Dr. Kasten was named the President of JBS International in April 2019. She has served as Chief Strategy Officer, Vice President, and Senior Researcher during her tenure at JBS. She began her career as a clinician serving people with substance use and mental disorders. Dr. Kasten has more than two decades of experience in behavioral health, public policy, program evaluation, change analyses, and performance measurement. For eight years, she directed JBS’s Clinical Technical Assistance contract with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Dr. Kasten is a co-author of “Methadone Maintenance Treatment in the United States: A Practical Question and Answer Guide.”
Jeff Kelly is a Partner and co-founder of OceanSound Partners, a middle-market private equity firm that invests in U.S.-based technology and technology-enabled companies operating primarily in the industrial, government, enterprise, and communications technology sectors. Prior to co-founding OceanSound, Mr. Kelly worked at H.I.G. Capital where he focused on investing in middle market companies operating in the aerospace, defense and government technology markets. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital in 2016, Mr. Kelly was a Principal at Veritas Capital where he invested in aerospace, defense and government technology companies. Prior to joining Veritas Capital in 2008, Mr. Kelly was a Vice President in the Leveraged Finance Group of Goldman Sachs, and he began his career at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Kelly received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. Kelly lives in New York with his wife and two children.
Ron is establishing Generosity as the New Gold Standard. As the Founder and CEO of Generosity Feeds, Ron and his team have empowered over 600 businesses as a force for good throughout America – including Accenture, Microsoft, Salesforce, and many more. Collectively, these and other businesses are building their organizations, cities, and the future economy on the shoulders of generosity… generosity that is inspiring and shaping the health of communities across America. As a sought-out speaker and coach, Ron advocates generosity while equipping executive leadership teams to engage with their employees, stakeholders, and customers in a greater purpose that accelerates business.