Jeffrey spent the last 25+ years as a representative for a multi-national company in neighborhoods across the world. He’s lived and worked in countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, UK, Germany, China, Thailand, and Malaysia. When he’s not brainstorming community development with Helptimize he has set-up baseball programs, taught children’s squash and was instrumental with Special Olympics. In addition, Jeff tries to stay fit by exercising and currently plays tennis and golf in leagues.
Angelika McBroom, President
Angelika is a long-time advocate of the needs and welfare of children and refugees. With the educational background in Linguistics and Arts, she has spent the last 20 years being a dedicated volunteer with various organizations around the world, including helping out at orphanages and teaching English and Maths to refugee students at a learning center supported by UNHCR Malaysia. Having moved to Washington, USA, Angelika makes every effort to be involved in helping local communities there. She is currently working as a healthcare and social services interpreter of the Russian language in the Seattle area.
Angelika’s interests include photography, Barre3 classes and spending time with her family and her dog Ichiro.
Michael McBroom, CFO
Michael is a graduate from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business with a focus in studying finance. Previously, he has worked at Asian Tigers Mobility as an Accounting Intern and General Pacific Capital as a Private Equity Analyst Intern. Michael now works as a wealth management expert for Equitable Inc. in Manhattan, NY. Michael has taken part in several clubs including Delta Sigma Pi (business fraternity), UW Finance Association, and played on several Rugby teams while also volunteering in many Countries to assist with their social & economic needs.
Malarvizhi Panneerselvam, Vice President
Malar is the mind that transformed the founders ideas into a beautiful architecture and software for the Helptimize Desktop, IOS and Android Application. Her passion is in web and mobile application development since 2004 and has built application using various web technologies that support all the latest devices and features. Malar resides in India and coordinates daily with the team to better the product delivered to our customers/community.
Yuliya Speroff, COO
Yuliya Speroff is a certified Russian interpreter and holds an MA in Business Management. She is also certified as an English and a Russian language instructor with more than 10 years of teaching experience. Yuliya has a passion for helping others through teaching interpreting workshops and writing in The Medical Interpreter Blog. In her spare time, Yuliya enjoys hiking with her husband Michael and their dog Jackie. She's also a voracious reader of every book she can lay her hands on.
Toma Aliyeva, Director & Product Manager
Toma has a verifiable track record managing complex business / IT projects. She specializes in implementations, product road maps, product planning, building new functionality. Intuitive and analytical problem solver with strong interpersonal skills. Toma enjoys complex challenges of working in a start-up environment as well as established companies and for over 10 years continues leading successful projects in a tech space in various industries.
Rita Goldenberg, Director & Social Media & Marketing
Rita is a professional in operations management, strategic planning and sales. She has experience in business development and managing complex projects and currently is setting up a QA department at her current job role. Recent startups include Younk Inc. and Global Sales Force. She is passionate about team building, exploring new business opportunities and helping her community.
Alex Nguyen, Marketing Specialist
Alex Dean, Director & Media Expert
Alex is a former media relations and communications intern for both Columbia University and the Kansas City Monarchs.
Kevin Tiv, Director & Senior Designer
Kevin is a graduating senior at the University of Washington who has experiencing working with finance and people relations.
Martin & Susan Thomas, Director & Business Advisor
Martin and his wife own Landscape Alternative Inc. and lead the company in marketing, finance, operations and planning while also owning the title Georgetown/Scott County Business of the Year. Martin is a board member and chairman for Georgetown/Scott County Airport and sets up annual airshows and events. They are patent holders of container slik at www.containerslik.com. They both now are avid contributors to the platform and want to be first to launch our Helptimize community based app in Kentucky.
Greg McBroom, Director & Legal Advisor
Greg McBroom, Esq is Helptimize legal advisor who is the owner and managing partner of Smith McBroom PLLC. His credentials are superior and will help steer the helptimize platform for all Legal issues.
Nellie & Dave Kopf, Director & Business Consultant
Nellie and Dave bring an expat background after several assignments with a multi-national company abroad and also brings marketing and social media skills to helptimize. Both are business entrepreneurs who bring cultural awareness to our team after living and thriving in various countries like Japan, Korea and China. Nellie currently has her own cosmetics following on several social media platforms as an influencer in the cosmetic market while Dave travels around the world working with customers within the aviation industry.
Cameron McCutcheon, Director & Professional Photographer
Cameron is a professional colourist, photographer and videographer living in Vancouver, British Columbia. He study at the University of British Columbia pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and also study Russian language. Cameron lately been working in Vancouver’s film industry alongside some of the industry’s best, and look forward to continuing to do so.