About Us

Gary and Matt on a visit to India.

Our board

We are fortunate to have such a dedicated and accomplished board with a wide range of expertise. Together, they're helping Water.org change lives with safe water.

Adam Schechter

Chairman & CEO, Labcorp

Andy Sareyan

President & CEO, Andrews McMeel Universal

Anil Arora

Board of Directors, Envestnet Inc and ConAgra Brands

Anne Finucane

Former Vice Chair and Chair of Bank of America Europe

Chris Torto

CEO, Ascenty

Gary White

CEO & Co-founder, Water.org and WaterEquity

Guru Gowrappan

President, Viasat

Hilary Schneider

Strategic Advisor to the Board of Directors and former CEO, Shutterfly

Jack Leslie

Former Chairman, Weber Shandwick

Julie Flynn

Director, Flynn Family Foundation

Kara Hurst

VP of Worldwide Sustainability, Amazon

Keith Quinn

Principal, Black Lamp Inc.

Larry Tanz

Vice President, Original Series, EMEA, Netflix

Lynn Taliento

Partner, Senior Advisor, McKinsey

Sara Xi

Chief Product Officer, Rubicon Carbon

Terry Trayvick

CEO & Founder, Level Five, LLC

Tony Stayner

Partner, Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Executive Team

Alongside CEO & Co-founder Gary White, our Executive Team oversees the day-to-day operations for our growing global organization and network of partners.

Vedika  Bhandarkar
Vedika Bhandarkar

President and Chief Operating Officer

Meet Vedika
Lina Bonova

Chief Revenue Officer

Meet Lina
Jay SchwartzCoffey

Chief Financial Officer

Meet Jay
Rich Thorsten
Rich Thorsten

Chief Insights Officer

Meet Rich
Janet Tinsley

Chief Global Impact Officer

Meet Janet

Country Leaders

There would be no Water.org without our talented, passionate staff in the countries where we work. We have offices and staff members in Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines.

Meet our country leaders Founders, Board and Team

Global Team

For 30 years, we've made it our mission to bring safe water and sanitation to all. See the team of experts making a change for millions around the world.

See our worldwide team Water.org team members at the WaterCredit Forum in Lima, Peru

Meet some of our team members