Our Purpose

We believe everyone should have access to the help they need.

 

We team with nonprofits to scale impact by making your proven programs accessible from the palms of everyone's hand.

 

Our team reimagines your programs and tailors them to the people you serve using culturally relevant experts, storytelling and multimedia content.

 

Our software innovations makes access to digital programs possible and automate program delivery through pre-scheduled multimedia short-messages, live webcasts, activities, polls, notifications and reminders to increase engagement and behavior change.

 

Our library of proven nonprofit programs provide digital access to a diverse suite of help.

 

Our expertise powers yours.

TEAM

Our expertise powers yours

We have a proven team of digital content experts, designers and producers. The 21st Century Service Organization is within reach. #21CSO

Andre Hughes

Founder and Servant

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Andre Hughes is a retired Global Managing Partner at Accenture. During his nearly 25 years with Accenture, Andre founded and grew two billion-dollar businesses and led the company's human capital, inclusion and diversity, and corporate citizenship program.

Bjørn Jensen, PhD

Chief of Staff

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Bjorn has a specific background and experience in driving online community engagement through hands-on assistance, research, product management and product design.

Susanne Vasilic

Director, PbA for schools

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Susanne Vasilic is an impassioned education leader who taught for over fifteen years in Chicago, creating positive outcomes and growth for the students and communities she served.

Sandy Pagán, MD, MPA

Director, PbA Health and Wellness

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Sandy Pagán is a Family Medicine doctor with a passion for storytelling and social impact. She believes that storytelling has the power to move people to action.

Kiran Malik

Director, PbA for nonprofits

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Kiran has always had a strong sense of devotion for the nonprofit sector.  Her experience has provided her an appreciation for how nonprofits seek to improve the quality of life.

Ryan Spencer

Director of Customer Success

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Ryan is passionate about helping other people do their very best. At PbA, she makes sure that our customers fulfill the goals they set themselves by using the platform's powers to their fullest. 

Marilyn Oliva

Digital Media Producer

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Marilyn Oliva is a filmmaker, published photographer, and digital content creator. Over the past four years, she worked as a freelance photographer and videographer for diverse companies and nonprofits in the Bay Area to help their storytelling objectives.

BOARD

Clarence Mitchell, Board Chair

Partner, EY

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Clarence is Partner at EY and Former Managing Partner of C3 Ventures -  a New York-based private investment firm.

Justin Brown - Vice Chair

COO, BigMarker

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Justin is the Chief Operating Officer of BigMarker.com, the world's largest webinar network.

Jessica Mattes, Treasurer

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

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Jessica is a Vice President in the Investment Management Division (IMD) in  Chicago.

Miriam Schneider, Secretary

General Counsel, COO, myowndoctor

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Miriam Neems is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at myowndoctor. 

Amber Autumn

Business Development, Summit Design + Build

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Amber is an expert in business development and delivering projects and products on time. 

David Nichols

Senior Principal, EY

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David is a Principal and Global Client Service Partner at EY. In this role, he has global responsibility for managing some of EY’s largest client relationships.

Edwin Phanord

Founder and CEO, RTX Technology Partners

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Edwin is the Co-Founder and Global Managing Partner of RTX Technology Partners, a New-York-based global strategy and technology consulting firm that provides its clients full-service business and technology solutions.

Stephen W. Schwab

Senior Partner, DLA Piper (US)

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Stephen is a senior partner in DLA Piper LLP (US), resident in the Philadelphia and Chicago offices.

Tracey Patterson

Managing Director, Accenture

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Tracey is Managing Director of Accenture's Business Process Outsourcing group where she leads Accenture's North America Talent Acquisition Operations and Transformation.

Dr. William Payne III, MD, MPH

CEO, myowndoctor

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Dr. Payne is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon who practices with WellGroup Health Partners. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of myowndoctor.

Zhu-Song Mei

CEO, BigMarker

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Zhu-Song is the Founder and CEO of BigMarker.com, the world's largest webinar network.

Andre Hughes

Founder & Servant, PbA

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Andre Hughes is a retired Global Managing Partner at Accenture. During his nearly 25 years with Accenture, Andre founded and grew two billion-dollar businesses and led the company's human capital, inclusion and diversity, and corporate citizenship program.

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