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Meet The Team

Carrying Out Our Mission Every Day

The Bike & Build office structure is unique. Founded in trust, honesty, and communication, the office dynamic parallels the culture codes we foster in our leadership teams. Our team perpetuates the Bike & Build mission by using an approach to empower young adults giving staff the leeway to be creative and guidance to impact success.

Staff

Lauren Hamilton

Director of Outreach and Communications

Pronouns: she, her, hers

From engaging with Alumni through our City Captains program to connecting with interested riders to join our community to building partnerships to help us grow, Lauren works to broaden our community and sustain our stakeholder’s connection with the organization. As the point person for outreach and communications, Lauren aims to tell Bike & Build's mission and vision in purposeful and intentional ways. Lauren manages our social media presence, keeps our community “in-the-know” with our newsletters, and champions our recruitment events and engagement opportunities.

Lauren is passionate about the power of experiential education to influence positive change for the better of all, enjoys reading in her local park, and hiking for her pup, Ora.

Casey Eisenreich

Director of Operations & Development

Pronouns: she/her/hers
After leading NUS'17, Casey joined Bike & Build HQ right as our 2018 teams hit the road in May. Casey spent two years with AmeriCorps NCCC, several years with Habitat for Humanity, and has background in nonprofit management. Casey originally joined Bike & Build as a Program Director but made the switch over to operations and development in 2019. She handles everything from the budget and finances to fundraising campaigns and corporate sponsorships.

Favorite B&B memory?
"Waking up before the sun to ride Going to the Sun road in Glacier National Park. We kept leapfrogging a woman doing a solo cross country tour while we rode up, shared laughs and Oreos, then enjoyed the phenomenal views, swimming holes and ice cream on the way down."

Cori Callahan

Program Director

Cori first fell in love with bicycles at a young age. With a sparkly blue banana seat, raucous laughter would emit from her lungs as she sped down the neighborhood hills. Since those sparkly sunny days, Cori’s bicycles have taken her to many amazing places and have allowed her to meet incredibly inspiring folks.

After years spent working in the outdoor industry as a guide, trainer, and logistician for wilderness expeditions, Cori is excited to be at Bike & Build and support folks setting out on a different kind of expedition across the United States and into the Affordable Housing landscape. When not working, Cori can be found exploring by bike, boat, and foot, wandering with her dog Spatula, and doing “indoor cat” things like reading, cooking, drawing, and yoga.

Ora

Deputy Director of Outreach and Communications

Nancy

Deputy Director of Operations & Development

Spatula

Deputy Program Director

Board of Directors

The Bike & Build Board of Directors meets remotely once per month, with an in-person retreat each April and October. The Board supports the work through mission-based leadership and strategic governance.

Board Demographics

Interested in Joining Our Board?

Board members provide insight, oversight, and leadership to Bike & Build’s small staff, while collaboratively working on projects to further our mission.

Bike & Build brings on new board members in cohorts each April and October, in line with our annual in person retreats. If you are interested in learning more about our Board of Directors, please email [email protected]

Position Description - Board of Directors

We embrace and encourage our employees’, riders’, and board members’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics such as personality and personal interests that make our employees, teams, and organization unique.