Founders

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Ron Boehm: Co-Founder
Ron is co-owner of BOMA, a company, which starts and invests in social businesses and projects.  He is a member of World Presidents Organization (WPO), and a member of the YPO/WPO Social Enterprise Networks’ Executive Board.  He is CEO of ABC-CLIO, an international publisher based in California.

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Marlys Boehm: Co-Founder
Marlys is the president, Boehm-Gladen Foundation, and co-owner of BOMA. She is also a member of the YPO/WPO Social Enterprise Networks’ Executive Board, and works with international development projects in Africa. Choices Prosperity Solutions/Desta is funded by BOMA’s Ron Boehm and Marlys Boehm, both of whom are involved in development work in Africa, Haiti, and other parts of the world. They are members of extensive networks of company presidents and foundations, have experience in running international organizations, and are committed to the cause of improving the lives of millions of people around the world.

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Nishant Banore: Co-Founder
Nishant has previously worked with startups Webaroo and non-profit iAlive, playing various leadership roles. Nishant is an Indian School of Business (ISB) graduate and a computer science graduate from VJTI. Nishant is the recipient of the most prestigious award at ISB, the Chairman’s Gold Medal for exemplary leadership, and best all round performance. He was also very actively involved with Net Impact, leading the ISB Chapter to the Best International Graduate Student Chapter and was the Net Impact Global Fellow for the year’ 2010. He was also a Cordes Fellow for Opportunity Collaboration 2011.