From top to bottom, every member of our organization has a strong passion for helping the nonprofit industry. We believe that technology should not only provide new ways to accomplish your goals, but should also help make things easier. Our team understands that change isn't always easy and we are driven by the little differences we make each and every day. DonorCommunity's management team is comprised of savvy entrepreneurs, knowledgeable internet marketers, and technology experts who are passionate about providing incredible solutions and services to non-profits and for-profit enterprises. Read more about our team below.
Meet David Blyer
David founded DonorCommunity after a long and successful career as a technology executive and entrepreneur. In 1994, he co-founded Vento Software, a provider of packaged vertical business intelligence applications. Blyer served as CEO and president until November 1999, when Vento was acquired by Chicago-based SPSS. After the acquisition, he served as President of the company's Enabling Technologies Division. Prior to Vento, Blyer held executive management and sales positions with Graphical Information, NCR and several other leading technology firms. He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur's Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept. 2006 and on the university's Blue Ribbon Scholarship Committee. Since November 1998, he has been a Director of DryClean USA.
Meet Sylvia Gastelbondo
Throughout her 25-year career as an IT professional, Sylvia has specialized in the development and delivery of cost-sensitive solutions for mission-critical environments. She has held exectuive management positions with firms in a number of industry sectors, including insurance, financial services and information technology. Sylvia also plays an active role in community life as a donor, volunteer and advocate.
Meet Ryan Finkelstein
Ryan Finkelstein is the Vice President of Client Services at DonorCommunity where he helps nonprofits and their leaders improve their online fundraising results on a daily basis. He is driven by a passion to help nonprofits achieve sustainability through relationship-building, and leverages his expertise of online marketing, and technology to help them become more strategic and effective with their missions.
Meet Craig Shaw-Butler
Craig has more than 28 years experience on customer support, implementation, and IT. He had executive positions with SPSS, IT consulting firm. Craig also plays an active role in community life as a donor, volunteer and advocate.
Meet Ryan Erfer
Ryan is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering nonprofits through technology and collaboration. Before joining DonorCommunity, Ryan founded Colabination, a technology company, where he focused on operations, business development, marketing, sales, website optimization and analytics. Previously, Ryan worked at UBS Investment Bank in their Consumer Products & Retail division where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate financings and initial public offerings. He also worked at SeventySix Capital, a boutique venture capital fund focused on early stage consumer-facing tech companies. Ryan graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with a degree in Finance and Strategic Management. He is an active member in the nonprofit community through his volunteer work and community engagement.
Meet Manny Perez
Manny Perez has specialized in customer support and software training for almost ten years. After receiving his Associate's Degree in Applied Science and Air Traffic control, he held an executive customer support position in a Fortune 500 Point of Sale company. He joined the DonorCommunity team in January of 2014 as the Director of Customer Support, specializing in customer success, software training, and implementation. Manny has a passion for philanthropy and enjoys helping nonprofits use technology to successfully make a difference in their community.