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Meet the Team

Impact experts to help achieve your goals

With over 90+ collective years of experience across the sector, our consultants bring a wealth of experience to our engagements — and have a commitment to doing things differently. We offer a fresh perspective and customized counsel that sparks innovative thinking, delivers adaptive solutions, and brings an unparalleled understanding of how to drive tangible change. 

For every partner engagement, Parkes Philanthropy builds customized, interdisciplinary teams, and provides oversight and management needed for flawless execution.

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Sarah Haimes

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Krista Acosta-Edzie

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Danielle Wolfrum

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Virginia Loperena

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Athena Lao

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Hewetté Moore

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Pierson Racanelli

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Sareen Handoush

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Jasmine Clerisme

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Dwayne Griffith

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Kristine Sloan

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Ryan Brown

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Chelsea Parkes

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Head of Digital

David Rein

Head of Digital
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Hillary Beson

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Heather Strobel

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Alexandra Barrera

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Takiya Green

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Lange Luntao

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Our Trusted Advisors 

CEO/Founder, Cause Strategy Partners

Robert Acton

CEO/Founder, Cause Strategy Partners
Head of Partnerships, NationSwell Studio

Kelsey Overby

Head of Partnerships, NationSwell Studio
Executive Director, Playworks

Robin Grossman

Executive Director, Playworks
Vice President of Programs, Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)

Edward Jones

Vice President of Programs, Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)
Founder, Gaingels

Paul Grossinger

Founder,
Gaingels
Founder and Chairman, Rabin Martin

Steve Rabin

Founder and Chairman,
Rabin Martin

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