The Enterprise Council

The Enterprise Council is a close community of thought leaders and supporters who are passionate about changing the way the world fights poverty.

By joining the Enterprise Council, you will fuel KickStart’s growth and take millions more people out of poverty sustainably, making an indelible difference in the lives of families throughout Africa:


As a member of the Enterprise Council, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unique travel experiences through bi-annual learning journeys to Africa. View a sample itinerary here.
  • Opportunities to connect with Enterprise Council members, KickStart’s Board members, and other VIPs
  • Invitations to regional gatherings, including cocktail hours, dinner parties, and speaking engagements
  • Insider updates from KickStart International’s senior leadership
  • Special recognition in KickStart’s Annual Report and other communications


If you’re interested in becoming a member, we invite you to reach out to to learn more.


From Our Members

In their own words-1


Enterprise Council Celebration Photos


The Enterprise Council

The Founders Circle

Special thanks to the individuals and families who took a bold stand by joining as founding members of the Enterprise Council prior to its public launch:

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Adam and Kimberly Borchert
Anthony Kreisel and Kimberly Faris-Kreisel
Bill Mayer and Diane Currier
Bob and Carrie Zeidman
Dorothie and Martin Hellman
Guy Cogan (Board Member, Emeritus)
James Nickel and Patricia White
Jane Okun Bomba *
Kevin and Hilary Greene
Kris Manos
Laurie and Kevin Carnahan
Laurie and Peter Thomsen (Board Member, Emeritus)
Michael Jackson
Robert and Angenette Meaney *
Suzanne and Glenn Aaronson