Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer
Margaret Coady, Executive Director
Charles Moore, Retiring Executive Director
Sara Appleyard Adams, Head of Communications and Marketing
Courtney King Murphy, Manager, Strategic Engagement
Carmen Perez, Senior Research Analyst, Global Valuation
Michael Stroik, Senior Research Analyst, Standards and Measurement
Alison Vultaggio, Strategic Engagement Associate
Rebecca Rutherford, Office Manager
Chief Executive Officer
Daryl has nearly 30 years of executive experience in the US and abroad. He has been an officer for several Fortune 500 companies, served as the turnaround CEO of a publicly-traded company, run five multi-billion dollar business units and currently serves on several privately-held and non-profit boards. He served as:
President of Kraft’s $6 billion North American Snacks, Confections, Cereal, and Pet portfolio; successfully led the business to record top and bottom-line growth.
President of the Planters Specialty Products Company; more than doubled the portfolio to $1.6 billion over a four year period.
The turnaround CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.; reversing financial declines, clearing up a myriad of financial and accounting difficulties, reducing debt and expanding globally.
Managing Director of Campbell's $300 million UK operations; doubled revenue and quadrupled profits.
In addition, Daryl served on the board of E*Trade Financial Holding Company and Krispy Kreme, Inc, and currently serves on the board of several privately-held companies.
He also has an extensive background in non-profits, having served on the boards of the American Marketing Association; several colleges & university councils; the Y Alliance; CIFF-Funded MANA (Mother Administered Nutritive Assistance), which is focused on reducing childhood hunger around the world; and the RWJohnson-supported Partnership for Healthy Kids, which is working to decrease childhood obesity in the US.
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As CECP's Executive Director, Margaret leads the organization’s long-range strategic and operational planning, oversees its partnership initiatives and thought leadership investments, and manages CECP's high-performing programmatic staff.
Since joining CECP in early 2005, Margaret has been instrumental in establishing CECP as the top forum for inspiring and challenging CEOs and corporate philanthropic leaders to align community initiatives with core business strategy. In addition to setting the organization’s internal goals and priorities, Margaret has driven the research agenda for CECP, working with Fortune 500 CEOs to forecast trends and establish best-practices for companies seeking to have the greatest positive societal impact. She frequently presents for national and global audiences and represents CECP in print and broadcast interviews for top media outlets including US News & World Report, USA Today, Huffington Post, BBC World Report, and CNBC.
Margaret also directs CECP’s partnership initiatives such as the development of Principles of Social Investment with the United Nations Global Compact, the release of a dollar valuation for corporate pro bono service in collaboration with the Taproot Foundation, the landmark research association between CECP and The Conference Board, and the forward-looking publications "Shaping the Future: Solving Social Problems through Business Strategy" with McKinsey & Company and “Business at its Best: Driving Sustainable Value Creation” with Accenture. She is also the creator of the ongoing “Giving in Numbers” report series and authored its first four editions.
A native of New York City, Margaret graduated with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors from Williams College and was Valedictorian of her class at Columbia Business School.
Charles Moore served as executive director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy since the organization's founding in 1999. From 1994-1999, he was Director of Athletics at Cornell University. Prior to that, Charles was president and CEO of multinational manufacturing companies including Ransburg Corporation, Clevepak Corp., Allied Thermal (a subsidiary of Interpace Corporation), Lapp Insulator (a division of Interpace Corporation) and Lenape Forge (a division of Gulf+Western Industries). He also served as managing director of Peers & Co. (investment banking), CEO of Peers Management Resources, Inc. (management consulting) and vice chairman of Advisory Capital Partners, Inc. (investment advising).
Charles is currently Governor of the National Art Museum of Sport, a former member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and a National Board alumni member of the Smithsonian Institution. From 1992-2000, he was Public Sector Director of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and chairman of that organization's audit committee. He has also served as chairman of the USOC's 2012 Bid City Evaluation Task Force.
Charles won a gold medal in the 400m hurdles in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He finished second in Sullivan Award balloting for top U.S. amateur athlete in 1952, and was selected as one of "100 Golden Olympians" in 1996. In 1984, Charles received the Herbert Adams Memorial Award for Advancement of American Sculpture. In 2008, CRO magazine elected him as Nonprofit & Nongovernmental Organization "CEO of the Year". In 2010, Moore received the United Nation's MDG Award for Business Community Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy in honor of his work advancing Global Partnerships.
He is a 1947 graduate of Mercersburg Academy and a 1951 BME graduate of Cornell University. He is married to Judith M. Moore, director of the Music Library at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. They have nine children and thirteen grandchildren.
