Board Members

Brian Bollinger

Profession: Executive Director, Friends of Refugees

Joe Breeden

Profession: CPA, CFO

Jason Perez

Profession: CEO, Yardz and Veritas Management

Stacey Earnest

Profession: Former Attorney, Current School Administrator

Lana Chumachenko

Former Refugee from Moldova, Profession: Commercial Real Estate

Steve Flesher

Profession: District Manager, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

Brian Chang

Profession: Assistant Director, Asian American Ministries, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Jessica Latin Graham

Profession: Manager, Sparks Grove

William “Bill” Hoyt

Profession: Banker / Financial Analyst

Kevin Kipfer

Profession: Senior Strategic Manager, Development Professional

Dave Lambert

Profession: Pastor, Cell-ebration Fellowship, ESL Teacher

Pat Maddox

Profession: Founder, Friends of Refugees; Retired Nurse

Jim Neal

Profession: Retired, Management Consultant, North Highland Company

Mitch Hughes

Profession: President, Differential Solutions Incorporated, and CEO, VirTeca

Sarah Pascual

Profession: Former Regional Manager of Workforce Development, Goodwill

Chuck Shackelton

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

Virginia Tester

Profession: Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife

Karen Reynolds

Profession: Medical Device Manufacturing

**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.**