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 Marketing 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 Marketing Officer
@CarrieLPena

LaNelle
Alexander

Vice President of Human Resources

Eric
Dayton

Director, Data Management

Djibril
Ouattara

Chief Program Officer, Global

Development Team

Marc
Friedman

Chief Revenue Officer
@MarcFrieds

Elle
Bennett

Community Engagement Manager,
University Relations

Rebecca
Silver Fisher

Vice President of Philanthropy

Erin
Hartsough

Vice President of Development,
Community Engagement

Aled
Hollingworth

Community Engagement Manager,
Southern

Andrew
Jackson

Development Director,
Boston

Emma
McClure

Grant Writer

Maurice
Muchene

Vice President,
Business Development

Ryan
Nishimoto

Development Director,
Chicago

Lucas
Turner

Community Engagement Director,
East Coast

buildOn U.S. Team

Rosann
Jager

Chief Operating Officer

Amina
Brown

Program Director,
Bridgeport

Kelsey
Dunshee

Program Director,
Bronx

Sabeta
Jarba

Sr. Program Manager,
Boston

Michael
Matthis

Program Director,
Detroit

Kimberly
Townsend

Program Director,
Chicago

buildOn Global Team

Rosann
Jager

Chief Operating Officer

Djibril
Ouattara

Chief Program Officer, Global

Brook
Ahles

Trek Manager,
Midwest

Daouda
Camara

Trek Manager,
Senegal

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

Adam
Hicks

Trek Manager,
Haiti/Guatemala

Daniela
Ibarrola de Lanuz

Trek Manager,
CT/Boston

Courtney
Lanza

Trek Manager,
Malawi

Robert
Loughlin

Malawi
Country Director

Alhousseyni
Maiga

Mali
Country Director

Assane
Ngom

Senegal
Country Director

John
Sorek

Trek Director

Supachart
Tauthong

Trek Manager,
West Coast

Jocelyne
Tenkouano

Country Director, Burkina Faso

Marketing Team

Carrie
Pena

Chief Marketing Officer

Caryn
Bladt

Loyalty Marketing
Director

Hollyanne
Compton

Special Events
Director

Anthony
Curtis

U.S. Immersion Director

James
Haenes

Director of Marketing

Brett
Slezak

Storyteller and Content Strategist

Srijan
Tamrakar

Senior Graphic Designer

Finance & Human Resources

Frank
Ertl

Chief Financial Officer

LaNelle
Alexander

Vice President of Human Resources

Erica
Begin

Human Resources Manager

Karen
Fountain

Controller & Operations

James
Liebertz

Global Controller

Shaquita
Stanley

Revenue Analyst

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