The Team

Faculty, management, and students work together to make the Ballard Social Impact Center a unique place for learning and putting that learning into practice.

Providing more than 7,000 students per year with quality programming requires the collaboration of several team members. See below to learn more about our incredible contributors:

Management Team

Todd Manwaring
Founder & Director
Professor-of-Practice

Steven Fox
Managing Director

Jess Dansie Anderson
Managing Director Communications & Marketing

Aaron Miller
Associate Managing Director & Professor

Eva Witesman
Virtuous Organizations Initiative Director & Professor

Lisa Jones Christensen
Associate Professor
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources

W. Gibb Dyer
Academic Director
O.L. Stone Professor of Entrepreneurship

Rose Palmer
Event Manager

Cheryl Crockett
Human Resource & Finance Manager

Jill Piatcitelli
Adjunct Faculty
Social Impact Projects, On-Campus Internships

Faculty

Dan Heist
Assistant Professor
Romney Institute of Public Service & Ethics

Chris Silvia
Associate Professor
Romney Institute of Public Service & Ethics

Eva Witesman
Associate Professor
Romney Institute of Public Service & Ethics

Dan Blake
Adjunct Faculty
Advanced Impact Investing

Kurt Brown
Adjunct Faculty
Intro to Impact Investing

Brent Goddard
Adjunct Faculty

Corporate Social Impact, On-Campus Internships

Curtis Lefrandt
Adjunct Faculty

Jill Piatcitelli
Adjunct Faculty
Social Impact Projects, On-Campus Internships

Jeff Shumway
Adjunct Faculty
Advanced Social Impact