Board Member Connect Announces New Nonprofit Board Placements for 2017

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 17, 2017 — Board Member Connect, the nation’s leading board recruitment firm for nonprofit organizations proudly announces its newest placements. Congratulations to all!

St. Joseph Preparatory High School (Boston, MA)

  • Stuart Williams, Senior Vice President, Private Markets, eVestment
  • Jennifer Santos, Senior Corporate Counsel, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Center for Family Support Foundation (New York, NY)

  • Alison Provost, Founder & Chairman, Diginary Holdings, LLC

Heaven on Earth (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Eunice Hwangbo, Co-founder/Chief Marketing Officer, Zero Slant
  • Katie Ioffe, Media Director, Mattel, Inc

Helping Restore Ability (Arlington, TX)

  • Charles Van Duyne, Chief Medical Information Officer, USMD Health Systems
  • Suzanne Greever, Regional Vice President, United Surgical Partners International, Inc.
  • Dean Alverson, President, CHRISTUS Health
  • Michael Reiswig, President/CEO, OCI Holdings

Town Cats (San Jose, CA)

  • Gina Damiano, Legal Counsel, EngageIQ
  • Laura Reed, Corporate Counsel, Thresher Communications & Productivity, Inc.

Triage Cancer (Los Angeles, CA)

  • John Vernagus, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, YP Holdings
  • Megan Antonelli, Chief Executive Officer, HealthIMPACT Forum
  • Majid Abai, Managing Director, Concepts Rise

Youth Mentoring Connection (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Joey Carson, Founder/CEO, Ex Nihilo

Bethesda Lutheran Communities (Watertown, WI)

  • John Osland, Co-founder/Board Member, Gravity Investments Inc. & Gravity Capital Partners, LLC

Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley (San Juan Capistrano, CA)

  • Ian Pullan, Vice President and General Manager, Monarch Beach Resort


  • Seema Kumar, Vice President – Innovation, Global Health & Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson

Easterseals (Nashville, TN)

  • Steven Deckerd, Senior Vice President, Store Operations, Dollar General

Gift of Adoption

  • Randi Friedman, Compliance, Employment & Litigation, Vonage

Orthopaedic Foundation

  • George Lewis, President and CEO, sam Sport

Pierce College Foundation (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Hollie Choi, Executive Director, IT, 20th Century Fox

Play Like A Girl (Nashville, TN)

  • Miriam Washington Kendall, Senior Director, Under Armour
  • Leigh Holt, CEO and Founder, Redjett

Pacific Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Joseph Garland, Managing Partner/CEO, Centennial Harvest Group

Tutoring Chicago (Chicago, IL)

  • Karishma Patel Buford, Global Head of Talent Development & Diversity, Groupon
  • John Kruper, Chief Learning Officer, Sykes

About Board Member Connect
Board Member Connect is the leading board recruiting, search and placement firm that has matched professionals with nonprofit organizations since 2010. They specialize in placing top-level business executives on local, national and international nonprofit boards. For more information, please visit

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