Our team

Ed Bolognini

Executive Director

Edward J. Bolognini has served in a variety of senior management and governance roles in not-for-profit organizations over the past 25 years.

Prior to joining The Fedcap Group, Ed served as the President & CEO of Saint Luke Institute in Silver Spring, MD and as Chairman & CEO of St. Luke Centre in Manchester, England. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Benevolent, Reserve, and Wildcat – all companies of The Fedcap Group.

Ed has focused his career on enterprise growth, crisis management and turn-around solutions.

Ed earned several graduate degrees, including an Masters in Finance and Financial Management Services from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University. Ed is a past member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

As the Executive Director of Benevolent, Ed is focused on expanding the reach of this powerful platform, designed to bring people closer to the power of possible.

Stephanie Copelin

Director of Engagement Analytics and Project Integration, The Fedcap Group

Stephanie Copelin is Director of Engagement Analytics and Project Integration at The Fedcap Group.

Her entire career has been spent working to help people overcome economic barriers. She plays a leadership role on the engagement team and oversees the work of Benevolent. She is responsible for all donor-related activities, including overseeing the Raiser’s Edge database team. Stephanie came to The Fedcap Group from Single Stop. At Single Stop she held a few roles, initially as the Project Director for New York programs and lastly as the Development Coordinator. Prior to Single Stop, Stephanie worked at United Way of New York City, overseeing their economic security program area. Stephanie has also worked at small nonprofits and trade associations, doing a range of things including grant writing, conference planning, and project management, both in Washington D.C. and New York City.

   

Megan Kashner

Founder

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.