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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.

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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.

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Jessica Spigner, PhD

Director of Strategy

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Dr. Spigner uses her expertise in programming and data visualization, clinical psychology, people analytics and policy evaluation to improve the reach and efficacy of health promotion and social justice efforts.

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Susanne Vasilic

Deputy Director, PbA

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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. 

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Marilyn Oliva

Digital Media Producer

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Marilyn Oliva is a documentarian director and producer. She specializes in project management, directing multiple forms of educational media content, and helping clients execute their storytelling objectives. 


Joe Lee

Editor / Content Producer

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Joe is an editor and motion graphics artist driven by his passion for film and media. He thrives under pressure and soars in a collaborative environment. 


David Giard, MA, MSCP

Program Development Consultant 

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David is a PsyD candidate with a clinical and research focus on the integration of mental health and healthcare. Much of his experience is in community health, dedicated to providing equitable access to care for underserved populations. With Powered by Action his focus is on the development of preventative interventions. 



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, 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. 

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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.

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Marshal Luusa

Former MD, Accenture

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Marshal Luusa brings more than 27 years of security industry and management consulting experience, and has led major large client security deployments, risk mitigation, digital transformations, and technology modernization programs. 


Rick Weinstein

Fundraising Executive

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Rick Weinstein serves as Director of Strategy, Network & Funding Channels for Big Heart Ventures, LLC. Previously, Rick was Senior Vice President and Co-Founder at American Impact Capital Foundation and National Director of Charitable Markets at Succession Capital Alliance.


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 Founder and Chief Medical Officer of MyOwnDoctor.


Zhu-Song Mei

CEO, BigMarker

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Zhu-Song is the Founder and CEO of, 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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