Board and Staff

Board of Directors

Cass Wheeler - Chair
Strategic Consultant/ Coach /Speaker
(former CEO American Heart Association)
Georgetown, TX

Mark Shamley - Vice Chair
President and CEO
Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Char Mollison - Treasurer
Senior Fellow, Center on Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy and Policy
Member, Affiliated Faculty
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
Arlington, VA

Audrey Alvarado - Secretary
Alvarado Consulting
(former Vice President, Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington)
Washington, DC

Bonnie Benhayon
Environmental Business Development
Bank of America
Boston, MA

Holly Cherico
Director of Marketing
Commonwealth Academy
Alexandria, VA

Jocile Ehrlich
President and CEO
BBB serving Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana
Cincinnati, OH

Karl Emerson
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
(former Director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations)
Philadelphia, PA

Rick Johnston
Independent Nonprofit Consultant
Richmond, VA

Andras Kosaras
Arnold & Porter, LLP
Washington, DC

Paulette Maehara
President (retired)
Association of Fundraising Professionals

Mary Power
President and CEO
Council of Better Business Bureaus
Arlington, VA 

Claire Rosenzweig
President and CEO
BBB serving Metropolitan New York, Long Island and the Mid Hudson
New York, NY

Jack Siegel
Charity Governance Consulting, LLC
Chicago, IL

E. Miles Wilson
Independent Philanthropic Consultant
(former Director, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Services, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy)
Miamisburg, OH

H. Art Taylor - Ex Officio
President and CEO
BBB Wise Giving Alliance



H. Art Taylor, President and CEO

Bennett Weiner, Chief Operating Officer

Julie Rizzo, Director, Charity Seal Licensing Program & Fundraising

Shawn Van Gorder, Director, Charity Evaluation

Elvia Castro, Research Analyst

Edward Loftin, Research Analyst

Brant Miller, Research Analyst

Danielle Nelson, Research Analyst

Ezra Vazquez-D'Amico, Research Analyst

Jean Lewis, Administrative Coordinator