Staff

The buildOn movement is made up of passionate and determined people from all walks of life who are committed to the belief that service and education can end poverty.


General Contact

For all general requests or to be connected to a specific staff person, please contact:

info@buildon.org

Media Requests

Carrie Pena
Chief Experience Officer

carrie.pena@buildon.org

Leadership Team

Jim
Ziolkowski

Founder, President & CEO
@JimZbuildOn

Marc
Friedman

Chief Revenue Officer
@MarcFrieds

Frank
Ertl

Chief Financial Officer

Rosann
Jager

Chief Operating Officer
@JagerRosann

Carrie
Pena

Chief Experience Officer
@CarrieLPena

LaNelle
Alexander

Vice President of Human Resources

Eric
Dayton

Director, Data Management

Djibril
Ouattara

Chief Program Officer, Global

Kayla
Hunter

Chief Program Officer

Development Team

Marc
Friedman

Chief Revenue Officer
@MarcFrieds

Erin
Hartsough

Vice President of Development,
Community Engagement

Aled
Hollingworth

Community Engagement Director,
East Coast

Courtney
Lanza

Community Engagement Manager,
Chicago

Emma
McClure

Manager, Grants & Foundation Relations

Maurice
Muchene

Vice President,
Business Development

Kristen
Milliron

Vice President of
Development, West Coast

Kapria J Morrell

Development Director,
Detroit

VACANT

Development Director,
Chicago

Jon
Mucciolo

Development Manager,
CT/NY

Olivia
Offutt

Development Manager,
CA

buildOn U.S. Team

Rosann
Jager

Chief Operating Officer

Kayla
Hunter

Chief Program Officer

Kelsey
Dunshee

Program Director,
Bronx

Kimberly
Townsend

Program Director,
Chicago

Meira
Keil

Program Director,
CT/MA

Michael
Matthis

Program Director,
Detroit

Brianna
Wilkinson

Program Director,
Oakland

Amber
Neal

Curriculum Designer

buildOn Global Team

Rosann
Jager

Chief Operating Officer

Djibril
Ouattara

Chief Program Officer, Global

Brooke
Ahles

Trek Manager,
Midwest

Suze
Charles

Haiti
Country Director

Nirmala
Chaudhary

Nepal
Country Director

Danielle
Gilbert

Trek Manager,
East Coast

Allyson
Goida

Trek Manager,
Nepal

Danilo
Llanes Gutierrez

Global Regional Director,
Americas

Daniela
Ibarrola de Lanuza

Trek Manager,
CT/Boston

Robert
Loughlin

Malawi
Country Director

Alhousseyni
Maiga

Mali
Country Director

Assane
Ngom

Senegal
Country Director

John
Sorek

Trek Director

Jocelyne
Tenkouano

Country Director, Burkina Faso

Marketing Team

Carrie
Pena

Chief Experience Officer

Brandon
Worth

Vice President of Digital Fundraising and Marketing

Hollyanne
Compton

Interim Immersion Director & Special Events
Director

Srijan
Tamrakar

Senior Graphic Designer

Crystal
Christian

Digital Community Organizer

Finance & Human Resources

Frank
Ertl

Chief Financial Officer

LaNelle
Alexander

Vice President of Human Resources

Linda
Marquez

Human Resources Manager

Karen
Fountain

Controller

James
Liebertz

Global Controller

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