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The Opportunity Collaboration is a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice. We annually convene a 4-day collaborative summit that is uniquely designed to help you forge alliances and advance your organization’s social impact initiatives.

Management Team

Jorian-Wilkins

Jorian Wilkins

Chief Operating Officer

After beginning her career as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company and earning her MBA from Stanford University, Jorian launched her first social venture, a civic club in Boulder, Colorado self-sustained by members hosting hundreds of cultural and educational community events. While becoming a mother to three sons, Jorian lived in Mexico, managed the #1 All-Inclusive Luxury Resort in the U.S., and eventually settled in California. She is proud of her last decade as COO of Opportunity Collaboration, building an impact network that contributes to social and economic justice around the globe.

Topher

Topher Wilkins

Chief Executive Officer

Topher has been convening and connecting people for the purposes of social change for 15+ years, starting at the Highland City Club, a membership community of 300 change-makers in Boulder, Colorado. He managed Dunton Hot Springs, one of North America’s top all-inclusive resorts and retreat centers, and founded Conveners.org, a group of 150+ impact conferences and accelerators. Topher now leads the Opportunity Collaboration’s global network of 2,000+ nonprofit executives, for-profit social entrepreneurs, grant-makers, impact investors, corporates, media and academics building sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice.

Tracie-Hudgins

Tracie Hudgins

Director of Registrations

Tracie has been a member of the Opportunity Collaboration team since its inaugural year and has been working in the field of microfinance and poverty alleviation for 9+ years.  In addition to the Opportunity Collaboration, Tracie is the Operations Manger for MCE Social Capital. Previously, she was an Executive Assistant for B&J Smith Associates, Executive Assistant for iNation, Executive Assistant (IT) for VistaCare, and Executive Assistant (Finance) for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Tracie graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

Every year I attend, I have an absolutely amazing week with tangible resources, both professionally and personally. This year was no exception. - EJ Jacobs, Program Director, Nduna Foundation, USA

Advisory Council

Akaya-Windwood
Akaya Windwood
President, Rockwood Leadership Institute
Britt-Yamamoto
Britt Yamamoto
CEO & Co-Founder, Perennial
Diana-Samarasan
Diana Samarasan
Founding Executive Director, Disability Rights Funds
Fred-de-Sam-Lazaro
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Correspondent at PBS NewsHour-Director, Undertold Stories Project
Jackie-VanderBrug
Jackie VanderBrug
Managing Director, U.S. Trust
Jan-Piercy
Jan Piercy
Senior Advisor, Enclude
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Jerry Hildebrand
Founding Director, Social Innovation Lab, Lynn University
Mark-Muckerheide
Mark Muckerheide
(Ret.) Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Target
Marty-Cordes
Marty Cordes
Co-Founder, Cordes Foundation
MaryHedahl-Circle-New
Mary Hedahl
Chief Development Officer, Fair Trade USA
NickT-CircleNew
Nick Tilsen
Founder, President & CEO, NDN Collective
Randall-Kempner
Randall Kempner
Executive Director, ANDE
Ron-Cordes
Ron Cordes
Co-Founder, Cordes Foundation
Sakena-Yacoobi
Sakena Yacoobi
Founder & Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning
Sam-Vaghar
Sam Vaghar
Executive Director, Millennium Campus Network
Sarah-Borgman
Sarah Borgman
Director, Skoll Community & Convenings, Skoll Foundation
SherriPittman-Circle-New
Sherri Pittman
Principal, Being Human
TJacksonKaguri-Circle-New
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Founder & CEO, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project