Project Sunshine Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors

NEW YORK – Project Sunshine is pleased to announce that Mike Goldman, President and COO of NFP, and Gireesh Sonnad, CEO of Silverline, have joined the Board of Directors.

Mike Goldman and NFP have been proud supporters of Project Sunshine since 2014, including sponsoring Project Sunshine’s annual golf outing for the last six years. In his role as President and COO, Mike directs initiatives that empower NFP to strategically expand within an efficient, global operating structure. With a focus on ensuring the company offers a breadth of solutions to clients, Mike is involved in bringing in new acquisitions and guiding the seamless integration of their employees, expertise, relationships, and unique capabilities. He leads NFP’s emerging InsurTech/FinTech Venture Investment Fund, which makes active and deliberate investments in innovative technology, and is a member of the NFP Board. He holds a BA from Yale University and a JD from Columbia University School of Law. Mike and his wife, Carolyn Egan Goldman, have three girls and live in Essex Fells, NJ.

Gireesh Sonnad and Silverline have provided significant pro bono technology support in implementing Project Sunshine’s Salesforce CRM to support volunteer, hospital partner and donor management. Gireesh is currently the co-Founder and CEO of Silverline, a Salesforce Platinum Partner located in New York City. At Silverline, Gireesh directs the overall strategic direction and growth of the firm. Silverline has been repeatedly recognized for incredible growth and employee satisfaction, while guiding clients throughout their journey to enable continuous value with the Salesforce platform. Gireesh studied Computer Science and Computer Information Systems at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Gireesh currently lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, NY.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike Goldman and Gireesh Sonnad to the Project Sunshine Board,” said Whitney Namm Pollack, Executive Director. “Both Mike and Gireesh have been long-time supporters and friends of Project Sunshine, and we look forward to their leadership on the Board to support our mission of bring joy and play to pediatric patients.”


About Project Sunshine

Project Sunshine is a global network of volunteers that provide play and activities to help children cope while facing medical challenges. Project Sunshine’s programs are in 175+ cities across the United States, as well as in Canada, Israel and Kenya.  Project Sunshine partners with 375+ hospital partners.  Last year over 19,000 Project Sunshine volunteers supported over 175,000 pediatric patients and families. To learn more about Project Sunshine visit


About NFP

NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,600 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue, 6th largest US-based privately owned broker, and 8th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 13th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).

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About Silverline
Silverline creates rewarding experiences for our team, our clients, and the world we live in. As a Salesforce Platinum Partner, we leverage best practices acquired through more than a thousand implementations, with real-world experts in the Financial Services and Healthcare industries. From strategic planning to implementation and managed services, we guide clients through every phase of the journey to enable continuous value with the Salesforce platform. We also offer CalendarAnything, a popular scheduling application on the AppExchange, as well as industry-proven accelerators.


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