Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of New Co-Chairs to the Board, Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski

Aug 15, 2016 10:15 AM ET
Kellie Krug (left), Sarah Mankowski (right)

New York, August 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Taproot Foundation announces the election of new Co-Chairs Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski to its Board of Directors.

Kellie Krug joined the board in 2014, serving most recently as the chair of the Development Committee and has been an active member of the Marketing Task Force.

Sarah Mankowski joined the Taproot board in 2014, serving most recently as the Chair of the Governance & Nominating Committee and has been an active participant in the HR Task Force.

Kellie leads the Wholesale Marketing department, a division of Marketing at Wells Fargo. Prior to Wells Fargo, Kellie worked at Charles Schwab, Visa, and a number of national retailers, and served as CMO at Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization committed to helping parents and kids make smart media choices. In addition to her work with Taproot, Kellie has been active with the Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign, SF Boys & Girls Club, and American Heart Association.

Sarah is a strategic, results-oriented HR professional with proven success in various industries and environments, including financial services, consumer package goods, and manufacturing. Most recently, Sarah was the Senior Director, Human Resources Consulting for Capital One. Sarah is an active community member and, in addition to her work with Taproot, is involved with Girls on the Run and PAWS Chicago.

“I am thrilled to have Kellie and Sarah play even more active leadership roles to guide Taproot’s Board through the next phase of our growth. Both Kellie and Sarah have been fantastic thought partners to me, particularly providing insight and strategic counsel in their specific areas of expertise: marketing (Kellie) and HR (Sarah). I’m really looking forward to continuing to work with them to fulfill Taproot’s mission to drive social change by leading, mobilizing and engaging professionals in pro bono service,” says Liz Hamburg, Taproot’s President & CEO.

For a full list of Taproot’s current board of directors please click here

Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with skilled volunteers through pro bono service. Taproot is creating a world where organizations dedicated to social change have full access—through pro bono service—to the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT resources they need to be most effective. Since 2001, Taproot’s skilled volunteers have served 4,600 social change organizations providing 1.5 million hours of work worth over $161 million in value. Taproot is located in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. and is leading a network of global pro bono providers in over 23 countries around the world. www.taprootfoundation.org