Our Team

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

Executive Leadership

John Lyon, Esq.

John Lyon, Esq.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ruth Ellison

Ruth Ellison

Chief Financial Officer

Nancy Green

Nancy Green

Chief Development Officer

Talmage Payne

Talmage Payne

Chief Operations Officer

Kelsey Rwayitare, Esq.

Kelsey Rwayitare, Esq.

General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Patricia Kaleebu

Patricia Kaleebu

Controller

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

Heather Hill

Heather Hill

Director of Communications and Marketing

Katie Kirkpatrick

Katie Kirkpatrick

Director of Child Sponsorship and Village Partnership

Zachary Lawless

Zachary Lawless

Director of Business Development and Partnerships

MaryAnn Malvig

MaryAnn Malvig

Director of Strategic 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

Desmond Pratt

Desmond Pratt

Senior Geologist

Tae Symons

Tae Symons

Sr. Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

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

Branka

Branka

Learning to Learn Program Supervisor

Marijana

Marijana

Educational Development Program Supervisor

Haiti Team

Dan Irvine

Dan Irvine

Country Director, Haiti

Cambodia Team

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Cambodia Country Director

Seng Mang, MS

Seng Mang, MS

Anti-SGBV Program Manager

Tori Chan, MPA-MPH

Tori Chan, MPA-MPH

Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Asia

Philippines Team

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Trafficking in Persons Clinical Supervisor

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