BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • President, Bill Brody
  • Vice President, Bea Boccalandro
  • Treasurer, Dan German

 

Board Biographies:

Charles Anton - CEO, Anton's Cleaners, Inc., Tewksbury, MA

Charles Anton is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anton’s Cleaners, the leading retail drycleaner in New England with over 50 locations.  Charles received a BA from Tufts University in 1979, as well as a JD and MBA from Boston University in 1982. Since 1983, Charles has been volunteering at the executive level with such organizations as:  Groton School,  Lowell General Hospital, Drycleaning & Laundry Institute, North East Fabricare Association and Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation. Within the fabricare field he has been a distinguished leader in environmental affairs holding many offices and presenting at a variety of educational functions.

Bea Boccalandro - President, VeraWorks, Monarch Beach, CA

Bea Boccalandro is founder and president of VeraWorks, a global consulting firm that helps managers and companies offer employees the opportunity to do societal good through their everyday jobs. This "job purposing" heightens employee engagement, performance, and wellbeing. She is also an author of the Job Purposing blog, teaches corporate community involvement for Georgetown University and is a frequent keynote speaker on the role of community involvement in everyday corporate jobs.

Bea has helped Aetna, Allstate, Bank of America, Caesars Entertainment, FedEx, HP, IBM, Levi Strauss & Co., PwC, Toyota, The Walt Disney Company and many other companies develop ways to incorporate societal good into their day-to-day business and measure its societal and business impact. Bea also conducts research and thought leadership on corporate community involvement. She is an author of “Stop the Charity and Start the Impact,” “A Helping Hand or a Hijacking? How Nonprofits Can Respond to Ever-Increasing Corporate Involvement in the Community,” and other publications.

Bill Brody - Senior Market Research Analyst, ASQ Milwaukee, WI

Bill Brody is an experienced marketing executive with an expertise in marketing research. He has extensive experience with for-profit and non-profit organizations. Prior to working at ASQ, he held various positions at, SC Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive, and Frito-Lay. Bill graduated from Tufts University with a BS degree followed by an MBA from Cornell University. He is president of the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation.

Dan German - Investment Manager, Fort Mason Asset Management, San Francisco, CA

Dan German is founder and general partner of Fort Mason Asset Management, a money management firm based in San Francisco.  For four years prior to that, Dan was a financial derivatives consultant in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Dan spent one semester in Moscow, Russia teaching financial derivatives to Russian MBA students.  Before living in Russia, Dan worked in New York on Wall Street, primarily in the hedge fund industry. Dan was the founder, owner and general partner of Blackhawk LP, a 50-employee quantitatively based fund.  Dan helped found the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation in 1997.  Dan received an MBA from Cornell University and a BA from University of California, Santa Cruz .

Stephen Gilbertson - Clinical Program Administrator, Wraparound Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Stephen Gilbertson is a licensed clinical psychologist whose practice has included a range of professional activities. While maintaining a rather traditional private clinical practice, Mr. Gilbertson has also been involved in program development; grant writing, evaluation, consultation, and training. He has been a critical member of the team of program developers responsible for the evolution of the innovative Wraparound Milwaukee project, recognized as the “best practice” in Children’s Mental Health by the Surgeon General’s Report (2001) and by the President’s Commission on Mental Health (2003). Mr. Gilbertson has provided training and consultation in several states, has authored several professional publications, and has been a federal grant recipient. He is recognized as an expert witness on issues of adolescent sexual aggression and other juvenile violence. In addition to his Ruddie Memorial board membership, Mr. Gilbertson serves on the board of the Wisconsin Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and the Partnership Council of the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare.

Wendy Hanamura - Director of Partnerships, Internet Archive, San Francisco, CA

Wendy Hanamura joined the Internet Archive in 2014 as the Director of Partnerships, where she builds strong strategic alliances around content, policy, and organizational support.  Building on a career in journalism and non-profit media, Hanamura uses her storytelling skills to share the remarkable stories locked in the Internet Archive—the world’s largest digital library. Previously, as Chief Digital Officer of KCETLink and Link TV, Hanamura led diverse teams producing television series, apps, a semantic platform for global development videos, international film contests and documentaries—all in the service of social change.

Hanamura began her career in journalism as a photo editor for Time magazine.  She’s reported and produced television content around the world for CBS, World Monitor Television, NHK (Japanese Broadcasting Corporation), and PBS.  Her favorite project remains Honor Bound: A Personal Journey, the documentary she produced about her father and his storied unit, the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team.  Hanamura often donates her time as a moderator to organizations as diverse as the Clinton Global Initiative University, Harvard Asian American Alumni Association and the Japanese American Citizens League. She graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University and was a Rotary International Fellow at the University of Tokyo, studying architecture with Fumihiko Maki.

Tom Mutryn - Business Executive, CACI International, Potomac, MD

Tom Mutryn is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CACI International, a $4 billion public company providing IT and professional services to the U.S. federal government. In that role, he oversees CACI's finance operations and leads the company's M&A activity. Tom is a key member of CACI's management team, shaping the company’s strategic business and financial plans. He has 20 years of experience working in and leading corporate finance organizations including Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer at GTSI Corp., and Senior Vice President and CFO for US Airways, Inc. Prior to US Airways, Tom held a variety of finance and management positions at United Airlines and American Airlines. Tom holds an MBA in finance from the Johnson School at Cornell University. He also earned a BA in architecture and an MS in structural engineering, both from Cornell.

Charles Ryan - Chairman, UFG Asset Management, Philadelphia, PA

Charles Ryan's distinguished financial career combines top level expertise and deep knowledge of both Russian and international markets. Charlie began his professional career in 1989 with CS First Boston where he was a financial analyst. From 1991 to 1994, Charlie was an Associate and Principal Banker with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, where he played a crucial role in the city of St. Petersburg's privatization program for industry and real estate. In 1994, Charlie co-founded United Financial Group, an independent investment bank in Moscow.

In 2005, when Deutsche Bank acquired 100% of UFG's investment banking business, Charlie was appointed Chief Country Officer and CEO of Deutsche Bank Group in Russia. He stepped down as the CEO of Deutsche Bank in Russia in September 2008 and in October 2008 became Chairman of UFG Asset Management. In addition to his role as Chairman, Charlie is also responsible for the overall management of UFG's private equity business. He graduated with honors in Government from Harvard College. In 1996 UFG also founded UFG Asset Management. UFG AM is also the general partner of one of Russia’s first pure VC funds, Almaz Capital Partners, which invests in Russian technology and innovations.

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Liz Van Brunt - RMYF Administrator, Frederick, MD

Liz Van Brunt has been the part-time Administrator for RMYF since 2002. Her business, Your Third Hand, provides full administrative support for small businesses and nonprofits around the country. Prior to opening her business she worked as a meeting planner for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and public relations coordinator for Fitness For Life under National Handicapped Sports. Liz received a BA in Foreign Language and Communication Media from American University. As a volunteer, Liz worked for 8 years with Youth For Understanding, on the board of trustees at her church, co-founded the International Baccalaureate Advisory Council in Frederick County and was a treasurer for the PTSA.