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​Who We Are

Coprodeli USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports the community-based development efforts of Coprodeli Peru, with in-kind and financial donations, expertise, and volunteer support.

Founded in 1999, Coprodeli USA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.  The organization is comprised of a Board of Directors with 17 volunteer members and an on-site program director in Peru.  A robust student internship program has provided substantial cooperative opportunities to over 60 undergraduate and graduate students over the past 11 years, enhancing the organization’s institutional and individual giving initiatives, project development, strategic marketing, community outreach and fundraising operations.


Board of Directors

Padre Miguel Ranera
Thomas McDonald
Av. Guardia Chalaca 1371
Urb. Santa Marina, Callao, 1 Peru

Founding & Managing Partner 

Jaguar Growth Partners, LLC

390 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10022

Carlos Lopez

Founder & President

ZEPOLC Consulting

International Business Strategy

Chicago, IL

Melanie da Trindade-Asher


Macchu Pisco LLC

Bethesda, MD

Aaron L. Walters

Chairman & CEO

Altar'd State

150 West Church Ave. 

Maryville, TN 37801

Elizabeth Marek
Director of Global and Community
Old St. Patrick's Church
711 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60661
Michael Muldowney 

Executive Vice President

CB Richard Ellis Investment Properties

250 West Pratt Street, Suite 200

Baltimore, MD 21201

Jim O'Connor

The Hackett Group

525 W. Monroe, Suite 1550

Chicago, IL 60661

Melinda McKay

Senior Advisor, International Division

John Snow, Inc

616 Fort Myer Drive

Arlington, VA 22209

Judy McDonald

Neidy Quezada

Jaguar Growth Partners, LLC

390 Park Avenue, 4th floor

New York, NY 10022

Sam Cassello
Stern Cassello & Assoc., LLP
1 North LaSalle, #1620
Chicago, IL 60602
Jim McGough

Zakagough Group

165 N. Canal St #814

Chicago, IL 60606

Vanessa Keating

The Hacket Group

1001 Brickell Bay Drive

Miami, FL 33131

Alma Ruiz

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