Sarah Olivieri, MPS: CEO
“I live to help people make a bigger impact and I thrive when creating certainty in dynamic environments.”
Sarah has over 13 years of experience working on the web and over 16 years of experience working in and leading nonprofit organizations. She co-founded the Open Center for Autism in 2005, served as the deputy director of the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, and executive director of the Helping Children of War Foundation. Sarah received her BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures, studying in Spain, Tanzania, and Cuba, and finally moving to Japan to teach English. In 2009 she completed a master’s degree in humanistic and multicultural education at SUNY New Paltz. She is the co-author of Lesson Planning a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students with Special Needs (AAPC Publishing). At PIVOTGROUND Sarah is on a mission to help nonprofits increase capacity, deliver better programming, attract more funding, and hopefully make the world a little better.
Yulia Ovchinnikova, PhD: Business Development Director
“I live to help people to find self-awareness and I thrive when empowering their unlimited growth potential.”
Ali Asgar Arif
Web developer“I live to create stunning web apps and I thrive when I help others.”
Content Strategist“I live to catalyze positive change and personal empowerment. I thrive when I am bringing clarity to people or situations via compassion.”
Graphic Designer“I live to inspire a sense of agency in individuals and groups, and I thrive when creative problem-solving.”
OUR PLEDGE TO YOU: When we work together you’ll have a web-based strategy that furthers your mission plus an experienced team to implement that strategy so you can stay focused on what you do best.