BRIAN LESLIE   PARTNER    LINKEDIN

BRIAN LESLIE
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Brian oversees firm strategy and operations, and serves the firm's social sector clients on program strategy and organizational effectiveness, and healthcare clients on partnerships and go to market strategy.    

Before Camber, Brian spent over 6 years in Deloitte Consulting’s Corporate Strategy practice where he focused on growth strategies and partnerships in healthcare, life sciences and nonprofit. He began his consulting career with Stockamp & Associates, helping improve patient access and revenue cycle operations for large health systems.    

Brian earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley and graduated cum laude with honors in Economics from Pomona College. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Anna, and two children Roan and Liam. Brian loves soccer, and enjoys playing, coaching and watching the beautiful game. Brian serves on the Board of Directors at Spruce Street School.

Hope helps to set the firm’s strategic direction, with an emphasis on the firm’s services in global health and development. 

In addition, Hope leads the firm’s portfolio in human insights, behavior change, and strategy. This work includes engagements designed to improve human outcomes by strengthening client’s understanding of human’s needs, and supporting clients in designing policy, program, and strategy to meet those needs. Hope has worked in a wide range of sectors and industries, including global health, family planning (domestic and international), financial inclusion, charitable giving, healthcare, hospitality, and retail.

Prior to Camber, Hope was a strategy consultant with Marakon Associates, a boutique strategy consultancy. At Marakon, Hope advised senior executives of F500 companies on growth strategy. Previously, Hope worked in international development, making institutional loans and grants for a $270M portfolio in health, HIV prevention, social protection, and rural development at the World Bank. Early in her career, Hope served as a Field Coordinator with the International Rescue Committee in Burundi and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon.  Hope is a proud member of the Leap Ambassador Community, promoting nonprofit effectiveness.

Hope holds a joint Master’s in Public Affairs/Urban and Regional Planning (MPA-URP) from Princeton University, and a BA in Public Policy from Pomona College, where she graduated with distinction. Hope is fluent in French. Hope lives with her husband, Eric, and their young daughter in San Francisco.

  CLINT NOHAVEC   PARTNER    LINKEDIN

CLINT NOHAVEC
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Clint provides oversight and strategic direction for the firm, and helps client organizations develop and implement strategies for impact in global health and development.     

Previously, Clint was a Manager in the Strategy & Operations consulting practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP. He began his career as an investment banker at Cascadia Capital LLC and WR Hambrecht + Co where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, and private placements of debt and equity.    

Clint holds an MBA, with distinction, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Finance, magna cum laude, from Santa Clara University. Clint serves on the Board of Health Alliance International. On the weekends, you can find Clint fly fishing, skiing or trail running in Washington's Methow Valley. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife Erika and sons Brooks and Rhett. 

  TED SCHNEIDER   PARTNER    LINKEDIN

TED SCHNEIDER
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Ted focuses on managing the firm's strategic direction and operations, and advises clients on strategic decision making and organizational development.     

Prior to Camber, Ted worked for over 10 years at Deloitte Consulting, where he advised clients on corporate strategy across many industry sectors. Ted was recognized as one of the Puget Sound Business Journal's "Top 40 Under 40" in 2012 and currently serves on the curriculum committee of Leadership Tomorrow. 

Ted earned an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with Highest Honors and received an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech. Ted loves skiing with his family and driving his kids to sports events and birthday parties.

Bethanie helps clients make data-driven decisions on strategic direction, enabling them to develop the tools and processes to evaluate and course correct where needed.

Previously, Bethanie spent five years with Deloitte Consulting’s Corporate Strategy practice. She began her career in the nonprofit and public sectors, helping health and human services agencies work more closely together to develop strategies and public policy to address complex health, safety, and social issues.

Bethanie holds an MBA with distinction from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in Corporate Strategy, and received an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Spanish from Grand Valley State University. Bethanie originally hails from Michigan and enjoys spending time with her friends and family at her home outside Seattle.

Matt leverages broad and deep healthcare experience to shape and inform transformational strategies for US and global health organizations.

Matt has 15 years of experience in healthcare, including healthcare venture capital at Echo Health Ventures (a joint venture of Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina), health plan and life sciences strategy at Monitor Deloitte, and revenue cycle consulting for large hospitals and health systems with Triage Consulting Group.

