Board of Directors

Shawn Seipler

Shawn Seipler

Chairman

As founder of Clean the World, Shawn launched a global hygiene revolution. As CEO, he is a business leader who advances humanitarian causes through social entrepreneurism. Shawn previously was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for an e-commerce technology company. His frequent travel led to the concept of recycling hotel soap.

Sam Stephens

Sam Stephens

Board Member

Sam Stephens leads the Clean the World Foundation as Managing Director. Sam assumed the role in 2015 following Clean the World’s consolidation with Global Soap Project, where he served as Executive Director. Sam previously worked for The International Center for Sustainable Fundraising, Beyond Borders, and Volunteers of America.

Nancy Bock

Nancy Bock

Board Member

Nancy is Senior Vice President of Education at the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). A recognized leader in consumer education, Nancy has more than 30 years of experience designing educational programs that help improve the lives of individuals and families.

Robert Candelino

Robert Candelino

Board Member

Robert is the Vice President of Marketing/General Manager for Unilever’s US Haircare business. In this capacity, Rob is responsible for some of America’s favorite beauty brands including TRESemme, Suave, Dove, Dove Men+Care and Nexxus.

Garth Peterson

Garth Peterson

Board Member

Garth is Director of Sales - The Americas at IDeaS Revenue Solutions, which provides revenue management software, services, and consulting to the hospitality and travel industries. His hospitality experience includes positions with Sofitel / Accor North America, Hilton, Omni and IHG.

Ron Reese

Ron Reese

Board Member

Ron is the Senior Vice President of Global Communications and Corporate Affairs for Las Vegas Sands Corp. He drives the overall corporate communications platform and directs corporate affairs initiatives that bring awareness to the company’s business and corporate citizenship achievements.

Thom Reilly

Thom Reilly

Board Member

Thom is Executive Director for the Caesars Foundation. He also serves as Director for the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, a nonpartisan regional think tank, and Professor at Arizona State University School of Public Affairs. Prior to those roles, he served as the county manager and CEO for Clark County, Nevada (the Las Vegas Valley).

Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

Board Member

Tom is the Senior Vice President - ePayments at Fiserv. He previously worked in the CashEdge division at Fiserv and spent five years with E*Trade.

Mark Rucker

Mark Rucker

Board Member

Mark is Vice President of the Parks and Lodging Line of Business at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He provides line-of-business leadership for Disney properties worldwide while developing and implementing strategies. Mark has been with The Walt Disney Company since 1985.

Nicky Rudd

Nicky Rudd

Board Member

Nicky is a vice president at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Atlanta. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she spent 13 years with Merrill Lynch. From 2010 to 2015, Nicky served on the Global Soap Project board of directors. She transitioned to the Clean the World board in early 2015 after the organizations merged.

Laura Schwartz

Laura Schwartz

Board Member

Laura is a professional speaker, author and television commentator. She worked for the Clinton Administration for eight years, beginning as a volunteer and eventually becoming the White House Director of Events. Laura’s other roles included Midwest Press Secretary and Director of Television.

Paul Xenis

Paul Xenis

Board Member

Paul Xenis is President and COO for Guest Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Sysco Corporation. Guest Supply is the global leader in providing personal care amenities, bed linens, and other supplies to more than 25,000. Paul has been with Guest Supply since 1983.

Advisory Council

Jason Bidgood

Jason Bidgood

Advisory Council Member

Jason Bidgood is a leading client solutions executive for the Corporate Executive Board (NYSE: EXBD) – a best practices advisory firm. Jason develops relationships with and provides solutions-based guidance to Fortune 1000 C-level executives across industries in the areas of sales, marketing, communications, finance, and strategy.

Dr. Anna Bowen

Dr. Anna Bowen

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Bowen has been a Medical Epidemiologist for the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2005. Following her education at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, she completed pediatric residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Tom Cannon

Tom Cannon

Advisory Council Member

Tom is the CEO of Mid Florida Golf Cars, one of the nations largest golf car dealers. Tom is also the co-founder and former CEO of BungoBox, the largest moving box rental franchise in North America. He previously served in the United States Navy and helped launch three successful companies. He graduated from both the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida.

Peter Caparis

Peter Caparis

Advisory Council Member

Peter is the Founder and President of Niche Skin Care Solutions, LLC, which owns the Sonoma Soap Company. The company’s products are sold in natural products stores throughout the United States. Peter previously was the SVP of Operations at Avalon Natural Products, Inc.

Cari Coats

Cari Coats

Advisory Council Member

Cari is a business advisor, leadership strategist, executive coach and speaker. She is president of C2 Advisors, Inc., providing advisory and leadership strategy services that leverage her extensive professional network, C-suite leadership experience and knowledge of marketing, entrepreneurship and social innovation.

Kelly Cohen

Kelly Cohen

Advisory Council Member

Kelly is a forceful advocate for clients in Central Florida. Based on her local government expertise, Kelly opened the first intra-state/local office for Southern Strategy Group in 2005. Kelly’s primary focus is on local and state government, transportation, land use, economic development, and business development.

Pierre Daigneault

Pierre Daigneault

Advisory Council Member

Pierre has worked as an attorney specializing in real estate transactions, financing and corporate law, He owned and managed several businesses including an investment brokerage firm. For the past seven years Pierre has invested himself in to the environmental, sustainability and carbon market business.

Dale Herzog

Dale Herzog

Advisory Council Member

Dale Herzog has more than 35 years of experience with UPS. The majority of his time has been spent in the industrial engineering, product distribution and logistics fields. Most recently, Dale has specialized in humanitarian logistics and capacity building.

Bob Scaglione

Bob Scaglione

Advisory Council Member

Bob served as Chief Marketing Officer of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. He headed up a team responsible for corporate branding, public relations, advertising, internet services, trade shows, new business development and social media.

Paul Skomsky, D.D.S.

Paul Skomsky, D.D.S.

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Skomsky has been a general member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1990. He was a contributing author to the dental patient education text, "Change Your Smile." As a leading dental expert, Dr. Skomsky has appeared on America’s Health Network and local news affiliates, and has lectured extensively.