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See how Kirk K. helped Rides for Lives on a Board Recruitment Strategy project

Robert L
Robert L.
Senior Director, Products and Strategy
Kirk K
Kirk K.
Volunteer
Matched on
May 7, 2014
Saved
$11,395
Hours Given
45 Hours
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What did Rides for Lives need?

Kirk helped Rides for Lives * A strategy for developing a strong board of directors that is committed to furthering its mission * A description of its ideal board structure, including the types of skills, expertise, and characteristics of potential board members for the organization

Why is this project important?

The success of our organization depends on strong leadership and effective fundraising. Without your help, we cannot our fundraising goals and strategic vision. Your skills will empower us to save lives by providing access to healthcare in rural Africa.

This project will save us $11,395, allowing us to build 10 bicycle ambulances which will increase access to healthcare for thousands of people in rural Africa.

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Robert L
Robert L.
Senior Director, Products and Strategy
Final Product
Strategic Plan
Cause Areas
Community & Economic Development
International Affairs
Rides for Lives
San Francisco, California, USA

What did Kirk have to offer?

Kirk has led numerous international strategic marketing, business and product development initiatives. His experiences cover a variety of regional and WW positions in the Americas, Europe, Asia and corporate level including consumer and corporate product marketing and sales, international franchise development, R&D, competitive and financial analysis, strategic planning and more. Kirk was responsible for the A-Z of a new online p...

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Kirk has led numerous international strategic marketing, business and product development initiatives. His experiences cover a variety of regional and WW positions in the Americas, Europe, Asia and corporate level including consumer and corporate product marketing and sales, international franchise development, R&D, competitive and financial analysis, strategic planning and more. Kirk was responsible for the A-Z of a new online product line and the implementation of global strategic product launches and marketing campaigns. Kirk obtained his undergraduate degree in Business and Asian Studies at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas and his MBA and Thunderbird. Kirk is a Taproot bro-bono consultant, he is serving a two year appointment as a commissioner for Mill Valley, and he consults / advises start-ups in the private education language sector. He is also dedicated to environmental issues promoting conservation and sustainable practices.


Skills
Human Resources
Strategy Consulting
Experience
  • Executive level experience in business or nonprofit management, board development, or senior leadership hiring
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to accomplish goals
Kirk K
Kirk K.
Volunteer
Mill Valley, CA, USA

What did they have to say?

Kirk was a tremendous asset in helping us prepare to recruit our board. He was instrumental in driving the research and deliverable that has positioned us well to start recruiting new board members. We appreciate his help and would love to work with him again in the future.

Robert L

Robert L.

Senior Director, Products and Strategy

About Rides for Lives

Rides for Lives is a 501c3 (tax exempt) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to improving livelihoods of mothers and babies in rural communities of Africa through putting in place emergency response systems where non exist.
Fun Fact

Fun Fact

CA Bikes has a small team with many languages/accents and a huge diversity factor--We hail from five different continents North America, Africa, South America, Europe and Asia

This is the 2nd project posted by Rides for Lives.

Total Saved
$49,275

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