With each of its activities, BLE Solutions partners with people who, together with BLE Solutions, form a team with the right mix of skills, experience and expertise. Following are many of BLE Solutions' past and present partners:

Our Partners


Ruth Rhoads Allen

Ruth Rhoads Allen’s expertise in international development is at the nexus of good governance and civil society development, ensuring effective cross-sector partnerships in complex humanitarian and conflict-affected contexts.


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Julia Arnold

Julia Arnold is a financial inclusion expert and independent consultant specializing in research design, customer insights, financial capability, and customer centricity. She has seven years of experience working in financial services at Grameen Foundation, New America Foundation, the Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion, and CGAP.


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Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken

Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken has worked on international development and civil society issues for almost 30 years, both in practice as well as in academia. She is the Director of the Transnational NGO Initiative (TNGO Initiative) at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.


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Annie Demen

Annie Demen is a dynamic and highly trained development professional with local and international experience. Annie has vast experience working and collaborating with the Liberian Government, UN Agencies, and international organizations.


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Tracy Dexter

Tracy Dexter is experienced in conflict and post-conflict settings, having worked with governments, communities, local associations, and non-governmental, multilateral and bilateral organizations in them.


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Diana Dezso

Diana Dezso is a financial inclusion expert, with more than 12 years in the microfinance sector. She advises leading microfinance associations and apex organizations, offering capacity assessment, organizational development, impact measurement, new business and program implementation.


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Ann K. Emery

Ann K. Emery is a sought-after speaker, trainer, and designer who equips organizations around the globe to visualize their data more effectively. Within the past year, she led more than 60 trainings for more than 2,800 participants.


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Megan Gash

Megan Gash has over thirteen years of experience collaborating on and coordinating research, evaluation and monitoring activities for multi-sectoral programs with local research teams, academic researchers and partner organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


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Bruce Hoppe

Bruce Hoppe, PhD, founder and president of Connective Associates LLC, has helped organizations large and small to improve productivity, innovation and leadership with a network perspective. Bruce is also an experienced community leader and sought-after public speaker.


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Robin Kane

Robin Kane, MPA, is principal of RK Evaluation & Strategies, LLC. She has more than 20 years of experience in program planning, evaluation, policy advocacy and communications in the public service sector. Her consulting practice bridges the worlds of advocacy and evaluation.


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Megan Tatman Montgomery

Megan Tatman Montgomery is an international development professional with over ten years of experience in development finance, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and program management.


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Jenny Morgan

Jenny Morgan has over 10 years of experience working on financial inclusion for low-income and vulnerable populations. Her current projects are focused on effective communication, learning and engagement, organizational assessment, monitoring and evaluation, strategic and business planning, program development and management.


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Maureen Moriarty-Lempke

Maureen Moriarty-Lempke, PhD has 20 years of experience in international development, and specializes in land tenure and property rights issues in conflict-affected areas, including Afghanistan, Colombia, Haiti, Liberia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Russia and Ukraine.


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Roy Mutandwa

Roy has over 10 years’ experience as a monitoring and evaluation consultant in Southern and East Africa, specifically in Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Uganda, Somaliland, South Africa and Ethiopia.


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Claire Reinelt

Claire has over 20 years of experience evaluating leadership programs and leadership networks in the nonprofit sector. Her consulting practice supports foundations and nonprofit organizations to effectively invest in developing leadership, strengthening their networks, and achieving collective impact.


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Sarah Roma

Sarah Roma is an independent consultant with 20 years of experience working globally and domestically on programs and policy change for women, children and youth. Sarah has expertise in policy advocacy, leadership development, gender analysis and integration, capacity building, curriculum development, training and facilitation, program and policy design and implementation, and strategic planning.


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Daniel Selener

Daniel Selener holds PhD and master´s degrees in International Development from Cornell University. For the last 25 years, Daniel has provided leadership and technical assistance in design, monitoring and evaluation (DME) for three international NGOs in Latin America and Caribbean countries: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), CARE and Catholic Relief Services (CRS).


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Marc Smith

Marc Smith is a sociologist specializing in the social organization of online communities and computer mediated interaction. Marc leads the Connected Action consulting group and lives and works in Silicon Valley, California.


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Ilyse Veron

Ilyse Veron is an Emmy award-winning Washington, DC press corps veteran with a track record of providing strategic communications services to high social impact organizations. She spent 12 years driving global conversations on public affairs as a producer and reporter for PBS' NewsHour.


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Franklin Yonamu

Franklin Yonamu is Head of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) for the Malawi Red Cross Society, leading a team of five. In that role, he supports program design, planning and implementation, and leads monitoring, evaluation and learning functions for all programs.


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