Charlie Bresler, Executive Director
After careers as a graduate professor of psychology and as President of a large, public international retailer, Charlie actualized a long-standing goal of doing something socially impactful. In 2013, Charlie became volunteer Executive Director of The Life You Can Save. Through his financial support and leadership, Charlie has helped TLYCS’s Founder, Peter Singer, develop the organization from the ground up.
Charlie lives in Washington State with his wife Diana, a family physician, who partners in supporting The Life You Can Save. His two children and grandchildren live nearby.
Katie Stanford, Research & Business Intelligence Manager
Katie Stanford is the Research & Business Intelligence Manager at The Life You Can Save. Prior to joining the team Katie has worked in the public health field and with child-serving nonprofits for two decades. Her recent work has focused on analyzing data to understand the diverse factors impacting community health, supporting policy, systems and environmental change to improve equity, and implementing programs to strengthen public health and wellbeing. She holds a master of science degree in data analytics. Katie lives in Washington State with her spouse and two children and – beyond contributing to a more just and compassionate world – enjoys yoga, keeps running, loves the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and thrives on social connection.
Louise Pfeiffer, Director of Philanthropy
Louise is a proud South Australian who was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology major) in the 1990s from the University of Adelaide. On graduating, she furthered her career in the highly competitive financial services sector for 17 years in Sydney and Melbourne, completing a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Master of Business Administration through Melbourne Business School during that time. She acquired extensive experience in account management and business development across retail banking, institutional stockbroking, funds management and superannuation, and consulted to some of Australia’s largest financial institutions. After returning to Adelaide, Louise ran her own financial planning business, while volunteering for a political party to influence legislative change to further animal rights.
Louise joins The Life You Can Save after being influenced by Peter Singer’s work while at university, where she minored in philosophy and ethics, and again after reading TLYCS after its first release in 2009. Driven to alleviate unnecessary suffering in the world, she joins The Life You Can Save eager to apply her business skills through a role that will have a huge positive impact on the lives of others.
Louise loves cooking, bridge and golf, and lives in the Adelaide Hills with her partner, two children and rescue animals.
Leslie Limpert, Director of Marketing and Fundraising Operations
Leslie joined the Team in 2021 and brings her vast experience in data management and direct marketing from both the for profit and nonprofit sectors. She currently leads direct marketing and supports our database management system. She works with the Team in customer relationship management (CRM).
She lives in Marin County, California with her husband, who works in commercial real estate, and nearby her grown daughter.