Matt earned his MBA and MPH degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. He lives in Seattle with his wife, two sons, and ill-behaved dog. Matt is also a founding Board member of Tiny Trees, an innovative outdoor preschool model that transforms city, county, state parks into experiential classrooms that aim to improve equity and access in early childhood education.

Jessica's work is focused on customer insights, behavior change, communications and strategy.

Prior to Camber, Jessica spent 5 years with Monitor Group. At Monitor, Jessica developed strategies for public and private sector clients in health, agriculture, tourism, and consumer goods. She has extensive experience working on market entry, segmentation, sales force effectiveness, and innovation projects across Europe, Africa, and North America. Previously, Jessica was a project manager with Synovate, a global market research firm, and Idenix Pharmaceuticals. With these companies, Jessica built 8+ years’ experience conducting global qualitative and quantitative market research.

Jessica holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and graduated with honors from the University of Maryland with a BS in International Management. Jessica lives in Paris with her husband and daughter and is fluent in French.

   SHEILA KELLEY    OPERATIONS MANAGER    LINKEDIN

SHEILA KELLEY
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Sheila oversees the financial management, human resources, information management and project economics for the firm.

Prior to joining Camber, Sheila was the Program Manager at Legal Aid for Washington Fund, and Program Assistant at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the Financial Services for the Poor team.

Sheila earned a BA in Global Development Studies and a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Social Enterprise from Seattle Pacific University. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoor adventures, amusement parks, and spending time with her family.

    NICK BENNETTE     ENGAGEMENT MANAGER    LINKEDIN

NICK BENNETTE
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Nick guides clients on both strategic decision making as well as operational execution, helping with a strong focus on sustainability and corporate responsibility topics.

Prior to joining Camber, Nick spent five years with McKinsey & Company working across both its Sustainability & Resource Productivity and Solutions Practices, balancing client strategy alongside on-the-ground implementation efforts and tools.  He has worked with a diverse array of private sector clients, including global leaders in retail, aerospace, and high tech.  While at McKinsey, Nick additionally developed and led the successful commercial launch of a web-based platform to enable resource efficiency transformations across large operational networks.

Nick earned a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry from Princeton University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Chemistry from Boston University.  Nick was born and raised in St. Louis and after a long stint across the east coast, has found the pacific northwest perfectly suited to his passion for nature and all manner of outdoor recreation, which he typically enjoys alongside his wife Caroline and son Theo. 

   JOSH DRAKE    ENGAGEMENT MANAGER    LINKEDIN

JOSH DRAKE
ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
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Josh leads engagements with organizations in the public and private sectors focusing on major strategy, investment, and execution decisions.

Prior to Camber, Josh worked on agency strategy, governance, and partnerships at global relief and development NGO Mercy Corps, as well as on multiple consultancies for the United Nations, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project. He has directly managed over $500M in international programs.  Josh began his career as an American diplomat in DC and East Africa with the U.S. Department of State.

Josh earned a Master's in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Political Science from Middlebury College. He was born and raised in the art and business of photography, and still shoots to this day. Outside Camber, Josh serves on the Board of Seattle City Club and loves spending time with his wife Lindsey, son Ethan, daughter Elle, and dog Piper. 

   BENJAMIN JENSON    ENGAGEMENT MANAGER    LINKEDIN

BENJAMIN JENSON
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Ben works with clients on customer insights and strategy, including intervention analysis, implementation and investment planning. 

Previously, Ben managed partner evaluation and recruitment for the online fundraising network SeeYourImpact, cultivating relationships with over 50 organizations in 18 countries. He is also the co-founder of Miti Health, a Kenya based health technology company.

Ben earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business with a certificate in Social Innovation and Public Management. He also holds a BA in International Relations from Pomona College and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Hong Kong. Ben enjoys travel, cooking, listening to his wife's poetry, and spending time with his young family.

   JON KONG    ENGAGEMENT MANAGER    LINKEDIN

JON KONG
ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
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Jon helps corporations, foundations, school districts, and healthcare provider organizations better understand the impact of strategic decisions through quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Jon began his consulting career at PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory, where he worked with clients in the online, software, telecommunications, and utilities industries.

