The KindnessEvolution Team  

 
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Wendi Gilbert

 

Chief Visionary Officer

Wendi has been researching the kindness space in America for the past five years. Based on the wealth of data she's amassed, in addition to key relationships within a nationwide network she's organized, Wendi is positioned to power our nation’s KindnessEvolution. Wendi brings 30+ experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors and has the passion for a big vision, grounded in a practical plan for making a massive positive impact in our nation, and ultimately the world.

My life mission is to “Rally, Connect and Unite People for Good." It is my honor and privilege to lead and launch our Nation’s KindnessEvolution and fulfill on my life mission, as well as assist in amplifying the goodness that already exists and inspiring more of it.   

I welcome you to join us on this journey.

 
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Nancy Carroll

Partner and Chief Operating Officer

An entrepreneur and business strategist with over 35 years of experience, Nancy has a passion for building start-ups into successful organizations. She has been involved with co-founding and founding two non-profits and two for-profits—one of which trades on NASDQ--and has worked for the last ten years as a consultant for start-ups, writing the articles of incorporation, by-laws and form 1023, as well as creating operating budgets, product development, sales forecasting, and overseeing donor development. 

Nancy began her professional career co-founding and working as Business and Operations Director for GB Capital Management, Inc., assisting with their growth from $10 million to $1.5 billion assets.  At the Foundation for Conscious Evolution, Nancy met on an annual basis, with Benefactor, Laurance Rockefeller, who supported the organization through her tenure due to continued annual revenue growth and sustainability. Now, Nancy is thrilled to be helping to co-create KindnessEvolution, as her passion is for helping people and organizations manifest their vision and mission.

 
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Debby Page

Education Manager

Debby has years of experience in consulting and business development. Debby started her career with Ernst & Young, LLP, working on domestic and international projects in the hi-tech, utilities, and real estate industries. Debby moved on to work on a variety of projects with start-ups, including children’s digital storybooks and games, and mobile apps. 

Debby has a strong commitment to give back to her community, and has volunteered with local schools in the Reed School and Marin City Districts for years. Currently, she teaches part-time at a preschool in Mill Valley, in addition to working in the non-profit division of Taechyon Robotics. Through her work with Taechyon makes smart products, including Septaer an omni-display speaker, and b08, an entertaining Chat Robot. Debby is working on bringing b08 to children through STEAM labs and hospitals.

Debby attended the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and the University of California, Santa Barbara. She now lives in Tiburon with her husband and two children, 11 and 16.  Debby believes the benefits of kindness are endless.

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Jenny Wechter

Project Manager

Jenny Wechter graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Honors, graduating with honors and completing a thesis titled “An Exploration of Mindfulness Meditation: Buddhist Roots and Secular Branches.” During her time in Austin, Jenny founded and directed a mindfulness- and yoga-based non-profit program called Healing Space, a support group for the patients of the craniofacial clinic at Dell Children’s Center, under the umbrella non-profit she founded during high school, Give a Little, Give a Life. Her passion for intentional practices of contemplation and meditation—and their benefits, especially for children in schools—led her to become a mindfulness consultant for the El Paso Independent School District, which recently piloted a quite heartening and impactful yoga-based stress reduction program. Jenny is a young humanitarian who enjoys writing poetry and studying planetary consciousness, and she believes wholeheartedly in our potential to grow and evolve—individually and collectively—through care and compassion.

Advisory Board

Paul Lamb

Paul Lamb provides strategic counsel and communications support for the kindness initiative of Take a Stand for Good. He is a consultant and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in business, nonprofit management, technology, and public policy. In addition to building numerous non-profits and social enterprises, he has helped dozens of non-profits, foundations, and companies achieve their social impact goals. 

Paul is also the founder of Kindfulness.biz, an organization dedicated to the cultivation of Kindness in the workplace. He is a frequent speaker, radio commentator and OpEd contributor on technology and social issues, including kindness and compassion.

Paul is passionate about social change, and his mission is to be a catalyst to help others do good in the world, in small and big ways. 

Paul Gilbert

Paul began his career at CNN in Atlanta, as a writer/producer and weekend anchor. He then moved to New York and created NBA Entertainment, the National Basketball Association’s production and entertainment division. After moving to San Francisco, he and his wife, Wendi, started their own company, Heart at Work Productions. As a writer, Paul’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Psychology Today, Huffington Post and The Hill. He has also helped write books on subjects ranging from national politics to corporate cultures to personal growth.  A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz, Paul lives in Marin County with his kind wife, two children, their golden retriever, Layla, and a cat who prefers to remain anonymous.

Will Glennon

Will is the founder of the 1997 Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and has been a founding member of World Kindness Movement, a peak global kindness body, since it’s inception in 1998.  He is a retired attorney, author, father and grandfather.