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Our Team

Our strength is our people; we form a team of curious professionals who serve our companies by solving their challenges.

Our People

  • Alison Vultaggio (She/her)
    As Director, Strategic Engagement and Growth, Alison has over a decade of experience advising and engaging companies on their corporate purpose strategies, driving organizational efficiencies, leading business development efforts, managing relationships, and developing content for industry leading events.
  • Angelina Paulino (She/her)
    As Senior Associate, Events, Angelina brings together CSR leaders, leading CEOs, and investors through CECP's industry roundtables and annual flagship events.
  • Armando Hechavarria (He/him)
    As Senior Associate, Corporate Insights, Armando supports the annual Giving in Numbers survey and research projects through data analysis and technology enhancement.
  • Brianna Amato (She/her)
    As Manager of Storytelling & Content, Brianna spearheads CECP's digital marketing efforts and analytics. She oversees the organization's outreach calendar and is responsible for crafting compelling content across CECP's newsletters, mass emails, social media, and website. Additionally, Brianna manages design aspects, marketing, and branding for annual report and event campaigns.
  • Carolina Murphy (She/her)
    As Director, Corporate Advisory, Carolina is responsible for developing benchmarking products related to CECP's five Centers of Excellence, as well as leading Advanced Advisory, Accelerators, Sponsored Briefs, and Accelerate Research Projects.
  • Crystal Zamot (She/her)
    As Executive Assistant, Crystal provides support to the CEO, Executive Leadership Team, and Operations team, as a highly skilled executive assistant that collaborates to ensure smooth workflow and efficient management.
  • Daryl Brewster (He/him)
    As CEO, Daryl spearheads the effort to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive social impact. He has 30+ years of corporate executive experience in the US and abroad, including as an officer for several Fortune 500 companies the turnaround CEO of a publicly-traded company, and the head of five multi-billion-dollar business units.
  • Dawn Lim (She/her)
    As Manager, Corporate Insights, Dawn serves as a trusted advisor to CECP companies striving to improve their strategy of their community and corporate responsibility programs and leads CECP's Knowledge Management strategy..
  • Ella Snow (She/her)
    As Associate Manager, CEO Outreach & Voice, Ella advances CECP's CEO-oriented thought leadership, communications, and events.
  • Faustyna Hariasz (She/her)
    As Associate Manager, Strategic Engagement, Faustyna helps advance the mission of the organization by leading growth-oriented strategies and targeted engagement opportunities for current and prospective CECP companies.
  • Jenna Moore (She/her)
    As Senior Manager, ESG & Sustainable Business Insights, Jenna leads ESG and sustainability quantitative research and analysis and oversees a wide variety of projects including CECP’s ESG Company Snapshot, Integrated Long-Term Disclosure Assessment, and annual Investing in Society Report.
  • Jeremy Wright (He/him)
    As Manager, Operations & Finance at CECP, Jeremy handles many of the backend processes that keep CECP running smoothly, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and payroll, as well as overseeing CECP's technology.
  • Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas (She/her)
    As Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Kari has more than 30 years of senior executive leadership and global strategy, including Corporate Purpose, Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Social Governance (ESG), Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI), Foundations, Social Impact, Public Affairs, Sustainability, and Employee Engagement.
  • Kate Stobbe (She/her)
    As Director, Corporate Insights, Kate leverages her 10+ years of CSR practitioner experience and training in strategic foresight to lead CECP's Insights team, augmenting CECP's ability to empower companies on their purpose journeys.
  • Katie Leasor (She/her)
    As Associate Director, Purpose and Voice Communications, Katie engages top-tier media and like-minded partners in communicating the vital role that business plays helping to solve societal challenges
  • Leah Battin (She/her)
    As Associate Manager, Company Advisory, Leah synthesizes primary and secondary research involving both qualitative and quantitative data to develop recommendations for companies to build, operationalize, measure, and communicate their corporate purpose strategies and to curate content for CECP's peer communities of practice.
  • Mark Imus (He/him)
    As Associate, ESG & Sustainable Business Insights, Mark supports the delivery of CECP's Integrated Long-Term Disclosure Assessments, ESG Company Snapshot, and Investing in Society Report.
  • Meka Moskowitz (She/her)
    As Associate Director, Strategic Advisory, Meka leads CECP’s advisory practice, curating and executing on custom projects to support companies in building, communicating, and measuring their social strategies.
  • Molly Hall (She/her)
    As Associate, Engagement, Molly applies her background in operations, research, and fundraising, to utilize technology systems for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Nandika Madgavkar (she/her)
    As Chief Growth Officer and Executive Sponsor of the CEO Investor Forum, Nandika oversees new business development, strategic partnerships, philanthropic investments, and the advancement of the CEO Investor Forum
  • Nicole Rotatori (She/her)
    As Associate Manager, Events, Nicole oversees the strategy for a wide variety of events including CECP’s in-person marquee events and other in-person and virtual convenings, curating a learning and networking curriculum for senior leaders from the world’s largest companies..
  • Rebecca Marks (She/her)
    As Chief Administrative Officer, Rebecca directs all office operations, as well as human resources and finance, tracking all policies and procedures to keep the organization running with high efficiency, while focused on its purpose and values.
  • Ren Kedem (They/He)
    As Senior Associate, Strategic Engagement & Growth, Ren ties together engagement and tech strategy to help CECP companies get the most out of their affiliation.
  • Saara Kaudeyr (She/her)
    As Manager, Corporate Research, Saara serves as lead author and analyst of the annual Giving in Numbers report. She also leads CECP's data governance strategy and provides analytical, measurement, and evaluation support as a member of the Corporate Insights team.
  • Sara Appleyard Adams (She/her)
    As Chief Communications Officer, Sara provides counsel to leading global corporations on their social strategies—how they effectively engage with stakeholders such as community, employees, and customers, as well as puts CECP and its thought leaders front and center.
  • Siyu Liu (She/her)
    As Associate, Company Advisory, Siyu Liu leverages quantitative analysis and case studies to support the affiliated companies to design and launch profound projects in accordance with their sustainable strategies.
  • Terez Joseph Henderson (He/him)
    As Senior Associate, Corporate Insights, Terez provides analytical, measurement, and evaluation support as a member of the Corporate Insights team.
  • Zoe McKenzie (She/her)
    As Senior Manager, Growth, Zoe is an enthusiastic, servant-style leader who drives teams to deliver success through ambitious growth plans.

