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Gifts for Good

Laura Hertz & Jenise Steverding

Laura Hertz is the Co-Founder & CEO of Gifts for Good, where she is responsible for overseeing complete operations. Prior to co-founding Gifts for Good, Laura served as the Creative Director for Cultural Outreach Solutions and an Audit Senior Associate at Deloitte. Before launching her professional career, Laura dedicated a year to national community service work with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). She is the recipient of the Bronze Congressional Service Medal, which recognizes “initiative, service, and achievement” in young Americans. Laura earned her BS in Business Administration at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and her MS in Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. 

Jenise Steverding is the Chief Impact Officer of Gifts for Good, where she leads impact strategy and brand partnerships, ensuring all curated, premium products meet the company’s impact and product standards. Steverding previously served as an early member of the TOMS Shoes Global Giving Program, where she led the giving account team to scale their global shoe-giving platform from 1M to 50M pairs of shoes distributed through impactful nonprofit partnerships. She has also held senior positions at Pledgeling and the Special Olympics World Games – where she oversaw the development and implementation of corporate sponsorships and cause-marketing programs with Toyota, Google, Westfield, among many others. Jenise studied business and sociology at Westmont College and earned her MPM at SDA Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. 

Gifts for Good is an online business gifting company with a social impact. Be it for a holiday, conference, client thank you gift, corporate retreat, or new hire swag, Gifts for Good has all corporate gifting needs covered. Gifts for Good offers premium gifts for companies and individuals that are all made by nonprofit or social enterprise partners. More than 40 charitable organizations already participate, generating an impact in 19 states and 65 countries around the globe. Gifts for Good's customers include National Geographic and Google.

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