Meet Our Team

Proven business experts who drive change and transformation for communities in need.

Executive Team

  • Toni Maloney

    Toni Maloney



    Since helping found Bpeace in 2002, Toni has created opportunity for more than 1,000 business people to share their skills and lift communities in need. Before downshifting her strategic marketing consulting business--The Maloney Group--to lead Bpeace as CEO, Toni held executive positions at American Express, Ogilvy, and McCann-Erickson.

  • Marla Gitterman

    Marla Gitterman

    Chief Program Officer


    Marla manages Bpeace’s portfolio of Fast Runner entrepreneurs in Afghanistan, Guatemala and El Salvador. Prior to joining Bpeace in 2005 as its first full-time employee, 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.

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Board Chair

  • Mark Fleming

    Mark Fleming

    Board Chair

    Longacre Advisors LLC

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

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Board of Directors

  • Kate Buggeln

    Kate Buggeln

    Business Growth Strategist

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

  • Randy Browning

    Randy Browning

    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Randy is PwC's Global Advisory Markets Leader, where he is responsible for Advisory's global consulting horizontals, brand, markets strategies and analyst relations. Randy actively involves other PwC partners, managers and associates as volunteer experts in the Business Council for Peace. As volunteers, PwC professionals have had positive impact on more than 60 Fast Runners businesses.

  • Karen Vander Linde

    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.

  • Liz Wald

    Liz Wald

    Entrepreneur & Adventurer

    Liz has spent over 20 years building global marketplaces, with a career spanning the early days of AOL and Etsy to the recent explosion of crowdfunding at Indiegogo, to marrying innovative techniques with artisan heritage in the contemporary fashion industry. Currently, she is following a passion and exploring the booming craft beer industry in the US.

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Executive Council

Ann Callison
Athena Katsaros
Barbara Bylenga
Carole Vaporean
Cathy Giffi
Cynthia Fisher
David Montieth
Donna Fleetwood

Drew Crail
Gita Patel
Jamie Mittelman
Janis Grover
Johnna Hobgood
Jordan Browning
Khatera Sahibzada
Laura Fedoryk

Lauren Leland
Laurie Chock
Lisa Dubin
Liz Philippe
Mojdeh Barros
Monica Sanz
Nazifa Danishgar
Peter Laird

Rachael Rho
Rena Fried
Sabra Richardson
Sachal Lakhavani
Stephen Kulovits
Susan Heaney
Susan McPherson
Vicky Cox