Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, JOANN
JOANN is the nation’s category leader in fabric and sewing with one of the largest assortments of art and crafts products with over 831 locations across 49 states and a robust e-commerce business. As, Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, Samantha Booth manages JOANN’s charitable partnerships, employee volunteerism, internal communications and internal events. In 2022, JOANN helped raise over $6.9 million for its charitable partners including: the National 4-H Council, On Our Sleeves: The Movement for Children’s Mental Health, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Susan G. Komen and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Samantha believes in the importance of a brand using it’s platform and network of connections for good.
Chief Development Officer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Coker Powell is a forward-thinking development leader with a highly successful track record in creating and executing strategic plans to drive organizational growth and innovation. As Chief Development Officer, Powell is responsible for a revenue portfolio that includes peer to peer campaigns, direct to consumer initiatives, business development and pharma/healthcare partnerships representing over $300 million annually for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In 2022, LLS was recognized as “Most Innovative Nonprofit in Fundraising” by OneCause. Powell has been a featured speaker for numerous organizations including the Peer to Peer Professional Forum, Salesforce, RaiseNation, Her Success Story and Burn Boot Camp.
CEO and Founder, Accelerist
Brittany Hill is the CEO and Founder of Accelerist, the partnership intelligence SaaS platform where causes and corporations connect. As a passionate data seeker and trend translator, Brittany specializes in using analytics and innovations to support B-corporations and Fortune 1000 companies as well as enterprise and federated nonprofits in their pursuit of sustainable events and partnerships. Brittany’s trendsetting insights have been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, TIME, and MSN.com. In her role, Brittany spearheads social impact product development and leads a talented team who has supported 100s of customers in effectuating social change.
Director, Events & Program Development, Engage for Good
Alli is the Director of Events & Program Development at Engage for Good where she leads a talented team that helps corporate social impact leaders advance their campaigns, careers, and organizations through professional development and networking opportunities. She also hosts the Engage for Good podcast, the longest-running podcast in the social impact space. Now in its 14th season with over 400 episodes, she has interviewed leaders from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Google, IBM, On Our Sleeves, Save the Children, PayPal, Subaru, Ulta Beauty, Visible, and more.
From working in startups to marketing and managing programs for C-level executives at UC Berkeley Executive Education, and building a travel brand with thousands of followers worldwide, Alli brings a strategic and creative perspective to every situation.