Brian Bollinger

Profession: Executive Director, Friends of Refugees

Joe Breeden

Profession: CPA, CFO

Dr. Bart Bruehler

Profession: Professor of Theology, Indiana Wesleyan University

Chris Cho


Lana Chumachenko


Steve Flesher

Profession: District Manager, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

Doug Guess

Profession: COO, CFO, Cloud Blue

Jessica Latin Graham

Profession: Manager, Sparks Grove

William “Bill” Hoyt

Profession: Banker / Financial Analyst

Kevin Kipfer

Profession: Senior Strategic Manager, Habitat for Humanity International

Dave Lambert

Profession: Pastor, Cell-ebration Fellowship, ESL Teacher GA Piedmont

Pat Maddox

Profession: Founder, Friends of Refugees; Retired Nurse

Jim Neal

Profession: Retired, Management Consultant, North Highland Company

Ron O’Kelley

Profession: Director of Int’l Ministries, First Baptist Woodstock

Sarah Pascual

Profession: Former Regional Manager of Workforce Development, Goodwill

Chuck Shackelton

Profession: Human Resources Director, Coca-Cola, retired; Leadership Development

Virginia Tester

Profession: Clinical Instructor, Emory University’s Graduate School of Nursing

**Each of our programs has an advisory council lead by its program director, which is made up of board members, volunteers and refugees who help it to run with excellence.**