Our Team

Standing for Something Bigger Than Ourselves

We're a growing team of dedicated technologists working together to mobilize and empower the world
 for good.

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Leadership Team

Chris Himes

Previous Board Member and Advisor for Fair Trade USA

Previous Colorado Advisory Board Member for the Trust for Public Land

Previous Board Member for There With Care

Chris Himes

Chief Executive Officer

Board Member for Urban Surf 4 Kids

Annual supporter of Equal Justice Initiative, ACLU, and Amazon Frontlines

Soraya Alexander

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Directors, Rancho Penasquitos Little League

Former Member of the Board of Trustees, Meals on Wheels San Diego

Eric Panesse

Senior Vice President, Product Management & Design
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Annual supporter of The Salvation Army and Save The Children

Shantanu Bose

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Regular volunteer and supporter of Meals on Wheels, Serving Seniors, and Helen Woodward Animal Center

Chris Silver

Vice President, Product Marketing
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Recurring donor to Broadway Cares/Equity fights AIDS

Regular contributor to ADL, Room to Read, and Habitat for Humanity

Lauren Crowe

Senior Director, Finance and Accounting
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Avid supporter of the Surfrider Foundation and the Buoniconti Fund

Jason Mitchell

Senior Vice President, 
General Counsel

Board of Directors

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Scot Chisholm

Executive Chairman
Chris Himes

Chris Himes

Chief Executive Officer

Depelsha McGruder

Ford Foundation, 
Independent Director
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Paul Leggett

Mithril Capital

Jon Kossow

Norwest Venture Partners

Advisory Board

Pat Walsh

Co-founder, Classy

Suzanne DiBianca

Chief Impact Officer & EVP, Corporate Relations, Salesforce

Scott Harrison

CEO & Founder, charity:water

Jenny Abramson

Founder & Managing Partner, Rethink Impact

Adam Aarons

Former CRO, Okta
Jane Goodall at Collaborative
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Working with Classy and witnessing how they genuinely care about all of their stakeholders makes me proud to work alongside them in our joint commitments to empower the social sector.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisors

Chance Patterson

Classy DEI Advisor & Founder, Chance Impact LLC

Lidia Martinez

Classy DEI Advisor & Manager, Community Outreach, Southwest Airlines Co. (Ret.)
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