Board of Directors
HHP's Board of Directors is composed of experts in the areas of social enterprise, strategic innovations, marketing, business, and social entrepreneurship.
Their combined experience supports HHP as we lead the movement in purpose-driven products that SPARKCHANGE and LIFTCOMMUNITIES.
Dena Hirschberg, President
Dena leads HHP with vision and her expertise in strategic innovations, overseeing all facets of the organization while creating an environment of teamwork, positivity and personal growth. She is a Northwestern graduate and was co-founder of Made by Hands, Inc. an award-winning manufacturer of children’s arts and crafts kits..
Michael Arkes, Treasurer
Michael founded HHP in 2007, to combine his passion for helping others with his expertise in the incentive industry. For 42 years, he worked for his family’s business, Hinda Incentives, serving as the company leader for 26 of those years. Michael devotes his energies to developing new opportunities for HHP to provide a pathway out of poverty for people with significant barriers to employment through job creation.
Lauri Alpern, PhD, Director
Lauri is a business psychologist. As president of Open Door Advisors, she provides trusted consulting to leaders and organizations seeking new levels of growth, impact and change. She is an authorized partner with Everything DiSC,a Wiley brand.
John Eramo, Director
John is an experienced executive with over 30 years of senior leadership in highly successful direct marketing and multi-channel sales distribution companies. He is a Princeton University graduate and was founder and president of Eramo Direct.