Hetali Lodaya is the director of communications and community at VentureLab, a startup that provides entrepreneurship and technology education programs for use in K-12 classrooms. In this role, she manages all marketing and communications with current accounts and potential customers, as well as community outreach work and speaking engagements. In college, she had several working experiences that built her understanding of social justice and poverty issues, as well as the potential entrepreneurial solutions have to address these challenges worldwide. Hetali’s involvement with Nourish leadership began as a first-year student. She served as ventures co-chair for a year and a half, launching the Sprout produce delivery business that still operates at UNC today. She was co-chair of Nourish UNC from 2012-3013, helping Nourish through a time of significant transition with the National Office and growing both revenue and savings for the chapter. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in Chemistry and Public Policy.
Frank Phoenix is the president of the Fenwick Foundation, a non-profit organization in Chapel Hill that benefits philanthropy, volunteerism, and grant-making foundations. He previously worked as a partner of Greenbridge Developments, and served on the Board of the Triangle Community Foundation, which builds philanthropic assets and manages over 750 charitable funds in the Triangle. Frank has extensive experience in philanthropy and is an expert in non-profits, fundraising, community outreach, and grant writing.
Prior to AICPA, Ray worked at the Clinton Foundation, Deloitte, and as a business consultant at Bearing Point. He has served for two years on the Finance Committee. Ray has extensive international experience, having gotten his MBA at ESADE Business School and participating in an exchange with the China Europe International Business School and doing work in Qatar, Colombia, Peru, and Saudi Arabia through his career.