Our Board and Advisors

Shel Kimen
Board President, Founder and Executive Director
Shel is the Founder and Executive Director. For 18 years, Shel has helped organizations find new ways to learn about and engage people and culture. She’s worked [...]
Cari Easterday Kar
Board Treasurer, Interim CFO
Cari has spent over 15 years in accounting and senior financial roles in both real estate and community development projects with portfolios in excess of $400 million. Her [...]
Delphia Simmons
Board Secretary, Social Impact Advisor
Delphia has spent her career helping others access resources through public and private programs, including government and charitable foundations. She is the founder [...]
Leslie Smith
Board Vice President
Leslie is an experienced, transformational Chief Executive and currently the President and CEO of TechTown, a non-profit developed to accelerate economic growth [...]
Vince Datillo
Construction Advisor
Vice President Construction and Project Management, Roxbury Group. Since 1995, Vince has developed and managed the build of multi-family and multi-use properties [...]
Laurent Vernhes
Hospitality Advisor
CEO and Founder of Tablet Hotels, a go-to website for people in our target market to find and book unique boutique hotels. He has stayed in nearly every interesting [...]