Daniel Speckhard

Ambassador Daniel V. Speckhard (Rt.)

President and CEO

A former U.S. Ambassador to Greece and Belarus, Speckhard has had a long and distinguished career in government service under both Republican and Democratic administrations. Ambassador Speckhard’s previous positions have included serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary General at NATO and Deputy Chief of Mission in Iraq. Immediately prior to joining LWR, he was a senior […]

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Board of Directors

Jayesh Hines-Shah

Board Director

Emried Cole, Jr.

Board Director

Dr. Louise P. Evenson

Board Director

David J. Lose

Board Director

Linda K. Reiser

Board Director

Kristin Yakimow

Board Director

Ken Jones

Board Director

Kathi Tunheim

Board Director

Bambi (Hilda) Arellano

Board Director

President's Office

Wendy Rothenberger

Vice President for the President's Office and Human Resources

Ali Kempler

Executive Coordinator

Emily Sollie

Senior Director, Executive Communications

Andrea Greise

Board Liaison and Program Manager for Gender Integration

Human Resources

Wendy Rothenberger

Vice President for the President's Office and Human Resources

Anissa Weems

Deputy Director, Human Resources

International Programs

Timothy McCully

Senior Vice President, International Programs

Michael Watt

Vice President for International Operations

Paul Miller

Senior Policy Advisor

Garrett Schiche

Director of Program Quality

Asia and the Middle East

Krishna Sob

Senior Director for Asia and the Middle East

Nicole Hark

Deputy Regional Director, Asia & the Middle East

Rakhi Bhattacharya

Country Director, India

Kiran Ojha

Country Director, Nepal

Femia Baldeo

Country Director, The Philippines

East Africa

Evariste Karangwa

Senior Director, Africa

Loretta Ishida

Deputy Regional Director for Operations, Africa, International Programs

Jacob Mutemi

Country Director, Kenya

Kenneth Barigye

Country Director, Uganda

Moses Kabogo

Program Manager, Tanzania

Rebecca Anzueto Estrada

Deputy Regional Director for Growth and Innovation, Africa, International Programs

Emergency Operations

Umer Khan

Senior Director, Emergency Operations

Latin America

Nakor’d Garcia

Country Director, Nicaragua

Veronica Olivares

Country Director, Honduras and El Salvador

Carolyn Barker-Villena

Senior Director, Latin America

Myron Burkholder

Deputy Director for Operations, Latin America

Luc Maille Lefranc

Country Director, Haiti

Bernard Coppens

Country Director, Honduras

Emilio Huertas

Country Director, Colombia

Eduardo Contreras

Country Director, Peru

Program Quality and Evaluation

Carolyn Felix

Deputy Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

West Africa

Evariste Karangwa

Senior Director, Africa

Alkassoum Kadade

Country Director, Niger

Pierre Zagre

Senior Regional Technical Advisor on Monitoring and Evaluation

Nana Aminata Touré

Regional Representative, West Africa

Loretta Ishida

Deputy Regional Director for Operations, Africa, International Programs

Issa Konda

Country Director, Burkina Faso

Hazara Ouedraogo

Country Director, Mali

Rebecca Anzueto Estrada

Deputy Regional Director for Growth and Innovation, Africa, International Programs

Finance & Administration

JoAnn Theys

Vice President, Finance & Administration and Treasurer

Caroline Kerin

Deputy Director, Financial Planning

Jonathan Gibson

Senior Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis

Laura Morales

Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration

International Finance

Jill Talmage

Deputy Director, International Finance - Latin America and Asia

Sam Mesfin

Deputy Director, International Finance – Africa

Victoria Raabe

Senior Manager of International Accounting

External Relations

Geri Sicola

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and External Relations

Dave Wangaard

Congregational Relationship Manager

Communications, Marketing & Engagement

Edward Byrd

Associate Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Engagement

Shelly Talcott

Senior Director, Constituent Engagement

Lauren Bauer

Associate Director, Marketing and Creative Services

John Rivera

Media Relations Manager

Chandler Carriker

Associate Director for Constituent Engagement

Melanie Gibbons

Quilt & Kit Ministry Manager, Constituent Engagement

Brandi Monroe-Payton

Engagement Manager, Constituent Engagement

Vicky Whetstone

Engagement Associate

Cari Armstrong

Philanthropic Associate for Congregations

Philanthropic Engagement

David Fuerst

Senior Director, Philanthropic Engagement

Carol Erickson

Associate Director, Philanthropic Engagement

Jonathan Buuck

Associate Director, Donor Advisor

Michael Johnson

Regional Representative and Donor Advisor

Paul Marsh

Regional Representative and Donor Advisor

Beth McKinley

Regional Representative and Donor Advisor

Strategic Partnerships

Mercedes Wilson-Barthes

Acting Director, Strategic Partnerships