The Marguerite Casey Foundation has welcomed two new members to their board. Chad Boettcher and Tessie Guillermo both joined in August. Help us welcome them to the NCG community!
Tessie Guillermo joined the Marguerite Casey Foundation Board in August 2015. She is already familiar with the NCG community as the President and CEO of NCG member ZeroDivide, a social impact consulting firm that works to improve the health, economic opportunity, education and civic engagement of underserved communities through the innovative use of technology. Prior to joining ZeroDivide, Ms. Guillermo spent 15 years as CEO of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, a leading national health policy organization. In 2000, President Bill Clinton appointed Ms. Guillermo to serve as an inaugural member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Tessie serves on the boards of Dignity Health, the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Health and the Nonprofit Finance Fund. Ms. Guillermo, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, is an alumna of the University of California, Berkeley and California State University, East Bay.
Chad Boettcher joined the Marguerite Casey Foundation Board in August as well. He is Executive Vice President, Advocacy & Social Impact at Participant Media, the global entertainment company devoted to feature film, television, publishing and digital content that inspires social change. Chad is responsible for leading the creation, development and execution of strategies that leverage Participant Media’s content and investments across all its lines of business – film, television and digital – for social impact.
Prior to joining Participant in November 2011, Chad taught marketing innovation at New York University and was Senior Vice President of Social Innovation at Weber Shandwick, where he helped lead a team that advised clients on corporate social responsibility, citizenship, sustainability and cause marketing. Previously, he served as Nike’s Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, where his work included the “Let Me Play” campaign, the “Reuse-A-Shoe” program, and the “Nike Summer Shoes” initiative. He also worked for MTV as Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Public Affairs, developing programs including “Alternative Spring Break,” “Choose or Lose,” and the channel’s Emmy®-winning partnership on sexual health and HIV/AIDS. Additionally, he worked for the presidential campaigns of both Al Gore (2000) and Barack Obama.