Board of directors
Lloyd Nimetz, Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus
He has a Bachelor Degree in Economics graduated from Williams University. He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
He has worked with a wide range of companies including Prosper, Endeavor, Ashoka and BID (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo).
Lloyd founded HelpArgentina during the worst crisis in the country's history in order to generate social innovations to improve the quality of life of the Argentines.
In 2010 he founded Qrew, a company that develops software for social training, which boosts employee's productivity and helps them to achieve their development goals. Lloyd is passionate about using new technology and his objective with Qrew is to close the gap in work performance for women and minorities.
Bob holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University.
Bob has extensive experience in private sector in strategy, finance and new product development and has worked with a wide range of companies including Charles Schwab, Merrill Lynch, Exxon, and DuPont.
In 2003 he decided to redirect his business skills to support economic development initiatives, which led to consulting projects in Africa and Central America and work with a variety of international organizations including TechnoServe, the IFC and ForesTrade.
He met HelpArgentina through an organization that works with microcredits in Buenos Aires and has been involved with HelpArgentina since 2005 when he started working with the organization as a volunteer consultant. During 2009 he assumed the role of Interim Executive Director of the organization, a position he held until May 2011.
Partner at McKinsey & Company based in Buenos Aires. Ignacio joined McKinsey in 2008 and since then has served companies in the financial services, airlines, retail, telecom and mining industries. Before McKinsey, Ignacio spent more than 8 years in corporate finance positions in DuPont, Barclays and Siemens.
Ignacio holds an MBA from Stanford University, a Masters in Finance from Torcuato Di Tella University and both a BA in Business Administration and a BA in Accounting from the University of Buenos Aires.
Ignacio founded “MBA en USA” network (pro-bono) with the objective of making information and resources to study in top US MBA programs readily available to Argentine students and graduates. Ignacio is also an active member of ACDE (Christian Business Executives Association).
Santiago Bunce is an economist and coach with a passion for social impact and corporate responsibility. He received his MPIA from the University of California, San Diego where he focused on International Development and Nonprofit Management, as well as International Economics. Santiago received his BA in Theology from Boston College.
Santiago has worked in both the private and nonprofit sectors within the US and Latin America. Santiago has developed, implemented, and evaluated projects related to community engagement, health, education, finance, infrastructure development, and water access. In Cordoba, Santiago helped launch the Casa de la Mateada, a study abroad program linking Loyola Marymount University and the Universidad Catolica de Cordoba and gives students an opportunity to engage in praxis and community accompaniment.
Currently, Santiago is the Vice President of Catalyst Consulting at Catalyst Miami, a nonprofit committed to strengthening, families, communities, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to serving on the HelpArgentina Board, Santiago also serves as a Trustee for the Awesome Foundation Miami which awards monthly microgrants in Miami.
Santiago has family roots both in the United States and Argentina. He has professional fluency in both English and Spanish.