Board Members

Aaron Sawyer ~ Board Member
Aaron Sawyer is a founding member of Two Feet Project. He graduated from Northwest University with a B.A. in Business, with a concentration in Management. After completing his degree in 2007, Aaron went abroad to play professional basketball in Germany and Costa Rica. In the years since stepping away from the world of basketball, Aaron returned to Washington to pursue a management position with a national electrical distribution company.While Aaron’s future with the company was promising, he resigned in the fall of 2010 feeling called to take his career in a different direction. Joining the Two Feet Project team has been a big step in that direction. Aaron left Seattle two years ago in search of new opportunities and also a little more sunshine. He currently lives in Honolulu, Hawaii with his new bride, Lauren. Aaron’s passion for working with youth and his desire to serve the underprivileged make him a great asset to the Two Feet Project.
Evan Kirkpatrick ~ Board Member
Evan Kirkpatrick is a Los Angeles based entrepreneur, speaker, & writer focusing on capital strategies & philanthropy.  He is the founder of Wendell Charles Financial, a private wealth management firm for high net worth individuals & institutions.  Evan’s companies interact daily with Wall Street, Hollywood entertainment companies, & influential business leaders. Prior to founding Wendell Charles, Evan began his career at a global Fortune 100 firm & ran the investment division of a boutique wealth management & corporate benefits company. In addition to writing his “Influential Capital” column at Forbes, Evan’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Entrepreneur, Private Wealth, Inc., Venture Beat, the Wall Street Journal, & on CBS radio.  Wendell Charles was selected to the Empact 100 list of the top companies in the United States ran by an entrepreneur under the age of 35. The award ceremony was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City in October of 2013. YFS Magazine lists Evan as one of “10 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs to Watch”.
Joel Wildeboer ~ Board Member
Joel’s passion is helping start-up companies turn ideas into viable businesses and helping non-profits strategize for maximum impact. Joel was an academic All-American at Northwest University where he lettered and was captain of the men’s basketball team. He is also a MBA Graduate whose skill set lies in business management, customer service, sales, and in the marketing arena. Previously Joel was a business manager for a wealth management firm before resigning to try-out other passions and endeavors. Joel is currently Vice President of R120, a charitable organization serving widows and orphans in Zambia and providing a platform of cultural and historical exchange through travel. In his travels around the country and the world, Joel has seen the devastation of poverty, the destruction of injustice, and the overall lack of hope that many endure. Joel is excited to be an advisory board member of Two Feet Project because he believes that through TFP, the problem of poverty, injustice, and lack of hope can be greatly reduced for the underprivileged youth of Kenya.

 

Jonathan Brodin ~ Board Member
Jonathan is a licensed attorney in the state of Washington and is currently practicing at a law firm in Seattle. Born in Spokane and raised in Olympia, Jonathan played basketball at Northwest University, where he earned his BA in History in 2007, and then continued his education at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2011. After a brief internship with the United States Golf Association in Philadelphia, Jonathan returned to the Pacific Northwest and became a member of the Washington State Bar Association in April of 2012. Jonathan is excited to join and support the team at Two Feet Project because he shares the earnest passion that the other board members have to lift up and instill hope in those that are hopeless and downtrodden. “For me, entering the legal profession was always about service, and Two Feet Project is the perfect avenue to serve not only my friends but also the underprivileged youth in Africa. ”