Santa Clara University

Phone: 408-551-3053

Cassandra Staff

Program Director, Global Social Benefit Institute

Cassandra Staff (formerly Cassandra Thomassin) graduated from Menlo College magna cum laude with a degree in business management and from Santa Clara University's MBA program with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Leading People and Organizations. Cassandra joined CSTS in 2010 and worked as a program manager before becoming the Program Director for the Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI) in 2013. Through her work at CSTS, Cassandra strives to support social entrepreneurs at all phases of their journey achieve their highest potential by delivering world-class capacity development training through GSBI Online and the GSBI Accelerator.


In her spare time, Cassandra enjoys cooking, playing volleyball, and spending time with her dogs, chickens, and wonderful family.