Sheryle Gillihan is committed to her values and is purposeful in her work. Sheryle is the owner and CEO of CauseLabs, a 2017 Dallas Business Journal 40 under 40 honoree, a social enterprise advisor, a speaker, and a purpose ambassador. She works to bridge cultural gaps and creatively disrupt global challenges to help organizations scale impact towards equality, education and access. Sheryle fuses her hope for a better, brighter future with over 15 years of leadership, operations, and technical management experience. Ranging from military to corporate to nonprofit sectors, her career path led her to CauseLabs in 2010, where she brought immense perspective, coordination and a passion for using business and technology for good.
For more than 15 years, Joe Moran has worked as a nonprofit techie and creative producer. In his most recent role as Chief Innovation Officer at True Colors United, Joe defined and maintained organization-wide standards for project management, facilitated strategic thinking, developed effective systems, cultivated collaboration, and ensured integration across all departments. He also provided creative direction and oversaw the organization’s communications and marketing strategies. Prior to his work at True Colors United, Joe spent eight years building the communications and technology department at Quality Services for the Autism Community. In addition to his experience in the nonprofit sector, he has also worked in the entertainment industry as an actor, producer, and writer. He is an avid comic book reader, retro video game player, and wacky snacker. Joe currently sits on the board of Westbury Arts, where he serves as corresponding secretary and publicity & marketing chair. He’s also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®. Twitter: @JoeSaidSo
Keith Casebonne is the Technology and Communications Manager at Disability Rights Florida where he has worked for 17 years. As manager of both information technology and communications, Keith regularly works in social media, website development, graphic design, podcasting, network administration, computer security, and technical support. Digital accessibility is an area of special focus. Keith regularly speaks and writes about accessibility, security, and social media.
Amy Dorfman is the lead project manager on the development operations team at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. In this role Amy led the organization through a successful CRM migration and implementation of Salesforce. Previously, Amy served in the development department at the national headquarters of the American Civil Liberties Union where she managed database business support for the ACLU national office and 53 affiliates. Amy has over 12 years of nonprofit experience in both New York and Washington, DC. Amy holds a Masters of Public Administration with a Nonprofit Management concentration from The George Washington University. When not at work you can find Amy taking care of her foster dogs or geeking out over all things Harry Potter. Pronouns: she/her/hers
Afua Bruce is the Director of Engineering for New America’s Public Interest Technology program, where she manages a team of technologists working with state and local governments, nonprofits, and universities to develop technology and policy in human-centered ways. Afua joined New America after spending several years working in the Federal government—at the White House and at the FBI. During the Obama Administration, Afua served as the Executive Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s National Science and Technology Council at the White House. In this role, she oversaw 100 different Federal inter-agency working groups, tackling challenges on the environment, and sustainability, homeland and national security, science, technology, and STEM education. While at the FBI, Afua held a variety of strategy and program management positions. She led work on data challenges, technical project management, process improvement, and strategic change for the Bureau’s engineering, lab, and financial programs. Prior to joining the Federal government, Afua was a software engineer at IBM. Afua holds a degree in computer engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.