Jon earned a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Jon is originally from Canada but has grown to love his adopted home of Seattle.  He enjoys working out, coaching youth volleyball at a local high school, and spending time with his young family.

   TODD PENKE    Engagement manager    LINKEDIN

TODD PENKE
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Todd works with clients to support decision making through quantitative and qualitative analyses, including specialties in impact modeling, operational strategy, and joint venture analysis.     

Previously, Todd worked at The Boston Consulting Group with clients from the food distribution, mining, alcoholic beverages, and energy industries. Todd has experience working across Australia, Canada, Thailand and Kenya.    

Todd graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina with a BA in Economics and minors in Business Administration and Jazz Performance. Todd hails from Buffalo, NY (where he developed an immunity to cloudy days) with a long stopover in the Southeast. He's a big fan of all things PNW, especially the mountains and the sea.

   KATE REYNOLDS THORSON    Engagement Manager       LINKEDIN

KATE REYNOLDS THORSON
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Kate works with clients to guide strategy development, operational and program design, and investment planning, facilitated by evidence-based decision making.

Kate has over 12 years of experience working with nonprofits and foundations for improved social impact, including implementing global health and development programs. Prior to Camber, Kate was the Rwanda Program Manager for Partners In Health, where she worked to bring innovative community-based healthcare and social programs to rural communities.

Kate earned her MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, where she was a START Global Innovation Fellow and a Leadership Fellow at the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking. She hails from the Midwest where she earned her B.S. and graduated with distinction and honors from the University of Wisconsin. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trail running, and adventurous cooking for family and friends.

   sakina zaidi    ENGAGEMENT MANAGER    LINKEDIN

sakina zaidi
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Sakina works with clients on strategic planning and growth, improving operations, and implementing key decisions with a focus on data-driven decision making and impact generation.

Prior to joining Camber, Sakina worked both domestically and abroad in the nonprofit and private sectors. As a consultant at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm, she worked across industries advising clients on growth, operations, strategy, and change management. Since then, she has worked in international development in Ethiopia, on special projects at Hilton Worldwide, and on domestic education policy and strategy at Bellwether Education Partners. While at business school, Sakina was a Wharton Social Impact Initiative Fellow and led the investment strategy crafting process for the school’s inaugural Africa-focused social innovation fund.

Sakina holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from The University of Pennsylvania. Sakina was born and raised in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and after many years on the East Coast, can now be found enjoying the sunshine and scenery in San Francisco with her husband.

Rebecca works with clients to facilitate strategic decision-making by providing insights from detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis.
 
Prior to Camber, Rebecca was an Association Executive managing local and national nonprofit associations, helping them shape and achieve their strategic goals. Rebecca has experience working across Brazil, India, and Botswana on projects ranging from financial inclusion to HIV/AIDS hospice care. She began her career as a manager with the Hillstone Restaurant Group.
 
Rebecca earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management and holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Rebecca is excited to be back in Seattle, her favorite city in the world. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, traveling, and volunteering with local social justice organizations.

   z achary henderson  Associate   LINKEDIN

zachary henderson
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Zack partners with clients to guide effective strategy development, leveraging data and analysis to drive insights and impact.

Before Camber, Zack worked with Amazon as a financial analyst intern within Amazon Web Services where he assisted senior management in strategic expansion planning using dynamic quantitative models, detailed global investment analysis, and novel benchmarking and reporting tools.

Zack earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. Outside of work, Zack can often be found mountain biking, backpacking, skiing, snowboarding, or running. He also enjoys international travel and road trips with friends.

  Suraj Patel  ASSOCIATE   LINKEDIN

Suraj Patel
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Suraj helps clients maximize impact by framing problems and identifying solutions informed by rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis. 

Prior to joining Camber, Suraj managed global health research at the George W. Bush Institute where he assisted in the writing of Pharmacy on a Bicycle:  Innovative Approaches to Global Health and Poverty (2013) by Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein. In addition, he supported Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, a public-private partnership to address women’s cancers in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, where his analysis helped inform country-level strategy planning and resource investment. Suraj has also served as a strategic advisor to global health social enterprises, NGOs, and foundations in their efforts to maximize their impact. Previously, he was a business analyst at Accenture where he drove operational improvements for clients in healthcare, energy, and finance industries.

