Sacha founded Measuring Success in 2003 with the belief that foundations and non-profits deserved the same quality of consulting available to for-profits. Sacha has worked for McKinsey and Company and Credit Suisse and has also served as Director
of Strategy for an international non-profit organization. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University, MPA from Harvard University, and his BS in applied mathematics from Yale University. He attended the Pardes Institute and is the recipient
of a Wexner Graduate fellowship and Dorot fellowship. He is a board member of Alef Bet Montessori and serves on the DCJCC Strategic Task Force and the Federation of Greater Washington’s Network Committee.
Nancy’s passion for the non-profit sector brought her to Measuring Success in 2013. She has been Partner at global consulting firms, focusing on strategy and growth, and has worked with diverse organizations including start-up social enterprises and
Fortune 500 companies. Nancy helps clients evaluate complex data and markets to improve their organizational effectiveness. As Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, Nancy teaches social
media and internet marketing. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Yale University.
Daniel works with independent schools and faith-based groups, helping them achieve data-driven sustainability. Prior to his work with Measuring Success, he spent three years at Accenture doing technology delivery and project management. Daniel graduated
from the University of Maryland with a BA in Economics.
Daniel Kapavik – PROJECT MANAGER: is passionate about informed decision-making through technology, analytics, and measuring social impact. He is an entrepreneurial project manager with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a military, consulting,
and nonprofit background. Daniel served as an infantry officer with combat leadership experience in the Marine Corps before honing his technology and analytic skills with Booz Allen Hamilton. He understands the issues facing nonprofits on a personal
level through his experience cofounding Bare the Burden Project, a veteran’s nonprofit that helps veterans through communication and social support. Daniel also enjoys traveling, cooking, running, backpacking, and binge watching shows on Netflix.
Deborah has experience working for several U.S. government agencies, including the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and the Office of Inspector General in the Department of Energy. Deborah managed voter registration offices for the
2008 Presidential campaign, and has significant experience with fundraising, sales and marketing for a leading hospitality company. Deborah holds a BA from Northwestern University and an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from Stanford
As an international business development consultant, Kellen has successfully led projects in several sectors, including information technology and joint American- Brazilian ventures. Kellen has a long history as an advocate for public health, working
closely with NGOs in the United States and Latin America.
Sophy graduated from the University of Maryland with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. Her previous analytics and big data experience came from her work at NASA and Course Hero. In her role as Senior Analyst, she uses expertise in survey creation to implementation, data visualization, data analysis, and coding to aid clients in realizing the full potential of their data and addressing their needs. She has worked closely with numerous independent and Jewish Day Schools, Federation
CJA, Jewish Federation of Ottawa, Union for Reform Judaism, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, and PA-ISBOA/Cal-ISBOA.
Rebecca Mead – ANALYST: provides expertise and in data analytics/aggregation, quantitative reasoning, research, and discovery. Employing a keen eye for detail, Rebecca has experience in creating summary level and statistical analysis of large data
sets from multiple sources to detect where performance improvement initiatives are needed. Utilizing a strong Excel skill set, design and present aesthetically pleasing and easily interpretable data to create data-driven decisions. Rebecca has
a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Irrum brings consulting, survey and statistical analytics experience from her years at the U.S. Census Bureau and Deloitte. Her expertise lies in data analytics, statistical analysis, revenue re-performance, data management and statistical programming.
Irrum graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in Economics and received an MA in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
A 2004 graduate of DePaul University, Jill is excited to be a part of an organization that uses technology and data to strengthen Jewish communities. In addition to her background in Industrial Organization Psychology, Jill is a Jewish environmental
educator, agrarian, community organizer, Chef, and Chicago native. She was the Founder of The Gan Project, a Jewish food and farming organization that served the Chicago area from 2010-14. She started growing food in 2006, has been cooking professionally
since 2004, and has been an eater of food since 1982.
Tommy came to GrapeVine in July 2014 after working for the previous 2 years as the Assistant Director for Etgar 36, a nonprofit educational venture that takes student and adult groups on trips teaching about history, politics, and activism. He has
experience in education and trip-guiding, as well as client management, programming, marketing, and public speaking. Tommy has also produced content for a number of online publications, including National Geographic France,
where he wrote articles in French highlighting his experiences as an English teaching assistant in France. Tommy holds a BA in History with Honors from the University of Georgia.
Danna brings a range of knowledge in business, education and community development stemming from her academic background in organizational management and previous work experience as a teacher. She has a strong understanding of school systems and nonprofits through her prior work with Teach For America. Danna earned a BBA in Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Wisconsin and received her Masters in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri.
Patrick is native to DC and an avid coffee drinker. As an analyst, Patrick primarily works with independent school organizations and non-profits to develop strategic solutions and visualizations through data analysis. Before joining Measuring Success,
he graduated from the University of Maryland with honors and earned a degree in economics.
Iris is a junior in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, majoring in Finance and International Business and minoring in Mathematics. She is originally from Queens, New York and enjoys cooking and traveling.
With twenty years of leadership in customer relationship management, Mark Cross has helped some of the world’s strongest brands and non-profits find, attract and retain people using technology, data and analytics through targeted, multi-channel engagement.
Mark has led consulting, email service provider, database marketing and analytic product organizations. He has held executive leadership positions at Acxiom, Merkle, Snyder Communications, Marriott and IBM. Mark obtained a Bachelor of Science
degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.
Emma is a senior at the University of Maryland studying statistics and computer programming. Outside of work, Emma enjoys watching TV, spending time with friends and family, and trying new things.
Kevin is studying Operations & Information Management and Finance at Georgetown University. He is interested in Big Data Analytics and brings data analysis experience from his work in materials management at Crestron Electronics. Kevin became interested in nonprofits when he worked at Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in New York. He enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and surfing.
Alexander is a data analytics intern motivated by the impacts of technological innovation and labor market dynamics. He earned an MA in economics from Georgetown University, where he currently pursues his PhD.
Dr. Harry Bloom is Measuring-Success’ Senior Vice President of Client Solutions. His for‐profit experience includes brand and product management at Procter & Gamble and General Electric and management consulting work with McKinsey & Company. In his independent school work, Dr. Bloom has developed and implemented a number of marquee programs, including the Atidenu Recruitment and Retention program, the Recruitment and Retention Academy, the Governance & Fundraising Academy and the Financial Benchmarking and Financial Reengineering. These programs have helped well over 100 independent schools enhance revenue, increase efficiency and strengthen their sustainability. Bloom has conducted and published independent school and nonprofit governance research that has identified practices that predict financial and educational success. Dr. Bloom has been a featured presenter at conferences for the National Business Officers Association, the Independent School Association of the Central States, the New York State Association of Independent Schools, and the California Business Officers Association. Dr. Bloom has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and a Doctorate of Education degree from Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Education and Administration.