We are Developers of Human Capacity who celebrate and champion shared humanity across divides of all types. The Globalwise Communities team includes cross-cultural professionals from across the United States and the St. Louis region who share more than 300 years of professional experience, 120 years of living abroad, and more than 10,000 hours of training and presentation. Our materials are developed from these experiences and a wide array of respected social science research. Having lived and worked aboard, we have spent years developing practical, first-hand knowledge of diverse human behavior, and are practiced in applying intercultural skills in domestic, multi-cultural environments.

 
Board President

Board President

Shawn Mahoney

Founder of Globalwise Communities. Multidisciplinary behavioral strategist with a background in training and process development and delivery. 21 years experience working globally and locally across cultures. In addition, to running Globalwise Communities, he designs training's for management and senior leadership at Wells Fargo Advisors. Shawn is activley involved in diversity and inclusion efforts at Welles Fargo Advisors and across the ST. Louis region. He is the Co-Chair of the Forever Buffs alumni association St. Louis Chapter, as well as active in the St. Louis Mosaic project and other volunteer activities. 


Elizabeth Isele

Board member with 10 years experience working globally and locally across cultures, including three years with the US Peace Corps in Niger. Current President of the St. Louis Returned Peace Corps Association, responsible for coordinating
local Peace Corps networking events and resources. 
Additionally, current Technical Services Technician at US Headquarters of global pet food company.

Board Secretary

Board Secretary


Board Member

Board Member

Mauricio Gabbo

Mauricio Gobbo is a Brazilian passionate about different cultures, different people, and different minds collaborating together for a better future in our communities, in our work, and in our relationships. Mauricio is currently an global IT professional working at Nestle Purina, a company he believes is one of the best places to work in the US. He is also part of the Hispanic Leadership Group, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, St Louis Mosaic Project, and Mauricio and his wife manage a MeetUp group for people interested in Portuguese.


Executive Board Advisor

Executive Board Advisor

Larry Taylor

Larry reports"The privilege of 40 years experience working across cultures building international businesses”.  He founded Aziotics Consulting after a career with Monsanto and Union Carbide, including living 20 years in Asian countries.  Larry was a Peace Corp Volunteer and trainer in Malaysia using his B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell.  He speaks Indonesian & Malay.  Larry is Adjunct Professor at UMSL & teaches online for the World Trade Center.  Larry is a certified cross-cultural trainer and co-designer of GlobalWise content.