Our Team


Pangea’s Executive Board


Adam Bauer

Adam is currently the Financial Education Coordinator for Wayne State University. Basically, he teaches personal finance. Adam received his bachelors from Illinois State University and his MBA from Wayne State University. Adam joined the Pangea team with excitement after his first trip to Uganda in 2010. He lives in Detroit with his wife, Katie, and dog, Spengler. 


Amy Meginnes

Amy Meginnes is a Consultant at Slalom. She graduated from The University of Iowa with her bachelors in Finance and Business Management and completed a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact Design with Archeworks. Amy was inspired to join Pangea's mission to be part of the incredible force for good that is this board and the Pangea community.


Joe Meginnes || Board SecretAry

Joe Meginnes is the Deputy General Counsel at Balyasny Asset Management L.P., a Chicago-based investment firm. Prior to BAM, Joe worked in the Investment Funds, Advisers, and Derivatives practice group at Sidley Austin LLP. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Law School, Joe joined Pangea to connect with vibrant, dedicated change-makers and provide lasting educational opportunities for children in under-resourced areas.


Patrick Murphy || Board Chairperson

Patrick T. Murphy is the Development and Alumni Relations Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation. He holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential from CFRE International. Patrick is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Business Administration. Initially inspired by his friends to help Pangea, Patrick joined the board in 2016 as he learned more about the organization's mission and impact in serving the people of Uganda.


Clyde Porter

Clyde Porter is the Location Manager of Lurvey Landscape Supply in Des Plaines, IL. He has 20 years of operational experience in the landscape industry and is both bilingual and bicultural, having grown up in Venezuela. 'Porter' was drawn to Pangea because of it’s sustainable approach to development in the Global South.