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Get to know our team!

Team

We are a startup with a small team and big dreams of multiplying stories of transformation at home and abroad.

Angela Tawfik - Director of Creativity

Angela Tawfik

Director of Creativity

Hi! I’m Angela, and I like old stuff.

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Brian Grasso - Founder and CEO

Brian Grasso

Founder and CEO

Hello there! I'm Brian. I love Jesus, come from a huge family and don't use the Oxford comma.

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Amanda Sherman - Director of Students

Amanda Sherman

Director of Students

Hey! I'm Amanda, and I have almost enough earrings to wear a different pair each day.

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Ana Yee - Volunteer - Research

Ana Yee

Volunteer - Research

Hi! I'm Ana, and I love wearing stripes.

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Brice Karickhoff - Volunteer - Research

Brice Karickhoff

Volunteer - Research

I’m Brice and my grandmas are glad I want to study global poverty because it’s a “safe hobby.”

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Chris Kuo - Podcast Host

Chris Kuo

Podcast Host

I’m Chris and I like to climb rocks.

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Kristi Sturgill - Podcast Host

Kristi Sturgill

Podcast Host

I’m Kristi, and I often walk a couple miles solely to pet outdoor cats.

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Dylan & Melissa Cross - Member - Board of Directors

Dylan & Melissa Cross

Member - Board of Directors

Hi! I’m Dylan, and I love going to the Rock Climbing gym, because it’s a socially acceptable outlet to climb things. // Hi! I’m Melissa, and I acquired my baking skills by watching every episode ever released of the Great British Baking show.

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Emily May - Member - Board of Directors

Emily May

Member - Board of Directors

Hi, I’m Emily and I laugh at most things.

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Rand & Annika Rowland - Member - Board of Directors

Rand & Annika Rowland

Member - Board of Directors

Hi! I'm Rand and I notice the food pyramid is shaped like a slice of pizza... // Hey! I'm Annika and I'd eat raw cookie dough before cookies any day.

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Angelique Solomon - Member - Board of Directors

Angelique Solomon

Member - Board of Directors

Hi I'm Angelique, and I love ice cream, the sun, and reading the Bible with people.

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Andrew Lee - Member - Board of Directors

Andrew Lee

Member - Board of Directors

Hi! I’m Andrew, and I love Roger Federer (after God, family, and friends).

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Brian Fikkert - Member - Advisory Board

Brian Fikkert

Member - Advisory Board

Founder & President of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development

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Mary Vande Guchte - Member - Advisory Board

Mary Vande Guchte

Member - Advisory Board

Community Volunteer at Mission Triangle

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Stephen Kump - Member - Advisory Board

Stephen Kump

Member - Advisory Board

Co-Founder & CEO of Charityvest

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Blake Schwarz - Member - Advisory Board

Blake Schwarz

Member - Advisory Board

Director of The Pegasus Fellowship at Parks City Presbyterian Church

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Rich Bowman - Member - Advisory Board

Rich Bowman

Member - Advisory Board

Associate Campus Pastor at The Summit Church

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Zane Henderson - Member - Advisory Board

Zane Henderson

Member - Advisory Board

Director of Emerging Leaders & Strategic Planning at Generous Giving

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Teal Wojicki - Member - Advisory Board

Teal Wojicki

Member - Advisory Board

University Engagement Director at The Veritas Forum

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Mission

We help Christians practice solidarity with the global poor.

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Our Mission
Our Mission

Transparency

We are an open book.

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