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Randy Paynter
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer

The son of an ornithologist, Randy was raised along with a menagerie of animals and a healthy appreciation for the wild. Since his first 'job' raising bees and selling honey, Randy has always believed in harnessing the power of market forces to help save the environment.

An adventure seeker at heart, Randy visited Latin American and South East Asian rain forests on multiple occasions in the mid 1990ís, on a quest to locate sustainable-harvest products. While on one of these exotic, fact-gathering missions he realized his dream of creating a successful business that helps the environment could be a reality; after all, the Internet boom had begun. By the fall of 1998, Randy and several friends successfully launched Care-Mail, the online greeting card company. Based on the popularity of Care-Mail, the company launched Care2.com with additional Web services such as e-mail, community features, headline news and shopping in September of 1999.

Prior to founding Care-Mail, Randy was a consultant with the Menlo Park based venture capital firm, Commtech Management Corporation, where he was responsible for forming and guiding start-up companies.

Randy holds an AB from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford Business School.




Marlin Miller
Chief Operating Officer

Marlin joins the Care2.com team as the chief operating officer and is in charge of the strategic growth and daily operations of the company, overseeing all of the staff and business activities. Miller manages the rapidly growing Internet company with a charter of building out content, community and commerce opportunities, along with driving the overall brand awareness and profitability of the company.

An 18-year high-tech veteran, Miller comes to Care2.com from Quantum Corporation, where he most recently served as vice president of marketing. He was responsible for the development of the marketing vision and strategy for Quantum's $700 million High End Disk Drive Division. Prior to working with Quantum, Miller held management positions at Hewlett-Packard and Bain and Company. Earlier in his career, Miller was a consultant with Commtech Management Corporation.

He holds a BS in Engineering from University of Michigan and an MBA from Stanford Business School.




Adam C. Stern
Vice President, Business Development

Prior to joining Care2.com, Adam was vice president for business development at AllCharities.com, an online charitable donation portal site. In an earlier position, Adam served for six years as deputy director for Environmental Defense, one of the nationsís leading environmental organizations. Adam has also served in government positions for the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Adam has a bachelor's degree from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford Business School.




Matt McGlynn
Founder and Vice President, Engineering

McGlynn has been developing interactive web applications since 1995. He built the first version of the Care2.com site (then called care-mail.com) in 1998, and now guides the company's overall technical direction. Prior to Care2, McGlynn developed one of the web's first "online photo album" services for My-Website, Inc., where he served as the VP of Product Development, following an early career as a systems consultant at Andersen Consulting. He holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.




Camilla Eriksson
Founder and Vice President, Design

Now living in San Francisco, Camilla was born in Sweden and speaks seven languages. Camilla's cartoons and books have been published around the world, and her animations have won top awards around the Web such as First Prize in the 1999 Ulead Gif Animation Challenge. Camilla is also a six-time First Prize winner of the Animated Gif Artist Guild competition and a three-time winner of the Gif Artist competition.




Annie Berthold-Bond
Green Living Channels Producer

Annie is the producer of Care2.com's green living channels. She brings over 20 years of experience as a leading authority, writer and editor about the connections between the environment, personal health and well being. Prior to joining the team at Care2.com the first and largest online community for environmentally conscious consumers, Annie authored three books, including: Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Clean & Green (Ceres Press, 1990), and The Green Kitchen Handbook (with Mothers & Others; foreword by Meryl Streep) (HarperCollins, 1997), and wrote the chapter on cleaning in The Healthy School Handbook (NEA Professional Library, 1995). She was founder and editor-in-chief of Green Alternatives for Health and the Environment, the national consumer magazine designed to provide a community to the emerging environmental health field, and the founding editor of The Green Guide (a publication of Mothers & Others), an Utne Reader Alternative Press award recipient for general excellence in newsletters.



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