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Sara Appleyard Adams
Head of Communications and Marketing
As CECP’s Head of Communications and Marketing, Sara provides strategic counsel on CECP’s outreach efforts and oversees interactions with its key audiences through a variety of mediums, including media, events and materials. She builds awareness of CECP’s thought leadership by putting CECP’s spokespeople, research and convenings front and center. Sara works directly with reporters, CECP members and like-minded partners to ensure that these stakeholders have access to CECP’s expertise. The CECP communications channels she edits and creates content for include the website, social media tools, the monthly newsletter, and the blog, CECP Insights.
Prior to CECP, Sara was Vice President at Widmeyer Communications, an independent communications firm where she spent time in both their Washington, DC and New York, NY offices. For more than 10 years, Sara provided communications counsel on a wide variety of domestic policy issues to the nation’s leading foundations, nonprofits and corporations, as well as federal agencies. She brought to Widmeyer a background in federal policy through her work at the U.S. Department of Education and the Education and Workforce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Working in politics on both sides of the Atlantic, Sara logged experience with the Clinton-Gore Campaign in Florida and New Hampshire, and the Greater London Labor Party in England.
Sara has an M.A. in Public Administration from The George Washington University and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire. She is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Newtown Memorial Fund.
Courtney King Murphy
Manager, Strategic Engagement
In June 2011, Courtney assumed the role of Manager, Strategic Engagement, serving as the primary liaison between CECP and its community of giving professionals. In this position, Courtney builds upon her years of experience as Manager, Communications, responsible for increasing the visibility of corporate philanthropy in print, online, and broadcast media and for spearheading the media platform of International Corporate Philanthropy Day. Courtney has been instrumental in setting the agenda for executive discussions at the Board of Boards CEO Conferences and the annual presentation of the Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy. Courtney has presented CECP’s research at leading industry conferences and, as editor of The Corporate Philanthropist, curated the views of thought leaders and authored articles about corporate engagement on important societal issues.
Prior to CECP, Courtney served as a press officer at Sotheby's Auction House. Previously, Courtney worked at ABC News in Washington, D.C. for the current affairs programs "Nightline" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." She graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University with a B.A. in English and earned an M.A. in Contemporary Art at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. Courtney has run seven marathons, raising funds for charities including Fred's Team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Senior Research Analyst, Global Valuation
As part of CECP’s research and analysis team, Carmen manages CECP’s Global Corporate Giving Initiative. This project includes coordinating the research, synthesis, and collaborative process of developing CECP’s global valuation guidance, publication of the Global Initiative’s report, and the engagement of an international stakeholder network. This will ultimately lead to her implementation of the collection, analysis, and benchmarking of global giving data for a growing membership of multinational corporate firms from around the world.
Carmen joins CECP from the community economic development sector. Most recently, she was the Organizer and then CEO of a newly opened federal credit union in Long Island City, Queens. Her background includes work in the microfinance and small business development fields, as well as experience in data analysis and project management for the City of New York. Carmen holds a Masters in Public Administration, Financial Management Specialization, from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a triple major in International Studies, Political Science and French. Carmen speaks French and conversational Spanish.
Senior Research Analyst, Standards and Measurement
As Senior Research Analyst, Standards and Measurement, Michael manages the annual Corporate Giving Standard survey and the accompanying annual “Giving in Numbers” trend report, a resource for leading giving professionals and those with a stake in the future of corporate giving. The project involves the analysis of trends with matching gift programs, international giving, staffing, employee volunteerism, and other aspects of corporate philanthropy. Michael works directly with CECP members around the country and world to support their benchmarking endeavors.
Prior to joining CECP, Michael managed a number of projects for Target's Community Relations team with focuses on disaster response, early childhood literacy development, and cause marketing. As a graduate student, he also worked for PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity.
Michael holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Washington, Evans School of Public Affairs where he served as a Research Fellow in 2011. He received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys his annual heartbreak while cheering for his favorite teams, the Minnesota Twins and Vikings. On weekends, you can find Michael hitting range balls at Chelsea Piers or jogging in Central Park with his wife.
Strategic Engagement Associate
As part of CECP’s Strategic Engagement team, Alison works to enhance the relationship between CECP and its member companies, partner organizations and potential members. The Strategic Engagement team identifies and implements ways to promote member engagement and connectivity through one-on-one support, regional meetings and CECP’s signature Board of Boards and Summit events. With the introduction of CECP’s new brand and mission, Alison’s role is instrumental in CECP being a valued partner of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies who make societal engagement a priority within their companies.
Alison builds on her years of experience as an Executive Assistant, responsible for day to day operations and management of internal systems. She holds a BA in Corporate Communications from Manhattan College.
Rebecca serves as the Office Manager, directing all office operations as well as human resources and finance. Rebecca brings over seven years of office management experience from various industries including health care, designing and mobile advertising. Rebecca holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science as well as a Certification in Visual Communications from Gibbs College in Montclair, NJ.
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