Leadership Team Waqas August 23, 2021

Snap Raise Leadership Team

The management team works closely together in scaling Snap! Raise and has a unique and deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing middle school and high school communities.

Cole Morgan

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Responsible for leading the strategic vision for the company
  • Entire career spent serving high school fundraising
  • Winner of the 2018 Ernst & Yound Entrepreneur o fthe Year Award in the Pacific NW
  • Washington State University, NCAA Quarterback
  • Learn more about Cole’s career

Trevor Downs

President

  • Sales operations, corporate strategy, and partnerships
  • Global Strategic Business Development at Nike
  • VP of Finance for Elevar Equity
  • University of Utah, BA, MA
  • Learn more about Trevor’s career

Trevor Downs

President

  • Sales operations, corporate strategy, and partnerships
  • Global Strategic Business Development at Nike
  • VP of Finance for Elevar Equity
  • University of Utah, BA, MA
  • Learn more about Trevor’s career

Peter Wiederspan

Chief Financial Officer

  • Accounting/finance, customer service, human resources, legal,, and data insights
  • CFO of PeopleConnect, Intelius, Classmates, and M:Metrics; VP of Finance Illuminet
  • Pacific Lutheran University BA Business and Accounting
  • Learn more about Peter’s career

Stuart Silberg

Chief Technology Officer

  • Responsible for engineering and product development for the company
  • CTO of A Place for Mom, Comencia, Expedia, and Hotels.com
  • Tech leadership at Move.com and Kaiser Permanente
  • University of Central Lancashire, BSc with Honors
  • Learn more about Stuart’s career

Stuart Silberg

Chief Technology Officer

  • Responsible for engineering and product development for the company
  • CTO of A Place for Mom, Comencia, Expedia, and Hotels.com
  • Tech leadership at Move.com and Kaiser Permanente
  • University of Central Lancashire, BSc with Honors
  • Learn more about Stuart’s career

Meg Peterson

Vice President,
Operations and Inside Sales

  • Responsible for sales operations, inside sales, enterprise sales, and customer success
  • Various Sales and Operational Leadership roles within Nestle USA, Altria group, and local start ups
  • Colorado State University, MS Organizational Leadership (emphasis Strategic Innovation & Change Management)
  • PTA board member for her children’s school
  • Actively involved in the non-profit world
  • Grew up performing in musical theatre and performed in over 30 productions.
  • Learn more about Meg’s career

Mike Cartwright

Vice President of E-Commerce

  • Responsible for Snap! Shop, providing fund-raising eCommerce stores
  • CTO of Digital Town, Pirean; CEO and Co-founder of Comencia
  • Tech Leadership at Expedia and Nestle
  • Holds a B.Sc Honors from Teesside University, UK
  • Learn more about Mike’s career

Mike Cartwright

Vice President of E-Commerce

  • Responsible for Snap! Shop, providing fund-raising eCommerce stores
  • CTO of Digital Town, Pirean; CEO and Co-founder of Comencia
  • Tech Leadership at Expedia and Nestle
  • Holds a B.Sc Honors from Teesside University, UK
  • Learn more about Mike’s career

Mike Merwin

Vice President of Marketing

Michaela Hagerty

Director of Culture & Engagement

  • As the Director of Culture, I oversee events, celebrations, and recognition of our wonderful employees.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelors
  • Former pre-k teacher
  • Grew up playing team sports; specifically field hockey and lacrosse
  • I love my job because each day I know that I am contributing to a mission that I believe in–ensuring that kids across the country are able to stay involved in athletics and arts
  • Learn more about Michaela’s career

Michaela Hagerty

Director of Culture & Engagement

  • As the Director of Culture, I oversee events, celebrations, and recognition of our wonderful employees.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelors
  • Former pre-k teacher
  • Grew up playing team sports; specifically field hockey and lacrosse
  • I love my job because each day I know that I am contributing to a mission that I believe in–ensuring that kids across the country are able to stay involved in athletics and arts
  • Learn more about Michaela’s career

Kyle Lokar

Director of Sales, West

  • Responsible for driving revenue from West region field sales teams
  • Joined the Snap! Raise team in 2016 as a Campaign Director and since then advanced in responsibility and authority several times
  • Outdoor activity enthusiast: Hiking, snowboarding, hunting, and fishing
  • Michigan State University B.A. Marketing
  • Learn more about Kyle’s career

The average Snap! Raise donation comes 267 miles away from the location of the program.

Society benefits when the best leaders of today can focus on developing the leaders of tomorrow. That kind of future is worth investing in. And for all of us at Snap! Raise, it’s worth working for every day.
 
We’re creating a new system that helps teams get the resources they need to build the next generation of leaders. There are a hundred ways you can join us in creating a better tomorrow: donate to a program. Buy a T-shirt. Become part of our team. Whatever it is, it will be the most important, meaningful thing you can do, because you’ll be making a difference in the life of a kid. Kids need coaches. Kids need to play. And every kid needs a champion.

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