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OUR TEAM

Build Teams. Get Work Done. 

The DevGlobal team comes from a broad range of backgrounds and have a diversity of expertise and experience that spans science and technology, public policy, philanthropy, communications, human rights, supply chains and business. Our team is guided by our mission to disrupt services for good.  

Teams for Global Impact

DevAfrique are strategy and development professionals committed to solving complex challenges on the African continent. In more than a dozen African countries, our team’s expertise extends across agriculture, environment and climate change, financial inclusion, health, water sanitation and hygiene, and public policy. 

 

DevIndia are leaders in innovation, business, climate, and agriculture. Based in the tech hub in Hyderabad, our expertise has connected communities, developed markets, empowered smallholder farmers, and enabled gender equity across India. 

Executive Team

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Matt Manning

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Executive Director

Matt Manning is Executive Director of DevGlobal where he continues to be a builder, leader and contributor to teams that is committed to change the world one person, project and program at a time. He resides in the Greater Seattle area where he enjoys many athletic and personal endeavors across sport, coaching and mentorship for the next generation. 

Matt Manning
Executive Director - DevGlobal

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Ridwan Sorunke

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Executive Director - DevAfrique

Ridwan Sorunke is the executive director for DevAfrique. Under Ridwan's leadership, DevAfrique has expanded operations across several countries in Africa. 

Ridwan Sorunke
Executive Director - DevAfrique

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Priyanka Dasika

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Executive Director - DevIndia

Priyanka Dasika is the executive director for DevIndia. In this capacity, Priyanka has led key client initiatives with stakeholders including USAID, CGIAR, and Reliance Foundation. 

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Executive Director - DevIndia

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Jeff Davis

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Managing Director

Jeff Davis is a managing director and principal consultant bringing more than 17 years of learning and applicable experience from technology, digital strategy, and nonprofit sectors to my client work. Leveraging formal training and practical application Jeff is ready to dig in from programmatic strategy ang governance to tactical portfolio management to operational process design and continuous improvement.

Jeff Davis 
Managing Director

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Rhiannan Price

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Managing Director

Rhiannan Price is a Principal Consultant and Managing Director of Inclusive and Sustainable Development at DevGlobal Partners. Rhiannan has over 15 years' experience working at the intersection of technology and development, leveraging Artificial Intelligence, very high-resolution satellite imagery, crowdsourcing, and other digital tools in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She's passionate about the potential for technology to break down our siloes and help us leapfrog to a more resilient, sustainable world.

Rhiannan Price
Managing Director

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Dr. Henry Musa Kpaka

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Advisor

Musa Kpaka is the Chief Technical Adviser to the Chief Minister in the Office of the President, seconded by the Tony Blair Global Institute.  In this role, he supports the Presidency in policy formulation and delivery on H.E President Bio’s top economic priorities. Musa also part of the leadership team at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, where he advices the Minister to deliver on the National Agriculture Transformation Programme. Before returning home, Musa worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), where his work focused on transforming the agriculture sector in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Musa is a trained development economist from Sierra Leone; he has a master’s degree from Harvard University and he received his PhD from the London School of Economics.  

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Advisor

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Angeli Donatone

Executive Administrator

Angeli Donatone has served as Executive Administrator since DevGlobal’s

inception. With previous experience as a small business owner,

she understands the nuances of running and operating a growing

operation. She spends her spare time gardening and cooking, as well as

exploring the Pacific Northwest with her two teenage sons.

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Executive Administrator

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Dr. David Bergvinson

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Advisor

Dr. David Bergvinson joined aWhere in February 2019 to deliver economic resilience to climate change by offering premier weather data and agriculture insights for farmers, agribusiness, agri-food and policy makers - globally. David's diverse experience in crop improvement, agronomy, pest and disease management and policy formulation are now being leveraged to integrate weather and data science into workflows across the entire agrifood sector.

Dr. David Bervginson 
Advisor

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Consultants

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AJ Rei-Perrine

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Principal Consultant

With 15+ years of strategy and communications expertise, AJ leads diverse teams to develop, launch, and manage initiatives for our DevGlobal clients. Leveraging a background that spans diplomacy, law, technology, and social impact, AJ brings collaborative solutions and a growth mindset to complex, challenging problems.

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Principal Consultant

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Carter Allen

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Principal Consultant

Carter is a Principal Consultant specializing in Supply Chain Technology. He has over 10 years experience in delivering technical solutions that transform supply chain capabilities in the health care, retail, and food and beverage space. Technical solutions include supply chain network optimization and modernization efforts like implementing new automation capabilities. Carter is passionate about using the transformative nature of technology to solve complex problems for his clients.

