About Us

The Rising Stars Foundation is an IRS-recognized non-profit 501(c)(3); EIN 26-0412156.

Our funding comes mainly from Gritter Profile fees and institutional and individual donations.

Board / President’s Advisory Council

  • Alexis Goncalves
  • Scott McOwen
  • Rohini Parikh
  • Rita Stephanz

Staff and volunteers

  • Larry Shiller, Executive Director/CTO/CDO
  • Amy Bassan
  • Semaj Bell
  • Hannah Emerson
  • Steve Eno
  • Chad Greiter
  • Matthew Guhit
  • Matt Harrison
  • Betty Holloway
  • Stephen Judd
  • Michael Kovalyk
  • Daniela Marques
  • Gavin Miller
  • Ryan Napue
  • Shipra Parik
  • Prakeet Patil
  • Olivia Rasner
  • Theresa Robbins
  • Aravind Sasidharan
  • Al Vazquez
  • Stephen Young
  • Luo Zhejing