Charon Flowers Maple is co-founder and CEO of BypassLines, a digital ordering platform that fosters a connection between nonprofits and universities and their communities. She has worked in nonprofit, for-profit, and government sectors for over 20 years and has a wealth of experience in workforce development, training and education, communications, and project management. Maple previously worked at the US Department of Veterans Affairs, most recently as an employee education officer, and at the US Department of Health and Human Services for over a decade, as a health communications and education specialist. She has worked on a national media campaign to encourage teens to lead healthy lifestyles and developed an approach to preventive teen pregnancy. A native New Orleanian, she is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana and Tulane University.