Our Team

Keeping love at the center, together

We’re proud to have a talented, diverse, and collaborative global team—serving in love around the world.

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Executive Leadership

John Lyon, Esq.

John Lyon, Esq.

President and Chief Executive Officer

John Lyon, Esq.

John Lyon, Esq.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ruth Ellison

Ruth Ellison

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Nancy Green

Nancy Green

Chief Development Officer

Kristopher K. Meyer, MPA MSc PMP

Kristopher K. Meyer, MPA MSc PMP

Chief Operations Officer

Kelsey Rwayitare, Esq.

Kelsey Rwayitare, Esq.

General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Global Directors 

Allieu Samuel Bangura

Allieu Samuel Bangura

Director of Health and Nutrition

George Beals, PhD

George Beals, PhD

Director of Strategic Development

Haley Clark, MA

Haley Clark, MA

Director of Anti-Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Director of Community Development

Heather Hill

Heather Hill

Director of Communications and Marketing

Dan Irvine

Dan Irvine

Director of Strategic Engagement

Katie Kirkpatrick

Katie Kirkpatrick

Director of Child Sponsorship and Village Partnership

Zachary Lawless

Zachary Lawless

Director of Development

Keith Norris, MA

Keith Norris, MA

Director of Water and Sanitation

Daniel Scott

Daniel Scott

Director of Information Technology

Global Specialists

Nicholas Boerema

Nicholas Boerema

CEO of TapEffect, a WHI Social Venture

Carrie Jo Cain, RN

Carrie Jo Cain, RN

Health Programs Specialist

Beth Drevlow

Beth Drevlow

Protection Consultant

Desmond Pratt

Desmond Pratt

Senior Geologist

Tae Symons

Tae Symons

Project Manager for Village Partnership and Measurement & Evaluation

Kyle Winney

Kyle Winney

Conservation Specialist

Sierra Leone Team

Saidu Kanu, MA

Saidu Kanu, MA

Country Director, Sierra Leone

Abdul Bundu

Abdul Bundu

Infrastructural Program Manager (Engineer)

Sahr Kpakima

Sahr Kpakima

Child Sponsorship Program Manager

Miriam Fullah

Miriam Fullah

Trafficking-in-Persons Protection Manager

Salifu Samura

Salifu Samura

WASH Program Manager

Musa Tholley

Musa Tholley

Agricultural Program Manager

Anna Vines, MCSP, HCPC

Anna Vines, MCSP, HCPC

Program Director and Physiotherapist for Enable the Children Program

Bernadette Veronica Udo

Bernadette Veronica Udo

Trafficking-in-Persons Prevention Manager

Liberia Team

Wellington Kollie

Wellington Kollie

Country Director, Liberia

Adolphus Swen, MA

Adolphus Swen, MA

Child Sponsorship Program Manager

Vera Woodson

Vera Woodson

Child Sponsorship Coordinator

Eastern Europe Team

Joshua Carter

Joshua Carter

Country Director, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Haiti Team

Thony Querette

Thony Querette

Country Director, Haiti

Cambodia & Philippines Team

Talmage Payne

Talmage Payne

Country Director, Cambodia & the Philippines

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Trafficking in Persons Clinical Supervisor

Seng Mang, MS

Seng Mang, MS

Anti-SGBV Program Manager

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