Our team is based in the United States and East Africa.
Andy BryantExecutive Director Based In New Jersey
Andy is the guy tasked with overseeing the wondrous vision and ambition of our board and staff while keeping them tethered to earth. Fortunately, he often fails!
Dedo N. BaranshamajeDirector of Special Projects Based in Malawi
Dedo is a social butterfly and loves to meet new people—contact him to talk about SII, community-driven development strategies, responsible philanthropy, or if you love stinky cheese.
Denise StriplingFoundation Administrator Based in New Jersey
Denise loves assisting our active partners in facilitating their grants, keeping the foundation organized, and tries to put a smile on her face when pulling weeds in her garden.
Gidibo TindwaProgram Officer Based in Tanzania
When he is not meeting with our partners in Tanzania and Kenya, Gidibo is training with his first division basketball team or volunteering with young athletes.
Gladys OnyangoDirector of Operations Based in Kenya
Gladys leads SFF’s Africa operations. She loves bringing old and young people together and is relentless in trying to get her nieces and nephews to believe she is cool.
Katherine Anderson Knowledge and Impact Manager Based in New Jersey
Katherine enjoys geeking out over spreadsheets, data systems, and impact evaluation – and is always happy to answer questions about grant cycles, reporting requirements, and how best to smuggle hot sauce past airport security.
Katie Bunten-WrenDirector of Partnerships Based in Kenya
Katie loves to talk about all things Active Partnership and is a serious M&E geek. If she’s not chatting about capacity building and our incredible partners, she’s probably bragging about her dog, Mindy.
Liana NzabampemaProgram Officer Based in Rwanda
Liana is happy when she meets fellow French-speakers and discovers community-driven innovations; collecting friends is what she enjoys most.
Patrick Jude MugishaProgram Officer Based in Uganda
When Patrick Jude is not managing due diligence or getting to know our partners in Uganda and western Kenya on site visits, he loves to dance so much he might actually dance his legs off.
Sarah GioeCommunications Manager Based in New Jersey
Sarah loves sharing all the amazing news from our partners—from awards and media mentions to new initiatives and terrific photos—almost as much as she loves dark chocolate.
Virgile BahujimihigoAdmin and Finance Officer Based in Kenya
When Virgile is not managing the Kenya and Uganda offices or supporting the team with logistics, catch him playing soccer or rooting for Arsenal FC.
After 40 years of success as the founder of BradCo Supply, Barry retired and now chooses to devote his time and resources to philanthropy.
Martin SegalManaging Director, Chairman of the Board
Martin joined the Segal Family Foundation full-time as Managing Director. In addition to his role with the SFF, he is a real estate investor and manages real estate partnerships.
After an international corporate career, Antoine Chiquet co-founded Komo Learning Centres, providing community-based educational opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged children in Uganda.
David Auerbach is a co-founder of Sanergy, which makes hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible in Africa’s informal settlements.
Dolly met Barry on the tennis court in 2005. They have been doubles partners ever since.
Janis Simon is Barry Segal’s daughter. She serves as the Chairperson of the Nyaka Aids Orphanage Project, a SFF partner.
Mr. Seruma founded Nile Capital Management in 2004, where he began his tenure as Portfolio Manager for the Nile Master Fund, a global long/short equity hedge fund.
MacDella “Mackie” Cooper, a fashion model turned philanthropist, is the founder of the MacDella Cooper Foundation (MCF).
Rich is Barry Segal’s son. He serves as an Advisor for Powering Potential, a SFF partner.
Susan Davis is the President and CEO of BRAC USA, an organization that she co-founded to advance the global mission of BRAC, the world’s largest nonprofit.