Meet Our Team

Ayesha Khanna, Founder

Ms. Khanna has worked across sectors and led nonprofit, for-profit and political organizations. She is a co-founder of Fuse Corps, a venture that matches experienced leaders with mayors to drive innovation. She co-led Atlanta Women for Obama in 2008 and was a senior member of an Atlanta mayoral campaign. She also led and transformed several leading nonprofit organizations after building healthcare centers in central India and beginning her career at Andersen Consulting LLP (now Accenture). 

Mark Croswell, VP Venture Development

Mark brings extensive entrepreneurial, management and strategic experience to Points of Light. As the co-founder of a specialty M&A firm that worked with emerging IT services firms and innovative technology startups, Mark has years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, transaction structuring, strategic planning and creating access to capital. Mark has also long served as a trustee and advisor of private and local community foundations.

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Megan Christenson, Director

Megan oversees the general operations of the Civic Accelerator. As a social change and start-up enthusiast, Megan spent the past 7 years working alongside several early stage nonprofit and for-profit social ventures to develop scalable processes for growth and social impact.

Jasmine Cato, Senior Program Coordinator

Jasmine is working to support all efforts of the Civic Accelerator; including working extensively with the Civic Accelerator to offer program, evaluation, and event support. Jasmine previously worked at The Posse Foundation in Miami, FL co-managing all of the programmatic components.

Advisory Board

Adam Brotman

Chief Digital Officer, Starbucks

James Collins

Founding Partner, Eastwood Capital

Merrick Furst

Founder, Flashpoint

Rob Shelton

Global Innovation Practice Lead, PwC

Yolanda Seals-Coffield

Principle, Leader of the Employment Law Group, PwC

Women's Advisory Group

Joy Anderson

President & Founder, Criterion Institute

Anna Cunningham

Community Investments, Public Affairs, Starbucks Coffee Company

Wendy Diamond

Founder, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Courtney Martin

Author, Speaker, Blogger

Shannon Schuyler

President, PwC Charitable Foundation