Chuck is the Founder and CEO of Living Goods. Chuck founded TravelSmith and grew it to over two million customers and $100 million in sales. After selling TravelSmith in 2004, Chuck devoted his entrepreneurial instincts to building vibrant enterprises in both the private and social sectors. In affiliation with the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital he participated in the acquisition and turnaround of 10 major apparel brands with combined sales over $2 billion including Spiegel, Newport News, Norm Thompson, and Express. As pro-bono president, Chuck led the turnaround of the HealthStore/CFW Shops, a system of micro-franchised clinics serving the poor in Kenya. Chuck currently serves on the boards of The Initiative for Global Development, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Three Day Blinds, and Living Goods, and is a former board member of Spiegel Brands. He is a recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is a Draper Richards Fellow. Chuck earned both a BA and a MA in Public and Private Management from Yale. He resides in California with his wife Molly and sons Cooper, Riley, and Jackson.
Holly spent 26 years with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), achieving the diplomatic rank of Minister Counselor. She is the founder and first Secretariat Director of the Global Development Alliance, USAID’s business model that forges strategic alliances between public and private partners in addressing international development issues. Under her leadership 300 alliances were formed with $1.1 billion in USAID funding leveraging $3.8 billion in private resources for the world’s poor. In addition to overseas tours in Uganda, Kenya, Barbados, Philippines, and China, Holly served as USAID chair at the National Defense University where she taught political science, environmental courses, and published research on China.
Through her consultancy practice, Wise Solutions LLC, Holly brings her expertise to corporations, foundations, and nonprofits. She serves as a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, teaches enterprise development at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and sits on the boards of WRAP, GlobalGiving, Family Health International, and CDC Development Solutions. Holly is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Connecticut College and holds advanced degrees from Yale University and the National Defense University.
Andy is from Scotland. He studied law at university and after graduating, spent 15 months traveling through the U.S., India, Pakistan, China, and Sri Lanka. This gave him his first experience of poverty and the associated health issues.He joined Procter & Gamble in 1991, spending his first five years in the U.K. In 1996 he moved to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to help set up a new business for P&G in Central Asia. From 1999 to 2002 Andy held senior posts at P&G initially in Kyiv, Ukraine, and then in Moscow, Russia. In 2002 Andy moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan, to be General Manager of the P&G business for Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Mongolia. In 2006, Andy moved to Johannesburg, South Africa with his wife and four children, to be General Manager for P&G for South and East Africa. In 2010, Andy and his family moved home to Scotland. Andy set up his own company, Shangrak, and he now opens businesses in emerging markets for Western companies.
Stephen retired in 2010 after completing 38 years of service with UNICEF. Stephen was part of the management team of UNICEF Supply Division for 12 years, engaged in strategic issues and problem-solving relating to supply support to programs for children in 160 countries, with over $1 billion procurement value annually. He led the global procurement and management of vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and immunization materials acquired by UNICEF for over 100 developing countries, maintaining contact with senior management in pharmaceutical and vaccine companies worldwide. He continues to provide consulting services to UNICEF in strategic planning for vaccine delivery and cold chain logistics. At the same time, he is associated with Gracious International Inc., developing innovative health products and services for home health and hygiene around the world. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Civil Engineering from Southampton University, U.K. and a Master in Public Health degree from Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.
As President of Shaklee International, Bradford is responsible for growing Shaklee’s business in Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Mainland China. Prior to Shaklee, he developed the international business for a major direct seller of nutritional supplements. Under his leadership, the company entered eleven markets and international sales grew to represent over 40 percent of total corporate revenues.
Bradford has also worked internationally for Dell and Lexmark where he helped build distribution networks in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, and India. He is active in international literacy and micro-finance initiatives and is passionate about utilizing the direct selling model to make a positive difference in the world. He received his BA from the American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C. and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Shaun’s first career was in the financial markets. He worked for Goldman Sachs in London and later managed his own hedge fund in San Francisco. Noticing there was more to life than government bonds, Shaun was drawn to the non-profit sector. One year led to two years led to ten. He worked with street children in India and for fistula patients in Africa. And, at mothers2mothers, he led the launch and scale-up across Southern and East Africa of a program preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Shaun then joined Living Goods as Kenya Country Director. He was quickly promoted to COO where he oversaw all operations and partnerships. After a one-year break, Shaun returned in 2016 as President of Living Goods. Shaun received a B.A. in Economics from Cambridge University.
Ana Schrank is the Senior Vice President of Internal Audit for McKesson Corporation. In this role, Ana serves as the chief audit executive for the global internal audit and enterprise risk management functions. Ana has been with McKesson for 18 years and has held multiple positions including Chief Financial Officer of McKesson Connected Care & Analytics; Vice President, Investor Relations; and Vice President, Credit, Collections, and Financial Services. Prior to McKesson, Ana spent ten years in commercial banking and insurance. Ana has a BA in English Literature from the College of William and Mary and a MBA from Fordham University.
Since 2012 Natasha has served as the Regional Director for Save the Children in West Africa where she oversees 12 countries, 2,500 staff and budget of $200 million. She earned her BS in Chemistry at Leeds University and her MBA from Wharton. After business school she worked as analyst at Salomon Brothers, then moved on to manage corporate alliances new business development for Disney in Europe, the mideast and Africa. From there she moved Nike where she lead strategic planning in Europe then ran their women’s business in France. Supporting CSR efforts at Nike drew her into the social sector. She later took a post at Oxfam overseeing their operations in 22 countries in West Africa. Natasha’s global roots cross the UK, Nigeria and Jamaica.