Grady Lee has spent the past decade creating opportunities and experiences for people to engage with each other and help change the world.
As Co-Founder/COO of RockCorps, he built out the global operation that engaged more than 160,000 volunteers in ten countries through thousands of volunteer events with thousands of NGOs. He further leveraged the model by co-founding CorpsGiving, a leader in corporate volunteer event production, connecting with thousands of employees in communities throughout the US.
In 2015, Grady co-founded and Chairs Impact 2030, the only private-sector led initiative with the United Nations aligning human capital investments to help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
He earned his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and his BA from Princeton University.
Grady currently lives in Culver City, California with his wife and son.
Chris “Toby” Garrett has been organizing and leading branded events and volunteer programs internationally for more than 20 years.
As Co-Founder of both RockCorps and CorpsGiving, Toby designed and developed the volunteer event model used by both companies in partnership with thousands of local NGOs all over the world. He has trained hundreds of project teams in multiple cultures to create and lead impactful volunteer experiences that drive value for all stakeholders.
Prior to RockCorps, Toby developed the "4 Hours = 1 Ticket" concept along with Grady at GreenBucks. Based in Telluride, Greenbucks allowed local residents to give their time in order to earn access to Greenbuck's concerts and local festivals.
In between, he created and ran Branded Events, a Colorado-based company that developed premier food and wine festivals like The Toast of Breckenridge and The Telluride Culinary Arts Festival.
Toby lives in Denver with his wife and three children.
DAVID TROVATO - Dir of Finance & Operations / Co-Founder
David has been working with Grady and Toby since 2005. His background in entrepreneurship and international operations have supported major event productions, and volunteer campaigns globally and at home in the States.
In the community he serves as Vice-Chair for the City of Culver City's Finance Advisory Committee. A committee appointed by the City Council that reviews budget forecasts, financial policies, revenue opportunities and benchmarking.
When he gets a chance to look up from his Excel sheets, he can be found on the local municipal golf course. David lives in Culver City, CA with his wife and two Chihuahuas.
David Musolf has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience. He has created and built multiple successful sales groups and driven revenue for large corporate sales organizations, but specializes in working with building entrepreneurial teams in emerging markets. He has been a leader in driving revenue and creating a great place for individuals to reach their potential.
Prior to Give2Get, David had been focused on the meetings, events, conferences and hospitality industry as publisher of 10 industry specific magazines, websites and live content. During this time he also served on the Board of Directors for Read Indeed, a nonprofit focused on literacy and book redistribution. Prior to returning to Minneapolis, he lived in Colorado, Seattle and New York—helping drive revenue for organizations focusing on consumer and youth marketing. However, if you really want to get him going, just talk to him about music, golf or fly fishing.
Amber has nearly 10 years of marketing, communications, and account management experience.
As an account director, she’s worked with FOX where she oversaw social media activations for the primetime lineup and special event, Grease Live! She has also worked with Mondelēz International, the parent company of Oreo, developing the reporting arm of their real-time social media studio. She contributed to the snack food giant’s real-time video production studio, Blink Studios, as well.
In 2015, she was part of the team that created McDonald’s first tech accelerator at SXSW. In addition to working with big brands, Amber has run marketing and communications for innovative startups, which have since been acquired, and SMBs.
Amber received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She still contributes to the College of Media, designing and facilitating trips for journalism and advertising students to New York and Los Angeles annually. She also volunteers at Peace Over Violence, a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse, and youth violence prevention center headquartered in downtown Los Angeles.
MARY PASCHEN - National Projects Lead, Events & Activations
Mary has over 10 years of project management experience. Since 2014, she has designed and executed volunteer programs across the country.
Prior to Give2Get, Mary helmed the business operations and project management for a residential design firm. During this time, she earned a Master of Science in International Public Service from DePaul University in Chicago.
A desire to expand her horizons contributed to her earning a BA in International Development at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and a subsequent year spent circumnavigating the globe.
When Mary is not looking for ways to rack up airline miles, this past year she served on a committee to help open the first Chicago Community ToolBank.
TORY WOODS - Social Impact Programs Manager
With more than four years of non-profit development experience, Tory Woods brings a unique perspective to Give2Get where she works with partners on social impact programs.
Prior to Give2Get, Tory worked for an environmental nonprofit in the Greater New York City area. As the development director there, she tripled the organization’s corporate engagement programs, hosted semi-annual events with more than 5,000 volunteers, and coordinated fundraising events.
Her mission is to give back and make a difference in every community. When she is not working or traveling, she can be found hiking and exploring her new home of Denver, Colorado.
With a diverse history in Management Consulting, Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisition, and a detailed understanding of systems integrations and logistics, Jack’s guidance is instrumental in the development of Give2Get’s big-picture strategy. He’s had prominent EVP roles in strategy and corporate development with Fox News Group, Fox Interactive Media, Newscorp, and Qualcomm.
Currently, he’s reinventing the world of logistics for the transportation industry as Founder and CEO of Platform Science. Additionally, Jack spent more than 12 years serving our country as a Commander and Operations Officer in the US Navy.
ALAN RAKOV - Live Event Advisor
Alan has more than 20 years of broad experience creating and implementing revenue and bottom line enhancing strategies for Live Events and Ticketing, most recently serving as Chief Revenue Officer for Live Nation Entertainment, North American Concerts Division.
Alan is a consultant for many companies in the ticketing, touring and live event industry. For Give2Get, he is making the connection between the volunteer experience and the live event industry — making it 'normal' to earn tickets to events through a branded money-can't-buy ticket window.
He earned his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA. He also holds a MA from the Eastman School of Music and a BA from Stanford.