Board of Directors

Board of Advisors


Senior Director,
Nonprofit Strategy
Erinn is the Senior Director of Nonprofit Strategy managing GuideStar’s initiatives to carry out GuideStar’s mission through nonprofit data collection, research, and donor education, including the GuideStar Exchange, TakeAction, and Philanthropedia. Prior to joining GuideStar, Erinn was Philanthropedia’s first and only Chief Operating Officer. In that capacity, she developed Philanthropedia’s methodology, ran all research efforts, and streamlined the research process to produce a scalable product. Erinn joined the GuideStar team when Philanthropedia was acquired in 2011.

Erinn earned her Master of Arts in Education from Stanford University’s School of Education and her Bachelor of Arts in History with honors from Stanford University. Prior to graduate school, Erinn worked in the higher education field, most recently in the Office of Undergraduate Admission at Stanford University as the Assistant Director where she managed more than 70 international territories, reading, evaluating, and supporting recommendations on thousands of freshman and transfer applications.

Manager of Philanthro- pedia Research at GuideStar
Jasmine Marrow has her Master of Public Policy from Mills College in Oakland, CA where she also earned her Bachelor’s degree. Prior to her work at Philanthropedia, Jasmine spent time as Communications and Operations Coordinator at Great Oakland Public Schools, an education advocacy nonprofit. At the San Francisco Parks Trust, an urban greening nonprofit, she recruited volunteers, developed membership strategies, and connected with community members building community gardens.

Jasmine is the Manager of Philanthropedia Research at GuideStar. She is charged with leading Philanthropedia’s research efforts. She will develop the strategy for continued growth into new causes, rerun old causes, and international expansion. She is also responsible for recruiting and managing interns helping with this effort.

Product Development Engineer
Nikolay Kazmin has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany and a Masters degree in Software Engineering from ETH Zurich. Nikolay has more than seven years experience in software development and two years in web applications development. He is a founding member of team 2x, a technology startup that has built various web products in use by thousands today. Nikolay’s passion is solving real world problems with the help of technology.

Philanthropedia is a division of GuideStar, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Through independent research, Philanthropedia has leveraged the wisdom of 3128 experts to provide reviews on 783 top nonprofits across 48 causes.