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We believe in connecting people with purpose
Our mission is to unlock the potential within each individual to become a driving force for good.
What we do
Connect people
By connecting young professionals with nonprofits, we see a high return on personal gratification.
Grow leaders
Young professionals are exposed to a variety of nonprofit boards and activities, allowing them to develop new and diverse skills.
Impact communities
At the leadership level on nonprofit boards, young professionals are able to contribute their skills and time to make a lasting difference.
Our team
Rhoden Monrose
CEO & Founder
Rhoden learned how rewarding it was to help nonprofits while he worked at Citigroup as a derivatives trader. In 2013, he left Citigroup and founded CariClub to help other young professionals engage with nonprofits at a higher level.
Nicole Federico
President and Co-Founder
Prior to CariClub, Nicole built a global council for Habitat for Humanity, helped launch McKinsey & Co’s first spinoff nonprofit and founded a program that has funded free surgery for 10,000+ kids.
Russell Abbott
Senior Advisor and Founding Member
Russell has a 35-year financial services background, including 10 years with Credit Suisse, 15 years in the hedge fund space, and extensive nonprofit board experience.
Courtney Bryan
Director, Partnerships
Courtney started her career in finance at Merrill Lynch and Cornerstone Macro. Previously, she spent a year volunteering at the Tanzanian Children's Fund in Karatu, TZ, and remains actively involved. She is also on the Leadership Council of Pencils of Promise.
Rishi Chheda
Associate, Business Intelligence
Rishi began his career in investment banking, where he helped companies raise equity capital. Previously, he spent time teaching math and English to orphaned children in India, and more recently, helped raise money for underprivileged students in Nepal.
Maher Janajri
VP of Operations
Maher has extensive experience building consumer products. He founded Inbox Messenger, and grew the app to over 3 million users. At Accenture, he spent 6 months in Kenya advising non-profits on sustainable operating models and growth.
Dax Ravi
VP of Technology
Dax enjoys solving tough problems. He's been up and down the stack and loves building technology that enables developers to work faster and smarter. He previously worked at Google and Facebook, and built and sold an ad-tech business.
Elana Gurevich
Director, Client Strategy
Elana worked in Fintech for over 6 years, covering hedge funds and banks at both TIM Group and Relationship Science. She ran the Junior Board of CASA-NYC for three years and remains actively involved with several child welfare organizations.
Mohit Pandey
Software Engineer, AI
Mohit completed his Masters in Computer Science from Rutgers University while helping CariClub automate the process of connecting young professionals to nonprofits. He also works on Machine Learning at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Pete Kern
Director, Sales
Pete has a background in finance, starting his career in derivatives trading out of London and then New York. Later, he joined Intralinks to help financial institutions provide SaaS solutions to securely manage strategic transactions and business operations.
Our partners in employee engagement
“Despite the rewards of challenging work and a good income, so many young people feel there's something missing in their careers. The problem is not the job. It's the lack of connection to their larger value in society. We help people find their place of value, leveraging the talents and resources of their position to help others.”
Rhoden Monrose, CEO and Founder