Board of Directors

Co-Founders

  • Paul Newman
    Actor and Philanthropist
    (Jan. 26, 1925 - Sept. 26, 2008)
  • Peter L. Malkin
    Chairman Emeritus, Empire State Realty Trust

Ambassadors

  • Bill Goodwyn
    CEO, Discovery Education
  • David Kenny
    CEO, Nielsen Holdings
  • Duncan L. Niederauer
    Former CEO, NYSE Euronext
  • Hubert Joly
    Former Chair & CEO, Best Buy
  • John Veihmeyer
    Former Chairman and CEO, KPMG
  • Lynne Doughtie
    Former Chairman and CEO, KPMG
  • Mark Weinberger
    Former Chairman and CEO, EY
  • Mitch Barns
    Former CEO, Nielsen Holdings
  • Penny Pennington
    Managing Partner, Edward Jones
  • Philippe Krakowsky
    CEO, Interpublic Group
  • Ralph Izzo
    Chairman of the Board, PSEG
  • Robert Wolf
    Former CEO, UBS
  • Stuart Parker
    Former CEO, USAA
  • Thomas J. DeRosa
    Former CEO and Director, Welltower Inc.
  • Tony Earley
    Executive Chairman, PG&E
  • Vince Forlenza
    Former Chairman, President and CEO, BD

Directors Emeriti

  • Harold McGraw III
    Chairman Emeritus, McGraw-Hill Financial
  • Henrietta Holsman Fore
    Chairman and CEO, Holsman International
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson
    Former Chairman and CEO, Carlson
  • Michael I. Roth
    Former Executive Chairman and CEO Interpublic Group
  • Mr. Kenneth T. Derr
    Former Chairman and CEO, Chevron Corp.
  • Sanford I. Weill
    CEO, Casa Rosa Ventures, LLC
  • Surya Kant
    Former Chairman, TCS North America