Bo Ghirardelli, MPA
Co-Founder, President & CEO
Bo Ghirardelli leads SKY’S THE LIMIT’S day-to-day program, partnerships, operations, fundraising, finance, legal and other organizational management. His previous work before building the highly successful Greenside Development Foundation – Morocco organization included serving as middle school teacher in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles through Teach For America. He has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Washington in Nonprofit Management. Additionally, Bo has started and run two small businesses, one of which is an agricultural cooperative that currently employs over 20 people in Morocco.
Co-Founder and Chairman
Nicolas Cary leads the development of SKY’S THE LIMIT’S online platform and our board of directors. He is also the co-founder and President of Blockchain, a financial technology company with over 10 million users of its digital platform. As CEO of Blockchain, Nic raised the largest Series A funding round at that time in the FinTech industry. Nic was named “European Digital Leader of the Year” in 2015. The World Economic Forum recognized Blockchain as a 2016 Technology Pioneer – previous awardees include Google & AirBnB.
Robin leads the SKY’S THE LIMIT program activities. She works daily with entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors on the full life cycle of the program, ranging from recruiting and training to direct mentoring and advisory support. Robin works with partner organizations and members of the entrepreneurship ecosystem to broaden our reach and deepen our impact while supporting the program’s transition from a local, “brick and mortar” organization to a national, virtual one. Robin brings 30 years of consulting experience planning and leading major initiatives, navigating critical changes, and improving operating effectiveness. She has run several businesses throughout her career, most notably Cliff Consulting, Inc., a bay area based boutique consulting firm serving philanthropic foundations, non profits, educational and health care organizations, and Fortune 500 corporations.
Caitlin leads the SKY’S THE LIMIT communication and outreach strategy. She strives to bring entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors’ stories to life through a multitude of channels, as well as support their experiences on and off platform. Previously, Caitlin was based in Chicago where she did digital marketing consulting for private businesses.