Our team

Ed Bolognini

Executive Director

Ed is the Executive Director of Benevolent, a company in The Fedcap Group.
Ed has served in a variety of senior management and governance roles in not-for-profit organizations over the past 25 years.

Ed has focused his career on enterprise growth that leads to structural change resulting in improving the path to success and well being for persons with unmet needs.

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.

Leonardo Lambert

Assistant Program Manager, The Fedcap Group

Leo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a double minor in Psychology and Communications from the University of Albany. He has a love for New York City and is passionate about making it better place through non-profit work. Leonardo has worked as an Outreach Specialist in the NYC Health + Hospitals Test + Trace public health initiative that focused on COVID-19 outreach efforts to persons lacking access to resources in New York City.

Leo has a passion for social media which he has put to use in COVID-19 public health efforts to help NYC get vaccinated. Leo is responsible for creating and publishing on social media platforms for Benevolent and for ReServe Health Initiatives.

Megan Kashner


Megan Kashner is 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. A seasoned impact sector leader, Megan is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Kellogg’s Public-Private Interface and Director of Social Impact.

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.