board of directors

Shawn Seipler

Board Chair

Shawn founded Clean the World Foundation in 2009. Today he is CEO of our partner organization Clean the World Ventures, the first certified benefit corporation (B-Corp) in Florida. He previously was Vice President of Sales & Marketing for an e-commerce technology firm. His frequent travel inspired the concepts that ultimately started Clean the World.


Manohar Shenoy

Executive Director

Manohar is Clean the World Foundation's Executive Director where he oversees broader strategy, programs, and operations. He joins the team with over 30 years of leadership and management experience in International Development, having led programs in several countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and Africa and supported programs in the Middle East, Europe, and the Caribbean. He brings considerable experience in WASH, Public Health, Nutrition, Agriculture, Water, Integrated Adaptive Water Resources Management, Microfinance and Gender, Climate Change Adaptation, Complex Emergencies, Refugees and Urbanization.

michele de bourbon

President, Hilton Global Foundation

Michele de Bourbon is a highly respected leader with more than 20 years of brand building experience in the global luxury fashion and beauty industries. Currently, Michele is the SVP and General Manager of Gilchrist & Soames, a Guest Worldwide company. and brings proficiency in the areas of marketing, product development, business and brand development strategies, global perspective, and manufacturing. She is a proven entrepreneurial-oriented innovator with a record of developing brands into profitable businesses by leveraging digital, social media, and traditional media. She has built global brand recognition through the facilitation of positive alliances and collaborative teamwork with all key stakeholders.


Senior Vice President, Sands

Ron is the Senior Vice President of Global Communications and Corporate Affairs for Sands Corp. He drives the overall corporate communications platform and directs corporate affairs initiatives that bring awareness to the company’s business and corporate citizenship achievements.

laura Schwartz

Former Director of White House Events, Clinton Administration

Laura is a professional speaker, author and television commentator. She worked for the Clinton Administration for eight years, beginning as a volunteer and eventually becoming the White House Director of Events. Laura’s other roles included Midwest Press Secretary and Director of Television.

Jeff Seavey

Enterprise Vice President of Facilities Operations, Caesars Entertainment

Jeff has spent 20 years with Caesars Entertainment and 30 years in the industry of Facilities and Engineering. Over the past two decades, Jeff has partnered with numerous groups focused on supporting various communities including rebuilding homes for America’s veterans, creating recreational parks for nursing homes and hospices, and installing educational garden planters for elementary schools. Jeff has partnered with Clean the World both as a local volunteer at their facility and as a corporate representee on an education and distribution trip in Guatemala to see their impact firsthand. Through the Caesars Entertainment HERO program, he is continuing to find ways to support and improve lives for individuals and communities alike.

Sam Stephens

Chief Executive, AB InBev Foundation

Sam served as Executive Director of Clean the World Foundation and our predecessor, Global Soap, for ten years before being tapped in 2021 as the new Chief Executive of the AB InBev Foundation, a global philanthropy devoted to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He is actively involved in UN and WHO initiatives and has spent time in more than 110 countries globally.

David Simnick

CEO, Soapbox

David Simnick is the CEO and Co-Founder of Soapbox, a company with a mission to empower consumers to change the world through everyday, quality purchases. Soapbox sells a full range of personal care products each with a mission to provide soap to those in need with every purchase.

Christian Stuart

CEO, BetMakers Technology Group

Christian Stuart is the CEO of BetMakers Technology Group, the World's leading supplier of Racing Data, Analytics, and Trading Solutions. Formerly the Executive Vice President of Gaming and Interactive Entertainment for Caesar’s Entertainment, Christian was recently honored with VEGAS INC’s 40 Under 40 award. Stuart has been recognized as a thought leader in the Las Vegas community.