We are a bold and dynamic group of thinkers and doers that believe in the power of students and community.
We celebrate hard work and assist in shaping strong work ethics.
Credit Do Team
Chris was raised by a long line of hard-working Texans, an upbringing that instilled in her the values of hard work, financial security, and the importance of harnessing the power of one's community. With leadership background in television, fashion, and publishing, Chris brings a unique eye and energy to solving systemic problems. By applying both a grass roots and systems design approach, Chris is the creator of Credit Do’s Smarter Barter program and she continues to develop and scale its mission with her blend of energetic passion and deep inquiry.
Cathy is a results-oriented senior executive with experience in strategic, financial, and operations management. She has held global leadership roles in the digital marketing industry, addressing business challenges with creative and effective solutions. Most recently, Cathy was the WW Finance & Operations Director at Ogilvy and Mather. Cathy is also a member of an executive board responsible for launching and maintaining +25 market network.
A digital creative innovating in tech and multimedia for over 12 years, Chris challenges conventions leveraging his broad design and programming skill-set to bring forward simple solutions to complex problems. His latest product, Splash, where he is a founding member, is a leader in the event marketing space - being used by over half of the Fortune 500 to prove and increase ROI in their event marketing programs.
Leslie is an innovative senior leader with extensive experience starting and building businesses and products, especially in the K-12 education market. She has spent most of her career in education technology organizations, primarily Amplify (formerly Wireless Generation, Inc.). Leslie is passionate about not only the schools and students she has served, but the teams and organizations she has built.
Board of Directors
Founder & Professor
NYU Reynold’s Program in Social Entrepreneurship
Robin Hood Foundation
Professor, Stanford GSB
Co-Director, Stanford Center for Social Innovation
Director, Stanford EPSE
Co-owner, Brooklyn Yoga Club
Ashtanga Yoga NYC
Director, Council for Economic Education
Meet the community of like-minded businesses that support us at every step, from rewarding our participants with credit to jumpstarting their financial growth with savings accounts.
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Partners & Recognition
Like any startup company, Credit Do relies on the exceptional generosity of people who believe in our business model and recognize our impact. We're deeply grateful to the organizations whose dollars, goods, and services have made our work possible.
Centre for Social Innovation - Agents of Change
Cornelia Connelly Center
The 1 : 1 Fund
The Council for Economic Education
Goldman Sachs, Community TeamWorks
Lawyers Alliance for NY
Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union
Points of Light - Civic Accelerator
Stanford Graduate School of Business - EPSE
University Neighborhood Middle School
Lynne G. Burton
Simpson Thacher and Bartlett LLP
Two Boots Pizza
Arent Fox LLP
David Burke Kitchen
Jen Campbell Photography