Carter Allen 
Principal Consultant

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Kiana Shelton

Consultant

Kiana Shelton seeks to exceed client expectations by designing and facilitating transformational organizational change and learning experiences for all in the development sector. Kiana's passion for global learning and development strategy started in her role as a high school French teacher in Atlanta public schools and later expanded to corporate learning at Google, BigCommerce, and DevGlobal. 

Kiana Shelton 
Consultant

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Payton Young

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Consultant

Payton Young is a strategy and project management consultant, specializing in business development, education, and grant management in the non-profit industry. She has over five years of experience working with the leading NGOs and Foundations to implement projects effectively and efficiently, maximizing impact for programs, teams, and clients.​

Payton Young 
Consultant

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Seamus Geraty

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Intern

Seamus Geraty is passionate about leveraging GIS as a mechanism to inform sustainable and holistic problem solving for the Global Development community. Serving as a [Junior Consultant/Intern] for DevGlobal, Seamus supports client projects in GIS research and application, Earth Observation & Remote Sensing, Machine Learning, and Digital Micro Planning.

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Intern

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Angelique Chapelle

Senior Consultant

Angelique Chapelle Angelique Chappelle, native of Brewton, AL, has spent over a decade designing business processes and  managing projects and programs within tech.  
In her spare time, she enjoys consulting, writing, photography, traveling, voice artistry, volunteering with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. &  GirlTrek. Ms. Chappelle is a self-proclaimed citizen of the world and a lifelong learner.

Angelique Chapelle 
Senior Consultant

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Jeff Pituch

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Senior Consultant

Jeff Pituch is a senior consultant at the firm and has been with the team since April 2020. Jeff works with global health clients, where he manages special research projects, analyzes data, and helps teams move toward their goals together. Before joining DevGlobal he spent 4 years with optiMize, a social innovation project incubator and teaching courses at the University of Michigan.

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Senior Consultant

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Sharon Kioko

Junior Consultant

Sharon Kioko is an Analyst at Dev-Afrique and a Junior Consultant with DevGlobal. Under this capacity, she provides support on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Support and Insights team as it related to COVID vaccine rollout research especially within Africa. At DevGlobal, she has supported on projects relate to digital agriculture strategy,agriculture data standardization, GIS mapping for health infrastructure as well as fundraising research

Sharon Kioko 
Junior Consultant

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Kyle McCartney

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Senior Consultant

Kyle has experience across technology, retail, global development and non-profit industries with an expertise in data, process, and enterprise systems. As former collegiate athlete, Kyle enjoys staying active through recreational sports and training.

Kyle McCartney 
Senior Consultant

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Raisa Faatimah

Junior Consultant

Raisa Faatimah is a junior consultant at DevGlobal and current JD/MPP candidate at the University of Michigan Law School. Raisa's interests are primarily in understanding equitable and sustainable development, through practice, research, and law. Her background includes work in public health programming, human centered design, grant writing, and graphic/web design. 

Raisa Faatimah 
Junior Consultant

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Brian McMahon

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Senior Consultant

Brian McMahon is a Senior Consultant specializing in communications. He brings experience developing strategic communications and outreach plans, as well as crafting compelling content for digital marketing campaigns, websites, social media, donor reports, and more. Currently based in Washington, D.C., Brian has lived and worked in Central America, Europe, and the Middle East.

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Senior Consultant

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Matt Hallas

Senior Consultant

Matt Hallas is a Senior Consultant at DevGlobal with a passion for applying remote sensing and satellite-based solutions to problems facing the Global Development community. Leveraging a decade’s worth of experience supporting major donors and multi-lateral institutions such as the BMGF and the WHO, Matt pulls from the full suite of available and yet to be developed data types and analytics that unlock huge potential for the success of programs ranging from microplanning to combating NTD’s. 

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Senior Consultant

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Kelcie Jadkowski

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Consultant

Kelcie Jadkowski is a Consultant who specializes in project management and providing client services. She is adept at creating organizational systems, developing and implementing event strategy and has over 7 years of experience working with CEOs, entrepreneurs, small businesses and brands.

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Consultant

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Savannah Davidsson

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Senior Consultant

Savannah Davidsson oversees the planning, promotion, and logistics of DevGlobal events. With 10 years of event planning experience and an eye for detail, Davidsson develops and executes engaging virtual convenings designed to wow.

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Senior Consultant

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Suzanne Konswa

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Junior Consultant

Suzanne Konswa is passionate about reevaluating existing systems and discovering inclusive ways to improve them. Suzanne supports the planning and execution of research, strategy, and innovative problem solving. Client-centric project support includes strategic communications, writing, editing, group facilitation, market analysis. 

Suzanne Konswa 
Junior Consultant

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Lucie Tran

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Advisor

Lucie Tran is passionate about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Corporate Social Responsibility CSR) and helpings leaders and hiring managers understand the value of a diverse workforce when working for organizations who contribute and give back to the communities they operate in.

Lucie Tran 
Advisor

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