OUR TEAM


Power Launch is led and supported by an extraordinary team of experienced nonprofit and philanthropic leaders who serve as Executives in Residence, mentors, investors, and advisors.  

 

Christy Cashman
Co-founder and Chair
Charity Warriors Challenge
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Mary Chiochios
Co-founder & Creative Director
Charity Warriors Challenge
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Saskia Epstein       
Co-founder
Power Launch
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GIVE INPUT


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Share your experience as a donor, board member or nonprofit leader.

Get involved.

VOLUNTEER


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We're building our team. Put your skills to good use.

Join us!

 


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We are grateful for the contributions and leadership of the Charity Warriors Challenge founding advisory board members, mentors and judges.

 

Terence Ankner
Partner
Partridge Ankner LLP
Advisor

Judy Belushi Pisano
Author
Judge


Meredith Bryan
Development Consultant
MLB Philanthropy
Advisor, Mentor


Julia Campbell
Founder & Principal
JC Social Marketing
Mentor


Erica Corsano
Journalist, Founder
Fashion + Philanthropy
Judge


Jaclyn Cashman
Journalist
Boston Herald
Judge


Debbie DiMasi
Director, Grief Support Services
Samaritans
Advisor


Nancy Frates
Mother, ALS Advocate
Team Frate Train
Lead Mentor, Judge

 

Julie Joyal
Executive Director
HMS MEDScience
2016 Winner, Advisor


Kathy Kiely
President
The Ad Club
Judge


Denise Kaigler
Author, Founder and Principal
MDK Brand Management
Mentor
 

Mary Kakas
President Emeritus and CEO
Edward F. Kakas & Sons
Advisor, Mentor and Judge


Kelley Lane
Executive Director
Sibling Connections
2016 Finalist, Advisor,  Judge


Stacey Lucchino
Nonprofit & Philanthropic Advisor
Trustee
McLean Hospital
Mentor and Judge


Stacy Marino
Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager
Morgan Stanley
Advisor, Judge


Christine McSherry
Founder
Jett Foundation
2014 Winner, Judge

Karen Osborn
Owner
Re-Stream
Advisor, Judge


Mary Pasciuto
Chief Marketing Officer
The Ad Club
Judge


Jonathan Soroff
Author & Journalist
Improper Bostonian
Judge


Sally Taylor
Founder
Consensus
Lead Mentor, Judge


AJ WIllians
President & Creative Director
AJ Williams Events
Judge


Karen Wulf
Former Executive Director
PEN New England
Mentor and Judge


Sara Wroblewski
Founder
One Bead
Judge

  • Charity Warriors harnesses the power of women in philanthropy. The challenges utilize skills and experiences of seasoned nonprofit professionals, while developing future women leaders."
    — Nancy Frates, Ice Bucket Challenge