Suraj earned his MBA and MPH from UC Berkeley with a focus on social entrepreneurship and global health.  He also attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate and received bachelor’s degrees in Business, Psychology, and Social Welfare. Suraj was raised in Texas and is a proud fan of the Dallas Cowboys, queso, and breakfast tacos.

  Sarah Toomey   ASSOCIATE       LINKEDIN

Sarah Toomey
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Sarah is an Associate in Camber’s Seattle office, and works with social and health sector organizations to identify and analyze opportunities to drive greater impact, and to facilitate strategic decision-making. 

Prior to joining Camber, Sarah led internal consulting engagements at One Acre Fund, a social enterprise providing asset-based financing and agricultural training to smallholder farmers in East Africa. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Sarah’s work centered on strategic growth initiatives including evaluating opportunities to expand into the public health space, researching and recommending new country expansion opportunities, and developing strategic plans for the long-term financial and human capital sustainability of the organization. Sarah began her career advising U.S. Federal Government clients at Deloitte Consulting. 

Sarah earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where she was an Associate Yale Greenberg World Fellow. She also holds a BA in Political Science from Yale University, where she was a first team All-American member of the National Champion varsity women’s squash team. A native of Vermont, Sarah enjoys running, international travel, and rooting for the Red Sox. 

   j amie van horne   associate    LINKEDIN

jamie van horne
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Jamie is based in San Francisco and primarily supports clients with program and business strategy, resource allocation decision-making, and primary customer insights research. Her work spans global and domestic development areas, with a focus on innovative funding models and women's health. 

Previously, Jamie worked as Director of Partnerships at SeeYourImpact.org, a donor engagement and communication technology platform, where she managed a network of more than 100 global NGOs.

Jamie graduated with distinction from Yale College with a BA in Psychology, where she was also an Academic All-Ivy selection in her role as captain of the Women's Basketball Team. She also holds a Master's in International Relations and a Certificate in Innovative Leadership from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain and is a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She enjoys spending time outside hiking, biking, or playing tennis with family and friends. 

  GAVIN BOILEAU   CONSULTANT    LINKEDIN

GAVIN BOILEAU
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Gavin provides detailed quantitative analyses and qualitative insights to help clients achieve their strategic and operational goals.

Prior to joining Camber, Gavin worked as a Financial Analyst for Providence Health and Services, supporting the Cancer Clinical Program Group and the Swedish Cancer Institute with financial modeling, joint venture analysis, and novel market share and performance management tools.  Previously, he worked with a variety of tech and social startups in St. Louis, MO.

Gavin graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship. After work, Gavin enjoys cooking, brewing, and exploring his native Seattle by bike. He also enjoys spending time with his two rabbits, Mork and Mindy.

Sarah works on Camber Collective’s family planning and West Africa portfolios, conducting research, and developing strategy and communications.

Prior to working at Camber, Sarah was faculty at the Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University, where she led research on social norms, mobile health and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Previously, Sarah conducted a study on maternal health as a Fulbright fellow in Niger, and coordinated research on obstetric fistula treatment while working with EngenderHealth.

Sarah earned an MPhil in Social Anthropological Analysis from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in religious studies from Pomona College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is fluent in French, and is currently based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. In free time, Sarah loves to read fiction, take photos, and play her guitar. 

Tara supports clients in making strategic decisions through the use of market segmentation, behavior change analysis, and qualitative research methods.

Prior to joining Camber, Tara assisted in client development and strategic communication for small-to-medium sized clients at Concur Technologies. Additionally, she was a Mary Gates Leadership Fellow where she provided pro bono education consulting for schools and conferences across the state of Washington.

Tara earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business, and also completed the UW Honors Program. In her free time, Tara enjoys backpacking, traveling, and playing soccer.

   r ebekah kreckman  Consultant   LINKEDIN

rebekah kreckman
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Bekah delivers comprehensive qualitative and quantitative analyses to enable clients to make sound decisions and investment choices.

Prior to Camber, Bekah worked at the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute where she assisted in the coordination, evaluation, and transformation of the Institute’s interdisciplinary sustainability leadership programs.

