Meet the Team

We are passionate about helping schools raise money and engage their constituents.

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Michael Kong


Mike was a long-time engineer at Facebook, where he was responsible for making sure the world's most-used social network was up and running.

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Kestrel Linder

Co-Founder & CEO

Kestrel has 10+ years' experience at the intersection of strategy and technology. He is a regular speaker on the future of philanthropy.

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Dan Ettinger

Director of Business Development

Dan worked at Amazon and as a fundraiser for two non-profits. He is a class agent for Macalester College and the Tuck School at Dartmouth.

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Carl Weis

Software Engineer

Carl has over 15+ years of experience building large scale applications, payment systems, game programming, and loves UI/UX design.

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Felicity Meu

Director of Partner Success

Felicity was the Director of Next Generation Giving at Stanford University, where she led innovative digital fundraising initiatives.

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Amy Jacobs

Program Manager, VMS Community Experience

Amy previously served as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Lynchburg College.

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Haley Keegan

Business Development Associate

Haley is a class agent at both of her alma maters: Bates College and the Brooks School.

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Riya Patel

Partner Success

Riya led the Senior Gift Campaign at Harvard University as Class Committee Chair.

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Matt Gruber

Software Engineer

Matt studied computer engineering and information systems at Carnegie Mellon. He is an Eagle Scout.

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Robert Ang

Software Engineer

Robert used to manually flatten cookies at an organic bakery. He now manually flattens bugs.

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Olivia Duggan

Partner Success Associate

Olivia graduated from Wellesley College where she was captain of the crew team and served on the Friends of Athletics National Committee.

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Lydia Ward

Partner Success Associate

Lydia is a graduate of UNC Asheville. She was previously a marketing assistant at her alma mater and oversaw fundraising in her sorority.

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Jo Mohan

Partner Success Associate

Jo is a Project Manager, St Louis native, and higher education addict, having graduated from St Louis University not once but twice.

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Jacob Comer

Software Engineer

Jacob started going to college at 16, and has spent the majority of his career working in higher education.

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Anjali Gill

Partner Success Associate

Anjali is passionate about education and travel. She started her career as a middle school math teacher and has visited over 50 countries.

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Amanpreet Kaur

Business Development Associate

Aman graduated from the University of Maryland, and worked in the Advancement Office as well as the Phonathon program.

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Cooper Hardy

Business Development Associate

Cooper is a UNC Chapel Hill graduate, and used to be an Advancement Fellow at Culver Academies (where he also coached several sports teams).

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Jackie Lee

Software Engineer

Jackie has several years of experience in law and technology. She still gets amazed at what technology can do for us.

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Julie O'Connor

Finance & Accounting

Julie is an entrepreneur with deep experience in finance, venture capital, corporate/product strategy, accounting/organizational development

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Ashil Farahmand

Software Engineer

Ashil has contributed to an outreach site for American Relief Coalition for Syria. He's a budding software developer.

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Kate Ceremsak

Partner Success Associate

Kate spent over 6 years in higher education and independent school development (both GiveCampus partners!). She is a proud Davidson alum.

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Alejandra Tamez

Executive Assistant

Alejandra believes in positively influencing the world through advocacy and volunteer work. She graduated from VCU in Nonprofit Management.

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Christina Baddar

Partner Success Associate

Christina is a Wake Forest Grad with a background in healthcare advocacy. After teaching in Asia she realized her passion for education.

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Rosa Conrad

Partner Success Associate

Rosa is a proud University of Southern California alum with 5+ years of experience in digital fundraising for education and non-profits.

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Partner Success Associate

Casey spent 5+ years working in annual giving and advancement communication for Universities. She is a proud Skidmore College alumna!

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Phil Nguyen

Software Engineer

Phil is passionate about designing user interfaces for all users. When not coding, he enjoys traveling or binges on anime.

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Andrew Gordon

Product Manager

Andrew has spent 10+ years in the nonprofit and tech spaces driven by a love for tech, communication, and improving user experiences.

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Casey Doherty

Business Development Intern

Casey is a Business Development intern and a junior at Georgetown, where she works to ensure the quality & accessibility of higher education

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James Conant

Engineering Intern

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Graham Chickering

Business Development Intern

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Megan Howard

Business Development Intern

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Michael Seibel


Michael is the CEO of Y Combinator. He co-founded, which became and was acquired by Amazon for $970 million in 2014.

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