Board of directors

Megan Kashner

Founder, Benevolent

Megan Kashner is a self-proclaimed “Ticked-Off Social Worker” who loves to turn conversations, programs and approaches on their heads. A seasoned impact sector leader, Megan is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Kellogg’s Public-Private Interface and Director of Social Impact. Megan is also the founder of Benevolent - a platform using bleeding-edge technology and leveraging donor proclivities to fill gaps in the safety net for low-income families.


Megan holds an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, has a Master's from the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University. She has spoken at the White House and at national conferences on social innovation, philanthropy and entrepreneurship. She has been featured on CNN, in FastCompany, Mashable, MSNBC, the New Yorker and more. Megan, her partner and their two teenagers live in Evanston.

Jaimi Goodfriend

Founder, Trading Sciences

Jaimi E. Goodfriend, CFA is a founder of Trading Sciences and the venture’s anchor in the financial community. Jaimi brings over 12 years of active trading, security analysis and portfolio analytic expertise to Trading Sciences and additionally serves as an adjunct professor teaching hedge fund management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and at DePaul University in Chicago. Jaimi holds an economics degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Jaimi has past experience at Balyasny Asset Management, the Citadel Investment Group, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and ARC Art Gallery. Her work has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, The New York Times, Bloomberg News and her interviews have appeared on CNN and PBS. Jaimi has served as a board member at Market InformationLab as well as a volunteer for Equality Illinois.

Doug Masters

Partner, Loeb & Loeb

Douglas Masters, Partner and Deputy Chair, Advanced Media and Technology and Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Protection at Loeb & Loeb litigates and counsels clients primarily in the areas of intellectual property, advertising and unfair competition. He helps sports leagues, athletes and advertisers protect and exploit their branding, marketing and other intellectual property assets. Mr. Masters has counseled major corporations and prominent individuals in a variety of matters involving trademark and copyright clearance, registration, policing and enforcement; as well as consumer protection issues, such as allegations ofdeceptive or unfair advertising and marketing practices, and unfair competition. Mr. Masters also has extensive experience advising companies in domain name protection and enforcement proceedings, and matters and litigation relating to the unique issues of online marketing and advertising.

Chinwe Onyeagoro

FundWell, CEO and Co-Founder

O-H Community Partners, CEO and Co-Founder

Chinwe Onyeagoro is the CEO and Co-Founder of FundWell (formerly New Equity Business), an online platform that helps small businesses identify the right financing solutions and build financial health. Chinwe co-founded the boutique consulting firm O-H Community Partners (OHcp) that over the last 7 years has successfully raised a total of $120 million in grants, competitive loans, tax incentives, government subsidies, and owner equity financing on behalf of for-profit and non-profit clients across the country. Chinwe graduated magna cum laude with a joint degree in Economics and East Asian Studies from Harvard University. She is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of both the Economic Club of Chicago and Lambda Alpha International. She was named one of Chicago’s 40 under 40 by Crain’s Chicago Business and her work has been featured in Reuters, Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Uptown Magazine, and Chicago Defender.

Braden Pollock

Owner, Legal Brand Marketing

Braden is a serial entrepreneur who owns several companies, both online and off. Among his businesses is Legal Brand Marketing, which helps attorneys grow their businesses via online marketing, and is the leading provider of DUI leads in the United States. He owns several state franchises of Smart Start, an ignition interlock provider with service locations throughout the country. Braden also owns ScienceFiction.com, SignatureFiling.com and sits on the board of Epik.com. A regular speaker on the international domain conference circuit, Braden owns more than 13,000 online domains and is a sought-after domain and internet consultant for corporate clients.

Adam Radulovic

President, XL.net

Adam Radulovic is an experienced entrepreneur and small business leader.  He works with many nonprofit clients and across several sectors. As President of xl.net – Keeping You Productve, Adam helps organizations meet their strategic goals through tailored technology support. Adam is the former Director of Divine, software that broke down communications silos at Fortune 500 companies to optimize knowledge worker effectiveness. Divine (Parlano) was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Adam has a BAE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Adam served as a Project Manager at UBS.