WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE

We use an on-demand staffing structure drawing from partnerships with experts in a variety of areas such as evaluation, research, communication, etc.  Operating in a variety of grantmaking areas from education, to health, early childhood, the arts, food security, housing, foster youth, sciences, the environment and so on, provides us with a pretty hefty content-specific knowledge base; that being said, we are process experts.  When there is a need for capacity or for a specialized skill-set, we contract with one or more of our community partners, bringing aboard, long-term or short term, the best of the best, for you. 

CRISTINA GALLEGOS

Founder & CEO

A passionate entrepreneur, Cristina has 30 years of experience in business, 17 of which as an advisor to philanthropists and non-profits.Read More

JESSICA BOGAR

PROGRAM STRATEGY

An astute navigator of relationships that create social change, Jessica combines her experience in foundation advisory with a background in communications.Read More

ROSELMA SAMALA

GRANTS & INITIATIVES

With over 15 years of experience in the non-profit field, Roselma provides grantmaking and strategic development to family foundations and intermediary institutions.Read More

TAIMUR SHARIF

TECHNOLOGY

Representative of the new wave of offshore developers, Taimur brings to the table a unique combination of gentle humor, lean-thinking solutions, and technical expertise.Read More

CHRISTINA NAYVE

ADMINISTRATION

Christina is a generalist with two decades of experience in administration, fundraising, event management, and theater & radio.Read More

JOHNNY SAYEGH

Research & Development

Johnny’s focus at Sky(lark) is on systemic change through tech ventures. He is tasked to be constantly on the prowl for ways to operationalize and monetize innovation.Read More