Board Members

Board MembersBrian Bollinger

Profession: Executive Director, Friends of Refugees

Board MembersJoe Breeden

Profession: CPA, CFO

Board MembersJason Perez

Profession: CEO, Yardz and Veritas Management

Board MembersStacey Earnest

Profession: Former Attorney, Current School Administrator

Board MembersLana Chumachenko

Former Refugee from Moldova, Profession: Commercial Real Estate

Board MembersSteve Flesher

Profession: District Manager, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

Board MembersBrian Chang

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

Board MembersJessica Latin Graham

Profession: Manager, Sparks Grove

Board MembersWilliam “Bill” Hoyt

Profession: Banker / Financial Analyst

Kevin Kipfer

Profession: Senior Strategic Manager, Development Professional

Board MembersDave Lambert

Profession: Pastor, Cell-ebration Fellowship, ESL Teacher

Board MembersPat Maddox

Profession: Founder, Friends of Refugees; Retired Nurse

Board MembersJim Neal

Profession: Retired, Management Consultant, North Highland Company

Board MembersMitch Hughes

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

Sarah Pascual

Profession: Former Regional Manager of Workforce Development, Goodwill

Board MembersChuck Shackelton

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

Board MembersVirginia Tester

Profession: Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife

Board MembersKaren Reynolds

Profession: Medical Device Manufacturing

Board MembersHelen Shuford

Board MembersDoris Mukangu

Board MembersAwet Eyasu

**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.**