GHR Foundation and OpenIDEO choose 5 Social Innovators as winning cohort in inaugural million dollar BridgeBuilder Challenge!
Mark Guy, senior program officer at GHR Foundation, talks about how the BridgeBuilder Challenge was devised and created, what's happening with the inaugural cohort and shares some plans for future versions of the challenge.
Mark Guy is a senior program officer for GHR Foundation's global development program where he focuses on leveraging child protection interventions that strengthen families, respond to children outside of family care and drive further evidence of innovative, pro-family approaches. He also supports global and domestic early childhood development programs for Better Way Foundation.
Mike Ricci shares the very compelling story that made him transition from working at a wealth management firm to becoming director of professional outreach and investments at the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota.
Mike has a dual role at CCF. As Investment Officer, Mike provides consistent stewardship of your CCF investments. He also collaborates with the Foundation’s Investment Committee to execute and maintain the long-term investment strategy needed to manage assets in perpetuity.
As Director of Professional Outreach, he spends time cultivating awareness of CCF and its work with wealth managers, accountants, bankers, and attorneys. In this capacity, he aims to broaden CCF’s reach to potential donors who wish to align their philanthropy and Catholic faith to meet the needs of the community.