Our Leadership

2016 - 2017 Leadership Team

 John Schneider, President, Events   

John Schneider is currently enrolled in the Professional MBA program at Saint Mary's College. Previously, he completed his undergraduate degree at Saint Mary's College ('13) and his master's degree from the University of Chicago in social sciences. He is working as manager at the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art. He joined Net Impact because of his belief in the organization and its fun leadership.


Chanel Durley, Advisor
Chanel is a current EMBA student in the Saturday program. She has worked in the field of Clinical Research for eight years both on the clinical side and most recently on the business side. In addition to starting a Digital Sports Newsmagazine Business, she is passionate about Pediatric and Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease and spends her time as a patient advocate lobbying for research and funding here in California as well as in Washington D.C. Giving back to her community and serving others has been a part of her core since childhood, and as part of Net Impact, her hope is to continue to give back Globally.


Sal Oritz, Communications and Membership

Currently in the PMBA program, Sal is a General Manager for a Logistics/Auction based company in the Bay Area.  He joined Net Impact because he is interesting in assisting others in their careers/professional development. 



Claire Byars, Chief Operating Officer

A native of San Francisco and proud East Bay resident, Claire attended Bard College in New York, where she was captain of the Women’s Basketball Team, and graduated with a BS in Photography. After undergraduate, Claire took over the family toy business, logging over a decade in the industry in a number of diverse roles. Claire is currently an EMBA candidate at Saint Mary’s College, graduating in 2017. She is passionate about blending her love for art and creativity with her desire to create good through business. Claire joined Net Impact to collaborate with others who are excited about giving back, both locally and globally.


Joseph Mandragona, Vice President, Strategy, Programs, and Projects