOL Advertising, and has also worked in artist marketing and management. She is a travel adventurer and enjoys mentoring and leadership development.

Marla Gitterman

Strategic Partnership Advisor

Marla drives Bpeace’s strategic partnerships. Previously, as Chief Program Officer, she managed our global portfolio of programs in Afghanistan, Guatemala, El Salvador and Rwanda. Prior to joining Bpeace, Marla worked as technical program officer at Women's World Banking, where she helped support the development of microfinance institutions in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

Alpa Pandya

Alpa Pandya

Co-Founder of Find Difference

Alpa believes that small business owners are too often the unsung heroes of economic and social advancement around the world. She has parlayed her 20+ years’ expertise to help Fast Runners create jobs in their communities. Alpa is currently Co-Founder of Find Difference, a consulting practice that advises with F100 executives, visionary challengers and award-winning creative teams. 

Angela Scalpello

Angela Scalpello

Leadership Performance Facilitator and Coach

Angela is an accomplished global Executive Coach to C-Suite executives, helping them unlock their leadership power to deliver on their strategic and personal objectives. A former global HR executive, Angela has been traveling to Central American on behalf of Bpeace since 2014, helping Fast Runners build employee engagement, lead with emotional intelligence and develop their organizational capabilities.

Karen Vander Linde

Executive Mentor, Merryck and Co

Karen is a retired PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner who served on the firm’s Advisory global leadership team. Currently she sits on the Management Committee at Merryck and Co, where she is an executive mentor. She regularly travels to Central America to improve the ability of Fast Runners to create strategic frameworks and manage organizational change.

Cindy Warner

Cindy Warner

Executive Consultant

Cindy is a technology executive who has been fortunate to work for brands including IBM, PwC, Salesforce, E&Y and FEDEX. She is committed to helping women to have successful careers in technology and become rising entrepreneurs. She is the past president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology has helped children find forever homes through her work with The Gift of Adoption. 

Liz Wald

Liz Wald

Entrepreneur and Adventurer

Liz has spent 20+ years building global online marketplaces, with a career spanning the early days of AOL and Etsy, to the explosion of crowdfunding and more recently blockchain. Liz consults to, invests in, and/or advises a number of early-stage consumer-facing companies. Areas of expertise include international operations, entrepreneurship, financial planning, market assessment, business development, and team building.

Kate Buggeln

Business Growth Strategist, Ex-Officio Board Director

A business growth strategist, Kate sits on corporate boards including Ascena Retail Group, Five Below, cabi and Noble Biomaterials. Kate has traveled 14 times to advise Fast Runner businesses in Afghanistan, Rwanda and Central America. She is also the catalyst behind our Social Profitability pillar—where Fast Runners commit to go beyond profit, to prioritizing people and planet.

We are recruiting

New Board Director

If you believe as we do, that building economic capacity and jobs is the sustainable way to less violence; if you have a wide business network that you are willing to tap for resources and funding on behalf of our mission; and you are not otherwise overcommitted on other boards, we would like to speak with you. Hover over the image to email us.

Executive Team

Alexandra Salas

Chief Program Officer

Caroline Basso

Chief Admin Officer

Executive Council

Anne-Marie Behrendt
Mike Bento
Lauren Brand
Alberto Brea
Daniel Brox
Barbara Bylenga
Laurie Chock
Richard Coughlin
Victoria Cox
Anne Cramer
Nazifa Danishgar
Bernadette Davis
Lisa Dubin
Claire Farber
Aamna Farooq
Laura Fedoryk
Donna Fleetwood

Maribeth Fox-Chmielewski
Yvette Franco
Jane Gannaway
Sylvia Golbin Goodman
Mark Greene
Amy Hao
Justin Harlow
Wynona Heim
Diana Henderson
Johnna Hobgood
Joseph Howse
Anabell Iglesias
Athena Katsaros
Melinda Kerins
Ruth Kreiger
Jordan Less
Robert McCracken

David Montieth
Jill O'Sullivan
Jose Ortiz
Gita Patel
Sabrina Prince
Rachael Rho
Khatera Sahibzada
Monica Sanz
Max Sather
Angela Scalpello
Derek Shillman
Victoria Summers
Imre Szenttornyay
Tim Teran
Will Townsend
Kate Whiston
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