Leadership Team

“Pay it forward, always.”
Meet Walter

Walter Lukens

CEO

I’ve worked in the field for… 39 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Helping people and organizations realize their fullest potential

My claim to fame is… I’m a thespian at heart and played Harold Hill in the Music Man

If I won the lottery… I’d help children get the early start they need to become good humans and successful adults

Meet Walter
“If you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen.” - Conan O'Brien
Meet Seth

Seth Colton

President & Managing Partner

I’ve worked in the field for… 15 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Having the opportunity to work with clients who genuinely change the world

My claim to fame is… I’m a proud Eagle Scout and on a bet, became an EMT

If I won the lottery… I’d support a nonprofit that combats homelessness

Meet Seth
“The days are long, but the years are short.” - Gretchen Rubin
Meet Erin

Erin Aguiar

Vice President, Client Services

I’ve worked in the field for… 12 years and counting

The most inspiring part of my job is… Working with clients who are committed to important causes like art, science, and wildlife conservation

My claim to fame is… My jackfruit “carnitas”—I’ve been a vegetarian since I was a teenager and love finding new recipes like this fan favorite that appeal to the carnivores in my life

If I won the lottery… I’d do a lot: buy a beach dream house, get a home for my parents and in-laws, and set up my daughter’s college fund… then start checking off items on my travel bucket list

Meet Erin
“I don't care about grades, just go learn everything.” - My dad when I went to college
Meet Todd

Todd Bemis

Vice President of Client Innovation

I’ve worked in the field for… 25 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Championing ideas that help nonprofits make the world better

My claim to fame is… I brew an insanely good IPA using homegrown hops

If I won the lottery… I’d donate a couple million to March of Dimes and then build my dream house in Maine

Meet Todd
“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” - Henry Ford
Meet Traci

Traci Cacioppo

Vice President, Production

I’ve worked in the field for… 29 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Knowing that I’m helping organizations make the world a better place

My claim to fame is… Being a total production and print geek

If I won the lottery… I’d travel, volunteer, and buy a cabin in the mountains and a house on the beach

Meet Traci
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meet Pete

Pete Ellard

Vice President, Digital

I’ve worked in the field for… 15 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Helping nonprofits expand their reach and impact

My claim to fame is… I packed a bag and surfboard and landed in Australia for a year not knowing anyone

If I won the lottery… I’d spend my winnings on my family and various donations to nonprofits

Meet Pete
“Keep good company, read good books, love good things, and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.” - Louisa May Alcott
Meet James

James Knode

Vice President, Creative

I’ve worked in the field for… 17 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Channeling the voices of people who lead nonprofits that do incredible, life-changing work all over the world

My claim to fame is… During its last season, I participated in a weekly Seinfeld trivia contest at a restaurant in Philadelphia and went 24-0, eating for free at the conclusion of each victory

If I won the lottery… I’d set aside a massive chunk for favorite charities, buy my mom a condo with a view in Wrightsville Beach, do some home remodeling, and travel the world with my wife and kids—we’d start in Paris and head east, covering Vienna, Florence, the Greek islands, Cairo, Dubai, India, Bhutan, a river cruise up the Mekong, then Seoul, Tokyo, and finally, we’d wrap it up with one week on each of the Hawaiian islands (I hope were talking about some serious Powerball scratch here)

Meet James
“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Meet Todd

Todd Lukens

Senior Vice President, Business Development

I’ve worked in the field for… 30 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Unleashing generosity of people who want to make the world a better place

My claim to fame is… My wife and I quit our jobs for a year to travel to 35 states, 11 national parks, and 20 countries

If I won the lottery… I’d help a friend start an orthopedic center of excellence in Tanzania

Meet Todd
“Work smarter not harder, and if a process seems redundant for no reason, come up with a better one.”
Meet Erik

Erik Pfalzer

Senior Vice President, Data & Analytics

I’ve worked in the field for… 19 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Being able to bridge the gap between corporate analytics and nonprofits

My claim to fame is… Every holiday season, I transform my house into an award-winning Christmas Lights Extravaganza that boasts over 10,000 lights synced to music

If I won the lottery… I’d buy an RV to travel the great US of A

Meet Erik
“Die before you die so you can truly live while you are alive.”
Meet Matt

Matt Seney

Senior Vice President, Agency Services

I’ve worked in the field for… Over 15 years

The most inspiring part of my job is… Helping employees, teams, and causes achieve their potential

My claim to fame is… coaching two hockey teams: my daughter’s youth club and a local high school team

If I won the lottery… I’d build a rink and start a youth hockey club centered on the physical, mental, social, and spiritual development of its athletes

Meet Matt

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