Jo is Managing Director of ALSWEB, an advisory service to launch businesses global in scope and socially innovative in orientation. A veteran corporate strategist and international economist, she has implemented initiatives throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. A seasoned publicist, spokesperson and brand manager, Jo has led community social, educational and philanthropic boards, managed non-profit teams, facilitated organizational learning and coordinated major fundraising efforts. An active American Red Cross volunteer, she is the Regional Lead for International Humanitarian Law dissemination, a certified instructor and a disaster logistics specialist. An instructor of Bihar yoga, she and her husband of over thirty years have four adult children. Jo earned a BA with honors from Smith College in Massachusetts an MBA from Adelphi University in New York, achieved Doctoral Candidacy in economics at Stanford University and recently received an MPA with specialization in corporate governance from the Harvard Kennedy School.