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Prior to founding TrailRunner, Jim served as SVP, Head of International Corporate Affairs for Alibaba Group, the world’s largest online and mobile marketplace. At Alibaba Group, Jim played a key leadership role in the company’s historic IPO in 2014. He also designed and led Alibaba’s international communications strategy, and he built the company’s international corporate communications and government relations teams. 

Prior to joining Alibaba Group, Jim served as Executive Vice President, Communications for PepsiCo, a global food, and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion. Jim joined PepsiCo from Brunswick Group, where he served in San Francisco as Managing Partner for International Business and Financial Strategy, providing strategic counsel on global corporate mandates spanning international operations, corporate and financial communications, corporate reputation, investor relations, crisis management, and litigation. Jim also worked for Brunswick Group in Texas, where he established and built the firm’s Dallas/Fort Worth office. 

Prior to Brunswick Group, Jim served as Chief of Staff for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, serving as Paulson’s senior strategist and counselor, and working on matters of financial policy and crisis management. Prior to his work for the Treasury, Jim served as Senior Advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and worked with Rice in the White House as Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications. From 2002-2003, Jim was Director of Strategic Communications for General Tommy R. Franks at U.S. Central Command, and from 2000-2001 served in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Communications. Prior to working in the White House, Jim spent several years working in the U.S. Congress for House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX) and the National Republican Congressional Committee. Jim served as an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves, and also taught international communications at The Johns Hopkins University. Jim holds degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington (BBA, Finance) and The Johns Hopkins University (MA), and he is a graduate of the Yale University School of Management Global Executive Leadership Program. He also serves as a national board member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and on the Board of Trustees for The Women’s Sports Foundation. 

Jim is an endurance sports enthusiast and enjoys trail running, playing chess, skiing, snowboarding, and playing acoustic guitar. Jim also has a love of aviation and is a commercially rated pilot. 

Zach Iscol

Zach Iscol

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Albert Rabil

Albert Rabil

Co-Founder and Board Member, Managing Partner and CEO of Kayne Anderson Real Estate

David Petrucco

David Petrucco

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Backcast Partners

Paul Casey

Paul Casey

Chairman of the Board, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley

Ryan Sparks

Ryan Sparks

Board Member, Treasurer Chief Information Officer at Lennar Corporation, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Kyle Carpenter

Kyle Carpenter

Author & Professional Speaker, Washington Speakers Bureau
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Medal Of Honor Recipient

Jay Epstien

Jay Epstien

Board Member, Partner at DLA Piper

Libby Leist

Libby Leist

Board Member, Executive Producer, TODAY

Darlan Monterisi

Darlan Monterisi

Board Member, Head of Communications & Brand at Dataminr
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Linda Singh

Linda Singh

Major General (USA, Ret.), Board Member, CEO, Kaleidoscope Affect LLC

Darryl Rodgers

Darryl Rodgers

Executive Director, Assistant Market Head & Financial Advisor

Peter Westmeyer

Peter Westmeyer

Board Member, CEO at Remedy Medical Properties, Inc.

William Wolfe

William Wolfe

Board Member, Co-founder and Chairman of First Washington Realty, Inc.

Jim McDonough

Jim McDonough

Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Army Veteran

Dr. Amy M. Williams

Dr. Amy M. Williams

Chief Clinical Officer

Miguel Ocegueda

Miguel Ocegueda

Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Army Veteran

Lois Slubowski

Lois Slubowski

Chief Business Officer

Kat Cheshire

Kat Cheshire

Chief Development Officer

Lora Dircz

Lora Dircz

Chief Marketing Officer

Parshva Bavishi

Parshva Bavishi

Chief Impact & Information Officer

Evelyn Polcari

Evelyn Polcari

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Dr. Anna Crane

Dr. Anna Crane

Clinical Director, East Region

Matt Feldhaus

Matt Feldhaus

Director, Community Engagement - West
U.S. Army Veteran

Matt Gryskewicz

Matt Gryskewicz

Director, Community Engagement - East
U.S. Army Veteran

Tatjana Richardson

Tatjana Richardson

Director, Individual Giving

Matt McCoy

Matt McCoy

Director, Digital Marketing & Content Development
U.S. Air Force Veteran

Kelsey Custer

Kelsey Custer

Director, Data Analytics

Katya Musacchio

Katya Musacchio

Director, Business Operations

Courtney Anne Konecny

Courtney Anne Konecny

Director, Care Coordination

Todd Townley

Todd Townley

Director, IT Operations

Robin Myers

Robin Myers

LMSW Care Coordinator
US Army Veteran