Lyndon Lea - Founder and Managing Partner, Lion Capital
Lyndon Lea is an English financier and investor. Lyndon founded the investment firm, Lion Capital, which specializes in making control investments in the consumer sector. Lion Capital owns or has owned brands such as Hema, Ad Van Geloven, Weetabix, Orangina, Jimmy Choo, AllSaints, Kettle, Wagamama and Picard amongst others. Lion has in excess of $6 billion under management. Prior to founding Lion Capital, Lyndon was a Partner of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst where he co-founded its European operations in 1998. Before that, Lyndon served at Glenisla, the European affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. He was previously an investment banker with Schroders in London and Goldman Sachs in New York. Lyndon received his BA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Alongside NFS, Lyndon has also supported a number of other charitable causes including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Heal the Ocean. Many of the companies which Lyndon controls also have substantial charitable involvement. For example, Jimmy Choo was under his ownership when they collaborated with the Elton John Aids Foundation on the “Four Inches” project in 2005.
William Voge - Senior Partner, Latham & Watkins
Bill Voge is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Voge’s practice focuses primarily in all aspects of project development and project financings, and he has acted for project sponsors, banks, underwriters and other parties on a wide variety of electricity and oil and gas projects in the United States and abroad. His activities have included structuring complex project financings involving multiple groups and types of lenders, including commercial banks, multilateral agencies, export credit agencies and debt offerings in the capital markets. Mr. Voge has written many published articles on topics including political risks and using the capital markets to finance international projects.
Michael Keriakos - Co-founder and President, Everyday Health, Inc.
Michael is the Co-founder and President of Everyday Health Inc., where he oversees all aspects of the Company’s consumer businesses, sales, marketing, and business development. As chief revenue generator, he has brought much attention to the nine-year-old company. Along with co-founder and CEO, Ben Wolin, Keriakos steers the company’s strategic focus and leads a staff of more than 400 hundred in offices worldwide. Keriakos and Wolin recently spearheaded the Company’s philanthropic effort–Everyday Health for All (in partnership with AmeriCares). He is a co-producer of Everyday Health Miracles, a new weekly series debuting on the ABC television network this fall. Prior to founding Everyday Health, Keriakos worked on the media sales teams at Beliefnet, Inc. and iVillage where he ended via their acquisition of Familypoint.com. He started his career with a short stint at Proctor & Gamble. Mike Keriakos is also the co-founder and an angel investor in Smart Tea, a project of the global Not for Sale Campaign dedicated to ending human trafficking and slavery. Keriakos graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.
Cheryl Fields Tyler - Founder and President, Blue Beyond, Inc.
Cheryl is founder and CEO of Blue Beyond Consulting and the Blue Beyond Trust. Over the last 20 years, she has served in a variety of executive roles in consulting and research, building teams that delivered extraordinary value to clients and, as a result, consistently exceeding client satisfaction and revenue goals. She has been a speaker and teacher on a variety of subjects including organizational transformation, leadership, culture change, and people and organizational strategy. Cheryl holds a B.A. and Masters of Divinity from Anderson University and she completed her PhD coursework in Philosophy and Religion at Claremont Graduate School.
Hugh Marquis - Founder and President, Network Neighborhood (Australia)
Greg Galle - Co-founder, Future
Greg is the managing member and executive producer of strategy at Future. Future helps business, foundation, and non-profit leaders take new approaches to driving positive change by uniting the powers of design, enterprise, and humanity.
Stanley H. Winokur, M.D. - Medical Director, Axess Oncology
Stanley H. Winokur, M.D., is retired from a decorated career practicing oncology. A graduate of Wayne State University, Dr. Winokur completed his residency at Harvard University Medical School. In 1991, he co-founded the Network for Medical Communication and Research. He also served as a medical reporter for the local Fox affiliate in Atlanta, and is now serving as a passionate member of our board.
Stephen Goode - Ambassador for Compassion/Justice, Youth with a Mission
Stephen has been working in relief and development projects in more than 100 countries since 1980. He is currently based out of Bangkok, Thailand.
David Batstone - Co-founder and President, Not For Sale
David Batstone is co-founder and president of global anti-slavery organization Not For Sale, and co-founder and managing partner of Just Business, an international investment group that incubates social enterprises. He is currently a business professor at the University of San Francisco, and was previously an investment banker in the technology industry.
David has authored five books, is the recipient of two national journalist awards, and was named National Endowment for the Humanities Chair at the University of San Francisco for his work in technology and ethics.
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- Lyndon Lea Founder and Managing Partner, Lion Capital
- William Voge Senior Partner, Latham & Watkins
- Michael Keriakos Co-founder and President, Everyday Health, Inc.
- Cheryl Fields Tyler Founder and President, Blue Beyond, Inc.
- Hugh Marquis Founder and President, Network Neighborhood (Australia)
- Greg Galle Co-founder, Future
- Stanley H. Winokur, M.D. Medical Director, Axess Oncology
- Stephen Goode Ambassador for Compassion/Justice, Youth with a Mission
- David Batstone Co-founder and President, Not For Sale