CARE Enterprises




Our Board of Directors brings together leaders from global business, financial innovation and social impact. Their experience is lent to both the management of CARE Enterprises and to our portfolio companies.




Marilia was CARE Enterprises' Managing Partner from 2016-2019. Prior to CARE Enterprises, she was a member of the executive leadership at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), serving as the Director of Commitments.


Randall E. Pond

Retired Executive Vice President, Cisco Systems

As Executive Vice President of Operations, Processes, Systems for Cisco Systems, he oversaw the organizations of Worldwide Manufacturing, IT, Global Shared Services, Human Resources, Legal Affairs and Corporate Affairs.


Bill Unger

Private Investor and Adviser

Bill is an investor and/or adviser to privately held technologycompanies such as Visualon, FirstRain, D2S, Tarana, Trendy Lime, and others. He recently completed his 12th year as a board member of CARE USA.


Martha Brooks

President and Chief Operating Officer, Novelis, Inc. (retired)

After 25 years in aluminum rolling and recycling as well as diesel engines and power systems with leading global companies, Martha now serves on several global boards and dedicates her time to bringing private sector approaches to poverty alleviation.


Andrea Armeni

Co-founder & Executive Director, Transform Finance

Andrea co-founded Transform Finance, a field-building non-profit organization working at the intersection of capital and social change by building bridges between investors, communities, and other stakeholders. Andrea is also the lead convener of the Transform Finance Investor Network.


Paul J. Jansen

Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Paul is the Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He is one of the founders of McKinsey’s Nonprofit Practice and led the Firm’s global philanthropy practice.


Dar Vanderbeck

Chief Innovation Officer, CARE USA

As the Chief Innovation Officer for CARE USA, Dar’s role lies at the intersection of innovation, social justice and movement building. Prior to CARE, she was the Managing Director for Teach for America’s Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship team.


Eduardo Castro-Wright

Private Investor

Eduardo Castro-Wright is an angel investor, with portfolio companies in Silicon Valley,    Southern California, and Europe. He is the former CEO of Walmart USA, Walmart e-Commerce and Global Sourcing and Vice-Chairman of Walmart, Inc. 


Bowman Cutter

Former Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

From 1996 to 2009, Bowman served as the Managing Partner of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm. He is currently also a board member for the Committee for Economic Development, The Atlantic Council, and Resources for the Future.


Peter Buijs

Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance & IT, CARE USA

Peter Buijs has served as CARE USA’s Chief Financial Officer since May 2013. Peter joined CARE in 1986 and has managed programs in multiple countries, and supervised CARE operations in Latin America and the Caribbean.




Michelle has been the CEO of CARE USA since July 2015. Prior to joining CARE, she was a non profit CEO and a candidate for U.S. Senate. Michelle served on President George W. Bush’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and as co-convener of the ServiceNation Coalition.