Bekah graduated with highest distinction from the University of Michigan with a BA in Environmental Sciences, a minor in Plant Biology, and a concentration in Behavior Change and Environmental Communication. A Midwestern native, Bekah enjoys hiking, euchre, and stargazing. Outside of work, she delights in writing letters, experimenting with old recipes, and getting acquainted with the Pacific Northwest.

  Fiona Bare  ANALYST   LINKEDIN

Fiona Bare
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Fiona supports clients in strategic decision-making with insights from quantitative and qualitative research.

Prior to joining Camber, Fiona worked at Claremont McKenna College’s Roberts Environmental Center where she led a research team and oversaw the development of community partnerships. She also has experience researching and working in Jordan’s humanitarian aid sector.

Fiona graduated summa cum laude from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics with honors. She is originally from the Midwest and now enjoys exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Outside of work, Fiona can often be found reading, planning future travel, and spending time outdoors.

  ERIC BIGIRIMANA   SENIOR ADVISOR

ERIC BIGIRIMANA
SENIOR ADVISOR

Eric is a Burundian national with deep experience in health strategy, program design, and behavior change in resource-poor settings. 

Eric played a key role in the development of Burundi’s 2006-2010 and 2011-2015 National Health Plans as a senior health advisor to Burundi’s Ministry of Health. His work focused on supporting public healthcare providers in delivery of quality care at each level of the healthcare system. In addition, he helped Burundi to elaborate the National Strategic Plan for Community Health, by creating new approaches to field intervention, aimed at introducing innovative strategies of behavioral and organizational change. Before that role, Eric was responsible for the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of health services in the province of Bururi and worked as a general practitioner. Eric has also presented widely, notably on new approaches to financing healthcare in resource-poor settings at the Ottawa Charter conference in Vancouver, Canada in 2007. 

Eric holds an MD from the University of Burundi’s Faculty of Medicine and a Master’s in Community Health from the University of Laval, in Quebec, Canada. His thesis subject was “Determinants of condom use in first- and second- generation African and Caribbean immigrants in Quebec.” Eric was awarded a World Bank/Japan Scholarship to support his Master’s studies.

   Scott Mullins    SENIOR ADVISOR    LINKEDIN

Scott Mullins
SENIOR ADVISOR
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Scott is a brand and marketing strategist with a passion for helping organizations define a unique purpose that inspires people to rally around their service, cause, or community.

Scott brings over 20 years of experience building iconic global brands through integrated communications. His strategic leadership has contributed to the growth of some of the world’s most recognizable companies like Adobe, Samsung, HP, UCSF and Intel. Scott’s  diverse experience developing shared purpose and activating brands across the audience journey has successfully launched companies, products, technologies and worthy causes.  This experience has also benefitted social and environmental initiatives like family planning, financial inclusion, and environmental efforts. For example, his work developing the launch strategy for the thankyouocean.org awareness campaign, a joint effort between the State of California and NOAA to educate Californians about the problems facing our oceans, continues to expanded nationally and was officially recognized by the President of the United States. Scott resides in Marin County with his family and enjoys fly fishing when he is not chasing the passions of his two children.

   BILL WILKIE    SENIOR ADVISOR    LINKEDIN

BILL WILKIE
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Bill is a strategist who distills information to its core essence to facilitate change in for- and non-profit organizations. 

Bill has over 20 years’ experience as an executive brand and design strategist to the world’s leading companies. Bill’s roles in advertising and marketing were as Brand Strategy Director at JDK Design, Principal of Wilkie Brand Strategy, Strategic Planning Director at the renowned agency Wieden + Kennedy, and an SVP at McCann Erickson, a leading global agency. In the course of his career, Bill has worked for a range of global and category-defining companies, including Nike, Coke, Amazon, Miller Brewing, Starbucks, Burton Snowboards, Seventh Generation, and others. Indicatively, he worked exclusively on global brand strategy for various Microsoft initiatives and on related corporate initiatives for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Bill has also worked closely with leading brands in the sustainability and shared value space and with leading foundations on strategic narrative. 

He holds a BA from Fairfield University and a Master’s in Religion from Yale University.