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our team

We are what we stand for.

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Joshua Sims

Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer

Josh has traveled to Uganda 7 times over the past 6 years, and during that time, he created the program The CCP now runs in the country. He's a graduate from Maryland Institute College of Art and was awarded Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 in 2016. He currently works a 9-5 job as The Director of Brand at Dynatrace and runs his side companies after hours. Besides The CCP, Josh has also founded The Creatives Are Coming; a small creative collective that provides high quality, ROI focused creative to businesses while maintaining a focus on mentoring young creatives.

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Tyler  James

Co-Founder & Chief Opportunity Officer

Tyler, being a high school friend of Josh's, traveled to Uganda with Josh in 2016 and instantly saw the potential for a program in the area. As an accomplished basketball player, he began to teach the students the game and the program was born. Tyler's role within The CCP is primarily focused around the students our programs interact with, and expanding The CCP's influence to new areas - potentially the US. In order to do so, he meets with communities and organizations about the potential to form programs and meet ups.

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Natalie Tirado

VP of Operations & Board Member

Besides wrapping up a degree at Harvard, Natalie has been building the operational side of start-ups around Boston for the past 10 years. She's entirely self made and is involved in every aspect of The CCP's opperation. 

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Shae Pinckney

Director of Exchange & Board Member

Shae's a creative and strategic powerhouse - helping The CCP in every aspect; from helping to develop its name to it's mission statement. Shae's main focus within The CCP is ensuring that we have mutual exchanges in all we do.


Ronn M. Bronzetti

Board Member

Ronn is the Chief Fundraiser Officer at and has assisted on efforts involving Uganda in the past. He is also on the Board at Brewster Academy, where Josh, Tyler, and Shae went to high school.


Wendy Jones

Board Member

Wendy has accomplishments accross the board; from graduating from Smith College, receiving her PhD, to being heavily involved in Ugandan efforts to the point of visiting the country 4 times.



Board Member

Ian is the Founder and CEO of the incredibly popular Chicken And Rice Guys in Boston. He also attended The CCP's 2017 Uganda trip and has been heavily involved in The CCP's efforts ever since.


Peter Sims

Board Member

Peter is an accomplished photographer and a master of projects. He has traveled to Uganda 4 times and has a reputation within the country that The CCP is honored to have represented within its organization.


Jane Relton

Board Member

Jane has a PhD in Neuropharmacology, has an MBA from Babson, and now is now An Executive Director for Business Development and Strategic Alliances at FORMA Therapeutics. She has been involved with efforts in Uganda for several years and is making her first trip to the country in Summer of 2018.