Staff

Andreas Hipple

Andreas Hipple

Executive Director

Andreas Hipple directs Better Way Foundation’s global efforts to advance early childhood development, working closely with the foundation’s partners and board of directors to help strengthen the systems that nurture and support young children and their families.

Mercedes Plendl

Mercedes Plendl

Program Associate

Mercedes Plendl joined Better Way Foundation in 2014. Mercedes manages communications, foundation administration and grantmaking operations in collaboration with the executive director and other support staff.