Meet members of our team!

We believe we can all benefit from sharing life experience. Our team of mission-driven professionals is excited to modernize human support and help re-connect humans through our platform – the “Marketplace for Sharing Life Experience.”

The heads, hearts, and hands that help
make LifeGuides possible.

Founded with the goal of reducing human struggle and suffering, LifeGuides is on a mission to grow a platform for caring people to do extraordinary good.

Meet Our Team

Mark Donohue
Founder & Executive Chairman

Derek Lundsten
President & Chief Culture Officer

David Hester

David Hester, Ph.D
VP, Guides Community

James Brissenden
VP, Operations

Carolyn Gundersen
Executive VP, Enterprise Growth

Mark McDonough

Mark McDonough
Head, Data Science

Mark Christensen
Sr. Director, People & Partnerships

Chris Carpino
Exec VP, National Accounts

Gretchen Grove
Director, Client Success

Kathryn Patten
Sr. Director, Guides Operations

Hannah Rose Higdon

Hannah Rose Higdon
Client Success Manager

Taylor Schlosser
Lead Analyst, Benefits Consulting

Jeff Lowe
Sr. Director, Engineering & Product

Leading our Social Impact Council

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr
Chairman, LifeGuides® Social Impact Council

Press Release – LifeGuides® is delighted to announce Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., the President and CEO of The Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), has joined as Chairman of the newly created LifeGuides® Social Impact Council.

Meet Our Strategic Advisory Board

Michael J. Gelb

Luis Gallardo

Luis Gallardo

John Staines

Jennifer Borislow, CLU

Heath Dieckert

Dr. Christopher Jones

Serguei Netessine

Bob Whipple

Bob Spoer

George Bandarian II

Courtney A. Seard

Edie Goldberg

Ryan Bifulco

Will Wallace

David Chen

Kathi Winter

Jim Link

Ann Rhoades

Ann Rhoades

William Tincup

William Tincup

Alexander McCobin

Alexander McCobin

Tim Noortman headshot

Tim Noortman

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