Our Team

 

UN Advisors, Obama Appointees, Nasa Scientists, Obama For America CFO, Cultural Anthropologists, Civic Engagement Experts, Product Design Specialist, AI & Data Scientists, Business Development Lead: 0-30M in 3 yrs, US White House Staff, Global NGO Consultants, Decorated Athletes, Fortune 500 Consultants and Guinness World Record Holders.

Glocal is a team of experienced professionals, surrounded by passionate community & project managers—supported by our global network of industry experts ready to help us scale.

We're Serious. Well, Mostly Serious. 

^But, seriously, we've done all that stuff. ^

 
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Dee Yaccino

Dee steers the ship. She is a serial social entrepreneur. Founding a community-based network impacting 25,000 people across the southern hemisphere. In 1994 she also founded CEPY, a network of grassroots educators based in Bolivian Amazonia that educates displaced people on their governmental rights. As a consultant she has clients such as World Vision and Compassion International. She speaks Quechua, an ancient Incan dialect and has been known to track alligators.

Chief Operating Officer

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Jimmy Spencer Jr

Jimmy sparks the vision. He is the founder of Love Without Agenda a 16-country network of community entrepreneurs. He serves as a UN GIFT Program Advocate—meeting with Fortune 500 leaders about supply chain affect on human trafficking. A 20-year vet of community organizing, he began working in the USSR as a community developer. He was in Berlin running for the US Jr National Team when the Wall came down. Lover of the Underdog. Mover of Mountains. Akron Kid. Global Nomad.

Chief Executive Officer

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Cuauhtemoc Valero

Temo builds the future. He has served as the lead developer at Handy and hails from Guadalajara Mexico. He is responsible for building, testing and maintaining Glocal. He is an Oracle Certified Professional and Java SE 6 Programmer. His preferred tools are: Groovy and Grails, Java, HTML5, Javascript, C #, PHP, Cascades QT, C ++, MYSQL, PostreSQL, SQLite. He has expertise in Android, IOS (Swift), BlackBerry 10. He enjoys music and loves to research and champion new technologies.

Chief Technology Officer

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Brandon Salesberry

Brandon plans ahead. He has served numerous organizations as a financial and operations manager in a full-time role—most recently for Organizing for Action and the Democratic National Convention. He has more than 12 years of experience at all levels of operations, finance, administration, facility, IT, and volunteer management. Outside of the Salesberry Group, Brandon spends his time running, working on home renovation projects, and spending time with family. He lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago with his wife and 2 children.

Chief Financial Officer

Managers

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Aisha Hermosillo

Aisha is a social scientist. She firmly believes that communication is the key to unraveling the biggest challenges in both the organizational and interpersonal worlds. As brand manager for several indie brands, she brings event and social media energy & expertise to social impact.

Media & Events Manager

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Brad Siefert

Brad makes the pixels pretty. He is a graphic designer specializing in user interface, front-end development, and user experience. He loves typography, grids, Sketch, Bootstrap, instant film, indie software, crossing off tasks from a task list, and a certain company from Cupertino, CA. His design values are: clarity, elegance, detailed, and flexible. He loves working with people who push him to be better each day and who are serious about creating beautiful and meaningful work.

Product Design Manager

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Andy Hermosillo

Andy Hermosillo is field tested. He has a degree in business. He is strategy-oriented and thinks that there is always a solution to any problem. He believes that the best way to success is by putting in the work and strongly encourages taking risks for what you believe in. He is committed to making the world a better place by advocating that unity creates a greater impact.

Community Projects Manager

Advisors

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Steve Chalke, MBE

Steve scales the impact. He was honored by the Queen of England for his outstanding service to the community. He is the founder of the Oasis Trust, a almost billion pound annual organization that is the second largest provider of academies for the UK government. He has served as the UN Advisor for Community Action. He frequents BBC as a television personality and holds the Guinness World Record for raising the most the money as an individual at a single event.

Lead Global Community Advisor

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Ali Bell

Ali knows digital marketing. As Director of Development at Market Logic, he is instrumental in sharing strategies to systemically engage global brands. His expertise lies in reaching out to marketing & insights executives and staying informed on latest trends in marketing, market research, and competitive intelligence. His insights on rapid innovation cycles: cognitive computing, user friendly software design, and new applications for user communities lets him position Glocal for future success as we begin working with global brands.

Lead Sales & Marketing Advisor

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Micky ScottBey Jones

Micky activates the community. Named one of the Black Christian leaders changing the world in Huffington Post, Micky is the Director of Healing Justice at Faith Matters Network. She is currently serving as an Associate Fellow for Racial Justice with Evangelicals for Social Action. An activist-in-residence at Scarritt Bennett Center, she is a perpetual learner, “justice doula”, consultant, facilitator, mama/sister/friend, nonviolence practitioner and contemplative activist living just south of Nashville, TN.

Civic Engagement Advisor

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Garren Givens

Garren connects the dots. As the former Executive Director of the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows, he brings extensive technology and entrepreneurial experience to our team. In his previous role, Garren helped the White House recruit dozens of the nation’s top innovators to tackle the nation’s biggest tech challenges. He will be assisting us with fundraising & investor relations.

Business Development Advisor

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Fuzz Kitto

Fuzz knows corporate responsibility. He spearheaded the passing of Austraila Modern Slavery Act.. He travels extensively advising C level leaders on how to improve their supply chains so that they have less negative affects. His inside-out knowledge of global corporate & charity infrastructure is a valuable asset as we approach Glocal Partners.

Global Social Responsibility Advisor

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Pranab Banerjee

Pranab brings unseen patterns to light. A Senior Research Scientist with over 20 years of R&D experience. His expertise lies in computer vision, image processing, machine learning, data fusion, large scale computing, and data visualization applied primarily to solving problems in the the defense USDOD and aerospace sectors NASA. He has a strong interest in exploring and developing algorithms inspired by biological systems as well as human social dynamics to solve computational problems.

Machine Learning & Data Analysis Advisor