Advisory Board

Our work is guided by social sector franchise thought leaders, including practitioners, advisors, and investors. We are grateful to the SSFI Advisory Board for its commitment. 

E. Hachemi Aliouche
UNH Associate Professor of Hospitality Management and Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center

Aristotle Alip                
Founder and Managing Director of CARD MRI Philippines

Kim Alter                      
Founder-CEO, Virtue Ventures

Dr. Helen Blackholly
VP & Director Technical Services, Marie Stopes International

Deborah Burand          
Assistant Professor of Clinical Law, NYU

Gordon Chan
Economic Development Advisor – Social Franchising, World Vision Australia

Maggie Farrell              
Private Sector Health Team Leader, GH/PRH/SDI USAID

Carter Garber               
Founder and CEO, IDEAS

Scott Hillstrom             
Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, CFW HealthStores Foundation

Peter Holt                     
Founder, PD Holt International, LLC

Jan Maes                       
Enterprise Development and Microfinance Consultant

Raili Marks
Consultant, International Centre for Social Franchising

Julie McBride               
Founder and CEO, Stage Six LLC

Josh Merin                    
Director, International Affairs, International Franchise Association

Arthur Pressman
Partner, Co-Team Leader-Franchise, Nixon Peabody law firm

Marla Rosner
Senior Learning and Development Consultant, MSA Worldwide

John Simon                  
Ambassador (ret.), Total Impact Capital; PharmAccess

Greg Starbird               
Starbird Consulting, LLC.

Michael Swack
Director, Center for Impact Finance, UNH Carsey School of Public Policy

Galen Welsch               
CEO, Jibu

Kim Wilson      
Lecturer, International Business and Human Security, Fletcher School/Center for Emerging Markets, Tufts University