Our Team

Samir Lakhani
©Eco-Soap Bank 2014
Samir Lakhani

Samir Lakhani is a social entrepreneur dedicated to restoring health and dignity to developing countries. Before founding Eco-Soap Bank in 2014, Samir was deeply involved in aquaculture and nutrition projects in northern Cambodian villages. He has also developed solar lighting solution projects in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Through his six years of nonprofit work in the areas of nutrition, water accessibility, and sanitation/hygiene, he has witnessed firsthand how delivering key products like soap transform the health and well-being of impoverished communities.

Samir received a CNN Heroes Award for Eco-Soap Bank in 2017 and a Unilever Young Entrepreneurs award in 2018. He also recently gave a TEDx Talk.

He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

Frank Fusco

Frank Fusco has served as the digital director for Eco-Soap Bank since 2015. He has worked extensively as a digital consultant in strategic planning, program research, grantwriting, communications, web design, digital and print media, and software development. He's constantly on the lookout for ways that technological innovation can help solve human problems.

Frank Fusco
©Frank Fusco 2017
Lilian Miller
Lilian Miller

Lilian has over ten years experience serving in a variety of senior fund development positions in health, education, arts, and international cooperation. She brings expertise in a broad range of functional areas, including strategic and operational planning, donor communications, and governance.

Lilian earned an MPA in nonprofit management and policy from the New York University Wagner School of Public Service and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive by CFRE International.